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Afghan calligrapher creates world’s largest Quran

Afghan calligrapher creates world’s largest Quran

An Afghan calligrapher has worked for five years to create the world's biggest Quran, a bid to show the world that Afghanistan's rich cultural heritage and traditions have been damaged but not destroyed by 30 years of war.

January 17, 2012 2:49
 
Over $500mn of undocumented loans sinks Kabul Bank

Over $500mn of undocumented loans sinks Kabul Bank

A number of Kabul's elite, some owning properties in Dubai, have received undocumented millions in loans, with the bank only able to get back two-thirds of the whole debt.

May 30, 2011 10:47