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    7-year-old boy commits suicide by hanging

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A seven-years-old child has committed suicide in the Kart-i-Naw locality of central Kabul province, an official said on Thursday.

    Ahmad Sayyar hanged himself with a piece of rope, police spokesman Hashmatullah Stanikzai told Pajhwok Afghan News.

    Business & Economics

    Afghanistan to join WTO family soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul on Sunday signed a cooperation agreement on trade with Washington, officials said, hoping Afghanistan would be granted membership of the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the next three months.


    Cooperation deal with Turkmenistan soon

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A cooperation agreement will be signed between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan, with the minister of foreign affairs scheduled to visit the neighbouring country shortly to inaugurate the northern supply route, an official said on Sunday.


    Iran extends visas of 470 Afghan refugees

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Iran has extended work visas of 470 Afghan refugees staying in the neighbouring country, an official said on Sunday.

    Business & Economics

    Petrol, sugar prices down in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of petrol, sugar and oil decreased during the outgoing week in the central capital Kabul, retailers said on Thursday.


    Protests staged against Quran desecration

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Residents on Tuesday blocked the Kabul-Kandahar highway for several hours at various locations in the Syedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province to protest the alleged desecration of the holy Quran by security forces.

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    Riyadh has no plan to expel illegal Afghans

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Refugee and Repatriation on Wednesday said Riyadh had assured Kabul that illegal Afghan refugees and workers would not be forcibly expelled from the kingdom.

    Business & Economics

    MoF fails to achieve annual revenue target

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghan government’s revenue in 2013 stood at $112 billion, or a quarter of its annual budget, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) said on Wednesday.

    Business & Economics

    2013 saw afghani falling against dollar

    KABUL (PAN): The afghani lost its value against the US dollar during the outgoing year, when rates of gold and some food items fell, compared with their prices in 2012.

    Business & Economics

    Rates of food items, fuel down in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Rates of some essential items, including fuel, flour and sugar, came down in Kabul this week, market sources said on Thursday.