He made these remarks while addressing the inaugural session of a conference on Afghan peace titled 'Lahore Process'.
22 Jun 2019 3:43 PM
Afghanistan is scheduled to undergo--presidential, provincial councils and the Ghazni parliamentary elections--simultaneously in September.
14 Jun 2019 12:01 PM
A spokesman for Resolute Support, the US-led NATO mission in Afghanistan, said four US service members had suffered minor injuries.
31 May 2019 1:35 PM
Of the 20 or so grand jirgas held since 1700, eight were called in a short period between 2001 and 2019.
14 May 2019 12:05 AM
The US has been clear that ties can only improve once Pakistan is deemed to have delivered adequately in Afghanistan.
08 May 2019 12:09 AM
A close aide to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani sparked a diplomatic spat with the US by offering tough criticism of Washington's talks.
15 Mar 2019 2:08 PM
US withdrawal will leave the Taliban as the main organised force in the country.
18 Feb 2019 12:32 AM
As such, New Delhi will be dealing with friends if it chooses to play a part in the coming developments.
09 Feb 2019 2:14 AM
Last year, over 800,000 Afghans were expelled from Iran while some 30,000 returned from Pakistan.
08 Feb 2019 6:45 AM
There can be no question the Afghan Taliban regime that began consolidating its power in the mid-1990s was atrocious in every sense of the word.
07 Feb 2019 12:17 AM
America’s desperation to pull out is itself seen as a victory for the Taliban who have gained greater international recognition over the years.
01 Feb 2019 12:24 AM
US President Donald Trump’s clear eagerness to end America’s longest war has also weighed heavy on the discussions.
29 Jan 2019 2:27 AM
Dodge or feint, Pak foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s comments signal a break from the past.
15 Dec 2018 6:38 AM
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for blast, but Taliban said earlier it had carried out more than 300 attacks.
20 Oct 2018 7:50 PM
No representative of the Ghani government has participated in talks so far when as many as 11 members of the Taliban were present in the last round.
20 Oct 2018 1:14 AM
Many of those Afghans brave enough to defy the death threats hope to vote in a new generation of younger and better-educated leaders.
19 Oct 2018 2:37 PM
Seven Indian engineers were kidnapped in Baghlan province on May 6, and Mr Modi, in the talks, conveyed his concerns over them to Mr Ghani.
20 Sep 2018 1:59 AM
Both Uzbekistan and Tajikistan are secular democratic Republics and are ideologically strongly opposed to the Taliban.
28 Aug 2018 6:12 AM
The ambush came despite President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban during Eid al-Adha this week.
20 Aug 2018 2:12 PM
At least 19 people were killed and 21 wounded when suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of Sikhs and Hindus waiting to meet President.
02 Jul 2018 3:10 PM