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    ‌Zabihullah Ihsas

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    Governance

    Campaign’s rules violated in Balkh: official

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The voter registration process has intensified with the launch of electioneering for the provincial council elections in northern Balkh province, an official said on Thursday.



    Governance

    BSA impasse: US faces political, technical problems

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): US ambassador to Afghanistan James B Cunningham on Tuesday said the trust-deficit caused by the delays in concluding the bilateral security agreement had left Washington struggling with political and technical problems.



    Governance

    Rules flouted on my transfer, says Javed

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The anti-corruption department head in the northern zone has been transferred to the eastern zone after he developed serious differences with the Balkh governor’s house.



    Governance

    Noor orders cooperation ceased with anti-graft entity

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The governor’s house has formally asked public departments not to cooperate with anti-corruption officials in northern Balkh province, an official said on Monday.



    Social

    Candlelight vigil held for slain soldiers in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A large number of people took part a candlelight vigil organised by civil society activists in northern Balkh province to pay homage to the slain Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers killed in Ghaziabad district of eastern Nangarhar province. 



    Business & Economics

    Central Asians meet to boost trade ties

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Dozens of businessmen from neighbouring Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan on Tuesday joined their Afghan colleagues in the capital of northern Balkh province at a day-long conference on improving trade relations.



    Governance

    Special people fault candidates’ priorities

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): People with disabilities in northern Balkh province on Wednesday complained none of the 11 presidential candidates has any policy on promoting their civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights.



    Culture

    Info Dept retakes house after 20 years

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Information and Culture Department on Wednesday announced retaking a house from its illegal occupants after two decades in the capital of northern Balkh province.



    Security and Crime

    Armed groups continue to haunt north

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The presence of illegal armed individuals continues to pose a serious threat to the security situation in northern Afghanistan, a senior police official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Afghan forces capable to protect polls: Gen. Karimi

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Chief of Army Staff Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi on Monday said Afghan security forces were capable enough to deal with the country’s security challenges.