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    QALA-E-NOW, Mar 29, 2012: An outside view of the government house in northern Badghis province.
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    Security and Crime

    6 killed as rival families clash

    CHARIKAR/ QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Separate armed clashes between rival families in central Parwan and northwestern Badghis provinces have left six people dead and nearly a dozen others wounded, officials said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Kidnapped engineers freed in Badghis

    QAL-I-NAW (PAN): Kidnappers released three kidnapped engineers with the statistics department in northwestern Badghis province, 10 days after they were abducted from the Maqur district, an official said on Saturday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    8 dead in Badghis; emergency aid promised

    QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Eight people have been died of extreme cold in the Aab-i-Kamari district of northwestern Badghis province, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban kidnap engineers in Badghis

    QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Suspected Taliban militants kidnapped three engineers at the statistics department along with their driver in the Maqur district of northwestern Badghis province, officials said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    10 fighters killed in Badghis offensive

    QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Ten Taliban fighters were killed and another 13 wounded during an operation by Afghan National Army (ANA) troops in the Bala Murghab district of northwestern Badghis province on Tuesday, police said.



    Security and Crime

    160 insurgents join peace process

    QALA-I-NAW (PAN): As many as 160 militants joined the government-initiated peace process in Laghman and Badghis provinces, officials said on Monday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Humanitarian crisis feared in Badghis

    QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Snow avalanches striking the Abkamary district of northern Badghis province have left 80 families trapped inside their homes, officials said on Saturday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Key Badghis pass reopens after 2-day closure

    QALA-I-NAW (PAN): The Sabzak Pass, connecting northwestern Badghis province with western Herat, reopened for traffic after a two-day blockade due to heavy snowfall and avalanches, officials said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Ex-rebels, poor women attend vocational training

    QALA-I-NAW (PAN): More than 400 people, including ex-fighters and poor women, completed a sevenths month vocational training course in northwestern Badghis province on Tuesday, officials said.