Afghanistan (1-1) qualified for the tournament by winning the Asian Cricket Council's U19 Elite Cup.
The number of women in the Afghan police force now stands at over 1700 but a recruitment drive is currently underway to increase numbers to 15000 by the end of 2014.
The trip comes on the heels of a gathering Mutassim recently convened in Dubai, which Afghan officials said included 16 high-ranking former and current Taliban figures, the officials said, including six former Taliban ministers and half a dozen men said to be current commanders in the militant group....
The foregoing also explains Karzai’s belated eagerness to reach an understanding with the Taliban failing which a ferocious civil war in Afghanistan between the Taliban and the non-Taliban forces are likely to ensue after the American military withdrawal.
Around 130 small and large printing agencies are active in Kabul. However, the demand for these agencies is not nearly as high as that of Peshawar's.
Before this, the Afghan cricket team lost the first match to Bangladesh.
The civil society institutions have said that if a candidate could spend thirty million Afs in an election campaigns, they could very easily pay the fine amount.
Ahmad Shukib Mustaghni told reporters that the decision from the Taliban leadership would entice other government armed oppositions to join reconciliation process with the government.
The militants were looking to assassinate MP Keramuddin Reza Zada along with three other local tribal elders by using a remote controlled improvised explosive device (IED).
A senior Haqqani Network leader Dr. Nasiruddin Haqqani was also shot dead by unknown gunmen near Islamabab, the capital city of Pakistan earlier in November last year.
Afghan security tightens their operations as another twenty-four voting centers are secured for the upcoming elections on 5th April.
The commander of U.S. special operations in the Middle East and Central Asia, Maj. Gen. Michael Nagata, visited Tajikistan to discuss "continued military cooperation.
Yet the most important point, overlooked by the armchair generals and the mongers of doom, is that the Soviets left a government that survived for three years.
Some five millions Afghans driven by war, oppression and poverty have crossed the border into Iran and Pakistan in the past three decades, seeking better lives and jobs.
Karzai, 56, said his government will ensure "transparent and fair" elections to be held on April 5.
The classes will be devoted to detection of drugs, methods of risk assessment, inspection of cargo containers and trailers, and methodology checks.
Abrahimi expressed hope that with he continuation of sincere assistance of friendly countreis like Iran, stability and permanent tranquility return to Afghanistan.
Pentagon spokesman, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby appeared to open the possibility that the machine-gun attack that killed the two Army Special Forces soldiers Wednesday was coordinated with the Taliban.
President Karzai has long blamed Pakistan for sheltering militants who lead the insurgency against his government, and is pushing Pakistan to help start peace talks with the Taliban.
Afghanistan expressed its interest in development of trade and economic cooperation, implementation of regional transport and energy projects, as well as of close cooperation between the two countries in combating terrorism, religious extremism, drug trafficking and illegal migration.