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    Sports

    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    Islamabad appoints its new envoy to Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan has appointed its new ambassador to Afghanistan replacing outgoing Mohammad Sadiq Khan in Kabul, an official said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Karzai says he encouraged elder brother to quit

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai has said he encouraged his older brother Abdul Qayum Karzai to withdraw from the presidential race as his dropout would help smoothen the process and stop interference from abroad.



    Governance

    Afghans died in a war that's not ours: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Deeply troubled by all the casualties he has seen, President Hamid Karzai has said he feels betrayed by an insufficient US focus on targeting Taliban sanctuaries in Pakistan and insists that public criticism has been the only way to guarantee an American response to his concerns.



    Sports

    ACB hails entry into main ICC rankings table

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The cricket board on Monday hailed Afghanistan entry into the main Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings table for the first time ever, calling it a big achievement.



    Governance

    Karzai greets nation; 6 hurt in celebratory fire

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday congratulated the nation on Afghanistan’s historic victory over a test cricket playing nation Bangladesh in their Asia Cup match, as wild celebrations left six people injured.



    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.