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    Scores rally for Nigerian schoolgirls’ release

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Scores of Afghan girls and civil society activists rallied in Bamyan City for the safe release of kidnapped Nigerian school students on humanitarian grounds.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Floods kill 3, wash away dozens of houses

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Triggered by torrential rains, floods killed three people and washed away hundreds of houses in Baghlan, Bamyan and Badakhshan provinces on Thursday, officials said.



    Reconstruction

    Asphalting of Silk Road kicks off

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Work on asphalting a seven-kilometre portion of the Silk Road was launched in central Bamyan province on Saturday, an official said.



    BAMYAN CITY, Apr 19, 2014: Workers of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) busy in vote count at a polling centre in central Bamyan province.
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    Governance

    Votes of 10 ballot boxes partially invalidated

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Votes cast for presidential candidates at 10 ballot boxes were partially invalidated after a recount in central Bamyan province, an official said on Wednesday.



    BAMYAN CITY, Apr 16, 2014: Workers of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) busy in votes count at a polling centre in central Bamyan province.
    PAJHWOK/Hadi Ghafari

    BAMYAN CITY, Apr 12, 2014: Governor Ghulam Ali Wahdat along with other officials shows Bamyan's master plan to media-men in central Bamyan province. PAJHWOK/Hadi Ghafari

    BAMYAN CITY, Apr 10, 2014: Naimatullah Tanin, head of Bamyan Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC), in an interview with Pajhwok Afghan News. PAJHWOK/Hadi Ghafari

    Governance

    Quarantining 25pc Badakhshan ballot boxes feared

    FAIZABAD/BAMYAN (Pajhwok): At least 74 electoral complaints had been recorded in northeastern Badakhshan province and the objections if verified could lead to putting 25 percent of ballot boxes in quarantine, an official said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Baghlan ballot boxes thrown into river

    PUL-I-KHUMRI/KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Insurgents seized ballot boxes from two polling stations and threw them into a river in a border area between Baghlan and Bamyan provinces, an official said Saturday.