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Interference from neighbors led to lost opportunities for Ghazni reconstruction

A number of parliamentarians believe that Ghazni has lost its reconstruction opportunities since the entrance of a team of Iranian archaeologists to Ghazni. Minister of Information and Culture, Minister of Urban Development, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Defense and

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Goals were raining as Toofan (Storm) Harirod smashed Spinghar Bazan

RAPL press release- Toofan Harirod did not disappoint its fans. The technically and physically strong team from Herat and Western Afghanistan controlled the match versus Spinghar Bazan from the beginning on. Only 2 minutes into the game Marouf Mohammadi got

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US appeals court overturn Samsung Galaxy Nexus ban

The US Court of Appeals overturned a ban on sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus phone. Apple had approached the Court to ban the sales of Samsung Galaxy Nexus post its victory at the California court earlier this year, which awarded

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Greece unemployment rate hits a record high

The latest official figures show Greece’s unemployment rate to be at 25.1%, with austerity cuts continuing and Greece is enter another year of recession. The unemployment level among young people has reached 54.2%, the 15-24 age group being the worse-affected

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Sluggish global economy hurting emerging economies-warns IMF’s Christine Lagarde

The global economic crisis has started to hurt growth in emerging economies warned the International Monetary Fund (IMF) head, Christine Lagarde. There has been a widespread uncertainty in Europe, America, and other places around the globe, hampering decision makers from

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Ayenda foundation raises funds for Afghan children

Ayenda Foundation held its seventh annual dinner to raise funds for Afghanistan’s needy children. “Afghan children have suffered tremendously in the past 30 years, but they are still full of life and hope and never forget to smile at you,”

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Two Afghan government officials sentenced to prison for embezzlement

Paktika’s revenue officer and agriculture director, alleged for embezzlement in government funds, are awarded six and seven year imprisonment respectively. According to the chief of the urban court Khan Zaman Yaqubi’s verdict, the agriculture director with convenience of revenue officer

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New buildings for Bamyan University

Three new buildings for agriculture and education faculties as well as the administrative affairs department of Bamyan University were inaugurated on Thursday. Funded by the Ministry of Higher Education, the buildings cost USD 580,000. Second Vice-President Mohammad Karim Khalili, who

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Afghan traders to get lands in industrial park

Minister of Commerce and Industries Dr. Anwarul Haq Ahadi announced on Thursday that the distribution of land plots to traders in Hesar-e-Shahi industrial parks in eastern Nangarhar province will begin soon. The ministry planned to construct a large petroleum storage

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Germany to continue its assistance to Afghanistan post 2014

Germany’s Special Representative for Afghanistan assured President Hamid Karzai n Kabul that his country would continue to help Afghanistan beyond 2014, under a strategic cooperation agreement. The two leaders also conferred on Pakistan’s role in the ongoing reconciliation process, the

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