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    208 Paktika schools without buildings

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Of the 365 schools in southeastern Paktia province, 208 are without proper buildings, the education director said on Friday.


    90pc of Bala Balok schools ‘dysfunctional’

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The youth on Thursday claimed close to 90 percent of schools in the Bala Balok district of western Farah province were “dysfunctional,”  a claim rejected by local education authorities.


    School, cricket stadium to be built in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): After the devastating landslide in northeastern Badakhshan province, first school would be constructed in Argo district while the cricket stadium would be built in Faizabad, the provincial capital, said provincial education director.

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    No student kidnapped in Haskamina: official

    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.

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    Gunmen torch girls’ school in Farah

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Suspected militants torched a girls’ school near the capital of western Farah province on Wednesday, destroying the building, an official said.

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    All closed schools in Haskamina reopen

    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.


    Taliban’s ban on Haskamina schools continues

    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.

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    Taliban shut schools in Haskamina

    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.


    Badakhshan University gets new girls’ hostel

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed hostel for girls was on Wednesday inaugurated on the university campus in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said.

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    School principal, policeman killed in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a high school principal in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, an official said.