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    Australia to help boost Afghan cricket: envoy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Australian ambassador to Afghanistan on Saturday said his country was ready to extend all possible cooperation to the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) in promoting the game.

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    Wardak security chief killed by captors

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The chief security guard for Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak has been killed after being kidnapped in central Maidan Wardak province by suspected insurgents, the Education Ministry said on Friday.

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    NATO ministers to discuss Afghan mission

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan will be an important agenda item for next week’s meeting of NATO defence ministers, an alliance spokesperson said on Thursday.

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    ISAF soldier dies in helicopter crash

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, leaving a service member dead, the alliance said on Thursday.

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    Taliban pour scorn on Obama’s decision

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Taliban on Wednesday rejected President Barack Obama’s announcement that the US would have 9,800 troops in Afghanistan at the beginning of 2015 if the new president agreed to sign the bilateral security agreement.

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    3 policemen killed in Sarobi blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three policemen were killed and two others wounded following an explosion in the Sarobi district of capital Kabul on Monday, an official said.


    Obama calls Karzai, praises successful elections

    KABUL/WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai and his US counterpart Barack Obama held a telephonic conversation on Sunday night.


    Karzai in Delhi for Modi’s swearing-in ceremony

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai arrived in New Delhi on Monday to attend the swearing-in ceremony for India's prime minister-elect Narendra Modi, his office said.