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    13 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan police headquarters

    AFP | Updated at 11:58pm on May 05, 2019

    At least 13 people were killed and dozens more wounded after a Taliban suicide bomber and several gunmen attacked a police headquarters in northern Afghanistan...

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    Afghanistan A to tour Bangladesh in August

    UNB | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Afghanistan A Cricket team are set to tour Bangladesh in August next to play two four-day and three one-day matches against their Bangladesh counterparts. Chairman...

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    Russia: new centre of Afghan peace process?

    Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    IN KABUL, the opening of a Russian cultural centre on the site of the House of Science and Culture, which was originally built in 1980...

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    Sixth US, Taliban peace talks begin today

    Reuters. Kabul | Updated at 11:56am on May 01, 2019

    American and Taliban officials are meeting on Wednesday in Qatar to resume talks aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....

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    Hazaras and the absent state

    Faizaan Qayyum and Muhammad Aman | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    Non-Hazaras still refuse to share vehicles with Hazaras because doing so could make them collateral damage in the next terrorist incident. The gap between the...

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    Afghanistan name new captains ahead of WC

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2019

    Afghanistan has named a new captain to lead the cricket team into the forthcoming World Cup -- a move that has not gone down well...

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    Afghan vice president narrowly escapes death for second time

    Reuters . Mazar-I-Sharif | Updated at 10:42am on March 31, 2019

    Afghanistan’s vice president, Abdul Rashid Dostum, escaped unhurt from an attack that killed one of his bodyguards on Saturday, dodging death for the second time...

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    Next stage in the great game

    Suhasini Haidar | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    AS INTERNATIONAL talks with the Taliban leadership gain momentum, India’s foreign policy establishment has gone through the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression...

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    Afghanistan beat Ireland for historic first Test victory

    Agence France-Presse. Dehradun | Updated at 03:29pm on March 18, 2019

    Afghanistan's cricket team claimed a historic first Test win on Monday as they beat Ireland by seven wickets...

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    Shah’s batting blitz puts Afghan’s on top

    Agence France-Presse . Dehradun | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    Afghanistan batsman Rahmat Shah fell two runs short of his maiden Test century as he guided his team to a 142-run first innings lead over...

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