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Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, targets government workers
18th April 2015 Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, targets government workers
JALALABAD: A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 on Saturday outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city’s police chief said. Police were investigating whether...
Suicide bomber kills 33 outside bank in Afghanistan
18th April 2015 Suicide bomber kills 33 outside bank in Afghanistan
JALALABAD: A suicide bomber killed at least 33 people and wounded 100 others in an attack Saturday outside a bank in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, according to officials. “Thirty-three dead bodies and more than 100 wounded...
Five abducted aid workers killed in Afghanistan: officials
11th April 2015 Five abducted aid workers killed in Afghanistan: officials
KABUL: The bullet-ridden bodies of five aid workers have been found, weeks after they were abducted by armed gunmen in the volatile south of Afghanistan, officials said Saturday. The group of workers for Save the Children was snatched...
Pakistan protests with Afghanistan on killing of Pakistanis
10th April 2015 Pakistan protests with Afghanistan on killing of Pakistanis
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday strongly protested with Afghanistan, over killing of five Pakistani nationals inside that country. Foreign Office Spokesperson in a statement said the Afghan Deputy Head of Mission was called to Foreign Office, and handed over...
Suicide blast kills at least 13 in east Afghanistan: officials
2nd April 2015 Suicide blast kills at least 13 in east Afghanistan: officials
KHOST: A suicide bomber Thursday killed at least 13 people and wounded around 40 others, including a prominent Afghan lawmaker, in an attack near a complex housing the governor of a restive eastern province bordering Pakistan, officials said....
Pakistan makes sincere efforts to facilitate peace process in Afghanistan: Secretary Defence
25th March 2015 Pakistan makes sincere efforts to facilitate peace process in Afghanistan: Secretary Defence
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan made sincere efforts to help stabilize Afghan government and facilitate peace process in Afghanistan, Secretary Defence, Lt. General (Retd) Muhammad Alam Khattak said. He was talking to US Deputy Commander for CENTCOM, Vice  Admiral Mark Fox...
England win toss and field first against Afghanistan
13th March 2015 England win toss and field first against Afghanistan
SYDNEY: England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and decided to send his bowlers out to have a crack at Afghanistan’s batsmen under leaden skies at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. With both sides already eliminated from...
New Zealand v Afghanistan scoreboard
8th March 2015 New Zealand v Afghanistan scoreboard
NAPIER: First innings scoreboard in the World Cup Pool A match between New Zealand and Afghanistan at McLean Park in Napier on Sunday: Afghanistan Javed Ahmadi lbw b Boult 1 Usman Ghani b Vettori 0 Nawroz Mangal b...
Afghanistan 186 all out against New Zealand
8th March 2015 Afghanistan 186 all out against New Zealand
NAPIER: Afghanistan were all out for 186 in the 47th over batting first against New Zealand in their Pool A World Cup match in Napier on Sunday. For New Zealand, Daniel Vettori took four for 18 to become...
Women’s cycling team pushes past roadblocks in Afghanistan
7th March 2015 Women’s cycling team pushes past roadblocks in Afghanistan
KABUL: Malika Yousufi lined her bike up alongside her teammates on a lonely road outside the Afghan capital, getting ready for her weekly training ride away from the disapproving stares of Kabul. Yousufi is part of Afghanistan’s Women’s...
Australia defeat Afghanistan by 275 runs
4th March 2015 Australia defeat Afghanistan by 275 runs
PERTH: Australia hit the highest World Cup score on Wednesday when they made 417-6 against Afghanistan on their way to a 275-run victory, the biggest winning margin in tournament history. The four-time champions went past the previous best...
Australia bat against Afghanistan in World Cup
4th March 2015 Australia bat against Afghanistan in World Cup
PERTH, AustraliaL Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi won the toss and decided to bowl in the World Cup Pool B game against Australia at the WACA Ground on Wednesday. Australia made two changes for the match, with all-rounder Shane...
From AK47s to drones, Afghans ‘war rugs’ reflect bloody decades
4th March 2015 From AK47s to drones, Afghans ‘war rugs’ reflect bloody decades
KABUL: More than three decades of war have damaged Afghanistan’s once-thriving carpet industry, but weavers are tapping into the bloody past to boost their fortunes with “war rugs” depicting guns, tanks and warplanes. On Chicken Street, the most...
