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    Zabihullah Ehsas

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    Education,Culture

    Coordination among ethnic groups stressed

    MAZAR-E-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Civil Society Networks in northern Balkh province on Saturday alleged no efforts had been made in the past 13 years to improve coordination among different ethnic communities.



    Reconstruction

    38 projects underway in Sar-i-Pul, Wardak

    MAZAR-E-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Construction work on 38 development projects in northern Sar-i-Pul and central Maidan Wardak provinces has been launched, benefitting thousands of families, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    5 years old girl raped in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A 22-year man sexually assaulted a 5-year old girl in the Sholgar district of northern Balkh province, the deputy district chief said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    4 wedding guests killed, 20 wounded

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): At least four people were killed and 20 others injured when unidentified people lobbed a hand grenade at a wedding party in northern Balkh province, an official said Sunday.



    Accidents & DisastersNo details available

    Gas cylinder explosion leaves 1 dead

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): One person was killed and three others were injured in a gas cylinder explosion in Mazar-I-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Sunday.



    Governance

    Balkh businesswomen seek market access

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Women entrepreneurs in northern Balk province complain cheap and substandard imports from neighbouring countries are making it difficult for them to find a market for their high-quality products. 



    Education

    17,000 complete basic literacy course in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): As many as 17,000 people were equipped with basic literacy in northern Balkh province last year, local authorities said on Friday.



    Governance

    Kazakh aid for disaster victims reaches Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Kazakhstan government has delivered $800,000 aid to victims of natural calamities in northern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Russian flour aid perishes at Hairatan port

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): One hundred tonnes of flour, delivered by Russia in aid to Afghanistan, has perished at the Hairatan port in northern Balkh province, an official said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    60 rebels killed & wounded in Balkh offensive

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Dozens of militants were killed and wounded during a three-day operation by Afghan security forces in a mountainous area of northern Balkh province, police said on Friday.