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Chinese firm asking for amendments to the Aynak Copper contract

The Chinese consortium that won one of Afghanistan’s largest natural resources concession, the Aynak Copper Mine, has claimed that the development commitments from their side were “conditional”. As per the contract, the China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC) is bound to

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Afghan TV programs to switch from analog to digital system

Afghan Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology Amirzai Sangin announced on Wednesday that Afghan’s TV programs would be converted to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTTV) system, a new digital system that would enhance sound and video quality. The contract on the

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Afghan government yet to provide land for Kabul industrial park

The Afghanistan Investment Support Agency urged the government to fulfill its promise of allotting lands for an industrial park in the Kamari area of Kabul. AISA head Wafiullah Iftikhar alleged that government had promised to provide 1,500 acres of land

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Afghan National football team heads to Nepal for SAFF Gold Cup

Following their historic 3-0 win over their Pakistani rivals in Kabul on Tuesday, the Afghan National Football Team plans to depart in less than a week for the South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup (SAFF) in Nepal. Mohammad Yusuf Kargar,

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Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz was born in Gary, Indiana in 1943. A graduate of Amherst College, he received his PHD from MIT in 1967, became a full professor at Yale in 1970, and in 1979 was awarded the John Bates Clark

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