MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Rejected provincial council candidates from Balkh on Saturday complained the Independent Election Commission (IEC) had not assigned them convincing reasons for their disqualification.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Election officials said on Monday they had registered 66 individuals, including nine women, as candidates for provincial council elections, slated for April 2014, in the five provinces in the northern zone.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Businessmen and government officials in northern Balkh province on Tuesday awarded the football team with more than eight million afghanis in cash for winning the nation’s first international trophy in the sport.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Eight individuals were arrested on charges of having connections with militants during a joint operation by Afghan and ISAF forces in northwestern Balkh province, an official said on Thursday.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Information and culture officials in northern Sar-i-Pul province on Sunday said they had shut down a radio called “Sada-i-Bano” for lacking requisite documents and operating in a non-professional way.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The High Office of Oversight and Anti-corruption (HOOAC) head on Monday said graft could be eliminated only when there was coordination between prosecutors and law-enforcement agencies.
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Dozens of people staged a rally against the killing of a Jamiat-i-Islami party member in northern Samangan province on Thursday, blocking the main road between Mazar-i-Sharif and Pul-i-Khumri for two hours.