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We Are Expecting A Tough Challenge From India, Says Jason Holder

Ahead of the first One-Day International against India, Windies skipper Jason Holder on Saturday said his team is expecting a tough challenge as India are the best one-day side. "It won't be easy w...

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Afghanistan: Blast at polling station in Kabul kills 15

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing, which appeared to have been the most serious of a day marked by a series of smaller-scale attacks.

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India vs West Indies: Skipper Jason Holder confident his team is capable of doing well in ODI series

Guwahati: Humiliated 0-2 by India inside six days in the preceding two-match Test series, Windies captain Jason Holder expects no let up from the formidable home team and said the visitors would be...

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Several killed, hundreds wounded as violence rocks chaotic Afghan elections

More than 130 Afghans were killed or wounded in poll-related violence on Saturday, officials said, as the legislative election turned chaotic with hundreds of polling centres failing to open and vo...

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Suicide attack kills 15 people in Afghan capital on election day

Suicide attack kills 15 people in Afghan capital on election day - A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing at least 15 people as voting concluded in parliamentar...

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More than 130 casualties in Afghan election violence: Officials

Most of the casualties were in Kabul, where at least four people were killed and 78 wounded in multiple explosions.

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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked sovereign state forming part of South Asia, Central Asia, and to some extent Western Asia.