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Sadiq Sanjrani, Bagher Ghalibaf call for further expanding economic, commercial ties

Urdu Point 04 Aug 2021
Chairman Senate held a detailed discussion with Speaker Ghalibaf on a wide range of regional and international issues, including Afghanistan, middle East and JCPOA. Formation of border markets to facilitate trade between the two countries was appreciated during the meeting ... ....
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US Withdrawal From Afghanistan Shows Failure of US Anti-Drug Initiatives- Russian Diplomat

Urdu Point 03 Aug 2021
"Leaving Afghanistan, the Americans state that their ... "A stable drug market is formed in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, a smoothly running drug business is operating regardless of presence of foreign troops," Tarabrin concluded.
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Union Asks Govt to Control Price Gouging of Fuel

Tolo News 02 Aug 2021
The Union of Fuel and Gas Companies called on the Ministry of Industry and Trade to curb the price gouging in Kabul fuel markets ... “These prices are much different but the fuel sector’s mafia is there and they don’t let the prices come down, there is no control over markets ... “Afghanistan's ports were not controlled properly before, oil was smuggled.
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Business has its own sword of Damocles

Dawn 02 Aug 2021
As such, it is not surprising that Covid-induced intermittent restrictions, a series of horrific criminal incidents, and the likely pitfalls of a restive Afghanistan together weigh heavy on business sentiments ... It can ruin trade markets and repel potential foreign investors,” he feared. On the matter of Afghanistan, the opinion stands divided.
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Taliban escalate nationwide offensive in Afghanistan as they target three major cities and launch rocket ...

The Daily Mail 01 Aug 2021
Fighting has surged across the country since early May when US-led foreign forces began a final withdrawal from Afghanistan that is now almost complete ... Flights out of Kandahar, Afghanistan's second-largest city and the former stronghold for the insurgents, were halted after rockets struck the airport before dawn on Sunday.
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CHK_ Kandaharairporthitbyrocketfire as Afghanistan fighting rages

Al Jazeera 01 Aug 2021
A key airport in southern Afghanistan has come under rocket fire as government forces struggle against Taliban assaults on several major cities. Flights out of Kandahar, Afghanistan’s second-largest city, were halted after three rockets fired by the Taliban struck the airport on Sunday before dawn.
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Central Asia Price Bulletin, July 2021

Reliefweb 01 Aug 2021
... years, mostly to Afghanistan and other Asian countries. In Kazakhstan, Saryagash Station serves as a key source market for wheat exports to Afghanistan and other neighboring countries ... In Pakistan, Lahore is a key market for trade within the region, particularly with Afghanistan.
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July sees zero foreign inflow into investment bonds

Dawn 01 Aug 2021
Market experts believe that the offer is very attractive for PIBs but the changing situation in Afghanistan has caused uncertainty for the investors ... The biggest difference was noted in the inflow and outflow in the equity market.
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Afghanistan’s Herat under pressure amid ongoing Taliban assault

Al Jazeera 31 Jul 2021
Kabul, Afghanistan – Intense fighting in Afghanistan’s western province of Herat continued for a third day on Saturday as the Taliban continued an assault to take the province’s eponymous capital, home to hundreds of thousands of people ... Other residents said several markets in the city remain closed, as many people are too scared to venture outside.
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Police official martyred in Peshawar grenade attack

Dawn 31 Jul 2021
PESHAWAR. A police official embraced martyrdom and a passer-by sustained injuries when a police patrol near Karkhano Market came under a grenade attack on the western fringes of Peshawar on Friday ... The Karkhano Market, situated on the main highway connecting Pakistan and Afghanistan, abuts on the Khyber district ... Published in Dawn, July 31st, 2021. .
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Troika Plus to meet on Afghanistan in Qatar next month

Anadolu Agency 29 Jul 2021
"The flows and volumes of opiates originating from Afghanistan depend on the situation of the black market of drugs, which are controlled by criminal international elements, and the uncontrolled infusion of too-large a volume of drugs is unlikely to meet the interests of these criminal groups," he said.
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‘Troika Plus’ to discuss Afghan peace process in Qatar next month

The Wire 29 Jul 2021
“The flows and volumes of opiates originating from Afghanistan depend on the situation of the black market of drugs, which are controlled by criminal international elements, and the uncontrolled infusion of too-large a volume of drugs is unlikely to meet the interests of these criminal groups,” he said.
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Surge in Drug Trafficking From Afghanistan Not Expected - Russia's Special Envoy

Urdu Point 29 Jul 2021
"I don't think there will be such a surge for the reason that the level of drug traffic coming from Afghanistan is stable," Kabulov stated at a briefing ... Drug production in Afghanistan has ...
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Farrukh asks Afghan media to highlight Pakistan's commitment to 'peaceful' Afghanistan

Urdu Point 29 Jul 2021
... to 'peaceful' Afghanistan on other side of the Durand Line ... "Even today Pakistan is accommodating around three million refugees from Afghanistan." ... Farrukh said, he himself knew many businessmen from Afghanistan who used to come to Faisalabad to buy goods from its markets.
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The US military couldn’t stop the heroin trade from funding the Taliban. But synthetic opioid producers might.

Stars and Stripes 28 Jul 2021
military tried and failed to do in Afghanistan ... “All told, fentanyl represents an attractive alternative for drug producers and marketers who are looking to reduce their operating costs and risks ... But over time, market forces could prove to be more of a threat to Afghanistan’s opioid industry than NATO forces ever were.
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