Over 150 Khurasan schoolgirls in Afghanistan’s northern Balkh province fell sick after smelling gas, and are now being examined for possible poisoning, hospital officials said. This event is believed to have been a terrorist attack.
People from different parts of Afghanistan gather to picnic in the border town of Hairatan, in Balkh province, which lies on the banks of the Amu Darya.
Besides relishing the freshly netted ‘catch of the day’, Hairatan also sometimes serves as a pit
Seven foreign workers with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) were killed in Mazar-i-Sharif in the northern province of Balkh, said a UN spokesperson, after protests over the burning of a holy Quran by a U.S. church pastor.
Construction of a new water supply system in Balkh province has begun. The homes of around 400 families will be connected to the water supply system. Three in access points in public places will be additionally installed. The ceremony to mark the sta
Conduct literacy and numeracy training for the interested business women in Balkh province. This training will be for one hour each day and three days in a week and they are following the Ministry of Education literacy curriculum.
A 23 year old Afghan woman has given birth to sextuplets in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif. First-time mother Sara Gul expressed joy but is daunted at the prospect of raising them. Afghanistan. 25th January 2012
Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, commander of ISAF/U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, talks with Dr. Ashraf Ghani, a senior Afghan adviser and head of the Afghan transition process prior to attending the capital city of Lashkar Gah. 19th July 2011
In one of snowy night Demotix reporter went together with ADWSO (Afghanistan Development welfare and Services Organization) team in middle of city for helping whose people sleeping under the snow in sidewalk way.
During Ramadan, Mazār-e Sharīf becomes alive with the fervour of the devout. Also known as Mazāri Sharīf, the name of this city literally means "Noble Shrine," a reference to the large, blue-tiled mosque in the centre of the city known as the Shrine.