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    More than 35,000 children lack access education in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): More than 35,000 children, about 70 percent of them girls, are being deprived of education due to various problems in northern Samangan province, an official said on Monday.


    Samangan schools receive equipment

    AIBAK (PAN): Forty schools were provided books, stationery, furniture and laboratory equipment in northern Samangan province on Tuesday, an education official said.


    The stone eater of Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN):Sofi Abdul Razaq, 71, is somewhat of a local celebrity in Afghanistan’s northern Samangan province. He’s not an entertainer, neither is he a mass leader.


    Militant group joins peace process

    AIBAK (PAN): A four-member militant group joined the peace process in Dara-i-Sauf Payan district of northern Samangan province, officials said on Wednesday.

    Accidents & DisastersNo details available

    4 die in collision in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Four people were killed and as many others were injured when a car crashed into another vehicle on a highway in northern Samangan province on Sunday, officials said.


    2,700 complete literacy course in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): About 2,700 people, most of them women, completed a nine-month literacy course in northern Samangan province, officials said on Monday.

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    Ex-jihadi commander killed in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): A former jihadi commander was shot dead along with his son by the Taliban insurgents in the northern province of Samangan, officials said on Monday.

    AIBAK, Jan 22, 2011: A burqa-clad male prisoner with female relative is shown to media after he tried to escape the prison in northern Samangan province .

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    258 government officials receive training in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): More than 250 government employees in northern Samangan province have completed a one-month training in management, an official said on Sunday.