Eisa Khan Ayoobi via Al Jazeera: The NUG is struggling with containing the Taliban and addressing internal divisions – [Ghani’s] intra-Pashtun clan politics seems to have made reaching out to the Taliban more difficult. The Taliban leadership are Durrani Pashtun from Kandahar who take pride in being the descendants of “conventional” Afghan rulers like Ahmad Shah Durrani.
1TV: Band-e-Amir Region have won the title of Afghanistan’s first-class four-day competition Ahmad Shah Abdali by 537 runs. The tournament was first edition of the Afghanistan’s four-day competition to be played with first class-status. Five regional teams competed from 20th October until the final which ended on Friday with Band-e-Amir beating Speen Ghar Region. Click here