By: Ahmad Jawed , Date:16/01/2019
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Supporters of winning Wolesi Jirga candidates on Wednesday closed the provincial Independent Election Commission (IEC) office in northern Balkh province and stopped the rec... Read More
By: Ahmad Jawed , Date:12/01/2019
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Protesting Wolesji Jirga candidates in northern Balkh province say the Independent Election Commission (IEC) has not yet delivered on its promise of recounting votes in suspicious... Read More
By: Ahmad Javed , Date:22/12/2018
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IEC) has assured protesting candidates in northern Balkh province to separate transparent and fraud votes. IECC Head Abdul Aziz Aryae durin... Read More

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Death sentences were handed down on Saturday to two women who allegedly killed a child in northern Balkh province, an official said.
Nasima and Latifa were sentenced to death at an open train by the primary urban court in Mazar-i-Sharif on charges of killing Ali Sena, an eight years old child.
Judge Mohammad Sadiq Fayyaz said the women were arrested by security personnel in early April when they were trying to hide the child’s dead body.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): A reconstructed terminal at the Maulana Jalaluddin Balkhi International Airport in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, was inaugurated on Sunday.
The inaugural ceremony was attended by German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, Afghanistan’s Transport and Aviation Minister Daud Ali Najafi, Balkh Governor Atta Mohammad Noor and parliamentarians.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The gap between residents of Charbulak district in northern Balkh province and the government has narrowed, claims the district chief, citing the establishment of a local police force and efforts at reconstruction.
Zabihullah Zahid, who took over as the district’s administrative head two and a half month ago, told Pajhwok Afghan News on Monday insecurity and a long-lasting halt to development activities had been reasons behind the gap.

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Former Junbish-i-Millie Islami Afghanistan leader Syed Noorullah Sadat, denying joining the National Front of Afghanistan (NFA), has said he has been elected by the party's executive board and no one could fire him.
Sadat was among nine party members disowned by the Junbish founder, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, at a gathering at his Shiberghan residence three days back.

 
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Former Junbish-i-Millie Islami Afghanistan leader Syed Noorullah Sadat, denying joining the National Front of Afghanistan (NFA), has said he has been elected by the party's executive board and no one could fire him.
Sadat was among nine party members disowned by the Junbish founder, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, at a gathering at his Shiberghan residence three days back.

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