Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan resists offer to outsource Taliban war
Afghanistan
In Brief

Afghanistan resists offer to outsource Taliban war

President Ashraf Ghani dismisses plans laid out by private military contractor Blackwater
5 Oct 2018
Taliban ready to talk peace but what does it want?
Afghanistan
In Brief

Taliban ready to talk peace but what does it want?

Reports suggest the terrorist group is willing to begin fresh negotiations with Washington
14 Sep 2018
Mullah Omar 'dead': what next for the Taliban?
Afghanistan fighters
In Depth

Mullah Omar 'dead': what next for the Taliban?

Confirmation of leader's death threatens peace process, as a power struggle intensifies within the Taliban
30 Jul 2015
Afghanistan: turbulent fight for women's rights
Afghanistan Woman
In Depth

Afghanistan: turbulent fight for women's rights

In 1923 Afghan law gave women equal rights, but the Soviet invasion – and the Taliban – brought violence and oppression
24 Jun 2015
Scotland denied as Afghanistan squeak first victory
Afghanistan batsman Shapoor Zadran celebrates with teammate Hamid Hassan after hitting the winning runs to defeat Sco
In Review

Scotland denied as Afghanistan squeak first victory

With just three balls to spare, Afghan cricketers record their first World Cup win
26 Feb 2015
AFGHANISTAN: new president in difficult time
Afghanistan's new president Ashraf Ghani
In Depth

AFGHANISTAN: new president in difficult time

Described as a 'temperamental technocrat', the 65-year old leader takes over amid continuing violence
29 Sep 2014
Afghan election: Ghani and Abdullah form unity government
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In Brief

Afghan election: Ghani and Abdullah form unity government

Ashraf Ghani becomes president of Afghanistan five months after first votes were cast
22 Sep 2014

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