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    Afghanistan humiliate Malaysia in opener

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s under-19 cricket team defeated Malaysia by 10 wickets in their opening match in the Under-19 Premier Asia Cup that got underway in Kuwait on Sunday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Suicide bomber strikes inside Kabul police HQ

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber dressed in military uniform blew up himself inside the police headquarters in Kabul on Sunday, killing at least one officer and injuring six others, officials said.


    Afghan U-19 cricketers off to Kuwait

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s under-19 cricket team on Friday left for Kuwait to participate in the U-19 premier Asia Cup beginning on Sunday, an official said.


    President in no hurry to form new Cabinet

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Friday said he was in no hurry to form his Cabinet, calling his recent visits to China and Saudi Arabia as successful.


    Pakistan deports 78 Afghans via Torkham

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistani authorities deported 78 Afghan citizens via the Torkham border crossing and handed them over to Afghan security forces, reports said on Friday.

    Security and Crime

    Ahmadzai orders probe into Paktia massacre

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has ordered investigation into the brutal murder of nearly a dozen government officials in the Zurmat district of southeastern Paktia province.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Bodies being sent home from Istanbul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Consulate in Istanbul on Thursday said preparations were being made to send to Afghanistan the bodies of migrants who drowned as a result of a boat that capsized in Turkey this week.


    Pakistan army chief meets Gen. Karimi

    KABUL(Pajhwok): Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif arrived in Kabul on Thursday for talks with President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on issues of common interest, particularly the security challenge.


    NATO chief in Kabul on announced trip

    KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO's new Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Kabul on his maiden visit to Afghanistan on Thursday since he replaced Fogh Rasmussen on October 1.