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Poppy harvests season attracts unemployed Afghans

The warm weather offers the most suitable climate for poppy cultivation in the southern Helmand province. Unemployment in the province has caused many Afghan young men to seek job opportunities in harvesting the poppy fields that will later become opium.

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Afghan market leaders deny Reuters report on “Stalking the Taliban in Afghan Currency Markets”

Afghan currency market officials strongly rejected a recent Reuters report alleging that Taliban are financed through some Afghan currency exchangers. Head of the Kabul Currency Exchange Market Najibullah Akhtari denied the involvement of currency dealers in serving Taliban financiers and

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