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An Afghan Mystery: Why Are Large Shipments of Gold Leaving the Country?

By MATTHEW ROSENBERG- The New York Times KABUL, Afghanistan — Packed into hand luggage and tucked into jacket pockets, roughly hewed bars of gold are being flown out of Kabul with increasing regularity, confounding Afghan and American officials who fear

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Iran’s devalued Rial Making its way to Afghanistan for exchange to dollars

Desperate to find alternate ways to bring in hard currency into Iran, a number of Iranians are packing trucks with devalued Iranian currency, Rial, and entering Afghanistan to trade for dollars. The currency traders are made up of wealthy and

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