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    Karzai to leave for India next week

    KABUL (Pajhwok): On his first foreign trip post-presidency, former president Hamid Karzai is leaving for India next week to attend a conference, a New Delhi-based policy think-tank said on Thursday.

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    Mortar explosion kills father, son in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A father and his son were killed when a mortar shell exploded in their shop in western Herat province on Wednesday, an official said.


    Abdullah, Gen. Campbell meet again

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah and NATO top commander in Afghanistan Gen. John Francis Campbell on Wednesday held talks on various issues of mutual interest, the CEO office said.


    Historic chance to reset Afghan-Pak ties: US

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With Afghan President Ashraf Ghani due to visit Islamabad this weekend, the US Ambassador to Pakistan on Wednesday said the neighbouring countries had a historic chance to reset their long-fraught ties.


    Afghanistan humiliate Malaysia in opener

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s under-19 cricket team defeated Malaysia by 10 wickets in their opening match in the Under-19 Premier Asia Cup that got underway in Kuwait on Sunday, an official said.

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    Suicide bomber strikes inside Kabul police HQ

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber dressed in military uniform blew up himself inside the police headquarters in Kabul on Sunday, killing at least one officer and injuring six others, officials said.


    Afghan U-19 cricketers off to Kuwait

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s under-19 cricket team on Friday left for Kuwait to participate in the U-19 premier Asia Cup beginning on Sunday, an official said.


    President in no hurry to form new Cabinet

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Friday said he was in no hurry to form his Cabinet, calling his recent visits to China and Saudi Arabia as successful.