MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Local officials say all preparations to mark the colourful Nawroz festival, Afghan New Year, had been completed and hoped it will be a security risk-free event.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Thousands of candidates from north and northwestern Afghanistan appeared in an entry test at the Balkh University in Mazar-i-Sharif on Friday.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Two members of a family died and seven others sustained injuries when the roof of their house collapsed in northern Balkh province, officials said on Sunday.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Three Taliban fighters who recently joined the peace process kidnapped six local policemen and rejoined their ex-comrades in the northern province of Balkh, an official said on Saturday.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Balkh Governor Atta Mohammad Noor on Wednesday said a change in the government system should be brought in accordance with the country's constitution.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Jan 11, 2012: Weapons and ammunition recovered from a private security company are displayed in northern Balkh province.PAJHWOK/No details available
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Officials in northern Balkh province said on Wednesday they had seized weapons and other equipment from a private foreign security company.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Four people were killed and another 50 wounded when a passenger bus overturned on the Kabul-Mazar-i-Sharif highway in northern Balkh province, an official said on Wednesday.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Swedish Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) officials on Tuesday pledged $3 million (145.7 million) for promoting education in four northern provinces.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Four people were killed and 20 others wounded in a bomb explosion in northern Balkh province on Tuesday, officials said.
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