Afghan governor

Stand-off over powerful Afghan governor foreshadows bitter election fight

Stand-off over powerful Afghan governor foreshadows bitter election fight

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

First Afghan woman governor wins Magsaysay award

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

Siege of Afghan court building kills at least 50

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

Afghan Governor attacked, unhurt

The governor of Paktia province in east Afghanistan was attacked but escaped unhurt.

Oct 16, 2011, 15:23 PM IST

Taliban bomb kills Afghan governor, 3 guards

Asil Khan Khogyani, the governor of Sherzad district in
Nangarhar province, was killed along with his guards.

Sep 07, 2011, 00:34 AM IST

NATO airstrike kills 4: Afghan Governor

Jamaluddin Badar said coalition forces also detained 12 police officers after the airstrike.

Aug 01, 2011, 15:23 PM IST

Suicide bomber targets Afghan governor`s compound

In recent months, there has been a spike in Taliban insurgent activities in northern Afghanistan.

Jun 21, 2011, 13:20 PM IST

Afghan governor escapes Helmand ambush

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.

May 24, 2011, 23:30 PM IST

Bomb blast at Afghan Governor office kills one, wounds 14

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