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    Sports

    Afghanistan clinch historic win over Bangladesh

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Making history, Afghanistan on Saturday defeated Bangladesh by 32 runs in their Asia Cup match in Fathullah, marking their first victory against a world class cricketing nation.



    Security and Crime,Migration

    About 100 Waziristanis flee to Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): About 20,000 people have been displaced by a looming full-scale operation by the Pakistani military and ongoing airstrikes on militant hideouts in the troubled northwestern tribal region of North Waziristan, with nearly 100 fleeing into Afghanistan, an official said Saturday.



    Governance

    'Terror roots lie in Pakistan'

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Friday said militants had long been attacking Afghanistan from their sanctuaries in Pakistan and Kabul had always offered Islamabad its sincere cooperation in dealing with the twin scourge of terrorism and extremism.



    Sports

    Asia Cup: Pakistan survive Afghanistan shock

    KABUL (Pajhwok): After being pushed hard, Pakistan completed a 72-run victory over Afghanistan in their Asia Cup match in Dhaka on Thursday.



    Sports

    Afghanistan thrash Sari Lanka, secure 7th slot

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan thrashed Sari Lanka by five wickets in their playoff game in the UAE, securing the 7th position of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup on Thursday.



    Governance

    BSA impasse encourages Taliban, says Dempsey

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The top US military officer on Wednesday depicted a grim future for Afghanistan without US help, saying Kabul’s refusal to sign the security agreement could make the summer fight more difficult this year.



    Governance

    Dempsey in Afghanistan as US mulls pullout

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Amid talk of contingency plans for a total military pullout, the US Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman arrived in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the military said.



    Governance

    Support to Ahmadzai on the rise

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Harakat-i-Islami Afghanistan on Tuesday announced supporting presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in the April 5 ballot.



    Security and Crime

    9 army officers sacked over Kunar assault

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Tuesday nine senior officers had been sacked and placed under investigation in the wake of the Kunar attack, which killed 21 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers.



    Governance

    President delays Sri Lanka trip

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Delaying his visit to Sri Lanka following a deadly attack in Kunar province, President Hamid Karzai on Sunday called mass killings on both sides of the Durand Line a matter of serious concern.