Ashraf Ghani
World  /  Published 10.05.21

Kabul blast death toll rises to 68

The death toll from an explosion outside a school in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul has risen to 68, Afghan officials said on Sunday, with doctors struggling to provide medical care to 165 injured ...
By Reuters in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 28.04.21

The Chinese card in Afghanistan

The parallels with the early 1990s in Afghanistan are obvious. They’re also lazy and mask a more complex challenge for India and the world. With the president of the United States of America, Jo...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi in

India  /  Published 25.04.21

Germany stands in solidarity with India: Merkel

Afghan foreign minister Mohammed Haneef Atmar said India has the prayers and support of all those nations that it has assisted generously with Covid-19 vaccines. “Our hearts & prayers go to...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.04.21

Afghanistan: Blinken and its gone!

Clearly, the China-Russia-Pakistan confluence of interests seeks to limit the US and India’s role in Afghanistan. The joint military and naval exercises between Russia and Pakistan, and the stat...
By Neena Gopal in

India  /  Published 09.02.21

PM: want to see terror-free Afghanistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed concern over increasing violence in Afghanistan and called for a comprehensive ceasefire for ending the hostilities, while assuring India's full s...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 23.09.20

Afghanistan: Theatre of strategic importance

For years, India formally refused to recognize the Taliban or give them any legitimacy. That slowly started to change two years ago. Earlier this month, the foreign minister, S. Jaishankar, gave his b...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi in

World  /  Published 29.11.19

Reopened talks with Taliban: Trump

President Donald Trump on Thursday declared that he has reopened peace negotiations with the Taliban less than three months after scuttling talks in hopes of ending 18 years of war.He made the stateme...
By Michael Crowley/New York Times News Service in

Opinion  /  Published 12.11.19

Crystal gazing into Afghanistan’s future

The Afghan presidential elections were held successfully and surprisingly peacefully in September. Just before the elections, President Donald Trump dramatically cancelled the Camp David talks but the...
By Anand Arni and Pranay Kotasthane in

World  /  Published 01.03.20

Deal falters on prisoners

Afghanistan’s President on Sunday said he would not free thousands of Taliban prisoners ahead of all-Afghan power-sharing talks set for next week, publicly disagreeing with a timetable for a speedy ...
By Reuters and AP in Kabul

World  /  Published 10.03.20

US starts troop pullout, seeks end to Afghan leaders' feud

The United States began withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the US military said on Tuesday, taking a step forward on its peace deal with the Taliban while also praising Afghan President Ashraf Ghani...
By AP in Kabul


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