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KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): German Minister of Defence Dr Thomas de Maiziere arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday for an unannounced visit to meet German troops in northern Kunduz province, the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) said.During his seventh trip... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): More than 50 thousand livestock will be vaccinated during a campaign launched by the provincial Agriculture and Livestock Department with the financial support of International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) forces in northern... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Officials ring the bell to mark the official start of a new academic year in capital city of northern Kunduz province.PAJHWOK/Abdul Mateen Sarfaraz
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Public health officials pile up expired food and medicines to be sit ablaze in northern Kunduz province. The expired stuff had been collected from drugstores and shops during a three-month campaign, an official said.PAJHWOK/... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Governor Muhammad Anwar Jagadlak accompanied by provincial officials, plants a sapling as a part of plantation drive in northern Kunduz province.Almost two million saplings would be planted in the province by next month, an... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Jihadi leaders, religious scholars, members of provincial council and government officials attend a public meeting in northern Kunduz province.Participants of the meeting demanded of the government to arrest killers of tribal... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The provincial council secretary was injured in a roadside bombing in Khaiaban area of the provincial capital.Maulvi Khosh Mohammad was injured in the blast that ripped through his vehicle at around 3:30pm in the area, police... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The provincial council secretary was injured in a roadside bombing in Khaiaban area of the provincial capital.Maulvi Khosh Mohammad was injured in the blast that ripped through his vehicle at around 3:30pm in the area, police... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A mass-marriage ceremony, involving 9 young couples, was held in the capital city of northern Kunduz province.PAJHWOK/Abdul Mateen Sarfaraz
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Angry protesters shout anti-US slogans during a demonstration in northern Kunduz province against the alleged burning of the Quran by US-forces in the Bagram airfield .The protesters sought harsh punishment for the soldiers... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Four demonstrators were killed and 56 injured after they attacked the United Nation Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) office in northern Kunduz province. Hundreds of people rallied from the Chaman area toward the... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A shepherd receives a sack of food for animals provided by local official in the northern province of Kunduz on Tusdeay. PAJHWOK/Abdul Matin Sarfraz
KUNDUZ, Dec 10, 2011: A former jihadi commander, Sher Mohammad Arab, and a civilian were killed as a result of a blast in northern Kunduz province on Saturday, an official said.Another sixteen people were injured when a bomb-rigged... read more
KUNDUZ, Nov 02, 2011: The newly-constucted building for the Ahmad Shah Baba school in the Aliabad district of northern Kunduz province.Earlier, students had to sit under tents. PAJHWOK/Abdul Matin Sarafarz
KUNDUZ CITY, Oct 26, 2011: A farmer displays cauliflower to Pajhwok reporter in northern Kunduz province.The crops of cauliflowers have increased in this northern province, farmers say.PAJHWOK/Abul Matin Sarfaraz
KUNDUZ, Oct 19, 2011:  A drought-affected person receives food stuff in Khan Abad district of northern Kunduz province. More than 10,000 drought-affected families will receive edibles being distributed by the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A district police chief in northern Kunduz province said on Saturday he had survived a roadside bomb attack, but one of his bodyguards was killed.His vehicle struck the roadside bomb on the way to the office, Col. Ghulam Mohiuddin... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The under-19 national cricket team on Friday defeated Band-i-Amir cricket club in the final match of the Ahmad Shah Abdali Zonal Cricket Tournament being played in northern Kunduz province, an official said. Beginning on June 20... read more
TALOQAN (PAN): A huge suicide blast in northern Takhar province on Saturday killed four Afghan police officials, including two senior commanders, and two German soldiers. Nine Afghan officials, including the provincial governor, were wounded. The... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Local officials on Friday said insurgents have started fleeing northern Kunduz province following the killing of AlQaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden, but the Taliban, denying the claim, vowed to continue their fight. The world's... read more
KUNDUZ (PAN): A police official and an elderly man were killed as a result of an explosion in northern Kunduz province on Thursday, officials said. The blast happened at about 1:30pm in the Khalazi area of Chardara district, deputy police chief,... read more
KUNDUZ CITT (PAN): A relative of Kunduz Mayor and a parliamentary candidate were killed and five others, including the mayor, were wounded when a bomb went off in a graveyard in the northern  province on Tuesday, police said. The explosion... read more
KABUL/KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Twenty militants were killed in a clash with Tajikistan border guards earlier this week along the border between Tajikistan and Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday.The gun fight started on Wednesday and lasted until the... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Four people, including two policemen, were killed and several others wounded in a bomb explosion in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Friday.The remote-controlled bomb went off in the main bazaar of Dasht-i-Archi... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): More than 6,500 families are expected to benefit from 31 welfare projects in the northern province of Baghlan, an official said on Sunday.The projects, inaugurated by the National Solidarity Programme (NSP), cost about 34 millions... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Thousands of families will benefit from 32 development projects inaugurated in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday.The projects, costing 32.58 millions afghanis, provided by the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation... read more
KUNDUZ (PAN): Four Taliban militants, including their commander, were captured and another rebel was killed in the northern province of Kunduz on Tuesday, a senior police officer said.Commander Abdul Wali was detailed along with three fighters... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The Kunduz Department of Education launched on Thursday a programme offering 6,500 schoolteachers free medical treatment.Governor Muhammad Omar launched the initiative by distributing to 25 male and female teachers free health... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Up to 200 Taliban fighters attacked a district headquarters in the northern province of Kunduz, sparking a gun battle with police that left 10 insurgents dead, an official said on Tuesday.The Taliban tried to overrun the Dasht-i-... read more
