Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Republic

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Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Republic

(-bəˈdækʃɑːn)
n
(Placename) an administrative division of Tajikistan: generally mountainous and inaccessible. Capital: Khorog. Pop: 206 000 (2000 est). Area: 63 700 sq km (24 590 sq miles). Also called: Badakhshan
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Tender are invited for Refurbishments of 13 Venues in (Kabul, Kandahar, Badakhshan, Balkh, Nangarhar, Herat).
The festival will bring together representatives from Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, the United States, Latvia, India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, as well as from Tajikistan's regions of Sughd, Khatlon and Badakhshan.
FAIZABAD -- Heavy snowing has disconnected a dozen of districts from the provincial capital, Faizabad, of northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said Sunday.
CNN quoted Afghan parliament member Fawzia Koofi saying in a statement, "Ten other miners were injured in the incident which happened as they searched for gold in the Kohestan district of Badakhshan province."
ISLAMABAD, Jan 6 (KUNA) -- At least 40 people were killed and ten others wounded on Sunday when a gold mine collapsed in Afghanistan's northeastern Badakhshan province, a public representative said.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 21 militants were killed in an airstrike in Jurm district of Northeastern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Military in the North said.
A statement by MoI said Brigadier General Ghulam Sakhi Ghafoori, the former, security chief of Badakhshan has been put in the active reserves list.
KAByL (CyHAN)- Afghan forces killed a Taliban group commander and captured five of his fighters in Arghestan district of the northern Badakhshan province early Wednesday, an army spokesman in the province, Abdul Khalil said.
Within the timeframe of the delegation, the efforts will cover only the severely damaged provinces of Nangarhar, Badakhshan, Kunar, and Kabul.
The loss of the Tirgaran base in Badakhshan province marked the largest mass surrender since US and Nato forces concluded their combat mission at the end of last year.
The total amount of the aid is 5.5 million somonis (about $900) intended for 60 thousand needy people of Gorno Badakhshan.
The pre-dawn raid in Badakhshan province on Monday came just weeks after a similar Taliban raid on army checkpoints in the province in which 18 soldiers were killed -- including some who were beheaded.