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Will back legitimate govt chosen through democratic path: PM Modi tells Afghan President

PM Modi met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani for a bilateral meet on the sidelines of the SCO Summit on Thursday.

Jun 14, 2019, 06:46 AM IST

Afghanistan all set to get connected to India via Chabahar from Sunday

Last month on January 27, India formally established shipping lanes with the port by sending ships.

Feb 23, 2019, 22:10 PM IST

Afghan president offers Taliban local office, but group wants Doha instead

Ghani has expressed alarm at the Taliban shutting his administration out of negotiations with the United States. 

Feb 10, 2019, 19:38 PM IST

Ashraf Ghani says his government must be 'decision-maker' in any peace deal

He made his remarks in a television interview as Afghan opposition politicians, including his predecessor Hamid Karzai, met Taliban representatives in Moscow.

Feb 06, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Mike Pompeo calls Afghan President amidst talks with Taliban

The top US diplomat also emphasised the importance of an intra-Afghan dialogue and the role of a ceasefire in ending the violence and creating the conditions for his government, the official added.

Feb 06, 2019, 06:09 AM IST

Afghanistan says Kandahar attack planned in Pak, Islamabad refutes allegation

Kandahar's police commander General Abdul Raziq was killed in an attack which, according to Ghani, was a conspiracy hatched in Pakistan.

Oct 24, 2018, 21:19 PM IST

Afghanistan not on the verge of collapsing: Ashraf Ghani

During his one-day visit to India, Ghani and Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the progress of the multi-faceted India-Afghanistan strategic partnership.

Sep 19, 2018, 23:42 PM IST

Afghanistan forces kill insurgents after mortars hit Kabul

President Ghani acknowledged the explosions that were heard during his speech and described the perpetrators as enemies of Afghanistan, Islam and peace.

Aug 22, 2018, 00:15 AM IST

PM Modi condemns blast targeting Sikh community in Afghanistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured Afghanistan of all possible help.

Jul 02, 2018, 08:33 AM IST

Taliban terrorists kill 16 Afghan soldiers, kidnap engineers after ceasefire ends

The Taliban observed a ceasefire over a three-day holiday but rejected the government`s request to extend it.

Jun 22, 2018, 13:12 PM IST

UN welcomes temporary ceasefire announcement by Afghan government; urges Taliban to reciprocate

Ceasfire follows the Afghan Government's call for unconditional peace talks with the Taliban

Jun 08, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Sorry, not giving Rashid Khan away: Afghan President Ghani to PM Narendra Modi

Rashid Khan's 10-ball 34 with the bat, 3/19 with the ball and two catches in the final over ensured Hyderabad defeated Kolkata to reach the IPL final.

May 26, 2018, 07:04 AM IST

Afghan President Ghani makes offer to Taliban for peace talks

At a meeting on Wednesday of nations involved in the so-called Kabul Process, aimed at building a platform for peace talks, Ghani proposed a ceasefire and a release of prisoners.

Feb 28, 2018, 11:11 AM IST

Stand-off over powerful Afghan governor foreshadows bitter election fight

A stand-off between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Atta Mohammad Noor, the powerful provincial governor, is increasingly turning into a battle over next year`s presidential election.

Jan 07, 2018, 15:11 PM IST

Afghan political crisis deepens as ousted governor refuses to go

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani`s bid to oust one of the country`s most powerful provincial governors has run into strong resistance.

Dec 25, 2017, 20:13 PM IST

Allies do not put each other on notice: Pakistan after US Vice President Mike Spence's ultimatum

US President Donald Trump has put Pakistan on notice for providing safe haven to the Taliban and other militant groups, Vice President Mike Pence has said.

Dec 22, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

No Pakistan? No problem: How India reached out to Afghanistan via Iran

India has committed to sending 1.1. million tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan and the first consignment reached Afghanistan via Chabahar port in Iran.

Oct 30, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

India for Afghan-controlled peace efforts: Kovind to President Ghani

India on Tuesday told visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that it believes peace efforts in his war-wracked country should be "Afghan-led" and "Afghan-controlled".

Oct 24, 2017, 16:01 PM IST

Ashraf Ghani to meet Modi today, security and terrorism in Afghanistan to top the talks

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani will on Tuesday meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discuss the security and stability in Afghanistan.

Oct 24, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

US wants India to help strengthen capacities in Afghanistan

The Trump administration wants India to help strengthen Afghanistan's capacities and institutions so that the war-torn country can take on a resurgent Afghan Taliban based in neighbouring Pakistan, a senior US official has said.

Oct 23, 2017, 09:45 AM IST