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Brazil's Rousseff seeks US help with skills shortage

Science education and training are high on the agenda for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s first official visit to the US, as her government seeks to tackle a growing problem: the lack of skilled workers in Brazil. The first time Lucas

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Brazil’s Rousseff seeks US help with skills shortage

Science education and training are high on the agenda for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s first official visit to the US, as her government seeks to tackle a growing problem: the lack of skilled workers in Brazil. The first time Lucas

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Afghan Businessman Built a Mosque, School and Public Park

An Afghan businessman named Haji Amin from Parwan province established an Islamic school, a mosque and a public park in Charikar, central city of Parwan province. The total value of the properties is worth more than USD 4 million. According

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300 Female Students from Eastern Afghanistan Complete Business Training

Today some 300 young women from high schools in Jalalabad, Mehtarlam and Asadabad received certificates after completing the Taraqi Saba, or “Development for Tomorrow,” business training course arranged by the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Incentives Driving Economic

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7 Afghan goods containers missing in Pakistan

Seven Afghanistan-bound containers carrying commercial goods of traders have been missing over the past few weeks in Pakistan, resulting in a 60 percent cut in imports through the neighbouring country, a trader representative said on Saturday. The 45-day-old issue had

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Key meeting on gas pipeline project in late May

The Afghan minister of mines has held talks with senior officials in Ashgabat on a gas pipeline running from Turkmenistan through Afghanistan to Pakistan and India, a spokesman for the ministry in Kabul said on Friday. A feasibility study for

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Energy ambitions fuel Central Asian rivalry

Construction on new hydroelectric dam stirs Tajik-Uzbek tension in dispute over shared natural resources. Tajikistan has accused neighbouring Uzbekistan of imposing an economic blockade in a dispute over shared natural resources between the former Soviet states. This blockade includes ending

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Amitabh Bachchan was ruined by politics: Kader Khan

As far as actor Kader Khan is concerned, the Amitabh Bachchan that he knew is no longer the same. Kader Khan, whose dialogues in Bachchan-starrers like ‘Satte Pe Satta’, ‘Naseeb’, ‘Muqadder Ka Sikander’ have been lauded by one and all,

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Asia shares down as economy fears hurt global stocks

Asian shares have declined after fresh fears over the health of the US and European economies resulted in a sell-off in global markets. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fell 0.5%, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shed 1% and Australia’s ASX 200 was

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Increase in Oil/Gas Revenue in Baghlan

Management officials of oil and gas in Baghlan province has reported an increase of 21% in the revenues generated from oil and gas. According to Mohammad Karim Shaheen, collection of commission from oil and gas and the rents received from

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Review: ‘Titanic 3D’ – a phoenix that rises to startle, to amaze!

Once you walk out of the theatre after watching ‘Titanic 3D’, your mind can hardly register the happenings around you. Such is the charm of ‘Titanic’, and such is the work of art that James Cameron has breathed fresh life

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Afghan Film for Best Short Film Documentary

Afghan film “Shab Khaki” (Dusty Night) won the short documentary film prize at the 34th international film festival Cinema du Reel, and received a special mention for a second award. The film, produced by Afghanistan filmmaker Ali Hazara, is a

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Qaraqul (Embroidered Sheepskin) Export Rises

Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) officials said on Thursday revenue from the export of qaraqul skin (embroidered sheepskin) considerably increased last Afghan year. Last year, 320,000 skins were exported, compared to previous year’s 24,000, Deputy MAIL Minister Rahim

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US economy Added Jobs Fewer than Expected in March

The US economy added 120,000 jobs during March, lower than estimates suggested, while the unemployment rate fell slightly to 8.2%. Analysts had predicted a fourth straight month with job growth of more than 200,000. President Barack Obama’s electoral prospects are

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Japan forces through its delayed $1.1tn budget for 2012

Japan’s government has forced through its 2012 budget, after it was stalled by a political battle over plans to double the national sales tax. The lower house of parliament approved the budget earlier this month. However, the upper house failed

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World Bank job should go to Okonjo-Iweala, say ex-staff

A group of former World Bank officials has written a letter backing Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to be its next president. Traditionally the post is given to the candidate put forward by the US, which this time is Dr

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What is Bachhan’s Granddaughter’s Name?!

It seems like we`ll have to keep calling the littlest Bachchan by her nickname, Beti B, a while longer. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan refused to confirm his granddaughter`s name while speaking to the media in Mumbai.   The baby`s name has

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Water & energy sector in critical situation

A shortage water reservoirs and sharing of the precious, but depleting, resource with neighbours have created a critical situation for the country’s water and energy sector. At a ceremony marking International Water Day in Kabul, Water and Energy Minister Mohammad

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Water & energy sector in critical situation

A shortage water reservoirs and sharing of the precious, but depleting, resource with neighbours have created a critical situation for the country’s water and energy sector. At a ceremony marking International Water Day in Kabul, Water and Energy Minister Mohammad

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Facebook challenger wants half-ownership

A US man who is continuing with a legal claim for half-ownership of Facebook will not be able to question the firm’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, at this stage in the lawsuit, a judge has ruled. Paul Ceglia says he gave

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Suicides Rise as Greece Increases its Austerity Measures

Protesters have clashed with riot police in the Greek capital, Athens, hours after a pensioner shot himself dead outside parliament. The 77-year-old man killed himself in the city’s busy Syntagma Square on Wednesday morning. Greek media reported he had left

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Some Afghan Proverbs

Afghans and Proverbs—quite a combo! Proverbs express the vibrant culture of the people. Afghans are extreme fond of proverbs that deal with friendships, hospitality and the homespun wisdom of family life. Below are some proverbs that Wad Sam would like

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Fuel Purchase from Russia to Control Prices

In an attempt to control oil prices in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Commerce and Industries signed a contract on fuel imports from Russia. The Ministry officilas said that 5,000 tons of petrol purchased from Russia would reach Kabul in a

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The Plight of Millennials

The future of work in advanced economies remains uncertain, as global unemployment rates remain high. Approximately 40 million workers across advanced economies are unemployed and with many nations still struggling to recover from the most recent recession while facing the

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Borrowers given 2 months to return Kabul Bank loans

The government on Tuesday gave borrowers two months time to return loans to the troubled Kabul Bank, the president’s office said. The decision came at a high-level meeting chaired by President Hamid Karzai, the Presidential Palace said in a statement.

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