Three villages in Samangan, have after implementing several different projects finally received electricity.
Four burqa-clad militants, including their commander, were shot dead by police during a clash in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Sunday.
The unusually frequent and heavy rain and thunderstorms of the past several weeks have created dire situations in some areas of Afghanistan.
A prayer leader has been arrested by police on the charge of making bombs in the capital of northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Thursday.
Asphalting of a 4.5-kilometre road between Taloqan, the provincial capital, and Hazar Somch district began in norther Takhar province on Tuesday, an official said.