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    Sports

    Squads named for UAE, Kuwait tours

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan on Thursday named a 19-member cricket squad for the UAE tour ahead of the ICC World Cup, scheduled to begin in Australia and New Zealand in February next year.



    Sports

    Afghans thump Iran in U-16 Elite Cup duel

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Defending champions Afghanistan thumped Iran in their Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-16 Elite Cup match in Qatar, an official said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    10 soldiers killed in security incidents

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ten Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed during separate incidents in different parts of the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Daudzai wants neighbours to push peace bid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Umar Daudzai has acknowledged the government’s inability to dismantle the Taliban movement, saying the insurgents hide in their hideouts across the Durand Line in Pakistan.



    Governance

    Delhi conference to discuss Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A conference in New Delhi will discusses the international security environment, including the situation in Afghanistan post 2014, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    ANA loses 950 soldiers in six months

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) revealed on Tuesday some 6,853 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have lost lives during the past 11 years.



    Sports

    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.