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    Reconstruction

    Work on 44km Badakhshan road launched

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Work on asphalting a 44-kilometre road in northeastern Badakhshan province was launched on Saturday. The project would benefit half a million inhabitants, officials said.



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    Unemployment continues to haunt Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Deep-rooted corruption and greater say of influential in affairs of government institutions force large number of Badakhshan youth to travel abroad mainly to neighboring countries for work.



    Social

    Amu River flooding threatens village

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Overflowing Amu River poses a serious threat to the people of the Shahr-i-Bozurg district of northeastern Badakhshan province, residents said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Govt forces retake Badakhshan area after a year

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces regained control of the Farghamiri area of the Jurm district of Badakhshan province after one year on Sunday, officials said.



    Governance,Features

    Nonagenarian votes to discharge his duty

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A 94-year-old man, after casting his vote in northeastern Badakhshan province, said on Saturday he considered franchise as a national responsibility.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Moderate tremors jolt parts of Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 on the open-ended Richter scale jolted parts of the capital Kabul and other provinces on Saturday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Moderate tremor jolts parts of Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted parts of the capital Kabul and other provinces on Saturday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Lightning kills 2, floods destroy homes

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A man and a woman were killed and a third person sustained burn injuries when struck separately by thunderstorms in northeastern Badakhshan province, where flash floods destroyed several homes, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    3 people killed in Badakhshan roadside blast

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Three people, including two workers of Agha Khan Development Network (AKDN), were killed in a roadside bombing in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Protestors want governor, police chief fired

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people took to the streets in northeastern Badakhshan province, calling for the dismissal of the governor and the police chief, officials said on Monday.