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, Afghani
1. a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Afghanistan
2. another name for Pashto (the language)



the monetary unit of Afghanistan, introduced in 1926, replacing the Kabul rupee. The afghani is divided into 100 puls. On the exchange of the Gosbank (State Bank) of the USSR, 100 afghanis were equal to 2 rubles, 1 kopek (April 1970).

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The Pakistan-based news agency said the Afghani plummeted in Peshawar to 60,000 to the U.
You can even smell Afghani food while walking in the streets," Baria told Al Arabiya.
Because the Afghani women gain financial independence from their male relatives through the program, they can direct more of their own futures and do what is of primary importance to them--send their children to school.
Compass Direct, an organization monitoring Christian persecution, reported that two more Afghani Christian converts had been jailed in the wake of the Rahman case, while a third was beaten and knocked unconscious.
Brigadier Khalil Ebrahim Al Mansouri, director of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), told Gulf News on Tuesday that the Afghani man was arrested in the early hours of Tuesday morning in the International City area.
The conference reiterated the importance of security and stability and stressed the strategic partnership between the international community and Afghanistan, welcoming Afghani vision for national sovereignty, peace and reconciliation.
the Afghani people, noting the humanitarian efforts exerted by the society in
Holbrooke said that while Pakistan's military offensive against the Taliban in South Waziristan and Swat is going on for almost six months, the army is yet to take any solid steps against the Afghani Taliban.
During the 1860s, Afghani was an agent of Russian interests in Afghanistan (which is why the Persian-born radical adopted his surname).
A money dealer in Peshawar attributed the plunge in the Afghani to rumors that new currency notes being printed by the Afghan government would not only replace the Afghani, but that the Afghani would be demonetized at the same time.
FINCA International provided its first round of microloans to a group of six Afghani women living in Jebrayil, a small village approximately 8 km outside Herat City.
reports saying his country paid USD 640 million to the Afghani government,

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