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    Afghans off to Doha for Under-16 Elite Cup

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s junior team on Monday left for Qatar to participate in the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-16 Elite Cup, an official said.



    Sports

    Regional cricket contest gets under way

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A regional cricket tournament, involving five squads, got under way at the Kabul International Stadium on Sunday, organisers said.



    Governance

    President vows accountability of municipality

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and high-ranking officials on Friday discussed the procedure for mayor’s appointment and implementation of the Kabul master plan. 



    Security and Crime

    Civilian dead as car bomber hits ISAF convoy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and three others wounded when a car suicide attacker targeted a convoy of foreign forces in the capital Kabul along a major highway on Monday, an official said.



    Governance

    President eyes creation of intellectual centre

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has called upon literary figures to come up with proposals on bringing into being an intellectual centre that works for development of literature as well as theorising identity in archaeology.



    Sports

    Afghanistan wrap up Kiwi tour with triumph

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ending their New Zealand tour, Afghanistan on Thursday defeated a first class domestic cricket club in a one-day match by 16 runs, an official said.



    Governance

    US still insists on military solution: Taliban

    KABUL (Pajhwok): On the 13th anniversary of the US-led coalition’s invasion of Afghanistan, the Taliban on Tuesday said the United States continued to press for military solution to the conflict.



    Governance

    3,476 foreign troops fell as Afghan war turns 13

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  It has been 13 years since the US invaded Afghanistan in 2001, a period that saw 3476 foreign troops falling and thousands others sustaining injuries.