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    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    Hekmatyar-led HIA supports Hilal

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan, led by former prime minister Gulbadin Hekmatyar, has finally decided on lending support to presidential candidate Qutbuddin Hilal.



    Sports

    BD trounce Afghanistan in U19 WC match

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Bangladesh (BD) trounced Afghanistan by 10 wickets in their ICC Under-19 World Cup match in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday, an official said.



    Sports

    15-member squad for Asia Cup announced

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Friday announced a 15-member squad for the five-nation Asia Cup, which commences from February 25 in Bangladesh.



    Governance

    Karzai to US: Respect our judicial freedom

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said the release of 65 Taliban detainees from the Bagram jail was of no concern to the US, asking Washington to respect his country's judicial independence.



    Sports

    Afghans defeat Scots to boost U-19 WC hopes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan defeated Scotland by three wickets in a warm-up game in the UAE, the stage for the ICC Under-19 World Cup beginning on Friday, as excitement for the mega event has reached its peak.



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    2 NATO soldiers killed in Kapisa insider attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two NATO-led soldiers were killed when two individuals wearing Afghan National Security Forces' uniforms shot them in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    1 injured, 10 gas tankers torched

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Ten liquefied gas tankers were torched as a fire erupted inside a gas company in western Herat province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Pir Gilani group announces support to Ghani

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pir Ahmad Gilani’s Mahaz-i-Milli party has formally announced its support to presidential candidate Ashraf Ghazni Ahmadzai in the April elections.