VALE OF GLAMORGAN (NRK.no): De ble truffet av skudd som var ment å drepe venninnene Malala Yousafzai, men ble bare lettere skadet. Det siste året har Shazia Ramzan og Kainat Riaz holdt til på en anerkjent internasjonal skole på den walisiske landsbygda.
Members of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) used the organization's budget to fund family members' medical care in India, and were given armored vehicles and 100,000 AFN per month for housing under former President Hamid Karzai, documents gathered by TOLOnews show. The documents expose a litany of questionable expenditures by IEC officials in which public funds are used wantonly for personal needs and indulgences. Abdul Rahman Hotaki, the IEC Deputy, purchased an iPhone 5 with the commission's funds. Former IEC Secretariat Chief [...]
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), which provides loan services with low interest rates to Afghan businesses, might be pulling out of Afghanistan soon because of attempts by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to collect on taxes the organization was previously exempted from. Officials from the MoF are now putting pressure on the company to pay taxes from the past 11 years. According to the Ministry, OPIC was granted tax-exempt status when it first started operations in Afghanistan in order to encourage more business, but that agreement [...]