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AIBAK (Pajhwok): Teen-aged boys have a distinct advantage over the older miners of Dara-e-Sauf, a coal-rich area in northern Samangan province. Burrowed into the foothills of the Hindu Kush is a vast network of dark, narrow shafts running as deep as... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Hundreds of residents including tribal elders, influential and Ulama, urge the government to stop militiamen from harassing people in northern Kunduz province.The militia is a voluntary armed tribal force created by locals to... read more
KUNDUZ (PAN): A local policeman shot dead his commander and his bodyguard at a checkpoint in northern Kunduz Province, an official said on Wednesday.“The shooting took place late Tuesday night in the Mirshikh area, on the outskirts of Chahardara... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Three individual had been detained by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) for having links to the Taliban in northern Kunduz province, the alliances said on Tuesday.In a brief statement, ISAF said the individuals... read more
KUNDUZ CITY/MAIMANA (PAN): Six shepherds and more than 1,500 sheep have died due to heavy snowstorms and avalanches in northern Kunduz and Faryab provinces, officials said on Monday.Four shepherds were killed along with their 500 sheep in the Dasht-... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A Tribal militiaman killed his wife for giving birth to a baby girl in the northern province of Kunduz , officials said on Monday.Sher Mohammad, 30, strangled his 22 years old spouse, Storai, with the help of his mother in the... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A girls' school with the capacity to accommodate nearly 1,400 students was inaugurated in capital of northern Kunduz province on Thursday, officials said.The two-storey school had 16 classrooms, eight administrative rooms, a water... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A tribal militia commander was gunned downed and his bodyguard injured in a Taliban ambush in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.Commander Nasim was ambushed late on Tuesday in the Kanam area on the outskirts... read more
KUNDUZ CITY/FARAH (PAN): At least six civilians were killed and 45 others injured in two separate road accidents in Kunduz and Farah provinces, officials said on Saturday.One of the accidents took place early in the morning when a passenger bus... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): An ethnic leader was wounded in a roadside bombing in northern Kunduz province, where an explosives-laden car was seized by security forces, officials said on Wednesday.The early morning explosion occurred in Charkh Aab area on... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The militia force was impeding the peace and reintegration process in northern Kunduz province, officials said on Monday.The militia is an armed tribal force created of locals to ensure security for their communities without... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Work opportunities have been provided for more than 500 poor women with distribution of chickens by the agriculture department of northern Kunduz province, officials said on Saturday. "I run a poultry farm that has spared me the... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The Khanabad district counterterrorism chief was killed and a council member injured in separate attacks in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Monday. Gul Mohammad, the counterterrorism official, was ambushed late on... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Foreign troops arrested a former Jihadi commander along with six others in the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province, local officials said Monday, but ISAF insisted the detainees were militants.Abdul Momen, the former... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Payenda Mohammad, chief of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) for District 5 of Kunduz City, was killed and three civilians were injured in a roadside blast in Kunduz, an official said Thursday. Mohammad’s vehicle... read more
KUNDUZ CITYY (PAN): Five people were killed and 22 others, including women and children, were wounded when a powerful blast rocked the centre of Khanabad district in northern Kunduz province late on Friday, police said. The explosives planted on a... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Carpet weavers have been hit hard by thehigh cost of raw materials in northern Kunduz province, officials saidon Wednesday. "Because of the high cost of thread and dyes that are imported from Pakistan, carpet production has... read more
  KUNDUZ CITY (PAN):Carpet weavers have been hit hard by the high cost of raw materials in northern Kunduz province, officials said on Wednesday. "Because of the high cost of thread and dyes that are imported from Pakistan, carpet... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A militia commander was killed along with one of his men by a bodyguard in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Saturday.  Commander Ismail was killed late on Friday in the Char Tot area of Khanabad district, when... read more
TALOQAN (PAN): Nearly a dozen people were killed and 85 others wounded when a protest demonstration over the deaths of four people in a NATO raid turned violent in northern Takhar province on Wednesday, officials said. Police opened fire at... read more