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    Sports

    Squads named for UAE, Kuwait tours

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan on Thursday named a 19-member cricket squad for the UAE tour ahead of the ICC World Cup, scheduled to begin in Australia and New Zealand in February next year.



    Governance

    Ahmadzai asks ex-VP to support new govt-

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Thursday praised former vice-president Karim Khalili’s efforts at strengthening democracy, peace and reconstruction.



    Governance

    Istanbul Conference agenda discussed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan officials and foreign diplomats on Thursday met in Kabul ahead of the fourth Foreign Ministerial Istanbul Conference to be held in China later this month.



    Business & Economics

    Firewood up, liquefied gas down

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of firewood jumped while rates of liquefied gas dipped during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Thursday. Food rates remained stable.



    Governance

    Abdullah seeks public support for security

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Thursday said public support to the government was necessary to ensure security and people’s confidence could be achieved with dispensation of justice.



    Governance

    Australia pledges continued support to govt

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Australian on Wednesday pledged continued assistance to the government of Afghanistan in diverse fields.



    Governance

    Delhi keen on strong military links with Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Indian National Security Advisor Ajit K Doval on Wednesday voiced his country’s readiness to assist Afghanistan in areas of military, economy and higher education.



    Reconstruction

    Work on Rehman Baba township kicks off

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Construction work on residential units in the Rehman Baba township in this central capital began on Wednesday. The housing scheme in Karta-e-Naw area covers 55 acres of land.



    Governance

    Uniform development main agenda: CEO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday said uniform nationwide development was the unity government’s top priority.



    Security and Crime

    Blast rocks capital, causing no casualties

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A powerful explosion was heard Tuesday night in the heart of Kabul, where four soldiers were killed in a bomb attack in the morning, police said.