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News Afghanistan » Finance: IS Smuggling Wood to Finance Militancy in Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/is-smuggling-wood-to-finance-militancy-in-afghanistan/4259987.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Islamic State is chopping down fruit trees and smuggling the timber into Pakistan, claim Afghan officials and local residents of the Deh Bala district of eastern Nangarhar province where the terrorist group operates. "Some of the local residents who ...

News Afghanistan » Finance: India, Iran to work for stability in Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/india-iran-stability-afghanistan-100757191.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

NEW DELHI (AP) -- India and Iran said Saturday that they would step up cooperation in combatting extremism, terrorism and drug trafficking, and restoring peace and stability in war-wracked Afghanistan. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the two ...

News Afghanistan » Finance: India, Iran to step up cooperation on Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/india-iran-stability-afghanistan-100750181.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

NEW DELHI (AP) -- India and Iran said Saturday that they would step up cooperation in combatting extremism, terrorism and drug trafficking in Afghanistan in an effort to restore peace and stability to the war-wracked country. Indian Prime Minister Narendra ...

News Afghanistan » Finance: Pakistan’s Military Threatens US Interests in Afghanistan: US

News channel or source: https://www.tolonews.com/index.php/afghanistan/pakistan%E2%80%99s-military-threatens-us-interests-afghanistan-us
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

“In Afghanistan a string of terrorist attacks in Kabul left ... to a list of countries deemed non-compliant with terrorist financing regulations by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a measure that officials fear could hurt its economy.

News Afghanistan » Finance: Afghanistan- Collusion of Terrorist Groups with Organized Crime Groups

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096449729/Afghanistan-Collusion-of-Terrorist-Groups-with-Organized-Crime-Groups
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) It today's life terroristic crimes are ... as well as the bad governance are other important factors supporting financial interests of the terrorists that they obtainby allying with organized criminal crime groups.

News Afghanistan » Finance: Pakistan scrambles to avoid terror financing watch list

News channel or source: http://thesouthern.com/news/national/govt-and-politics/pakistan-scrambles-to-avoid-terror-financing-watch-list/article_e09c5a8b-e544-52e7-b984-2c1b87467af9.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Its latest campaign, backed by several European nations, is to add the South Asian nation to a watch list of the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force ... Taliban fighting the U.S.-backed government in Afghanistan. "Pakistan has quite rigid interests ...

News Afghanistan » Finance: George P. Bush’s secret mansion is financed by an undisclosed loan from Texas donor's bank

News channel or source: https://www.texastribune.org/2018/02/16/george-p-bushs-secret-mansion-financed-undisclosed-loan-texas-donor/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

“You have a financial relationship that’s involving hundreds of ... People with his military background — Bush served as an intelligence officer in Afghanistan in 2010 — can request confidentiality by filling out a simple form and checking the ...

News Afghanistan » Finance: The financial cost of 16 years in Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://money.cnn.com/2017/08/21/news/economy/war-costs-afghanistan/index.html
Publication date: Sunday 20 August 2017

President Trump vowed on Monday to beef up the American military presence in Afghanistan, a strategy that promises to extend the longest war in U.S. history and add billions to its financial cost. One current estimate pegs the conflict's total cost at $841 ...

News Afghanistan » Finance: Afghanistan International Bank (AIB) selects Accuity for financial crime compliance screening

News channel or source: http://www.asiaone.com/business/afghanistan-international-bank-aib-selects-accuity-for-financial-crime-compliance-screening
Publication date: Wednesday 31 January 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan, and SINGAPORE, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuity, the leading provider of financial crime compliance, payments and counterparty know-your-customer (KYC) solutions, is proud to announce that it has been selected by the Afghanistan ...

News Afghanistan » Finance: How the US failed Afghanistan, finance edition

News channel or source: http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/09/06/how-the-us-failed-afghanistan-finance-edition/
Publication date: Sunday 05 September 2010

Bill Black has a detailed round-up of what we know about Kabul Bank, and where the US went wrong. He’s particularly scathing about this quote from Stephen Biddle: U.S. officials and defense analysts say that challenging local power brokers and criminal ...