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Special Report – Stalking the Taliban in Afghan currency markets

By Mathew Green-(Reuters) Haji Khairullah Barakzai is the ultimate Afghan success story: illiterate village boy makes a fortune thanks to a lifetime of hard work, unerring street smarts and God’s favour. But to the U.S. Treasury Department, he is one

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Fire engulfs 600 stores in Kabul’s Main Commercial District

A fire that engulfed overnight in Mandawi, Kabul’s main Commercial District, destroyed about 600 stores and inflicted millions of dollars of damage. According to the Kabul police chief Gen. Mohammad Ayub Salangi, the fire was caused by the shopkeer neglect

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Afghans Score 2 Silver on Day 1 of Fajr Taekwondo Competitions

On the first day of the international Fajr Taekwondo Competitions held in Iran Friday, the Afghan national Taekwondo team scored two silver and 12 bronze medals. Female athlete Nila Ahmadi and her male teammate Sayed Massoud Karimi scored the silver

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Germany funds development projects in Baghlan

The signing ceremony of 12 development projects was held in northern Baghlan province. The projects, including 10 schools and 2 clinics, were signed with the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in northern Baghlan province. Financed by the German Federal Foreign Office

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