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  • Number of IS fighters killed by US bomb jumps to 90

    The number of Islamic State fighters killed by a massive US bomb in eastern Afghanistan has nearly tripled to at least 90, Afghan officials say.

  • US drops 'mother of all bombs' on IS in Afghanistan

    The United States dropps a massive GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat, in eastern Afghanistan today against a series of caves used by Islamic State militants, the military say.

  • Afghanistan's Lord's debut against MCC

    Afghanistan are set for another milestone after it was announced Friday they will play their first match at Lord's, taking on a side led by former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum.

  • Afghan women swimmers defy threats for Olympic dream

    There are just 30 pools in Afghanistan, only one which welcomes girls -- and it is facing militant threats for doing so. Nevertheless a handful are diving in, pioneers racing to achieve Olympic glory in Tokyo.

  • Zim beat Afg to keep ODI series alive

    Tarisai Musakanda hit 60 as Zimbabwe kept their five-match ODI series alive with a three-run win over Afghanistan in Harare on Tuesday.

  • Afghanistan's captain Mohammad Nabi

    Nabi becomes first Afghan player to be picked in IPL

    On Monday, Mohammad Nabi became the first ever Afghanistan player to be picked by in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • Afghanistan edge Zimbabwe in rain-hit ODI

    Afghanistan edged Zimbabwe by 12 runs in the first one-day international on Thursday but only after heavy rain had washed away home hopes.

  • Germany's cricket boom poised to hit the silver screen

    A boom of interest in cricket in Germany, fuelled by the influx of asylum seekers from Pakistan and Afghanistan, is a tale poised to hit the silver screen.

  • Bangladesh

    Crossing the line

    Pitch invasion by a fan is nothing new in the sporting world. But in the context of Bangladesh, Sunday night's pitch invasion by what appeared to be an 'emotionally charged' fan while the Tigers were bowling against Afghanistan in the third and final ODI was something unique.

  • Cops interrogating pitch-invader

    The individual, who entered the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium ground during the third and final ODI between Bangladesh and Afghanistan, is being quizzed by police.

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