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    Governance

    5 Afghan soldiers, 3 militants killed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed in different incidents of violence in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Sharif urges Karzai to seal Durand Line

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan has sought Afghanistan's cooperation with an ongoing military offensive in the North Waziristan tribal region, where thousands of terrorists have allegedly been hiding, the Presidential Palace said on Tuesday.



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    120 rebels eliminated in Waziristan offensive

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 100 insurgents, including foreigners, have been killed in a full-fledged ground offensive in the North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghanistan border, reports said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistan to work for Afghan stability

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Defence Minister Gen. Bismillah Khan Mohammadi and Pakistani Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif discussed a host of issues including the scourge of terrorism and border management at a one-on-one meeting in Kabul.



    Sports

    Afghanistan trounce Oman by 5 wickets

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan on Monday defeated Oman in the ACC Premier League match in Malaysia, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Former defence minister passes away

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former defence minister of Afghanistan, Gen. Abdul Qadir, has been died on Tuesday after protracted illness in Kabul, an official said.



    Sports

    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.