SHIBERGHAN/KUNDUZ/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A majority of the newly-elected provincial council members in Jawzjan, Kunduz and Faryab provinces are youth.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Currently on his maiden four-day trip to Beijing, President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has urged China to play a proactive role in bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Most of the winning provincial council candidates in northern Baghlan province are new faces and highly educated.
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Special Forces of the Interior Ministry on Thursday detained the mayor of central Logar province on corruption charges, an official said.
KANDAHAR/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Six insurgents and two women have been killed and a dozen others, including rebels and civilians, injured during separate incidents in Kandahar and Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Thursday.
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