Afghanistan: Important lessons for Nigeria
The invasion of Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, by the Taliban over the weekend marked the takeover of the country by the Islamic terrorist group 20 years after they were driven out by the American military.
Afghan president Ghani flees country as Taliban enter Kabul
President Ashraf Ghani fled Afghanistan on Sunday, a top official said, effectively ceding power to the Taliban, who have entered the capital Kabul to seal a nationwide military victory in just 10 days.
Afghan President vows to 'remobilise’ forces as Taliban approach Kabul
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Saturday the remobilisation of the country's armed forces was a "top priority", as Taliban fighters inched closer to the capital after routing the country's defences over the past week. The president gave no hint he would resign or take responsibility for the current situation, but said "consultations" were taking place…
Afghan leader to meet Biden as US exit looms
Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani faces the cold reality of the end of US military presence in Afghanistan Friday when he meets with President Joe Biden in the White House.
Taliban slam Afghan president's proposal for new election
The Taliban on Wednesday rejected a proposal by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to hold elections later this year, after months of peace talks between the two warring sides have made little progress.
Car bomb kills eight, wounds 47, in western Afghanistan
A powerful car bomb in western Afghanistan killed at least eight people and wounded dozens more, authorities said Saturday, as the United Nations condemned attacks on civilians in the country.
Taliban killed 291 Afghan security personnel in past week: government t
The Taliban killed at least 291 Afghan security personnel over the past week, a top government official said Monday, accusing the insurgents of unleashing a wave of violence ahead of potential talks.
Afghan president vows to speed up release of Taliban prisoners
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani vowed Sunday to speed up the release of Taliban prisoners after welcoming a surprise offer...