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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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Pistachio harvest drops by 40pc in Badakshan

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Oct 03, 2017 - 20:19
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The pistachio crop harvest decreased by 40 percent in northeastern Badakhshan province this year compared to last year’s yield, local officials said on Tuesday. Noor Mohammad, natural resources head at the provincial agriculture...
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Green economy: 40 plants displayed in Badakhshan

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Sep 21, 2017 - 16:11
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Agriculture on Thursday launched a survey to identify diseases and insects attacking crops in northeastern Badakhshan province. Eng. Atiqullah Sherzad, the plant protection department head at the Ministry of...
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China to build homes for Badakhshan flood victims

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Sep 20, 2017 - 20:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Chinese Embassy in Afghanistan has expressed its country’s readiness to build homes for victims of natural calamities in northeastern Badakhshan province, a statement on Wednesday.
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Badakhshan: Taliban lash disabled man on rape charges

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Aug 21, 2017 - 15:58
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The Taliban have lashed a young man on rape charges in the Raghistan district of northeastern Badakhshan province, local officials said on Monday. Maulvi Ghulamullah Syed, the district’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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7,000 Badakhshan kids likely to miss polio drops again

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Aug 14, 2017 - 18:01
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): More than 7,000 children in areas under Taliban’s control are likely to be deprived of anti-polio vaccination in northeastern Badakhshan province, local officials said on Monday, a day after a nationwide anti-polio drive was launched.
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Work launched on Badakhshan orphanage building

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Aug 02, 2017 - 15:39
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work on an orphanage with capacity for a thousand children has kicked off in Faizabad, the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Wednesday. Governor Ahmad Faisal Bekzad told the...
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Taliban ban on irrigation water leaves crops parched

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Jul 25, 2017 - 15:39
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The Taliban have banned farmers from irrigation water in the Yaftal Payeen district of northeastern Badakhshan province, leaving crops on more than 5,000 acres of land parched. Imam Ali Hamdami, the district’s administrative...
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30 ALP men killed in Badakhshan ambush

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Jul 21, 2017 - 21:32
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban militants ambushed and killed 30 Afghan local police (ALP) members in northeastern Badakhshan province on Friday, a public representative said. The rebels attacked security forces in Tagab district at about 9am this...
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Badakhshan floods leave 16 dead, 19 wounded: ANDMA

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Jul 16, 2017 - 14:40
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials on Sunday said at least 16 people have been killed and 19 others wounded in recent flash floods in three districts of northeastern Badakhshan province. Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA)...
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Nature’s fury: Badakhshan floods leave 5 dead, 25 injured

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Jul 11, 2017 - 18:19
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains left five people dead and another 25 wounded in two districts of northeastern Badakhshan province, local officials said on Tuesday.
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Flash floods hit Badakhshan, leaving 3 dead, 15 injured

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Jul 09, 2017 - 15:48
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least three people were killed and 15 others injured as result of flash floods in Shaki district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Sunday. Badakhshan natural disasters management authority head, Sayed...
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Rebels kill 2 Badakhshan policewomen

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Jun 28, 2017 - 18:44
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Two sisters serving in police have been killed after being kidnapped by militants in Argo district of northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said Wednesday. Provincial operations commander, Col. Imam Ali Azizi, told Pajhwok...
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80pc Badakhshan addicts return to drugs after treatment

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Jun 14, 2017 - 17:05
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials in northeastern Badakhshan province have expressed concern at increasing poppy crop cultivation in the province, saying 80 percent rehabilitated drug addicts have returned to the habit due to unemployment. Dr. Gul...
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Several villages fallen to Taliban in Badakhshan’s Tagab district

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May 28, 2017 - 16:22
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local security officials confirmed a number of villages in Tagah district have been fallen to Taliban militants in northeastern Badakhshan province. An official of National Directorate of Security (NDS) who wished to go unnamed...
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