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    Shahadah appears on the skin of melon

    AIBAK (PAN): A statement considered one of the five pillars of Islam has appeared on the skin of a melon in the northern province of Samangan.



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    Call to punish ANA soldiers who beat Paktia senator

    GARDEZ (PAN): Hundreds of people in the capital of southeastern Paktia province on Tuesday demanded the government put on trial Afghan National Army soldiers who beat up a senator.



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    Report on flood losses in Wardak released

    MAIDA SHAHAR (PAN): Recent flash floods in central Maidan Wardak province damaged 11,031 houses and washed away thousands of acres of land, officials said.



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    140 partridges released in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Policemen in northern Samangan province have collected 140 partridges from bird sellers and released them into the air, officials said on Monday.



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    Rains cause heavy losses to farmers in Parwan, Kabul

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Farmers and orchard owners in some districts of central Parwan and Kabul provinces say they have lost about 80 percent of their crops due to the recent rains.



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    Health clinics run by Afghans at refugee camps face closure

    QUETTA (PAN): Afghans living in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province say the UN refugee agency and the Afghan Commissionerate are closing health clinics at refugee camps.



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    Food distributed to flood victims

    MAHMUD RAQI (PAN): Hundreds of flood-affected families in Kapisa province received food assistance, provided by the Kazakh government and a French aid agency, officials said on Sunday.



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    Schools lack teachers in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Residents of southeastern Khost province have complained about a shortage of trained teachers in government schools.



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    63 children returned from treatment in Germany

    KABUL (PAN): As many as 63 Afghan children with orthopedic problems and burn injuries returned home after receiving treatment in Germany, an official said Sunday.



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    ANDMA warns of winter food shortage

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) is concerned that the country might face food shortages in the winter, but the agriculture ministry says the opposite.