Use of ‘Afghan’ on ID cards sparks online debate about nation’s ethnic divides
Atta Noor’s supporters say his resignation offer was conditional and since the conditions were not met, his removal as the Balkh province’s Governor by President Ashraf Ghani is illegal
Afghanistan’s longest-serving provincial governor wields undeniable power and influence, largely due to the semblance of stability and development he has brought to the northern provinces under his control in a country that otherwise remains precariously balanced on political quicksand. But what does his sacking mean for the country’s already shaky future?
Governor of Balkh says no one in the National Unity Government has the right to remove him