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    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.



    Governance

    'Terror roots lie in Pakistan'

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on Friday said militants had long been attacking Afghanistan from their sanctuaries in Pakistan and Kabul had always offered Islamabad its sincere cooperation in dealing with the twin scourge of terrorism and extremism.



    Sports

    Asia Cup: Pakistan survive Afghanistan shock

    KABUL (Pajhwok): After being pushed hard, Pakistan completed a 72-run victory over Afghanistan in their Asia Cup match in Dhaka on Thursday.



    Sports

    Afghanistan thrash Sari Lanka, secure 7th slot

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan thrashed Sari Lanka by five wickets in their playoff game in the UAE, securing the 7th position of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup on Thursday.



    Governance

    BSA impasse encourages Taliban, says Dempsey

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The top US military officer on Wednesday depicted a grim future for Afghanistan without US help, saying Kabul’s refusal to sign the security agreement could make the summer fight more difficult this year.



    Governance

    Dempsey in Afghanistan as US mulls pullout

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Amid talk of contingency plans for a total military pullout, the US Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman arrived in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the military said.