FAIZABAD (PAN): A gubernatorial spokesman was wounded in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the increasingly restive northern province of Kunduz, an official said on Saturday.Mahboobullah Saeedi was shot injured inside his home Friday afternoon. He... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A prominent Taliban commander was among a dozen militants killed in a NATO-led airstrike in the increasingly volatile northern province of Kunduz on Thursday, officials said.At least six others were wounded in the air raid in the... read more
TALOQAN (PAN): More than 400 homes have been destroyed in northern Takhar province when the Amu River overflowed, an official said on Wednesday.The floods badly hit Kalbat village, in Darqad district on Tuesday evening and also destroyed 1,000 acres... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Six Taliban fighters, planning an attack on police checkpoints, were killed in a joint operation by Afghan and NATO soldiers in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Tuesday.The joint offensive was carried out soon after... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Nine border police were killed in the northern province of Kunduz when they were poisoned by militants, an official said on Sunday.The nine were killed on Saturday night when militants attacked a border police check point in Satar... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Two German soldiers were wounded when their military vehicles hit roadside bombs in separate incidents in northern Kunduz province on SaturdayBoth explosions happened in the Chahar Dara district where troops were patrolling the... read more
KUNDUZ (PAN): As the parliamentary election campaign entered its 12th day on Sunday, candidates in northern Kunduz province have not yet started electioneering due to security concerns.Although posters and billboards of some aspirants can be seen in... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Three German soldiers were injured when their convoy hit a roadside bomb in the relatively peaceful province of Badakhshan, the German military said on Sunday.The incident occurred on Saturday evening in the Warduj district of the... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Five members of a government-backed tribal militia were killed and as many were wounded during a clash with Taliban in the increasingly volatile northern province of Kunduz, officials said on Friday.The clash erupted in the Rahmat... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Three Taliban fighters and a tribal militia were killed and another militia was wounded in an overnight firefight occurred in Kunduz province, an official said Thursday.The clash erupted Wednesday night as the tribal militias --... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): At least 14 Taliban militants and three soldiers, two of them Americans, were killed Wednesday in a battle in northern Kunduz province, officials said.Two prominent Taliban local commanders, Qari Latif and Talib Shah, were among... read more
TALOQAN (PAN): A protest against alleged proselytisers in northern Takhar province turned violent on Thursday when security forces reportedly opened fire on the crowd.Hundreds of people from all walks of life had taken part in the demonstration in... read more
TAKHAR (PAN): A joint Afghan and NATO offensive has driven Taliban militants out of three districts in northeastern Takhar province, officials said.The operation was launched nine days ago in the relatively restive districts of Durqad, Yangi Qala... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A commander of a pro-government tribal militia was shot dead on Monday in northern Kunduz province, an official said.The commander, Abdul Satar, was killed Monday morning when he and his guards were ambushed by militants in the... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A commander and foot soldier of a pro-government tribal militia were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in northern Kunduz province on Sunday, an official said.Commander Baloch and his partner were killed Sunday... read more
KUNDUZ (PAN): Seven people have died and hundreds of livestock perished in flash floods triggered days of heavy downpours in northern Takhar province, an official said on Saturday.The floods also resulted in the destruction of hundreds of acres of... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): German Development Minister Dirk Niebel inaugurated a vocational training centre, completed at a cost of 350,000 euros, in northern Kunduz province on Tuesday.Speaking to media people after inaugurating the centre, Niebel said: "... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Two rockets hit this northern Afghan town Tuesday as NATO and Afghan forces launched an offensive against the Taliban militants in the increasingly volatile province of Kunduz.The fist rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) hit a... read more
KUNDUZ (PAN): A jeep carrying German troops swerved to avoid a civilian car in northern Kunduz province on Wednesday, causing the vehicle to flip over and injuring four soldiers, officials said.The incident took place as the soldiers were on their... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A plane carrying 38 passengers, some of them foreigners, and five crew members went missing in the mountainous Salang Pass, north of the Afghan capital, on Monday, officials said.The Pamir Airways plane, bound for Kabul, dropped... read more
KABUL (PAN): At least 30 school girls were poisoned Tuesday in the provincial capital of Kunduz, the third such attack on a girls' school in the city in less than a month, officials said.The girls had been taken to a local hospital, where some of... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A pro-government militia commander was injured while two of his guards were killed in a clash with insurgents in the increasingly volatile northern province of Kunduz, officials said on Tuesday.The commander, Ishaq Nizami was... read more
KUNDUZ (PAN): A drone crashed in northern Kunduz province on Sunday, the NATO-led alliance said, blaming a technical fault.However, a Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said militants had shot down the plane. He said they had also collected the... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF/TALOQAN (PAN): More than two dozen people have been killed in flash floods triggered by days of heavy downpours that lashed northern Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday.Most of the fatalities occurred in the Pakhtun Kot district... read more
TALOQAN (PAN): Heavy flooding in northern Takhar province has destroyed over 3,000 homes, killed dozens of livestock and cut off transport between nine districts, officials said on Friday.Residents whose houses were destroyed have taken refuge in... read more
KUNDUZ (PAN): Taliban militants have forced mobile phone companies not to operate during nigh time in the increasingly volatile northern Kunduz province.Four major mobile phone companies, including Afghan Wireless, Roshan, Etisalat and MTN, have... read more

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