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    30 dead, 40 injured in Quetta funeral attack

    KABUL (PAN): Senior police officers were among 30 others killed on Thursday in a suicide attack at a funeral procession in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province near the Afghanistan border, officials said.



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    Eidul Fitr observed amid special prayers for peace

    KABUL (PAN): Like some other Islamic countries, the religious festival of Eidul Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, was celebrated across Afghanistan on Thursday with religious fervor and zeal.



    Sports

    Afghans book place in ICC Intercontinental Cup

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan handed a 10-wicket defeat to Namibia in Windhoek and booked their second possionin the  ICC Intercontinental Cup.



    Security and Crime

    Omar opposes Afghanistan breakup, elections

    KABUL (PAN): Taliban’s supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has rejected the idea of dividing Afghanistan, saying an inclusive Afghan government would be established after the withdrawal of foreigners.



    Sports

    Afghans take 155-run lead over Namibia

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan scored 345 runs in their first innings, taking a155-run lead over Namibia in their four-day match of the Intercontinental Cup, thanks to a magnificent ton by Asghar Stanikzai, an official said on Monday.



    Sports

    Nabi, Mangal star as Namibia restricted to 190

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan scored 62 runs without any loss in response to a paltry 190 by Namibia in their four-day match of the Intercontinental Cup, gaining a psychological advantage over the opposition, an official said on Monday.  



    Governance

    Delhi says won’t be deterred by attack

    KABUL (PAN): India on Saturday said it was undeterred by the latest suicide attack on its consulate in the eastern city of Jalalabad, suggesting the involvement of a Pakistan-based militant.



    Security and Crime

    Consulate staff safe, says Delhi

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of External Affairs (MoEA) in New Delhi said on Saturday all Indian consulate staffers in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, were safe.



    Sports

    Afghan-Pakistan T20 encounter set for Dec. 8

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan would play a T-20 match against the first full-fledged ICC member, Pakistan, later this year, the cricket board spokesman said on Friday.



    Sports

    National cricket team off to Namibia

    KABUL (PAN): The national cricket team on Tuesday left for Namibia to play their Intercontinental Cup and World Cricket League Championship matches against Namibia from August 4–11, the game’s regularity authority said.