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MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and two others wounded in a magnetic bomb blast in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Sunday, an official said. Deputy police Chief Col. Abdul Razaq Qaderi told Pajhwok... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A man was killed as a blast ripped through his car in the capital of northern Balkh province on Wednesday, police said Balkh police spokesman Shabir Jan Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast occurred at about 3pm at... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): British teacher Robert Sampson says if the world reads Pashtu poetry they will understand the Afghans hate war and love peace. The 60-year-old teaches English and science at a university in Peshawar, the capital of... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The police chief for northern Balkh province has acknowledged his inability to prevent corruption in security organs. Brig. Gen. Syed Kamal Sadat admitted his failure speaking to anti-corruption department officials and... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Six Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel have been killed during a clash in the Chamtal district of northern Balk province, an official said on Thursday. Police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The spokesman for northern Balkh province was injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen on Wednesday morning, an official said. Police spokesman Sher Jan Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place at... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Poppy has been cultivated on more than 20,000 acres of land in northern Balkh province and so far 336 tones of the crop’s yield has been collected, a civil society group said on Sunday. Khat Civil Society organization,... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Unidentified massacred more than a dozen civilians in northern Balkh province on Saturday, authorities said. Several civilians were shot to death in Zare district before noon, deputy police chief for the province, Col.... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok):  Financed by an American woman, a newly-constructed building for a girls’ high school was inaugurated on Tuesday in the capital of northern Balkh province. Balkh education director Azizullah Aziz told Pajhwok Afghan... read more
MAZAR-E-SHARIF (Pajhwok):  Unidentified gunmen shot dead an official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) in Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, police said Monday. Abdul Razaq Qadari, provincial police chief,... read more
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead the crime branch chief of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in western Herat province on Sunday, an official said.Hamid Mirzai was gunned down in the Drab Mulk locality of Herat city, the... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): In addition to the Taliban, other elements may also try to disrupt the election process in northern Balkh province, an official warned on Wednesday.  In an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Independent... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Import duty on liquefied gas and fuel has dwindled by 50 percent in the northern province of Balkh, officials said on Sunday.Revenue from fuel imports through the Hairatan dry port fell to $5 million, compared with $8 million... read more
 MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The Cinema and Theatre Association teamed up with the municipality department to launch a campaign on Tuesday to clean roads in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, ahead of new year celebrations.... read more
 MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): About 90 policemen were poisoned at an academy in the Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, an official said on Wednesday.Some of the policemen at the academy suddenly fell unconscious on Tuesday night,... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): A policeman killed his wife and brother-in-law in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, where a former jihadi commander was wounded in a gun attack, officials said on Sunday.Local policeman, Izatullah, gunned down his spouse and... read more
 MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Some tribal elders in the north say the Pashtuns are being denied their rights and that even government officials are biased against them. At a meeting of the Pashtun Solidarity Council (PSC) in Mazar-i-Sharif,... read more