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    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.



    Sports

    Silver medal winning cricket team returns home

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Incheon Asian Games silver medal winning Afghanistan men’s cricket team on Monday returned home to a rousing welcome by government officials, fans and cricket board officials.



    Education

    Teacher salaries under new grading system soon: Wardak

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Education Minister Farooq Wardak on Sunday said all teachers would be receiving soon their salaries under the new grading system.



    Governance

    Pakistan can play key role in Afghan peace bid: Musazai

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  The Afghan ambassador in Islamabad said Pakistan could play a key role in bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan, hoping the new administration in Kabul would open a new chapter in ties between the neighbours



    Sports

    Afghanistan beat Auckland in rain-hit encounter

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan defeated Auckland cricket team by nine wickets in a one-day friendly match in New Zeeland on Sunday, an official said.



    Culture

    2.4m Muslims mark peak of Hajj

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than two million Muslims, including about 24,000 Afghans, thronged Mount Arafat and its surrounding plain in Saudi Arabia on Friday for the high point of the Haj pilgrimage.