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    PC results to empower institutions: IDLG

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) on Saturday welcomed the long-awaited announcement of final results from the April provincial council (PC) polls as a key step toward empowering state institutions.


    Afghans score 2nd win in U-16 Elite Cup

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Defending champions Afghanistan scored their second consecutive victory in their Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-16 Elite Cup match in Qatar on Friday, an official said.


    Squads named for UAE, Kuwait tours

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan on Thursday named a 19-member cricket squad for the UAE tour ahead of the ICC World Cup, scheduled to begin in Australia and New Zealand in February next year.


    Afghans thump Iran in U-16 Elite Cup duel

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Defending champions Afghanistan thumped Iran in their Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-16 Elite Cup match in Qatar, an official said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    10 soldiers killed in security incidents

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ten Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed during separate incidents in different parts of the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Thursday.


    Daudzai wants neighbours to push peace bid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Umar Daudzai has acknowledged the government’s inability to dismantle the Taliban movement, saying the insurgents hide in their hideouts across the Durand Line in Pakistan.


    Delhi conference to discuss Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A conference in New Delhi will discusses the international security environment, including the situation in Afghanistan post 2014, an official said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime

    ANA loses 950 soldiers in six months

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) revealed on Tuesday some 6,853 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have lost lives during the past 11 years.


    Afghans off to Doha for Under-16 Elite Cup

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s junior team on Monday left for Qatar to participate in the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-16 Elite Cup, an official said.