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    Samangan PRT troops withdraw

    AIBAK (PAN): Swedish and Finnish soldiers at the provincial reconstruction team in northern Samangan province have left after a protest demonstration against the Quran burning incident threatened t


    29 schools upgraded in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Twenty-nine schools were upgraded to intermediate and high schools at the start of the new academic year in the northern province of Samangan, an official said on Tuesday.

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    ISAF arrests 3 suspects in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): NATO-led forces arrested three gunmen in northern Samangan province, officials said on Thursday.

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    Green light given to coal transportation in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Authorities in northern Samangan province on Tuesday gave a green light to the transportation of coal from a mine in Darra-i-Sauf Payan district after a counterinsurgency operation.

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    Madrasa students protest teacher's arrest

    AIBAK (PAN): Hundreds of madrasa (seminary) students and religion scholars staged a protest in northern Samangan province on Sunday for the release of a cleric arrested by local intelligence agents


    20-km road graveled in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): A 20-kilometre road, benefitting more than 100,000 people, has been graveled in northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday.


    Retaining wall, bridge built in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): A retaining wall and a bridge, benefiting hundreds of people, were constructed in northern Samangan province, officials said on Saturday.


    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.