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    Omar Safi named as new Kunduz governor

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Mohammad Omar Safi has been appointed as new governor of northern Kunduz province, the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) announced on Tuesday.


    CCI accused of embezzling $3m

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of southern Ghazni province on Saturday alleged that a non-governmental organization (NGO), known as Community Cohesion Initiative (CCI), had embezzled $3 million in development funds.

    Security and Crime,Interviews

    ISAF set to vacate main base in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops are set to vacate their main base in central Logar province, handing the camp over to the Afghan National Army (ANA), an official said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    Govt officials part of land mafia: Wahidi

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The governor on Thursday acknowledged a number of government officials were involved in land-grab incidents in western Herat province.


    ‘Taliban get support from Iran, Pakistan’

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The governor of southwestern Nimroz province on Wednesday alleged Taliban received all-out support from Iran and Pakistan for staging their attacks in Afghanistan.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    Nuristan governor denies Doab district fall

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nuristan province on Thursday denied losing control of Doab district to Taliban, saying 10 militants had been killed in ongoing clashes.


    Coordination vital to better security: Governor

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Musa Khan Akbarzada, the governor of southern Ghazni province, on Thursday underlined the need for close coordination between security forces and the local populace to ensure better security.

    Security and Crime

    Will go home if peace not restored: Salangi

     PARWAN (Pajhwok): The governor of central Parwan province on Wednesday said he would remain confined to the four walls of his house if he failed to disarm gunmen and ensure security.


    Noor returns home from foreign trip

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The governor of northern Balkh province, Atta Mohammad Noor, returned home from a foreign trip on Saturday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Naeemi wants elements spreading terror eliminated

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The governor on Monday directed security departments to take stern action against elements threatening government officials and tribal elders with death in southeastern Khost province.