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25,000 books torched in Badakhshan blaze

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Mar 16, 2018 - 14:37
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Thousands of books were lost when a library in Faizabad, the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province caught fire, an official said Friday.
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Badakhshan launches spring anti-polio campaign

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Mar 12, 2018 - 17:21
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A three-day anti-polio campaign with focus on 5,000 children missed in previous drives due to Taliban’s opposition was launched in northeastern Badakhshan province on Monday. Launched by the World Health Organization (WHO), the...
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Deaths from Badakhshan accidents rise this solar year

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Mar 11, 2018 - 20:43
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok) Thirty-four people died in traffic accidents in northeastern Badakhshan province this solar year compared to 20 deaths last year, an official said Sunday.
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6 foreign rebels killed in Badakhshan airstrike

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Feb 05, 2018 - 14:00
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least six Tajik rebels have been killed as result of airstrikes in the Warduj district of northeastern Badakhshan province, local security officials said on Monday. Deputy Police Chief Syed Jahangir Karamat told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Snow blocks roads to 14 Badakhshan districts

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Jan 31, 2018 - 00:39
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials on Tuesday said two days of snowing has blocked roads leading to 14 districts from northeastern Badakhshan province’s capital. Sayed Abdullah Hamayon Dehqan, provincial natural disasters management authority head...
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Stray dog bite incidents on the rise in Badakhshan

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Jan 30, 2018 - 16:20
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Nearly 100 people were vaccinated after being bitten by stray dogs in northeastern Badakhshan province during the ongoing solar year amid an ongoing campaign to kill the abandoned animals. Badakhshan Public Health Director Dr...
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4 dead, as many wounded in Badakhshan hill slide

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Jan 30, 2018 - 12:04
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Four people have been killed and as many others wounded as a result of a hill slide in the Kohistan district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Tuesday. A public representative, Mahboob Rahman Talat, told...
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Gas heater fumes kill 3 Badakhshan policemen

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Jan 27, 2018 - 18:51
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Saturday said three policemen have died of inhaling fumes from a gas heater in northeastern Badakhshan province. The dead policemen belonged to the central jail in Faizabad, the provincial capital,...
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Taliban pull out soldier’s body from grave in Badakhshan

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Jan 23, 2018 - 17:35
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The Taliban reopened the grave of an Afghan army soldier hours after his burial and dragged the body with a rope for one hour and punished participants of his funeral in northeastern Badakhshan province, local officials said on...
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Barns to protect Wakhan livestock from leopards

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Jan 16, 2018 - 22:48
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Five large barns are being constructed at a cost of $2 million in Wakhan district of northeastern Badakhshan province to protect household animals from snow leopards in winter, an official said Tuesday. Provincial Sectoral head,...
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17 foreign rebels killed in Badakhshan airstrike

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Jan 16, 2018 - 16:52
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 17 foreigner fighters have been killed and nearly a dozen more wounded in an airstrike in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Tuesday. The intelligence official, who wished anonymity, said A-29 aircraft...
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In Badakhshan, 40 Taliban insurgents join peace process

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Jan 09, 2018 - 15:34
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Forty Taliban militants have joined the reconciliation process in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Tuesday. Provincial police spokesman Sanaullah Roohani told Pajhwok Afghan News the insurgents joined the...
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Illegal extraction of Badakhshan mines goes on

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Jan 07, 2018 - 19:21
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): All mines in northeastern Badakhshan province are illegally extracted by armed men and militants as the government collected no revenue this solar year from mining in the province. Local officials say revenue of the provincial...
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3 would-be suicide bombers arrested in Badakhshan

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Dec 03, 2017 - 14:24
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Three would-be suicide bombers have been detained in Baharak district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Sunday. Col. Mohammad Naim Majidi, the commander for 20th Pamir Unit in Badakhshan, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Work on uplift projects worth $340m underway in Badakhshan

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Nov 09, 2017 - 16:23
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Economy department official of northeastern Badakhshan province on Thursday said development projects worth $340 million would be implemented in different districts of the province this year. Abdul Haseeb Daqiq, provincial...
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40 Badakhshan villages prone to mountain slides

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Oct 30, 2017 - 19:48
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials say more than 5,000 families in 40 villages of northeastern Badakhshan province are prone to mountain slides and call for their shifting to safe areas.
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Number of Badakhshan wild animals, rare birds rises

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Oct 23, 2017 - 16:47
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 20 different species of wild animals, including Marco Polo deer and around a hundred rare birds, inhabit National Park of northeastern Badakhshan province. Abdul Majid Majidi, Badakhshan National Park head, told Pajhwok...
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Only reforms can salvage future elections: Rabbani

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Oct 16, 2017 - 18:28
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Jamiat-i-Islami Afghanistan (JIA) party leader and acting foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani on Monday said only reforms could enable election officials to hold next year’s Wolesi Jirga and district council polls in the specified time
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16 dead as ANA aircraft pound Taliban hideout

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Oct 09, 2017 - 19:19
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 16 insurgents were killed and nine others wounded in an airstrike by the Afghan forces in Arghistan district of northeastern Badakhshan province, the district police chief said on Monday.
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ALP members storm Badakhshan governor’s house, 6 injured

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Oct 07, 2017 - 14:02
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A large number of Afghan Local Police (ALP) forces stormed the governor’s house of northeastern Badakhshan province on Saturday, leaving six people including three national policemen injured and governor’s office destroyed,...
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