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    Accidents & Disasters

    Renowned religious scholar passes away

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Renowned Afghan religious scholar Maulvi Abdul Shafi, also known as Maulvi Mazini, has passed away at the ripe age of 90, his son said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Afghan rebel leader killed in Waziristan clash

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A militant commander, who was recently freed from the Bagram jail, has been killed in clashes with Pakistani security forces in North Waziristan Agency, the Pakistani Taliban said on Saturday.



    Sports

    Million League Cricket event commences

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A cricket tournament featuring eight clubs, including two outfits from neighbouring Pakistan, has got under way in the central capital Kabul, organisers said on Saturday.



    Sports

    Afghan footballers taste 2nd defeat in a row

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan footballers tasted a second defeat in a row in their Asian Games campaign on Thursday when they were defeated by Hong Kong 2-1 in South Korea.



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    A day after Kabul demo, UN warns of aid cut

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations on Saturday warned of severely limiting its activities, including assistance to Afghanistan, if allegations against the world body continued.



    Governance

    US has failed to curb Afghan graft: SIGAR

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) says Washington has spent $104 billion in the country, but failed to eliminate corruption and mismanagement.



    Governance

    Afghan forces to receive $5.1b in annual aid

    WALES (Pajhwok): Defence Minister Bismillah Khan Mohammadi on Thursday said the international community had increased by one billion dollars from $4.1 billion to $5.1 billion in annual aid to Afghanistan.



    Governance

    NATO leaders agree to fund Afghan forces

    WALES (Pajhwok): NATO leaders on Thursday agreed to fund Afghan security forces until the end of 2017 but warned Afghan leaders that the time was short to sign security arrangements so they could install a non-combat force to train and support the Afghan forces.