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    Abdul Qadir Siddique

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    Business & Economics

    Afghan traders threaten to withhold tax

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan national traders union on Sunday threatened to withhold taxes if the government did not resolve issues keeping thousands of containers stuck in Pakistan.


    Afghan attacks planned in Pakistan: Mullen

    KABUL (PAN): Militant attacks on Afghan and foreign forces are orchestrated across the border in Pakistan, a top US military official said on Friday, a day after President Barack Obama announced th

    Security and Crime

    5,800 acres of state land returned from grabbers

    KABUL (PAN): As many as 5,800 acres of state land grabbed by powerful people in different provinces of Afghanistan had been returned to the government, an official said Wednesday.


    ADB provides $500m for special fund

    KABUL (PAN): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) provided about $500 million for a newly created special fund for the implementation of fundamental projects in Afghanistan, an official said on Wednesd

    Business & Economics

    Fuel, gold extraction agreements signed

    KABUL (PAN): Private companies are set to embark on extracting fuel and gold in two northern provinces, a spokesman for the Ministry of Mines said on Tuesday.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    IEC-AGO spat won't create crisis: Omar

    KABUL (PAN): The ongoing row between the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the Attorney General's Office (AGO) over parliamentary poll results would not spark any crisis, President Hami

    Business & Economics

    Americans invested $50m in Afghanistan in 9 years: AISA

    KABUL (PAN): American entrepreneurs have invested only $50 million in the conflict-devastated country since the ouster of the Taliban regime nine years ago, the Afghanistan Investment Support Agenc

    Business & Economics

    Central bank deposits grow

    KABUL (PAN): Showing consistent growth, Da Afghanistan Bank deposits have increased from $489 million to $5 billion over the last nine years, a senior official said on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    3 detained, 1 killed in Maidan Wardak

    KABUL (PAN): Afghan and coalition forces captured a Taliban leader along with his two comrades and killed another insurgent in central Maidan Wardak province, the alliance said on Wednesd

    Business & Economics

    Pakistan to resolve Afghan traders' problems

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan promised on Sunday to sort out Afghan traders' problems on its soil and emphasised the imperative of strengthening strong economic links between the neighbouring countries