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Kandahar women’s affairs director vows to implement welfare schemes for women

The rights of nearly 159 women were abused and deprived of their rights last year in Kandahar. Ruqia Achakzai described these violent acts to reporters at the Governor’s House in Kandahar City and linked these crimes to widespread illiteracy, extreme

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25 quotes to inspire you to become a better leader

Great quotes inspire us to change, to grow, and to become our best selves. I researched thousands of quotes from successful leaders for my last book, to capture one for each chapter, covering 11 simple concepts to become a better leader. My

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New Year Festival, a good opportunity for marketing Afghan products

On the days of Mila Gul-e-Surkh in Mazar-e-Sharif, sales of Afghan products witness a drastic increase. Mila Gul-e Surkh, the Red Flower Festival, is an ancient 40-day event that takes place in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif. Thousands of Afghans from

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Water canal to be built in Ghoriyan district

A water canal worth USD 8.5mn would be built in Herat’s Ghoriyan district, close to the border with Iran, said officials of the Ministry of Water and Energy on Monday. The project would irrigate 9,750,000 hectares of land and benefit

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China, the world’s second biggest market for Hollywood moviemakers

China has become the world’s second largest movie market, with box office revenues surging to USD 2.7bn in 2012. This follows after China eased restrictions on the number of foreign films allowed to be screened. Last year, it agreed to

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Eurozone Finance Ministers agree on a deal for Cyprus

Eurozone Finance Ministers have agreed on a bailout deal of 10bn Euros to keep Cyprus in the Eurozone and rescue its banking system from collapsing. Head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde regarded the deal as “a comprehensive and

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Farmland prices: Is the bubble about to burst?

Experts think a 1980s-like crisis is unlikely, but concerns linger. WASHINGTON — Record-high prices for corn, soybeans, wheat and other commodities have left growers flush with cash to purchase more land. And what the farmers don’t pay for out of

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Why Fiscal Cliff Deal Fails To Neutralize Debt Ceiling Hostage

What is Fiscal Cliff Deal? The term fiscal cliff has been used at various occasions in the past to refer to fiscal issues. It is already known to the public that Congress created the fiscal mess that it is currently squabbling over. Furthermore, it is quite surprising to see it

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