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    Former Pak skipper to train Afghan squad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A former Pakistani captain, Amir Sohail, has been appointed as batting coach of the Afghan national cricket squad, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) announced on Wednesday.



    Sports

    Sri Lanka to help boost Afghan cricket

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Cricket was also on the agenda when President Hamid Karzai visited Sri Lank last week at the head of a high level-delegation.



    Governance

    Karzai embarks on state visit to Sri Lanka

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai, heading a high level-delegation, on Wednesday left Kabul for Colombo on a three-day state visit to Sri Lanka, his office said.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban deny killing Turkmen border guards

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Expressing grief over the killing of Turkmenistan border security forces, Taliban on Saturday vehemently denied their involvement in the incident.



    Governance

    Taliban suspend prisoner swap talks with US

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Taliban said on Sunday announced suspending talks on an exchange of prisoners with the United States, citing the complex political situation in Afghanistan.



    Security and Crime

    NATO soldier among 5 killed in attacks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel and one NATO-led soldier have been killed in separate attacks over the past 25 hours.



    Sports

    Malik hopes to prove his mettle in U-19 Cup

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s upcoming bowler Farid Ahmad Malik is confident of proving his mettle in the U-19 Cricket World Cup and bringing home laurels.



    Governance

    China ready to train Afghan personnel: Xi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): China has affirmed its support for Afghanistan's integration into regional economic cooperation, saying the war-torn country’s fate is closely linked with that of the region.



    Governance

    No secret negotiations with govt, say Taliban

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Thursday vehemently denied holding clandestine negotiations with the government of President Hamid Karzai, contradicting an American media report to the effect.



    Governance

    Karzai playing with fire over BSA: Rasmussen

    KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says President Hamid Karzai’s public statements on the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States amount to playing with fire.