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Afghans face uncertainty in new year

Many people have lost jobs they once held with the international community and now struggle to find work daily.

Last updated: 31 Dec 2013 15:01
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For the people of Afghanistan, 2014 is expected to be a landmark year. Foreign forces are due to withdraw and a presidential election is set to take place. But the Taliban remain a threat and so do economic uncertainty and high unemployment.

Afghans living in Taliban-controlled areas say they have to join either side of the fighting to be guaranteed a reliable paycheque.

Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson reports from Kabul.

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