JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Education officials on Thursday denied reports that dozens of schoolchildren had been kidnapped by armed insurgents in the Haskamina district of eastern Nangarhar province.
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Suspected militants torched a girls’ school near the capital of western Farah province on Wednesday, destroying the building, an official said.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): All schools in the Haskamina district of eastern Nangarhar province were reopened on Wednesday a week after they had been shut down by Taliban insurgents, an official said.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Schools in the Haskamina district of eastern Nangarhar province remained closed for a fourth day on Saturday after Taliban insurgents ordered them shut.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Taliban have closed a number of schools in the Haskamina district of eastern Nangarhar province after some of their comrades were arrested by police, residents said on Wednesday.
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed hostel for girls was on Wednesday inaugurated on the university campus in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said.
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a high school principal in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, an official said.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents have been assisting the education authorities in the Sherzad district of eastern Nangarhar province to smoothly run their affairs.
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Students and youth from the Gurbaz district of southeastern Khost province on Wednesday urged the government to intensify efforts for peace in the country.
MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): A schoolteacher has committed suicide in the Kohistan-1 district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Wednesday.
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