Ashraf Ghani
Opinion  /  Published 03.09.21

Taliban’s radicalism shines through quiet gestures

As Afghans who failed in the desperate stampede to flee the country are forced to come to terms with their lot, their new rulers face an even more excruciating challenge. But in reconciling their aust...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

World  /  Published 03.09.21

Taliban find it harder to rule

Sitting in the home of the spy chief of the fallen Afghan government, cradling a Beretta sub-machine gun in his lap, Maulvi Habib Tawakol recounted how he and his fighters were surprised at how quickl...
By Matthieu Aikins in Kabul

Opinion  /  Published 02.09.21

Afghan transition mirrors global transformations

Last Tuesday, The Times (London) published a revealing report on the present state of the erstwhile military base of the United States of America, built at a cost of $68 billion, in Bagram o...
By Swapan Dasgupta

World  /  Published 30.08.21

Fear of Taliban reprisals grows

When Taliban troops seized control of the Afghan capital two weeks ago, the invading units made a beeline for two critical targets: the headquarters of the National Security Directorate and the Minist...
By Carlotta Gall in Istanbul

India  /  Published 22.08.21

Afghan: Bengal turban-makers incur loss

With Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan dealing a severe blow to trade, a handful of turban-makers in West Bengal's Bankura district who had been supplying colourful silk headgears to Kabuliwal...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Sonamukhi


World  /  Published 19.08.21

Ghani has taken refuge in UAE

After days of speculation about the whereabouts of President Ashraf Ghani, who fled Afghanistan last weekend as the Taliban surrounded Kabul, the UAE said on Wednesday that he had taken refuge in the ...
By Marc Santora, Matthew Rosenberg, Adam Nossiter in New York

World  /  Published 19.08.21

Afghanistan: Ghani 'in talks to return' home

Former Afghan president Ashraf Ghani said on Wednesday he supports talks between the Taliban and top former government officials, and that he was "in talks to return" home after seeking refu...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Abu Dhabi

World  /  Published 18.08.21

Interpol urged to detain Ghani

Afghan Defense Minister Bismillah Khan Mohammadi called on Interpol on Wednesday to arrest President Ashraf Ghani, who abdicated and fled from Afghanistan, for “selling out the motherland.&rdquo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies

World  /  Published 17.08.21

Russian envoy praises Taliban

Russia has said that the situation in Kabul under the Taliban is "better" than it was under the Ashraf Ghani-led Afghanistan government, according to a media report, signalling Moscow's ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

World  /  Published 17.08.21

Taliban takes over presidential palace

The sight of gun-toting Taliban fighters behind President Ashraf Ghani’s ornate wooden desk, deep inside the Afghan presidential palace now under their control, served as visual confirmation tha...
By Carlotta Gall, Daniel Victor in New York


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