Ashraf Ghani News
Not only are the Taliban dictating the lives of women in Afghanistan, but they also want to curb the visibility of lifeless female mannequins from public view.
The Taliban seized power in Afghanistan on 15 August, two weeks before America's complete troop withdrawal on 31 August, after a costly two-decade war
The former Afghanistan president said he meets regularly with the Taliban leadership and that the world 'must engage' with them
Afghanistan is scheduled to address the ongoing UN General Assembly session on 27 September
UN chief says world seeing 'explosion' of military coups, laments lack of unity in international community
Geopolitical divisions are undermining international cooperation and limiting the capacity of the Security Council to take the necessary decisions, Guterres said.
Ghani refuted allegations of having stolen from the treasury before fleeing, saying that he would welcome an official audit or financial investigation to prove the veracity of his statements
From Taliban-led military rule to West-backed democracy, Pashtuns have always dominated Afghanistan's politics
Many of the new acting ministers as well as former presidents and leaders, including Hamid Karzai and Ashraf Ghani, belong to the dominant ethnic tribe of the nation
Mullah Baradar, Taliban founder Omar's trusted aide, is insurgent group's political chief and public face
While Haibatullah Akhundzada is the Taliban’s overall leader, Baradar is its political chief and most public face. Western diplomats have hitherto viewed him as the most resistant to ISI control
Afghanistan Updates: Taliban again postpones govt formation; move coincides with Pak intel chief's surprise visit
A number of women rights activists and reporters, who were protesting in Kabul for the second straight day, said that Taliban fighters lobbed tear gas shells on their procession to stop them from marching toward the Afghan Presidential Palace, local news channel Tolo News reported.
The executives of this Council will lead the government and Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is likely to head the political office, the Taliban sources said, adding that 80 per cent of this government will be from the Doha Taliban team.
India has been severely critical of the BRI as the CPEC, which is a part of it, passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. China has its eyes on the lucrative rare-earth metals and rich minerals found in Afghanistan
Pentagon says 'no evidence' to back claims of Pakistan sending fighters to support Taliban in Afghanistan
Former Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani had alleged that 10,000 to 15,000 men had been sent in to capture Kabul
The country's leverage over the Taliban is often overstated, Pakistan's UN ambassador Munir Akram said
In Afghanistan, green card holders feel betrayed as thoughts juggle between rising fear, little hope
For some of those who remain, however, the trauma of trying for nearly two weeks to get onto a US plane is still harrowing
Many Afghans fear the Taliban won't make good on their pledges and are concerned that the nation's economic situation holds little opportunity
The swift military evacuation now yields to a murkier diplomatic operation to press the Taliban to allow Americans and their allies to depart peacefully by other means
The US failures were numerous and it only degraded but never defeated the Taliban and ultimately failed to build an Afghan military that could hold off the insurgents
Filmmakers Sahraa Karimi and Sahra Mani have been invited to Venice International Festival to talk about the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan with "particular attention to the situation of filmmakers and artists."
Ready to leave behind past, want positive relations with all countries, says Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen
Suhail Shaheen, the Taliban spokesman in Qatar, talked with CNN-News18 about how the once dreaded militant organisation now seeks to run a country while seeking to gain legitimacy in the international community. Edited excerpts:
On board India's Kabul evacuation flight, 46 Afghan Sikhs, Hindus — and 3 copies of Guru Granth Sahib
Also on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instructed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to brief the floor leaders of political parties in view of recent developments in Afghanistan