KABUL (PAN): An independent media group on Sunday called on the government to address the child labour problem in the country and warned that the issue, if allowed to go unchecked, could lead to a social crisis.
KABUL (PAN): The Salang Pass, a key route connecting northern provinces with the capital Kabul, was reopened after daylong closure due to freezing weather conditions and damaged highway infrastructure, an official said on Sunday.
QALAT/KABUL (PAN): Five militants were killed during separate operations in southern Zabul province, while elsewhere in the country, two rebel commanders were detained, officials and NATO said on Friday.
KABUL CITY (PAN): The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) plans to distribute food items to 2,000 flood affected families across the country and another 20,000 victims would receive non-food items, an official said on Thursday.
TALOQAN/KUNDUZ/PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): At least 10 people were killed 12 others injured, while thousands of acres of farming land were damaged during the recent floods in three northern provinces of the country, officials said on Wednesday.
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Over 150 families displaced and affected by recent floods have been suffering without shelter over the past three days in the Dahan-i-Ghori district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Tuesday.