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    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.



    Social

    Lorry drivers stage protest in Mazar-i-Sharif

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Some 150 lorry drivers on Tuesday staged a protest rally in the capital of northern Balkh province against the municipality for what they called charging heavy taxes at high security areas.



    MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Jul 13, 2014: Photo of assassinated Khalid Aqa Yaqoubi, employee of Lahza Radio, in northern Balkh province.

    Security and Crime

    Senior militants among 12 held in Balk

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A military commander and three shadow district chiefs were among 12 militants arrested in the northern Balk province, an official said on Sunday.



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    1,000 Balkh residents to perform Haj

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): More than 1,000 people would be taken to Saudi Arabia from northern Balkh province for the performance of Haj this year, an official said on Saturday.



    Governance

    Results have paved way for parallel govt: Noor

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The governor of northern Balkh province on Tuesday said the release of preliminary results by the Independent Election Commission (IEC) had paved the way for a parallel government.



    Education

    Karzai urged to sign higher education law

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Attending a gathering in the capital of northern Balkh province, students from various universities on Sunday urged President Hamid Karzai to sign the higher education law.



    Security and Crime

    2 killed, 9 injured in Mazar blast

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and at least 9 others were injured on Thursday evening when a bomb went off in front of a marketplace in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.



    Governance

    Narcotics yield, trade and use on the rise

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Marking World Anti-Narcotics Day, participants of a gathering in the capital of northern Balkh province on Saturday raised their concerns about increasing poppy cultivation, drug smuggling and use in the country.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Balkh bus-truck collision claims 5 lives

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Five people were killed and 16 others wounded in an accident in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Saturday, an official said.