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From bombs to trophies, cricket thrives in Pakistan`s Peshawar

From bombs to trophies, cricket thrives in Pakistan`s Peshawar

Peshawar, the main city in Pakistan`s northwest, won their second consecutive Twenty20 title this week with players and coaches hailing falling levels of violence for helping the sport prosper in the Taliban-plagued region.

Afghanistan's Ghani drops Pashtun name from official documents

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has removed his tribal Pashtun surname "Ahmadzai" from all official documents, a spokesman said today.

Three people shot dead in Karachi

Three people were gunned down by unknown assailants in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi after which members of the Pushtun community clashed with the police.

Deadly ethnic clashes erupt in Afghan capital

At least two people were killed in ethnic clashes that broke out in Kabul on Saturday when Hazara villagers allegedly burnt down the hilltop homes of Pashtun nomads, an official and witnesses said.

Struggle for `Pakhtoonkhwa` a milestone in Pashtun identity

A decision by a top Pakistani
Parliamentary panel to rename North West Frontier Province as
Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa could be an important milestone in the
six decade-long struggle for the recognition of Pashtun ethnic