KABUL (PAN): Dozens of people coming all the way from southern Helmand province to this central capital on Saturday staged a protest demonstration, asking the government to resolve their problems regarding health, security and electricity.
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Food prices have spiraled in 17 districts of northeastern Badakhshan province as roads linking the towns with provincial capital, Kunduz City, remained closed due to recent snowfall, officials said on Friday.
ASADABAD (PAN): Seven people, including two women, were killed and four others, including two children, were injured as continuous heavy snowfall and rains destroyed 73 homes in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday.
KABUL (PAN): The Salang Pass, a key route between Kabul and the north, was reopened on Thursday for vehicular movement after a six-hour blockade that came after the highway authorities feared possible snowstorms could snarl travel.
KABUL (PAN): Four members of an Afghan refugee family were killed after the roof of their house collapsed due to days of raining in Pakistan's tribal region of Khyber on Wednesday, the Pakistani media reported.
CHARIKAR (PAN): The snow-bound Slang Pass, a strategic route that connects Kabul with northern provinces, was cleared on Wednesday for vehicular traffic after 53 avalanches blocked the highway at five locations since Friday, an official said.
FAIZABAD (PAN): At least 20 shops were completely gutted after a fire broke out at a marketplace in the provincial capital of northeastern Badakhshan province on Tuesday, causing massive losses to traders, an official said.