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    Taliban kill farmer on spying charge

    SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A farmer was killed by militants on the charge of spying for the government in the Mangjik district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday. But the Taliban called the victim an intelligence operative.



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    Dostum’s guard among 4 killed in road crash

    HERAT/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Four people, including one of Uzbek warlord Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum’s guards, were killed and seven others injured in road accidents in western Herat and northern Faryab provinces, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    ANA officer kills man, burns his body

    SHIBERGHAN (PAN): An elderly man was allegedly killed and his body set on fire by a couple in Shiberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province, police said on Thursday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Floods kill 19 in Jawzjan, Sar-i-Pul

    SAR-I-PUL/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Nineteen people were killed, 25 injured and 60 others reported missing after heavy floods ravaged northern Sar-i-Pul and Jawzjan provinces.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban-designated district chief held

    SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A Taliban-designated district chief for Darzab, who was involved in planning attacks against security forces, was detained by local police in northern Jawzjan province, officials said on Tuesday.



    Business & Economics

    Jawzjan revenue up 40 pc in 2011

     SHIBERGHAN (PAN): The northern Jawzjan province revenue surged by $1.99 million (55 million afs) in 2011 -- reflecting a 40 percent hike compared to 2010, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    12 seminary students detained in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Foreign troops detained a dozen students of a religious school during an operation in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province on Monday, officials said.



    Reconstruction

    New building added to Jawzjan University (Video)

    SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A newly-constructed building was inaugurated on the university campus



    Reconstruction

    New building added to Jawzjan University

    SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A newly-constructed building was inaugurated on the university campus in northern Jawzjan province on Wednesday, officials said.



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    Power network being established in Jawzjan

    SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A mega power network, jointly supported by Turkmenistan and Turkey, is being established in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Monday.