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News Afghanistan » Balkh: 8 militants killed, commander arrested in N. Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/22/c_136991670.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- At least eight Taliban militants were killed and a local Taliban commander was arrested following an Afghan Special Operations Forces operation in the country's northern province of Balkh, local police said ...

News Afghanistan » Balkh: Afghanistan- Balkh University launches new associate degree in Business Accounting

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096462643/Afghanistan-Balkh-University-launches-new-associate-degree-in-Business-Accounting?src=RSS
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

(MENAFN - Wadsam) Balkh University in Afghanistan today unveiled the country's first Associate Degree in Business Accounting – part of a program supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID launched the University ...

News Afghanistan » Balkh: Bulls in Afghanistan's China Shop

News channel or source: https://www.opednews.com/articles/Bulls-in-Afghanistan-s-Chi-by-James-Duglous-Cric-Afghanistan-Drawdown_Afghanistan-War_Afghanistan-Warlords_Election-180218-927.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Afghanistan has witnessed provincial and inter-personal struggles for power endlessly. Last year, for instance, Balkh saw a violent feud break out between Governor Atta Noor and a provincial councilman Asif Mohmand, when Noor sent gunmen and police ...

News Afghanistan » Balkh: Second Afghan governor defies President Ghani

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-afghanistan-governor/second-afghan-governor-defies-president-ghani-idUSKCN1G20GK
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Ghani has been struggling for weeks to resolve the conflict with Atta Noor, who has refused to cede the governorship of Balkh, a province straddling key trade routes into Central Asia that includes Afghanistan’s second-biggest city Mazar-i Sharif.

News Afghanistan » Balkh: Abdul Latif Ibrahimi assumes charge as new governor of Samangan

News channel or source: https://www.khaama.com/rifts-end-regarding-the-introduction-of-new-samangan-governor-04523
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Abdul Latif Ibrahimi formally assumed charge as the new provincial governor of the northern Balkh province of Afghanistan today. The Independent Directorate of the Local Governance said Mr. Ibrahimi was introduced to the provincial government by the deputy ...

News Afghanistan » Balkh: Another governor refuses to step down in Afghanistan

News channel or source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1390273
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Mr Ghani has been struggling for weeks to resolve the conflict with Atta Noor, who has refused to cede the governorship of Balkh, a province straddling key trade routes into Central Asia that includes Afghanistan’s second-biggest city Mazar-i-Sharif.

News Afghanistan » Balkh: Afghanistan: President Ghani’s Concept Of National Issues – OpEd

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/18022018-afghanistan-president-ghanis-concept-of-national-issues-oped/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Afghanistan has been devastated by wars and internal conflicts ... The political struggle between the President and Atta Mohammad Noor, a former Mujahid and powerful politician in Balkh province, has polarized unexpected divides between the North and ...

News Afghanistan » Balkh: Rebel Afghan governor gives way after political deal

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-rebel-afghan-governor-gives-way-after-political-deal-2018-2
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

AIBAK, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An Afghan provincial governor who ... has been locked for weeks in a separate conflict with the powerful governor of neighboring Balkh province. After refusing to leave office this week, Samangan Governor Abdulkarim Khaddam ...

News Afghanistan » Balkh: Negotiated political solution essential for peace in Afghanistan: US envoy

News channel or source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/02/17/negotiated-political-solution-essential-for-peace-in-afghanistan-us-envoy/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

“Ultimately the solution to Afghanistan’s security and stability would lie in ... elections and the matter of President Ashraf Ghani having ousted Balkh provincial governor Atta Mohammad Noor, she said that the US supported the Afghan government ...

News Afghanistan » Balkh: Another Provincial Governor Defies Dismissal Orders from Afghan President

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/afghan-provincial-governor-defies-dismissal/4259593.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Afghanistan’s political crisis deepened Sunday when a second ... Earlier governor defied order Atta Mohammad Noor, who has governed neighboring Balkh province for more than 13 years, was fired by Ghani in December. But Noor refused to accept his ...