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    NATO-led ISAF leadership changes hands

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Leadership of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) changed hands at a well-attended ceremony in Kabul on Tuesday.


    Australia gives ACB cricket gear

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Australian Embassy on Monday handed over cricket equipment to the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on the eve of the Super Sixes Tournament.


    Karzai, VPs meet presidential runners

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Amid growing calls for the early completion of the election process, President Hamid Karzai and his deputies met the presidential contenders on Sunday.


    Nabi 8th on ICC list of top 10 all rounders

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan captain Mohammad Nabi Issakhel is eighth all-rounder in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI All-rounders in the latest update.


    MoI rejects Pak claim on border brawl

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan on Saturday rebuffed Pakistan’s recent allegations of cross-border interference, saying the accusations were far from accurate.

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    Abdullah representative stabs 4 election workers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Independent Election Commission (IEC) workers were attacked with knives by a representative of presidential runners Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    MoD says no talks with rebels in Helmand

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Rejecting reports of talks with militants, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Sunday said the troops were carrying out operations in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province.


    No plan to send delegation to Kabul: HIA

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) led by Eng. Gulbadin Hikmatyar on Saturday rejected reports that it was sending a delegation to Kabul for talks on various issues with new government.

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    4 soldiers, 12 rebels killed in operations

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and seven militants have been killed in operations in southern provinces of the country during the last two days, the military said on Friday.

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    Attacks on Quetta airbases leave 10 dead

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ten Taliban militants were killed after they attacked two airbases in the capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province early Friday morning, media reports said.