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Afghan traders feel ethnic squeeze on fuel

Fuel traders in Afghanistan say they are being frozen out of the import business by suppliers in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, whom they accuse of favoring businessmen from their own ethnic groups. Some 70% of Afghanistan’s oil and natural gas is

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Clothing "downsizing"

ONE of the many mysteries surrounding the female sex is that a woman who weighs roughly the same as she did 20 or more years ago now wears smaller-sized clothes than she used to. The explanation is “size inflation”: clothes

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Clothing “downsizing”

ONE of the many mysteries surrounding the female sex is that a woman who weighs roughly the same as she did 20 or more years ago now wears smaller-sized clothes than she used to. The explanation is “size inflation”: clothes

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US sues Apples for Colluding

Technology giant Apple and major book publishers are being sued by the US Department of Justice over the pricing of e-books. The US accuses Apple and Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Simon and Schuster and Penguin of colluding over the prices of

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10 crore endorsement deal for Aishwarya Rai?

Unlike other actors in the film industry, Aishwarya Rai’s personal life is not open to the public. We are very eager to know if Ash will be returning to the film industry and if she is keen on taking her

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Salman Khan out of Judwaa 2!

Salman Khan has been replaced by Saif Ali Khan in Judwaa 2, which will go on floors sometime very soon. The sequel of David Dhawan’s hit comedy Judwaa, released in 1997 will be directed by Sajid Khan. If buzz is

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Telecom sector earns $190m revenue

Afghanistan’s fast-growing telecommunication sector’s revenue crossed a staggering $190 million (9.5 billion afs) this solar year – a neat $30 million jump, compared to last year. In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan news, Telecommunication and Information Technology Minister Amirzai

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Obama Renews Call for Higher Taxes on Millionaires

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday renewed his call for Congress to pass the so-called “Buffett Rule,” which would raise income taxes on the wealthiest Americans. The president is highlighting his differences with leading Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, in

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Turkmenistan Will Deliver Gas to Afghanistan for 30 Years

Turkmenistan will sell gas to Afghanistan for the 30 years following the construction of its trans-Afghanistan gas pipeline to India and Pakistan, Afghan Minister of Mines, Wahidullah Shahrani, said Wednesday. Shahrani, who recently returned from Turkmenistan, said Turkmen President, Gurbanguly

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