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    '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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    Support to Ahmadzai on the rise

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Harakat-i-Islami Afghanistan on Tuesday announced supporting presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in the April 5 ballot.

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    9 army officers sacked over Kunar assault

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Tuesday nine senior officers had been sacked and placed under investigation in the wake of the Kunar attack, which killed 21 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers.


    President delays Sri Lanka trip

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Delaying his visit to Sri Lanka following a deadly attack in Kunar province, President Hamid Karzai on Sunday called mass killings on both sides of the Durand Line a matter of serious concern.


    Karzai calls for joint fight against terror

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai has once again called for a joint fight by Afghanistan and Pakistan against the common enemy of terrorism and extremism, his office said on Sunday.

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    20 ANA soldiers killed in Kunar attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 20 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed early Sunday morning when militants stormed their check-post in eastern Kunar province, officials said.