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    Security and Crime

    4 insurgents killed in Balkh clash

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Security officials said that four Taliban militants were killed in an armed clash in the Khulam district of northern Balkh province on Thursday morning.



    Agriculture

    60, 000 acres of land retaken from grabbers

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The Department of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock retook 60,000 acres of land from grabbers last year in the northern province of Balkh, an official said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Noor prefers talks with HIA over Taliban

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The governor of northern Balkh province on Thursday said it would be better for the Afghan government to enter a dialogue with the Hizb-i-Islami of Afghanistan (HIA) rather than the Taliban.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Flash floods kill 15 in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF/GHAZNI CITY (PAN):  Heavy floods wrecked havoc in   Balkh and Ghazni provinces on Monday -- killing 15 people and damaging 11,000 houses in the areas.  



    Security and Crime

    Dead body found in Balkh school

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): A 24-years-old man’s body was found in a school in northern Balkh province, an official said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Dead body found in Balkh school

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): A 24-years-old man’s body was found in a school in northern Balkh province, an official said on Thursday.



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    Qaraqul skin exports rise

    KABUL/MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) officials said on Thursday revenue from the export of qaraqul skin (embroidered sheepskin) considerably increased last Afghan year.



    Culture

    Flag-hoisting ceremony held in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): A Janda Bala (flag-hoisting) ceremony, marking Afghan New Year, was held in the northern province of Balkh on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Noor conditionally supports talks with Taliban

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Balkh Governor Atta Mohammad Noor on Tuesday said peace negotiations with Taliban should not undermine the achievements Afghanistan had made over the past decade.



    Security and Crime

    Roads leading to Hazrat Ali shrine closed

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Security officials in northern Balkh province on Monday said the roads leading to the shrine of Caliph Hazrat Ali Shrine have been closed to help visitors enjoy New Year celebrations in a peaceful environment.