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CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Fifty-five insurgents, including their commander, joined the peace process in the western province of Ghor, an official said on Thursday.Led by Fazal Haq, the ex-fighters also turned in their weapons to security forces, said... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Police on Sunday rescued a young couple from being stoned to death after they eloped in western Ghor province, where another girl committed suicide, officials said.Police received information that a boy and a girl were being... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Police on Sunday rescued a young couple from being stoned to death after they eloped in western Ghor province, where another girl committed suicide, officials said.Police received information that a boy and a girl were being... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): An official of the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) was killed during a militant attack in the western province of Ghor, police said on Thursday.Mohiuddin was killed when the Taliban stormed the BRAC office in... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): An 18-member Taliban group has joined the peace process in western Ghor province, officials said on Wednesday.Led by Mullah Seraj, the fighters surrendered in the Taghi Timor area of Chaghcharan, the provincial capital, the acting... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Local officials in the western Ghor province on Wednesday said that two Iranian nationals had been arrested on espionage charges, while the suspects said they fled their homeland because the government accused them of having links... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): The foundation stone of a new building for the water management department in western Ghor province was laid on Sunday, officials said.The double-storey building is being constructed at a cost of $436,000(21,721,500 afghanis) from... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Ninety-eight insurgents joined the government-initiated reconciliation programme in western Ghor and northeastern Badakhshan provinces on Wednesday, officials said.Led by Mullah Murtaza and Mullah Mustafa, 36 rebels joined the... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): A midwife was rescued from her abductors as a result of tribal elders’ intervention on Tuesday, two days after her kidnapping, in the Shahrak district of western Ghor province, officials said.The midwife at a health clinic in the... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Tired of fighting, 12 rebels group has decided to join the government-initiated reconciliation programme in the Dawlatyar district of western Ghor Province on Monday, an official said.Lead by Mullah Bahadir, the twelve insurgents... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Residents in the western Ghor Province are fined and punished if they demand more bride price, compared to the amount fixed by illegal armed gangs.According to Mohammad Omar, 40, a resident of Dolina district, the illegal armed... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): The Herat-Ghor highway was blocked by a rockslide and flash floods in western Ghor province, officials said on Thursday.The key route was closed in the Bidan area after a huge rock fell from a mountain on the road, said Hamidullah... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): The Herat-Ghor highway was blocked by a rockslide and flash floods in western Ghor province, officials said on Thursday.The key route was closed in the Bidan area after a huge rock fell from a mountain on the road, said Hamidullah... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Interior Minister Bismillah Mohammadi on Wednesday promised a crackdown in western Ghor province on illegal armed commanders within two months.Local officials say up to 6,000 armed men, or about 100 groups, operate in the province... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Additional local militia personnel would be recruited and deployed to western Ghor province to strengthen security there, officials say. But locals and provincial council members regard local militias a source of insecurity.... read more
SAR-I-PUL/CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Residents of the Kohistanat district of northern Sar-i-Pul province have suffered heavy financial losses, officials said on Sunday.  The overnight flooding washed away thousands of acres of cropped land, acting... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Recent heavy snowfall has crippled passage to several districts in western Ghor province but official figures on the number of roads cleared so far appears contradicting.Provincial public works director Muhammad Iqbal told... read more
CHAGHCHRAN (PAN): A group of Taliban joined the peace process in the Charsada district of northwestern Ghor province, officials said on Thursday.Mullah Abdul Majeeb, who led the 10-member rebel group, surrendered to security officials in the... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Heavy snowfalls have blocked several highways and roads in western Ghor province, sending rates of daily-use commodities soaring in districts and the provincial capital, officials said on Tuesday.One of the key roads connecting... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Seven members of a family were rescued after a snow avalanche struck the Pasaband district of western Ghor province on Sunday, officials said.  The family was rescued by residents after remaining buried under the snow for 29... read more
CHANGHCHARAN (PAN): Eleven policemen and intelligence officials trapped inside their vehicles by heavy snow were rescued by a NATO helicopter in western Ghor province, officials said on Wednesday.A dozen 12 officials had gone for a week-long... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Three people were killed and four others wounded after snow avalanches hit the provincial capital and two districts of western Ghor province, officials said on Monday.A house caved in after being struck by a snow avalanche in the... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Fifty children have died of measles in western Ghor province, where the provincial council warned of closing down the public health department if urgent remedial steps were not taken.  Mohammad Hanif, who has admitted three... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Illegal gunmen have prevented contractors from clearing roads of snow in western Ghor province, an official said on Monday.The gunmen sought money from contractors in return for letting them continue snow-clearing operations, the... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): An outbreak of a mysterious disease, believed to be chickenpox, has claimed the lives of 13 children, leaving many others seriously sick in the western province of Ghor, officials on Tuesday.The disease spread to remote areas over... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Two policemen were killed and a third injured in infighting in the western province of Ghor, officials said on Saturday.One official was killed and another wounded when a policeman turned his gun at his colleagues after a verbal... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): A newly-constructed sports stadium and a Gymnasium were inaugurated in western Ghor province on Thursday, an official said.The Japanese-funded projects cost $464,000 (22,624,600 afghanis), provincial sports director Amir Mohammad... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Agriculture and livestock officials say 80 percent of forests in western Ghor province have been destroyed by a drought and unauthorised tree felling.Around 24 hectares of land in the province has forests, pistachio, almond and... read more
CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): The prosecutor-general of western Ghor province on Monday accused the governor of interfering in his affairs, claiming he has been warned of harsh consequences.Gul Ahmad Haideri told Pajhwok Afghan News Governor Abdullah Hewadwal... read more

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