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    Governance

    India foreign minister due in Kabul next week

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid will visit Afghanistan next week talks with President Hamid Karzai and visiting Delhi-funded projects in the war-torn country, a report said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Trilateral summit in Ankara on Feb. 12

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A trilateral meeting involving leaders from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Turkey will be held next week in Ankara.



    Sports

    Afghanistan take on Bahrain in last match

    KABUL (PAN): Following two back-to-back losses, Afghanistan take on Bahrain in its last



    Sports

    U-19 side wins acclaim from coach

    KABUL (PAN): The cricket coach on Saturday set down the Under-19 squad’s stunning back-to-back triumphs over the national team to better pre-match preparations and practice.



    Security and Crime

    Al Qaeda No 2 is dead, US confirms

    KABUL (PAN): US officials and Pakistani Taliban have confirmed Al Qaeda's second-in-command Abu Yahya Al-Libi died in a CIA-operated drone strike in the troubled North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghanistan border.



    Governance

    Russia fears regional instability after NATO exit

    KABUL (PAN): Russia fears another round of regional instability as NATO prepares to withdraw from Afghanistan by 2014 -- a move that could open the floodgates for potential rivalries among its not-so-friendly neighbours.



    Governance

    Mohmand raid repeat can't be ruled out: Gen. Allen

    KABUL (PAN): NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Commander Gen. John Allen on Monday refused to rule out a repeat of NATO-led strikes into Pakistan.



    Sports

    Afghanistan Cricket Board bans two players

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Saturday announced imposing a ban on two national players for violating rules and misbehaviour with team members.



    Sports

    Noori powers Afghanistan to dramatic win

    KABUL (PAN):  Afghanistan launched their Intercontinental Cup One-Day campaign with a dramatic two-wicket victory over Canada in Toronto, the national team manager said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    6 Afghan soldiers wounded in south

    KABUL (PAN): Six Afghan soldiers were wounded in southern Helmand and Kandahar provinces, the defence ministry said on Sunday.