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1 month deadline to Afghan telecom firms for collecting unregistered SIM cards

The Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology (MTIT) have given a month-long deadline to telecom firms for collecting unregistered SIM cards. Failing to recover such cards would result to fines and license revocation of the firms, said officials on Tuesday.

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Kabul Bank properties to be auctioned soon in Palm villas of Dubai

Kabul Bank’s special tribunal is seeking to close the issue of the sales of bank assets as soon as possible. On the top of the list are the sales of eight properties on the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai worth a

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Afghan high officials link currency fall to false rumors

As the Afghani plummeted against the dollar in the market ($1=53.2AFN), rumors about the currency situation worsening are boiling up. Present at a Wolesi Jirga meeting, Minister of Finacne Omar Zakhilwal, Minister of Economy Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal and Da Afghanistan

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Children’s education, health main concerns in post-Taliban era: UNICEF

Protecting the rights of Afghan children and investing in their education and healthcare are the basic considerations in a smooth and orderly transition from a post-Taliban Afghanistan up to 2014 and beyond, said an official of the United Nations Children’s

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Probe over USD 9mn spent on the Afghan embassy in Japan

Afghanistan attorney office seeks to investigate the USD 9mn spent on the restoration of the Afghan Embassy in Japan. “This investigation is carried out upon the request of the House of Representatives,” said deputy head of the attorney office Rahmatullah

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India to invest in Bamyan

India’s ambassador to Afghanistan has announced his country’s willingness to invest in Bamyan. Gautam Mukho Padhya said during his visit to Bamyan with local officials that Bamyan is one f the secure places of Afghanistan offering more tourist attractions in

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US-China responsible for the global growth- Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama told Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Tuesday that their two countries had a “special responsibility” to lead the way on balanced, sustained global economic growth. “As the two largest economies in the world, we have a

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