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    Sherpao to head panel on Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao, former Pakistani interior minister and chief of the Qaumi Watan Party (QWP), has been appointed as head of a parliamentary committee on Afghanistan.

    Accidents & Disasters

    4 dead, 41 injured in road accident

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four passengers were killed and 41 others injured on Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in overturned in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    ISAF helicopter slightly damaged in rebel fire

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) chopper was slightly damaged after being shot by armed rebels in western Herat province, the alliance said on Monday.


    Afghanistan to take part in Asia Cup

    KABUL (PAN): The board on Saturday welcomed Asia cricket chiefs’ decision on including Afghanistan as the fifth team to play in next month’s Asia Cup in Bangladesh.

    Security and Crime

    3 police killed in Nangarhar explosion

    JALALABAD (PAN): Three policemen were killed during a bomb blast in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday morning, an official said.


    Pakistan pip Afghans in U-19 Asia Cup semis

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan pipped past Afghanistan after a cut-throat competition in the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-19 Asia Cup semifinal in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, an official said.


    Afghanistan set Pakistan 197 runs target

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan restricted Afghanistan to 196 runs in the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-19 Asia Cup semifinal in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, an official said.

    Security and Crime,Features

    NATO fatalities in Afghanistan fall by 62pc

    KABUL (PAN): The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) lost 132 soldiers during the outgoing year, showing a decline of 62 percent, compared with the alliance fatalities in 2012, an official said on Wednesday.


    Afghanistan score big win in U-19 Cup Asia

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan has defeated Malaysia in their Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-19 Asia Cup match in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, an official said.


    US opposes release of 88 dangerous detainees

    KABUL (PAN): Several dangerous individuals posing legitimate threats were among hundreds of prisoners freed from the Bagram detention facility in central Parwan province, a US official said on Tuesday.