Thursday, 14 November 2019

Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Rashid leads Afghanistan to famous Test win over Bangladesh

CHATTOGRAM: Rashid Khan picked up six second innings wickets to lead Afghanistan to a famous 224-run win over Bangladesh in the maiden Test match between the two sides at Chattogram. Racing against time to complete a win with less than four overs left in the weather-hit match, the longest-format rookies ...

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Rahmat Shah makes first Afghanistan Test hundred

CHITTAGONG: Rahmat Shah became the first from Afghanistan to hit a Test hundred as a resolute batting performance against Bangladesh earned them the first-day honors. Rahmat’s 102 and Asghar Afghan’s 88 not out led Afghanistan to 271-5 at stumps in the one-off Test, the visitors’ third ever. Rahmat and Asghar ...

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Rashid Khan sets new Test record

KABUL: Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan set a new Test record on Thursday as he became the youngest player to lead a side in the longest format, Gulf News has reported. The leg-spinner, who is aged 20 years and 350 days, is leading his country in the one-off Test against Bangladesh ...

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Kabul ‘concerned’ about US-Taliban deal, seeks clarification

KABUL: The Afghan government expressed doubts about a prospective deal between the US and the Taliban, saying officials need more information about the risks it poses. US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad was in Kabul this week, when he shared with Afghan officials an agreement “in principle” that Washington has forged ...

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US to withdraw 5,000 troops from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: The US would reportedly withdraw nearly 5,000 troops from five bases in Afghanistan within five months under a draft peace deal with the Taliban, yet the Trump administration and military officials reportedly remain in disagreement over whether to keep a CIA presence. The deal, which took months of negotiations, ...

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Blast outside Pak Consulate in Afghanistan

KABUL: Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Mohammad Faisal said all the Pakistani staff remained safe after an improvised explosive device (IED) went off outside holding area of Pakistan Consulate General in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. On his twitter account, Dr Faisal posted, “One policeman and two applicants are reportedly ...

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India, other countries must fight terrorists in Afghanistan: Trump

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump said that India, Iran, Russia and Turkey would have to fight against terrorists in Afghanistan at some point of time. “India is right there, they are not fighting it, we are fighting it,” said Mr. Trump. “Pakistan is right next door. They are fighting ...

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At least 63 killed, over 180 injured In Kabul wedding hall explosion

KABUL: An explosion reportedly occurred at the Dubai City wedding hall, located in the west of Afghanistan’s capital at 10:40 p.m. local time (18:10 GMT), prompting people to leave the targeted area. The interior ministry said Sunday, cited by local media channel, that a suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded ...

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