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    Governance

    Attaullah Ludin new Nangarhar governor

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday appointed Maulvi Attaullah Ludin as governor of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said.



    Sports

    Afghanistan beat Uganda in UAE friendly

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan warmed up by defeating Uganda by six wickets in a friendly match in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the lead-up to the 2015 Twenty-20 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in January, an official said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban confirm Nasiruddin Haqqani’s death

    KABUL (PAN): The Taliban on Tuesday formally confirmed the murder of their leadership council member, Nasiruddin Haqqani, the elder son of the deadly network founder, in a gun attack in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban confirm Nasiruddin Haqqani’s death

    KABUL (PAN): The Taliban on Tuesday formally confirmed the murder of their leadership council member, Nasiruddin Haqqani, the elder son of the deadly network founder, in a gun attack in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad.



    Governance

    Positive talks held on polls with govt: HIA

    KABUL (PAN): A leader of the Gulbadin Hekmatyar-led Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) on Tuesday said the insurgent group wanted to play a role in next year’s landmark elections.



    Security and Crime

    3 ALP officials held on fuel theft charges

    KABUL (PAN): Three Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel have been detained in connection with fuel theft in the Jalrez district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Thursday.



    Social

    HRW asks US to probe Wardak killings

    KABUL (PAN): A global human rights group on Thursday asked the US to undertake a thorough and impartial investigation into new allegations of American forces’ complicity in the killings of 18 men in Afghanistan.



    Security and Crime

    British soldier killed in suicide bombing

    KABUL (PAN): A NATO-led soldier has been killed in a suicide attack in southern Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    5 ANA soldiers killed in Farah, Helmand

    KABUL (PAN): Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed in separate incidents in different parts of the country, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Wednesday.



    Sports

    ACB gets control of Kabul Stadium land

    KABUL (PAN): With President Karzai in the chair, the Cabinet has decided to give the Kabul International Cricket Stadium’s land in control of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB).