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    MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Aug 19, 2014: Youth travel in vehicles, waving national flags on the eve of 95th Independence Day of Afghanistan in northern Balkh  province on Tuesday evening.

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Aug 19, 2014: Officials attend a gathering to mark the 95th Independence Day of Afghanistan in northern Balkh  province.
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    MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Aug 19, 2014: A signboard is installed on a road median for describing King Amanullah Khan's road in northern Balkh province.

    Security and Crime

    2 boys gunned down, athlete stabbed to death

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead three young boys in northern Balkh and Faryab provinces, officials said on Monday.



    Social

    Tourists streaming to scenic Takhar towns

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The number of local tourists from various parts of the country to northern Takhar province has increased following improvement in the security situation and pavement of highways, officials said on Tuesday.



    Business & Economics,Features

    Balkh copper industry on the verge of collapse

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The once flourishing copper industry is teetering on the verge of collapse in northern Balkh province, thanks to imports of cheap foreign goods, residents say.



    MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Aug 03, 2014: Katab Shams, head of Balkh agriculture, irrigation and livestock department, in an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN).
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    MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Aug 02, 2014: International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) top ranking officials attend command changing ceremony in northern Balkh province.

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Jul 27, 2014: A view of a Zoroastrians' historical temple in northern Balkh province.
    PAJHWOK/Ihasa

    Education

    All Balkh schools to have buildings in 3 years

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Officials of education department said on Saturday that construction work on 150 school buildings were underway in northern Balkh province.