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    Qanuni appointed as 1st VP

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Jamiat-i-Islami Afghanistan leader Mohammad Younus Qanuni has been appointed as first vice-president, the presidential spokesman confirmed on Tuesday.

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    55 Afghan citizens detained in Islamabad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Fifty-five Afghan citizens have been arrested during a search operation in neighbouring Pakistan, a media report said on Tuesday.


    Support pledged to Arsala, Abdullah

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two gatherings were held in support of presidential candidates Hidayat Amin Arsala and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in eastern Nangarhar and northern Balkh provinces on Sunday.


    BD trounce Afghanistan in World T20 opener

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hosts Bangladesh (BD) made short work of Afghanistan in the opener of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 (T20) tournament in Mirpur on Sunday.


    Afghanistan remains highest-ranked in FIFA spots

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan, riding on their recent rise in football profile, remained the highest-ranked team among South Asian countries by jumping 11 spots to 127th in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Thursday.


    Blackwater book in Pashtu hits stalls in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pashtu translation of a 2007 book “Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Powerful Mercenary Army” authored by independent journalist Jeremy Scahill has been printed and its copies have hit the stalls in Kabul.


    Afghanistan beat Holland in rain-hit warm up

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan beat Holland by 35 runs in their warm-up game in the lead-up to the World Twenty20 tournament beginning in Bangladesh in four days, an official said on Wednesday.


    ACB signs Anderson for new cricket academy in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former Papua New Guinea National coach Peter Anderson has been appointed as the coach of the newly established National Cricket Academy in Kabul, the cricket board announced on Wednesday.


    Taliban vow to disrupt April elections

    KABUL (Pajhwok): With less than one month to go until the April 5 elections, the Taliban on Monday renewed their threat to disrupt what they called “the latest plot of invaders” by attacking everyone associated with the electoral process.


    Pakistani, Indian leaders condole Fahim’s death

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Expressing their sorrows, Pakistani and Indian leaders on Sunday condoled the death of First Vice President Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim with the people of Afghanistan.