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    8 insurgents killed in Badakhshan offensive

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Eight rebels have been killed and 17 others wounded in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Tuesday.



    Business & Economics,Social

    Badakhshan road blockades jack up prices

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The dilapidated condition of roads that link border districts with the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province has resulted in increased prices of food items, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    8 militants killed in Jawzjan, Badakhshan

    SHIBERGHAN/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least eight militants have been killed and six people, including a civilian, wounded during separate incidents in northern Jawzjan and northeastern Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Saturday.



    Governance

    Get to grips with foreign meddling, new prez told

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of northeastern Badakhshan province want the incoming president to focus on stopping foreign interference in Afghanistan and ensuring sustained international military assistance to ensure stability.



    Security and Crime

    5 districts cut off from Badakhshan capital

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Militants have cut off five districts from Faizabad, the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province, by damaging a key road, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    6 Afghan soldiers dead in Badakhshan blast

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least six Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed in a roadside bombing in the Baharak district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Monday.



    Health

    Work on building 10-bed hospital launched

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work on a 10-bed hospital was launched in the Tagab district of northeastern Badakhshan province where child-mother mortality rate was on the rise, officials said on Saturday.



    Business & Economics

    Insecurity, lousy road undercut port value

    BADAKHSHAN (Pajhwok): Multiple problems have forced traders to spend more on transporting their imports through Sher Khan and Hairatan ports instead of Ishkashim in northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said on Saturday.



    FAIZABAD, Aug 20, 2014: Officials lay the foundation stone for a township for affected families of landslide in Urgo district of northeastern Badakhshan province.
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    Security and Crime

    PC candidate allegedly held with drugs

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Three people, including a leading provincial council runner, have been detained with 300 kilograms of drugs in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Wednesday.