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Mafia behind poppy cultivation in Badakhshan

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Apr 01, 2015 - 20:29
AIZABAD (Pajhwok): The acting governor on Wednesday said drug mafia groups encouraged poverty-stricken farmers to cultivate poppy crops in their fields in northeastern Badakhshan province.
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Aliens behead Badakhshan police pair

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Apr 01, 2015 - 18:44
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Foreign militants beheaded two policemen after kidnapping them in northeastern Badakhshan province, where three Taliban insurgents joined the peace process, the acting governor said on Wednesday
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2 fighters killed in Badakhshan clash with police

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Mar 28, 2015 - 14:44
FAIZABAD (PAJHWOK): Two militants were killed and three others injured in the Baharak district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Saturday. Intelligence officer Col. Sakhidad Haidari told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants...
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Book titled Professional Journalism launched

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Jan 07, 2015 - 14:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): A new book--- Professional Journalism – has been launched in Pashto language by Danish Karokhail, editor-in-chief of Pajhwok Afghan News, in Kabul.
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MoD choppers carry passengers

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Dec 20, 2014 - 17:56
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of Darwaza district in northeastern Badakhshan province say they travel by Ministry of Defense (MoD) helicopters in exchange for money after heavy snowfall blocked roads.
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Power project to benefit thousands

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Dec 13, 2014 - 17:20
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Thousands of families would benefit from a new power project that would be completed in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Saturday.
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Heavy snowfall blocks Badakhshan roads

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Dec 08, 2014 - 16:01
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Eight districts of northeastern Badakhshan province have been cut off from the capital Faizabad after heavy snowfall blocked roads, an official said on Monday.
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Heroin lab destroyed in Badakhshan

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Nov 29, 2014 - 15:19
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Security forces in the Argo district of northeastern Badakhshan province destroyed a heroin-producing laboratory during an overnight operation, an official said on Saturday.
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School, cricket stadium to be built in Badakhshan

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Nov 25, 2014 - 19:25
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): After the devastating landslide in northeastern Badakhshan province, first school would be constructed in Argo district while the cricket stadium would be built in Faizabad, the provincial capital, said provincial education director.
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Badakhshan clash being investigated

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Nov 12, 2014 - 17:46
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The Interior Ministry has launched an investigation into the killing of five policemen in a clash with armed men loyal to an illegal commander over the control of azure mines in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Wednesday.
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Badakhshan University gets new girls’ hostel

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Nov 12, 2014 - 16:04
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed hostel for girls was on Wednesday inaugurated on the university campus in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said.
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Badakhshan PC vows better services

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Nov 06, 2014 - 14:33
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of northeastern Badakhshan province blame the outgoing provincial council for doing no service to the general public, fearing the new one may follow suit.
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Chechens, Uzbeks among 15 killed in Warduj

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Oct 29, 2014 - 11:10
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Fifteen militants, including Chechen and Uzbek fighters, have been killed in the Warduj district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official claimed on Wednesday.
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Badakhshan fighting claims 23 lives

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Oct 27, 2014 - 15:51
KABUL/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 19 armed rebels and four policemen have lost their lives to a fresh spate of violence in northeastern Badakhshan province, a Ministry of Interior (MoI) official said on Monday.
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10 militants eliminated in Badakhshan

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Oct 24, 2014 - 12:58
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Ten insurgents have been killed during a clearing operation in the Darayem district of northeastern Badakhshan province, police claimed on Friday.
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150 homes being built for landslide victims

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Sep 27, 2014 - 18:11
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A project to construct 150 homes for families who lost their houses to a massive landslide in the Argo district of southeastern Badakhshan province has been launched, an official said on Saturday.
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Anthrax hits dozens of Badakhshan residents

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Sep 24, 2014 - 15:23
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 40 people, including children, have been affected by the anthrax disease in northeastern Badakhshan province, Pajhwok Afghan News reliably learnt on Wednesday.
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Badakhshan road blockades jack up prices

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Sep 13, 2014 - 14:19
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The dilapidated condition of roads that link border districts with the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province has resulted in increased prices of food items, an official said on Saturday.
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5 districts cut off from Badakhshan capital

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Sep 09, 2014 - 12:23
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Militants have cut off five districts from Faizabad, the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province, by damaging a key road, an official said on Tuesday.
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Work on building 10-bed hospital launched

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Aug 30, 2014 - 14:05
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work on a 10-bed hospital was launched in the Tagab district of northeastern Badakhshan province where child-mother mortality rate was on the rise, officials said on Saturday.
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