Afghanistan

Nabi to retire from test cricket after Bangladesh match

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2019

KABUL (TOLO News): Afghanistan’s all-rounder Mohammad Nabi has unannounced he will retire from Test cricket after the match against Bangladesh, Afghanistan’s Cricket Board said in a statement on Saturday. The 34-year old has been a key part of Afghanistan’s rise in world cricket, featuring in the country’s first-ever T20I and ODI, before appearing in their…

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Afghan government says real peace will come when Taliban stop violence, hold direct talks

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2019

KABUL (Reuters): President Ashraf Ghani’s office on Sunday said real peace in Afghanistan was only possible when the Taliban stopped their violence and held direct talks with the government. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday cancelled peace talks with the Taliban’s “major leaders” at a presidential compound in Camp David, Maryland after the insurgent group…

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DOD identifies army casualty

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Sgt. 1st Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz, 34, from Morovis, Puerto Rico, was killed in action Sept. 5, 2019, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan. The incident is…

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