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    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.

    Security and CrimeNo details available

    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 .

    GovernanceNo details available

    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.

    SAMANGAN, Nov 06, 2010: A number of patients are waiting at the courtyard of the Samangan provincial hospital to receive treatment.

    Security and Crime

    Samangan district declared weapons-free

    AIBAK (PAN): Local militia leaders surrendered more than 40 weapons to the government's disarmament body in northern Samangan province on Wednesday, making Hazrat-i-Sultan a "peace district".

    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    New building for Hajj and Auqaf Directorate opens

    AIBAK (PAN): A newly-constructed building for the Hajj and Auqaf directorate in northern Samangan province has been inaugurated, officials said.

    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    Locusts destroy wheat crops in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): A massive locust attack in a district of the northern province of Samangan has destroyed wheat crops cultivated over hundreds of acres of land, with no sign of improvement in sight despite an ongoing anti-insect campaign, residents said on Wednesday.