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    Sports

    Afghanistan win ACC Premier League opener

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan trounced Hong Kong by six wickets in the opener of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Premier League in Malaysia on Thursday, a board official said.



    Business & Economics,Social

    Labour rights being trampled on: AAFTU

    KABUL (Pajhwok): On the eve of International Labour Day falling on May 1, the All Afghanistan Federation of Trade Union (AAFTU) chief alleged on Wednesday workers’ rights were being trampled alike by private and government sectors.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Many still missing in floods, 40,000 affected

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A UN agency on Monday said many people were still missing and authorities and aid agencies were trying to assess the damage caused by Friday’s flash floods and provide aid to survivors.



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    2 NATO soldiers killed in rebel attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers were killed during attacks by insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, the military alliance said on Monday.



    Governance

    UK rejects Taliban shot copter in Kandahar

    KABUL (Pajhwok): British defence secretary William Hague has rejected claims that the Taliban shot down a helicopter which crashed in southern Kandahar province yesterday, killing five British military personnel.



    Security and Crime

    Kidnapped deputy works minister found in Kapisa

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Deputy Works Minister Ahmad Shah Wahid has been rescued from his kidnappers by police, the Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    ‘US troop size in Afghanistan may cut to 5,000’

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States is likely to keep about 5,000 troops post-2014 in Afghanistan as the longest war in American history winds down, an official said on Tuesday.