Tag: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani

April 20, 2019

‘Afghanistan Has Changed̵...

Talk of peace in Afghanistan is ramping up, with the United States and the Taliban negotiating and Kabul preparing to host hundreds of ethnic, religious, and tribal leaders to settle on a road map for ending nearly 18 years of war

April 15, 2019

Interview: Ex-Afghan Warlord Says &...

Hekmatyar is a member of the Reconciliation Leadership Council, a new council led by President Ashraf Ghani, that will appoint negotiators for the April 19-21 talks with the Taliban, create their mandate for talks, and oversee their work

April 13, 2019

Kabul Condemns Taliban’s Anno...

Afghan government in a statement on Saturday strongly condemned the Taliban’s announcement of their annual spring offensive, reiterating call on the militant group to accept call for peace talks

April 5, 2019

Ashraf Ghani’s grand plan for...

Ghani insists on an Afghan-led peace process because he does not want to repeat past mistakes or agree to a process that could leave the country in the middle of yet another bloody conflict in the near future

IS, Taliban Fight Displaces 1000s i...

The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Thursday that 3,000 families fled their homes, and warned the situation could escalate as the warring sides mobilize more fighters

April 4, 2019

Left Out: Afghanistan Watches Its O...

Ghani has alienated much of the country’s political elite, including influential ex-President Hamid Karzai and former warlords who attended the Moscow meeting, by failing to consult with them over the government’s national peace plan and denying them a spot on the government’s negotiating team

March 27, 2019

2018 Is Deadliest Year for Afghan C...

The U.N. on Monday confirmed that 10 children were among at least 13 civilians killed in a recent U.S. military airstrike in northern Afghanistan. The U.S., which confirmed the killing of two U.S. service members, carried out an airstrike in the area, and accused the Taliban of using civilian areas as hideouts. The intensified violence in the country has had a toll on civilians

March 25, 2019

Pakistan values Russia’s role in ...

The Pakistani military officials have said that Pakistan values Russia’s role in Afghan settlement process and the important role of Moscow in other regional processes

February 7, 2019

Afghan peace council to consider Mo...

In the Moscow meeting, participants agreed on implementation of necessary reforms, keeping and strengthening national institutions

November 29, 2018

Switzerland ready to host Afghanist...

Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), also weighed in with his own message, pointing out that a record 1,692 civilians had been killed in the first six months of this year

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