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Eurozone jobless rate climbs to record high in October.

The eurozone unemployment rate inched up in October to a record-high 11.7%, compared to 11.6% the previous month, Eurostat, the European Union’s statistics office, said on Friday. That figure marks a new record for the eurozone, while the jobless rate

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Afghan foreign minister meets with his Pakistani counterpart

The 10-member Afghan delegation led by Foreign Minister Dr. Zalmai Rassoul arrived in Islamabad on Friday morning to hold bilateral talks with neighboring Pakistan. During his rate visit, Minister Rassoul met with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar Though the

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Breshna Sherkat urges to avoid power overload

Da Afghanistan Breshan Sherkat (DABS) called on Kabul residents to reduce their power usage in order to prevent power blackout during winter. “If people continue using electric heaters in their homes, we will have to increase the power cuts,” said

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Yahoo 'ordered to pay $2.7bn' by Mexican court

Internet group Yahoo has been ordered to pay $2.7 billion as part of a lawsuit filed in Mexico by two companies claiming breach of contract. The Sunnyvale company said Friday that a court in Mexico City handed down the decision in

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Yahoo ‘ordered to pay $2.7bn’ by Mexican court

Internet group Yahoo has been ordered to pay $2.7 billion as part of a lawsuit filed in Mexico by two companies claiming breach of contract. The Sunnyvale company said Friday that a court in Mexico City handed down the decision in

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Japan cabinet approves second stimulus package.

Japanese lawmakers have approved another stimulus package to revive growth, as the flagging economy becomes a key issue in the upcoming general election. The money totalling 880bn yen will be mainly used to create jobs and support small businesses, the

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India's economic growth rate slows to 5.3%

India’s growth slowed in the September quarter, putting more pressure on the government to implement more reforms and ease monetary policy. Data shows the economy grew by 5.3% from a year earlier, down from a rate of 5.5% in the

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India’s economic growth rate slows to 5.3%

India’s growth slowed in the September quarter, putting more pressure on the government to implement more reforms and ease monetary policy. Data shows the economy grew by 5.3% from a year earlier, down from a rate of 5.5% in the

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Nangahar governor collecting illegal fines from local traders

Officials of the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) accuse authorities in Nangarhar province for collecting illegal money from traders. Head of the ACCI, Mohammad Qurban Haqjo, said the money that Nangarhar authorities obtain from traders for the “reconstruction”

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Russia eyes rebirth in classrooms of former foe Afghanistan

By Amie Ferris-Rotman of Reuters What was once a battleground for Russia is now a place where two cultures can better co-exist. A new Russian cultural center will be built in Kabul where it will teach Russian language, singing, dancing

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Air services to be launched soon from Quetta to Kandahar

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced that by mid-December they would launch air services between Quetta, capital of Baluchistan, and Kandahar city. The service would help enhance trade and minimize transportation problems of those living in southern Kandahar province. PIA is

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