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    Hassan to play for Barisal Burners in BPL

    KABUL (PAN): After Mohammad Nabi’s performance delighted cricket fans, budding fast bowler Hamid Hassan, who has signed for the Barisal Burners in the Bangladeshi Premier League (BPL)-2, on Friday left Pakistan for Dhaka, the game's regularity authority in Kabul said.


    Karzai, Cameron discuss London meeting

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai and British prime minister David Cameron conferred on the agenda for a trilateral Afghanistan-Pakistan -UK meeting scheduled to be held on Sunday in London, the Presidential Palace said on Thursday.


    Oman humiliate Afghanistan 7-0

    KABUL (PAN): Oman inflicted a crushing defeat on in a match of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Asia Qualifiers in Doha, an official said on Thursday.


    Afghan club off to UAE for DPL

    KABUL (PAN): An Afghan cricket club called 'Kunduz-Kabul Eagles' on Wednesday left for the UAE to participate in the Desert Premier League (DPL) beginning this month, officials said.

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    ISAF's pilotless aircraft crashes in Paktika

    KABUL (PAN): A pilotless aircraft of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has crashed in southeastern Paktika province near the Pakistan border, the alliance said on Wednesday.


    Afghans outclass Qatar in soccer encounter

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan took a triumphant start as they trounced hosts Qatar on the opening day of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Asia Qualifiers in Doha, an o


    Shinwari, Zadran to play in BPL

    KABUL (PAN): Following in Mohammad Nabi's footsteps, two more Afghan cricketers on Saturday left for Dhaka to play in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) in response to an invitation from the Bangladesh Cricket Board to avail a chance of being signed, an official said.


    Inter-provincial cricket event next month

    KABUL (PAN): An inter-provincial cricket tournament -- the Etisalat Challenge Cup -- is scheduled to kick off next month in the eastern province of Nangarhar, the game's regularity authority announced in Kabul on Wednesday.

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    Afghan soldier shoots British counterpart

    LASHKARGAH (PAN) A man wearing the Afghan National Army (ANA) uniform shot dead an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier in restive southern Afghanistan, the alliance said on Tuesday.


    HIA averse to US presence beyond 2014

    KABUL (PAN): The American presence in Afghanistan after 2014, when all NATO combat troops are scheduled to leave, would pave the way for neighbours’ meddling in the country, a leader of the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) warned on Monday.