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Afghans pin hopes on a new economy

Money at center of post-Taliban world

By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / April 8, 2007

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KABUL, Afghanistan -- Listen long enough on the streets of this dusty, bustling city and the whir of generators, the cry of hawkers, and the jingle of cell phones blend together into one constant hum. It's the sound of Afghans trying to make money. (Full article: 1348 words)

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