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    HPC, Taliban agree to continue talks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Peace Council (HPC) held talks with Taliban leaders in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday when both sides pledging to work for ending the ongoing conflict.


    3rd HIA faction pledges support to Rassoul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The third faction of Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA), including some senior government figures, on Saturday announced its support to presidential runner Dr. Zalmai Rassoul.


    Enemies out to frustrate peace bid: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Friday alleged that “enemies” were trying to frustrate his administration’s efforts for national reconciliation.


    Kabul probing Islamabad’s claim on FC killings

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan could not substantiate Islamabad’s claim that 23 Pakistani Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel had been killed inside Afghan territory, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said.


    Afghanistan wins 2 top cricket awards

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan has won two global awards for developing cricket at all levels, success in increasing participation rates and qualifying for the ICC World Twenty20 2014 and the Cricket World Cup 2015, the board said on Friday.


    Qayyum named as new Nuristan governor

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Senator Hafiz Abdul Qayyum has been appointed as new governor of eastern Nuristan province, an official said on Thursday.


    Afghanistan beat Namibia by 4 wickets

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan defeated Namibia by four wickets, storming into ICC Under-19 World Cup quarterfinals in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday, an official said.


    Taliban deny attending Dubai meeting

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Wednesday vehemently denied participating in last week’s meeting in Dubai to explore avenues of making peace with the government of President Hamid Karzai.


    Afghans stun Aussies in U19 World Cup match

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan sprang a major surprise by beating Australia in their ICC Under-19 World Cup match in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday, an official said.


    Ahmadzai, Rassoul muster more support

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Milli Tehreek (national movement) Party led by Ismail Yun on Saturday announced its support to presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.