Samiullah Shenwari produced a brilliant rearguard action to guide Afghanistan to their first World Cup victory with a dramatic one-wicket win over Scotland in their Pool A clash in Dunedin on Thursday.
Iran has recruited thousands of Afghan refugees, some by coercion, to fight in Syria to save the Assad regime, Human Rights Watch reported Friday.
Excitement once again returned to war-weary Afghanistan as annual cricket tournament kicked off with four teams flexing their muscles on Tuesday.
Afghanistan are set to play a tri-series against host Zimbabwe and Ireland in October this year, Afghanistan Cricket Board announced Wednesday.
Afghan crickets on Thursday played a 20-over charity match in the capital to raise funds for victims of fighting in northern Kunduz city.