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Kunduz residents accuse officials of embezzling uplift funds

Residents of northern Kunduz province alleged that the uplift funds were executed to serve the interest of the National Solidarity Program officials and not to benefit the ordinary individuals. Head of the Khanabad district development council Zia-ul-Haq has denied the

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Government yet to fulfill its promise of reconstructing the Band-e-Sultan Dam

Southern Ghazni’s residents urged the government to kick off the reconstruction work on the Band-e-Sultan Dam. The government had promised last year to initiate the reconstruction process, but they had failed to honor the promise, said the residents. The dam,

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Herat’s historical sites under attack

Residents and non-governmental organizations have complained to the government about the illegal construction of residence buildings on historical sites by power individuals. The government has yet not taken any action to address the issues. “We approached the government through our

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Data on bond purchases by Bank of Cyprus missing

Investigators have found that key data about bond purchases by bank of Cyprus are missing, with gaps discovered in computer records for the period 2007-2010. Whether the mass deletion of data was deliberate or accidental is not yet clear. The

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World Bank Chief focuses on eliminating poverty

World Bank Chief Jim Yong Kim, who took over the position at the World Bank last year, has set out his vision for organization—to eliminate poverty by 2030. He was hopeful that there would be more aid forthcoming to help

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Dairy and milk collection center established in Maidan Wardak

Funded by the Turkish government, a dairy and milk collection center has been established in Maidan Wardak province at a cost of USD 137,000. Spokesperson to the governor, Ataullah Khogiyani, said the center consists of 9 rooms and is equipped

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