A stand-off between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Atta Mohammad Noor, the powerful provincial governor, is increasingly turning into a battle over next year`s presidential election.Jan 07, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
Afghanistan`s first and only female governor and a humanitarian worker from the Kachin minority in Myanmar are among this year`s recipients of a Philippine leadership prize.Jul 24, 2013, 13:52 PM IST
In what was one of the deadliest attacks, Taliban militants on Wednesday rammed a vehicle laden with explosives and opened fire into a courthouse in Farah province in western Afghanistan, setting off a fierce battle with explosions and gunfire, that killed at least 50 and injured more than 90, according to BBC report.Apr 03, 2013, 13:46 PM IST
The governor of Paktia province in east Afghanistan was attacked but escaped unhurt.Oct 16, 2011, 15:23 PM IST
Asil Khan Khogyani, the governor of Sherzad district in
Nangarhar province, was killed along with his guards.
Jamaluddin Badar said coalition forces also detained 12 police officers after the airstrike.Aug 01, 2011, 15:23 PM IST
In recent months, there has been a spike in Taliban insurgent activities in northern Afghanistan.Jun 21, 2011, 13:20 PM IST
Mohammad Gulab Mangal was returning to Lashkar Gah, capital of the southern province, after an official visit to
Sangin, a pocket of some of the worst fighting in Afghanistan, when his motorcade came under fire from insurgents.
A bomb exploded Saturday outside the provincial Governor`s office in the Afghan city of Kandahar, killing one policeman and wounding at least 14 civilians, officials said.Jun 05, 2010, 23:08 PM IST