Tag Archives: Ashraf Ghani

Ghani says FB page hacked after post seeks support for Taliban

Ousted Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has claimed that his official Facebook page was hacked yesterday after a post urging international community to support Taliban-led government shocked everyone. The wordy statement on Ghani’s FB page purportedly posted by unidentified hackers on Sunday called upon the international community to engage with the …

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Pakistan not responsible for Ghani’s failure: FO

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office said on Saturday Pakistan could not be held responsible for the failure of the ousted Ashraf Ghani-led government in Afghanistan, and stressed that Islamabad was playing a constructive role in facilitating peace and stability in the neighbouring country. Reacting to a resolution of the European Parliament …

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Ashraf Ghani says supports Taliban-Karzai talks

Former Afghan president Ashraf Ghani said on Wednesday he supports talks between the Taliban and top former government officials, and added that he was “in talks to return” home after seeking refuge in the United Arab Emirates. “I support the government initiative of ongoing negotiations with Abdullah Abdullah and former …

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Afghanistan may be governed by a ruling council

Afghanistan may be governed by a ruling council now that the Taliban has taken over, while the movement’s supreme leader, Haibatullah Akhundzada, would likely remain in overall charge, a senior member of the group told Reuters. The Taliban would also reach out to former pilots and soldiers from the Afghan …

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Welcomed Ashraf Ghani, family on humanitarian grounds: UAE

Afghanistan‘s former president Ashraf Ghani is in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), its foreign ministry confirmed in a statement Wednesday. “The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation can confirm that the UAE has welcomed President Ashraf Ghani and his family into the country on humanitarian grounds,” the statement …

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How did the Taliban take over Afghanistan so quickly?

KABUL: The Taliban’s stunning and rapid takeover of Afghanistan was the result not only of their battlefield strength, but also a sustained push to force surrenders and cut deals. The insurgents mixed threats and lure with propaganda and psychological warfare as they took city after city — some with barely …

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