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Afghanistan to issue Computerized ID Cards

A contract on computerizing ID cards in Afghanistan, which was signed between the Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology and JTR in December 2010, is going to kick off on December 30 of this year, with President Karzai receiving the

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Difficult for Afghan Legislation to Ban Big Budget Wedding

Afghans, whose annual income do not exceed USD 400, have resumed holding up high wedding costs since the fall of the Taliban in 2011. As per request of the groom’s family who has to bear the burden of high cost

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Four people sentenced to death in Iran bank scandal

Iran saw its history’s biggest bank scandal, exposed last year, in which USD 2.6bn loan was embezzled in Sedarat Bank of Iran. The scandal comes amid the time when Iran is hit by sanctions and soaring inflation. The trial began

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European Banks hit by Eurozone Crisis

European lender UBS and Deutsche Bank blamed the economic downturn in Europe and the US for lower profits. UBS made $425m Swiss francs ($434m; £276m) compared with 1bn francs a year earlier, down 58%. UBS also said it had suffered

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Ghor Province to See its First Ever Recreational Park

Funded by the United States International Development Agency , the work on the recreational park in western Ghor Province was launched Monday. The park, with a one square kilometer area, would include a green area, basketball and volleyball courts, shops

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