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    Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe to keep series wide-open

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In a heroic show, Afghanistan on Tuesday upset Zimbabwe by two wickets in a one-day international encounter to keep the series wide open at the Queen's Sports Club in Bulawayo.



    Governance

    Abdullah camp denies appointing foreigners

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Change and Continuity team, led by Ashraf Ghani, on Tuesday claimed the Reform and Unanimity team had appointed foreigners as observers for the ongoing vote audit, a claim Abdullah’s camp dismissed.



    Governance

    Kabulis protest perks for lawmakers

     KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of civil society activists protested in Kabul on Tuesday against proposed perks and privileges for parliamentarians after their retirement.



    Governance

    Elders allege attempts at dividing Pashtuns

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): In order to achieve their goals, intelligence agencies of some countries have been trying to fuel differences among Pashtun tribes living on both sides of the Durand Line.



    Security and Crime

    AGO unveils list of 5,000 convicts, absconders

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Attorney General on Tuesday issued a list of more than 5,000 suspects, including absconding convicts, in the form of a book and handed it to security organs.



    Governance

    6 Al-Qaeda commanders killed in drone strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Six Al Qaeda commanders were killed during a recent US drone attack in the Dattakhel area of North Waziristan tribal region, a Pakistani newspaper reported on Tuesday.



    Governance

    IEC warns of halting audit if accord not reached

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Tuesday warned of halting the vote audit process if its decision on invalidating certain votes was not respected by the presidential candidates.



    Security and Crime

    15 insurgents eliminated in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHR/CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A Pakistani from Waziristan tribal region was among 15 militants killed during separate clashes with security forces in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Protestors denounce Israeli aggression

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of enraged residents of eastern Kunar province on Tuesday staged a protest against Israel attacks on the Gaza Strip and condemned the massacre of Palestinians.



    Governance

    Parliament rises for summer recess tomorrow

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Both houses of parliament will rise for their summer recess tomorrow (Wednesday). The break will last one and a half month.