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    Election crisis: Kunduz mining revenue dips

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Income generated from mines has declined in northern Kunduz province following the withdrawal of foreign troops and due to the lingering electoral crisis, an official said on Monday.



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    Nangarhar witnesses record high olive yield

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The production of olive oil has increased by 10 times in eastern Nangarhar province compared to its last year’s yield, an official said on Thursday.



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    Legal mining key to economic self-sufficiency

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan can become economically self-sufficient if its mineral riches are excavated in a professional and transparent way, some geologists and experts believe.



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    Gold illegally mined in Baghlan: Watchdog

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Integrity Watch Afghanistan on Sunday alleged a local firm was illegally mining gold at Qara Zghan gold mine in northern Baghlan province.



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    US-Afghans send food aid to refugees

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A number of Afghans living in the US have provided food aid to Khost-based refugees from Pakistan’s tribal region of North Waziristan.



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    Miners make a strong pitch for safety

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan miners and the committee advocating for their rights criticise the government and privately-owned firms for doing little to ensure their safety.



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    Gold, petrol prices go up in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of Arabian gold and petrol witnessed a relative increase during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday.



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    Edible items distributed to NWA refugees

    SHARANA (Pajhwok): Officials in southeastern Paktika province on Thursday distributed edible items to refugees from the North Waziristan Agency of Pakistan. The families have been displaced by a military operation in the region.



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    US honours ADB for key Afghan rail project

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has received a US Department of Treasury award for a pioneering rail project in Afghanistan, which is providing a cross-border trade link crucial to the country's post-conflict economy.



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    Licences of 2 LPG importers suspended

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Commerce on Wednesday suspended the licence of Mahmood Jalil & MJ Energy on the charge of inflating bids for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) imports from Turkmenistan.