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    Sari Pul lacks irrigation water, school buildings

    SARI PUL CITY (PAN): Residents of northern Sari Pul province on Monday said they have been facing numerous problems due to lack irrigation water and education facilities.

    Business & Economics

    $12b oil & gas extraction deal signed

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): An agreement on oil and gas extraction from the Afghan-Tajik basin in northeastern Afghanistan was signed on Tuesday with three companies, which would invest $12 billion in the energy-starved country, an official said.


    Balkh residents unhappy with mobile teams

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Residents of some areas in northern Balkh province on Saturday said they were not satisfied with the performance of mobile voter registration teams.


    Work on railroad to begin in 6 months

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Work on a railroad between the Kaldar district of Balkh province and Tajikistan would be launched in the next six months, an official said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    Poll security in north, northeast discussed

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Senior officials from northern and northeastern provinces on Wednesday held a meeting behind closed doors in Balkh province to discuss security for next year’s elections.

    Accidents & Disasters

    5 children among 9 dead in Samangan crash

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Nine people, including five children, were killed and as many others sustained injuries when two passenger cars crashed on the Kabul-Mazar-i-Sharif highway in northern Samangan province, an official said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    Taliban commander detained in Sar-i-Pul

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Security officials in northern Sar-i-Pul province on Thursday claimed detaining the Taliban military commission’s head.

    Security and Crime

    2 detained for collecting Ushr in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Two men have been arrested with weapons for allegedly collecting Ushr (Zakat) from farmers in the Chamtal district of northern Balkh province, security officials said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime

    Former senator joins Taliban ranks

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): A former senator from the Kohistanat area of northern Sar-i-Pul province has joined the Taliban, the insurgent movement claimed on Tuesday.

    Accidents & Disasters

    27 dead in Samangan mine blast

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF/AIBAK (PAN): Twenty-seven workers have been killed during an explosion inside a coalmine in northern Samangan province, officials said on Sunday.