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Robotics Team Disappears After U.S. Competition

The U.S. police were searching on Thursday for six African teenagers who were reported missing from a global robotics competition in Washington, the New York Times reported. U.S. Police officials confirmed that two members of the robotics team from Burundi, Don Ingabire, 16, and Audrey Mwamikazi, 17, were seen entering …

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Pakistan Launches Military Operation Against Islamic State in Tribal Areas  

Pakistan’s military has launched a large scale operation against the Islamic States in its volatile tribal areas, bordering Afghanistan, Reuters reported. Pakistani Military Spokesman, Lieutenant General Asif Ghafoor claimed that Islamic State (Daesh) was growing in strength inside Afghanistan, prompting Pakistan to launch an operation in Federally Administered Tribal Areas …

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Afghanistan U-19 Team Leaves for Singapore

Afghanistan under-19 team has left for Singapore to participate in 2018 ICC World Cup qualifying completions. According to the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) statement, released on Saturday,  the competition will be held among four countries including hosts Singapore, Afghanistan  Malaysia and Nepal. The Afghan U-19 will kick off their campaign on …

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Afghanistan -Turkmenistan Tango

 Afghanistan is in the process of limiting Pakistan’s veto options on transportation of goods and looking at other routes being a landlocked country. Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani visited Turkmenistan on July 3 upon invitation by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Oguzkhan Palace complex in Turkmenistan hosted the high-level talks. Various issues from …

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Afghanistan U-15 Football Team Wins CAFA 2017 Championship

Afghanistan under-15 national football team on Saturday won the title of Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) Championship by defeating Uzbekistan 3-2 in the final.  The tournament was hosted in Dushanbe city of Tajikistan and five teams have participated in the competition including Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.  Afghanistan claimed …

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Kabul Rejects Islamabad Claim of Haqqani Network Operating from Afghanistan

Afghan Defense Ministry has strongly rejected Pakistan’s Foreign Office claim that Haqqani Network operates from Afghanistan. Pakistan’s Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria on Thursday claimed that the Haqqani Network operates from Afghanistan, not Pakistan. He also claimed that the Taliban and other terrorist outfits have been eliminated from Pakistan and …

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