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UN: Cost of bribes paid by Afghans spiked in 2012

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The cost of corruption in Afghanistan rose sharply last year to $3.9 billion, and half of all Afghans bribed public officials for services, the U.N. said Thursday. The findings came despite repeated promises by President Hamid Karzai to clean up his government. The international community has long expressed concern about the problem of corruption in Afghanistan...