Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday spoke to former Afghan President Hamid Karzai and hailed his effort to strengthen bilateral relations besides successfully steering his country on the path of peace, prosperity and stability which will "never be forgotten".
Newly-inaugurated Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday set a fresh tone in relations with NATO countries that have fought against Taliban insurgents, paying a fulsome tribute to foreign soldiers who died in battle.
Terming the signing of a much-delayed bilateral security agreement between Afghanistan and the US as 'historic', President Barack Obama on Tuesday said it would help target the remnants of al Qaeda in the war-torn country.
In what is being hailed as the “first democratic transition of power” in Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani will be sworn-in as the new President on Monday, exactly a week after he signed a power sharing deal with rival candidate Abdullah Abdullah, ending the months-old stand-off over the election results dispute.
Afghanistan will host a grand presidential inauguration tomorrow, with former US-based academic Ashraf Ghani taking power as NATO troops end their 13-year war without defeating the fierce Taliban insurgency.
Afghanistan`s disputed presidential election inched towards a possible conclusion Monday with a senior government official hailing a "breakthrough" in talks between the two candidates, who both claim to have won the vote.
Afghanistan has boldly raised its black, red and green megaflag - big enough to drape over a dinosaur - in the heart of the capital here with India's help, a monument that symbolises 'Hind-Afghan Dosti'.
Abdullah Abdullah, one of two contenders for Afghanistan's presidency on Monday said that he will not accept the expected outcome of the election's second round and that talks with his opponent to form a national unity government are deadlocked.
Talks on a power sharing deal between Afghanistan`s rival presidential candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have collapsed, a top leader said on Monday, rekindling fears of ethnic unrest over the disputed vote.
Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai has packed up all his personal possessions and is ready to leave the palace, his spokesman said on Thursday, even though the disputed election has failed to find his successor.
Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai has packed up all his personal possessions and is ready to leave the palace, his spokesman said Thursday, even though the disputed election has failed to find his successor.
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah threatened today to withdraw from an audit of votes cast in the election, a move that could wreck UN efforts to rescue the country's first democratic transfer of power.