Pakistan donates relief assistance for people affected by Avalanches in Afghanistan
28th February 2015 Pakistan donates relief assistance for people affected by Avalanches in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday sent two plane loads of emergency relief goods for those affected by avalanches in Afghanistan as a token gesture of solidarity with the people of Afghanistan, on the instructions of Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz...
Visit of UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan
27th February 2015 Visit of UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD: The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Nicholas Haysom called on Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs, and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi...
PM offers relief assistance to victims of avalanches in Afghanistan
26th February 2015 PM offers relief assistance to victims of avalanches in Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday expressed his deep condolences over the loss of precious lives and the damage caused by the avalanches in Afghanistan. This was conveyed to the Afghan Ambassador Janan Mosazai by the Foreign...
Afghanistan chasing 211 to beat Scotland
26th February 2015 Afghanistan chasing 211 to beat Scotland
DUNEDIN, New Zealand: Scotland achieved their highest ever World Cup score on Thursday but still left Afghanistan chasing a modest 211 for victory. The Scots were all out for 210 off the final ball of their allotted 50...
Afghanistan’s Shafiq replaces injured Ashraf
25th February 2015 Afghanistan’s Shafiq replaces injured Ashraf
SYDNEY:  Shafiqullah Shafiq has replaced the injured Mirwais Ashraf in Afghanistan’s World Cup squad, the International Cricket Council announced late Wednesday. The ICC’s event technical committee said in a statement that Ashraf  was suffering from a side strain,...
Pakistan’s spy chief heads to US amid Afghan Taliban talks push
25th February 2015 Pakistan’s spy chief heads to US amid Afghan Taliban talks push
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s powerful spy chief has left on an official trip to the United States, the military saidWednesday, with possible peace talks between Afghanistan and the Afghan Taliban likely to be on the agenda. It is Lieutenant General Rizwan...
Pakistan makes clean-sweep vs Afghanistan in T20 Disability Series
24th February 2015 Pakistan makes clean-sweep vs Afghanistan in T20 Disability Series
KARACHI: Pakistan made a 3-0 clean-sweep in Twenty20 Internationals Disability Cricket Series when they defeated Afghanistan by 17 runs in the last match here at the National Stadium on Tuesday despite Muhammad Ashraf’s dazzling batting. Ashraf hit a...
US acknowledges Pakistan’s stakes in Afghan reconciliation outcome
24th February 2015 US acknowledges Pakistan’s stakes in Afghan reconciliation outcome
WASHINGTON: The United States remains in contact with Afghanistan and Pakistan over reconciliation between Kabul and the Taliban and Islamabad has a stake in the outcome of the process, a State Department spokespersons said. “We certainly remain supportive...
Cricket: Afghanistan 232 all out against Sri Lanka
22nd February 2015 Cricket: Afghanistan 232 all out against Sri Lanka
DUNEDIN, New Zealand: Afghanistan were all out for 232 in the 50th over after being sent in to bat against Sri Lanka in their World Cup Pool A match in Dunedin on Sunday. Asghar Stanikzai top scored for...
New U.S. defence chief withdrawal from Afghanistan under review
21st February 2015 New U.S. defence chief withdrawal from Afghanistan under review
KABUL: Washington is reviewing a plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by 2016 to ensure that “progress sticks” after more than a decade of war, new U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter told reporters in Kabul on Saturday....
Militant commander killed, police held 140 illegal Afghan immigrants
17th February 2015 Militant commander killed, police held 140 illegal Afghan immigrants
BUNER: The security forces and police in the ongoing joint search and strike operation against terrorists killed another key commander of banned outfit Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan here on Tuesday, said District Police Officer Khalid Mehmood Hamdani. The security forces...
Pak-Afghanistan-Tajikistan transit trade agreement soon:Khurram
11th February 2015 Pak-Afghanistan-Tajikistan transit trade agreement soon:Khurram
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan said on Wednesday that Transit Trade Agreement between Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan is expected to be finalized soon to propel country’s exports besides expanding market access to Central Asian Republics (CAR)...
Afghanistan’s economy
11th February 2015 Afghanistan’s economy
Kabul, AFGHANISTAN: Afghan shoe shine boy Sameiullah (R), 11, waits for customers with other young colleagues at the Karta-e-Sakhi cemetery in Kabul on February 10, 2015. Sameiullah, the second son of his eight member family, is the sole...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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