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Handicrafts by disabled Afghan women displayed in Kabul

Handicrafts made by handicapped Afghan women have been put on display in Kabul on Saturday. Organized by the Bright Future for Afghan Women in cooperation with the New Beginning Association, the exhibition is aimed at finding market for the women’s

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Price of sugar, gas goes up in Kabul

(Pajhwok Afghan News Weekly Price Report) Prices of sugar and liquefied gas rose and other daily-use item rates stayed steady during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday. The price of a 50-kg bag of Pakistani sugar

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Safi Airways accredited for high safety standards

Afghanistan’s private international airline, Safi Airways, has been accredited for maintaining high safety standards. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Prato Captain Pierfranco said the airline company’s vision was to operate a state-of-the-art commercial airline from Afghanistan in line with international industry

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How Islamic Union will affect the economic development

By Harun Yahya Contemporary world politics make it necessary for nations to integrate into international unions in the interest of their own national security and economy. In these international unions, which are usually based upon geographic location, such factors as

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Economic development a priority for most of the Afghan presidential candidates

Afghan Presidential candidates rolled out their plans on their first campaign day that kicked off on 04 February 2014. Economic development, corruption and women’s rights were the common voice among most of the presidential candidates. The candidates, however, have kept

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GSM, 3G services to be available across Afghanistan in 6 months

President Hamid Karzai inaugurated the much-awaited 3G mobile technology project and GSM (Global System for Mobiles) services in Kabul. The projects, being introduced in 10 provinces, would be extended across the nation over the next six months. Addressing the inaugural

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Afghan experts discuss gender equality in the education system from a human rights perspective

At a two-day workshop in Kabul, 40 experts discussed gender equality in the education system from a human rights perspective. Taking part in discussions on models for child-friendly schools, participants included officials from the Ministries of Education, Women Affairs and

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Here's what to do when you are bored at work!

Even the most exciting job can go a bit stale after a while, and at first we don’t even notice. We start a new job all enthusiastic, we learn new things, meet new people, and do new tasks. Once we

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Here’s what to do when you are bored at work!

Even the most exciting job can go a bit stale after a while, and at first we don’t even notice. We start a new job all enthusiastic, we learn new things, meet new people, and do new tasks. Once we

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Insecurity hinders business growth in Afghanistan-reports ACCI

According to a recent survey conducted by the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) in Balkh, Kabul and Kandahar, security issues remain to be the main cause of lackluster economic activity. The survey evaluated nine indexes including customs, taxation,

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Investment Promotion Conference on PPP in the Hospital Sector Held in Kabul

Afghan Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in association with Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) and Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) held an investment promotion conference on the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the hospital sector here in Kabul on

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Over 80 projects implemented in Baghlan; security remains a concern

As many as 84 development projects have been executed in Baghlan province this year, said Rural Rehabilitation and Development Department officials. Costing over USD 3 million, the projects were funded by the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development under the

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Pakistan to initiate transit trade from its land

Pakistan has decided to open its land routes for transit trade as per an international agreement signed in December in Bali, Indonesia under the World trade Organization (WTO). The agreement calls for all countries to provide such transit for promoting

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Afghan Finance Minister spurns SIGAR's report as baseless

Afghan Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal rejected the recent report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) on direct assistance to the government. According to a recent report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), Afghan

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Afghan Finance Minister spurns SIGAR’s report as baseless

Afghan Finance Minister Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal rejected the recent report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) on direct assistance to the government. According to a recent report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), Afghan

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Using Our Resources Wisely

By Harun Yahya The violence in the Middle East created by sectarian fanaticism has reached unprecedented levels of brutality and madness. It is wholly unacceptable that different sects of the samereligion with shared values, but which have differing ideas on

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Want to Buy a Franchise in Singapore? Here’s How to Get Started

By Zeke Iddon- Starting a business of your own, from scratch, is possibly one of the most daunting career moves anyone could undertake. On the other hand, buying a franchise allows you to take advantage of using an established brand

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