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Afghan President Ghani and rival Abdullah sign power-sharing deal

Afghan President Ghani and rival Abdullah sign power-sharing deal

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday signed a power-sharing deal, ending a bitter months-long feud that plunged the country into political crisis.

Ashraf Ghani secures second term as Afghan president

Ashraf Ghani secures second term as Afghan president

Ashraf Ghani has secured a second term as president of Afghanistan, according to final results announced Tuesday, lining him up to become the man negotiating with the Taliban ...

Afghanistan's Ghani wins 2nd term, preliminary election results show

Afghanistan's Ghani wins 2nd term, preliminary election results show

Afghanistan's incumbent President, Ashraf Ghani, won a slim majority of votes in a Sept. 28 election, delayed preliminary results showed on Sunday, in a poll that plunged the country into political uncertainty.

Afghan forces resume offensive operations after govt ceasefire ends

Afghan forces resume offensive operations after govt ceasefire ends

Afghan security forces resumed offensive operations on Saturday after President Ashraf Ghani declared an end to the government's unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban.

At least 16 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attacks

At least 16 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attacks

Taliban militants have an active presence in at least six districts of Takhar province.

Afghanistan's Ghani offers peace talks with Taliban ‘without condition’

Afghanistan's Ghani offers peace talks with Taliban ‘without condition’

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offered recognition of Taliban insurgents as a legitimate political group on Wednesday as part of a proposed political process that could lead to talks ...

Modi inaugurates $290mn dam in Afghanistan

Modi inaugurates $290mn dam in Afghanistan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Afghanistan on Saturday to inaugurate a $290mn hydroelectric dam with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

Ghani arrives in Herat

Ghani arrives in Herat

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, centre, left, arrived in Herat yesterday a day before the inauguration of the Salma Hydroelectric Dam.

Protesters mark one year since mob killing of Afghan woman

Protesters mark one year since mob killing of Afghan woman

Wearing masks bearing an impression of a bloodied face, dozens of Afghans protested in Kabul to demand justice for the woman savagely killed a year ago after being falsely accused of blasphemy.

Afghan leader touts success against Islamic State

Afghan leader touts success against Islamic State

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani played down recent failures to jump start peace talks with the Taliban, instead choosing to highlight recent successes against the nascent Islamic State presence in Afghanistan.

Celebratory gunfire kills Afghan teen after cricket win

Celebratory gunfire kills Afghan teen after cricket win

Celebratory gunfire has killed a teenage boy in southern Afghanistan following the national cricket team's victory against Zimbabwe, a hospital official said.