Your Search Returned 53 tagged news reports
One Afghan police officer and a Taliban leader Hafiz Mahfuz have been killed in a gunfight in the north-eastern province of Badakhshan on Wednesday. Badakhshan Governorship Spokesman Ahmad Navid Furuten told AA that a clash took place in the Do Ab
Elections are inevitably accompanied by violations and offences, Ezatollah Arman, head of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) in Balkh said in response to questions about the scale of electoral fraud. Addressing the audience at the April 10
Nur Agha Sharifi, a senior lecturer at Balkh University in northern Afghanistan, told an audience of undergraduates that biased, partisan surveys served only to confuse the electorate and undermine legitimate debate. Speaking at a March 19 event held
Afghanistan - Five children in central Afghanistan have been killed by a mine left behind from Afghanistan's 1980s Soviet war, a local official said on Saturday. Bamyan provincial governor's spokesman, Abdul-Rahman Ahmadi, said the children were
A drama highlighting the problems facing foreign forces' local helpers in Afghanistan, "Inbetween Worlds," made its debut Tuesday at the Berlin International Film Festival. Filmed in northern Afghanistan, the competition entry from Austrian-born
A school being built in Afghanistan with foreign contractors and funds from American taxpayers has become a money pit that is not even safe for students, a U.S. government watchdog said. The Mazar-e-Sharif school in the northern Afghanistan region of
A top Afghan general has told BBC News his country may be dangerously exposed if a security pact with the US on its military withdrawal is not signed soon. Washington insists on a 31 December deadline for President Hamid Karzai to sign the pact,
24 A suicide attack in northern Afghanistan targeting a deputy governor has killed one person and left four others injured, police sources told Al Jazeera. The attack took place on Sunday morning in the city of Mazar-i-Sharif, in Balkh province.
An Afghan army soldier from an improvised explosive devices (IED) school performs a demonstration in Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Afghanistan, October 5, 2013. The Afghan soldiers studying the art of controlled detonations of explosive devices would
Dubai energy company Dragon Oil said Tuesday it signed a production sharing contract with the Afghan government for two reserve areas in the country. Dragon said Tuesday it would serve as the operator of the Sanduqli block.