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    Tonnes of expired medicine, food torched

    BADAKHSHAN (PAN): Tonnes of low-quality medicine and expired food were set on fire in Yawan district of northeastern Badakhshan province on Saturday, an official said.



    Misc

    Rare sheep in danger of being hunted to extinction

    FAIZABAD (PAN): The population of wild animals, such as the Marco Polo and Urial sheep, is at risk in northeastern Badakhshan province due to hunting and smuggling, the environment protection depar



    Education

    Women finding education in mosques

    FAIZABAD (PAN): The number of women and girls attending Friday prayers and joining religious schools has been increasing in northeastern Badakhshan province.



    Security and CrimeBADAKHSHAN, Apr 29 2009:  A caravan of Kyrgyz horse riders travels passing through narrow path next to a gorge. The Little Pamir of Afghanistan is difficult to reach, as traveling requires days of travel on horseback through high passes, narrow paths next to gorges, and extreme tracks. In winter, when the river frozen, it's possible to travel on the ice - which makes the track shorter and relatively easier. PAJHWOK/Agustinus Wibowo

    Teachers' salary looted in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Unknown gunmen looted salaries of teachers amounting to millions of afghanis after shooting dead an education official and injuring another carrying the amount in northeastern Badak



    Security and Crime

    16 armed men detained in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Sixteen fighters were detained by police on Thursday after they fought each other in the northeastern province of Badakhshan, officials said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    2 hurt in Badakhshan filling station fire

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Two people were wounded when a fire broke out at a private filling station in northeastern Badakhshan province on Saturday, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Hill sliding kills 2 in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Two people were killed and a third injured when a hill sliding struck their house early Saturday in the northeastern province of Badakhshan, officials said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Houses collapse under snow fall in northeast

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Hundreds of families are at risk of losing their homes as heavy snowfall continues in northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Deportation of Tajik women sought

    FAIZABAD (PAN): The Tajikistan Consulate in northeastern Badakhshan has asked the Afghan government to hand over five Tajik women who illegally crossed the border into Afghanistan 25 days back, an



    ReconstructionBADAKHSHAN, Apr 29 2009:  A caravan of Kyrgyz horse riders travels passing through narrow path next to a gorge. The Little Pamir of Afghanistan is difficult to reach, as traveling requires days of travel on horseback through high passes, narrow paths next to gorges, and extreme tracks. In winter, when the river frozen, it's possible to travel on the ice - which makes the track shorter and relatively easier. PAJHWOK/Agustinus Wibowo

    Key Badakhshan road nears completion

    FAIZABAD (PAN): An under-construction road in northeastern Badakhshan province has eased problems of residents and paved the way for smooth transfer of agricultural products.