KABUL/KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): With the completion of construction work, two mosques were formally handed over to the authorities in southeastern Khost and central Maidan Wardak provinces on Saturday, officials said.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan under-19 cricketers won their second friendly game by a huge margin against the Pakistanis in the capital of Punjab province as part of preparations ahead of this month’s ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, an official said on Saturday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence on Thursday said it was paying ample attention to Afghan security personnel’s literacy, with tens of thousands of soldiers and policemen having completed such courses.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Farid Ahmad Malak’s seven-wicket haul earned Afghanistan under-19 cricket team a stunning victory over Pakistan in a 45 overs friendly game in Lahore, Pakistan's cultural capital in Punjab province, on Friday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Concluding their two-day meeting in Brussels, NATO defence chiefs on Friday said an early agreement with Kabul on troop legal framework post-2014 would be better for the continuation of the alliance’s planning.
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Arab Emirates will host representatives from the UN, Pakistan and Iran next week to review pilot projects set up to encourage refugees to return to their homes from the neighbouring countries.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Foreign Minister Zarar Ahmad Usmani is likely to leave for Azerbaijan next month while President Hamid Karzai is also scheduled to Baku to meet his counterpart in April, an official told an Azeri Press Agency (APA) on Thursday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Led by its captain Mohammad Nabi, the national cricket team on Thursday left for Sari Lanka to attend a month-long training camp there ahead of the ICC Asia Cup and the World Twenty-20 Cup in Bangladesh.