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  • Afghan President Ashraf Ghani declined invitation for Pakistan visit: deputy spokesman

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has declined invitations extended by top civil and military officials to visit Pakistan, BBC Urdu reported on Wednesday...

    Quoting the president's Deputy Spokesman Dawa Khan Minapal, BBC Urdu reported that Ghani, who met with Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Naveed Mukhtar and National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq over the past week, had rejected their invitations, saying he would not...

  • Ashraf Ghani slams Pakistan over recent Kabul attacks

    KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani lambasted Pakistan on Monday over a recent wave of insurgent attacks in the capital Kabul that killed at least 56 people...

    “The last few days have shown that suicide bomber training camps and bomb-producing factories which are killing our people are as active as before in Pakistan,” Ghani told a news conference...

  • Ashraf Ghani questions Pakistan's anti-terror fatwa

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has questioned a recent Pakistani religious ruling declaring suicide bombings un-Islamic...

    Speaking at a gathering in the capital, Kabul, on January 17, Ghani asked how the January 16 antiterror edict could only be limited to Pakistan...

  • IS chief in Afghanistan killed, claims President Ashraf Ghani

    The head of the militant Islamic State (IS) group in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, has been killed in an operation led by Afghan special forces in Nangarhar province, President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday...

    US and Afghan special forces, backed by drone strikes and other air support, have waged a series of operations against IS-K this year, killing dozens of their fighters, mainly in Nangarhar, on the border with Pakistan...

  • Footprints: Ashraf Ghani and dishwasher migrants

    Take a look: 'Flood gates are open': second wave of migrants eye EuropeAfter having survived walking for several days through the mountains between the Iran-Pakistan border and more than five hours alongside 70 others on an overcrowded inflatable boat through the Mediterranean Sea, Rahman thought his difficulties would finally ease once he reached Greece...

    Matters came to a head earlier this month, when Ashraf Ghani said Afghans in...

  • IS being wiped out in Afghanistan, says President Ashraf Ghani

    KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says the militant Islamic State (IS) group has been defeated in eastern Afghanistan, where it had taken over some remote districts...

    Speaking at the opening of parliament Sunday, Ghani said Afghan forces had dislodged IS loyalists from regions of Nangarhar province bordering Pakistan...

  • IS militants are on the run, claims Ashraf Ghani

    KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani played down on Tuesday recent failures to jumpstart peace talks with the Taliban, instead choosing to highlight recent successes against fighters of the militant Islamic State (IS) group in Afghanistan...

    Mr Ghani, facing rising domestic criticism and eager to ensure continued international aid, has publicly focused on a military campaign in eastern Afghanis­tan aimed at IS, often referred to as...

  • Ashraf Ghani invites Taliban to join peace talks to 'save the country'

    Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday called on the Taliban to take part in peace talks to “save the country” while simultaneously calling for government-to-government talks with Pakistan "for peace"...

    Ghani spoke on Wednesday at the 2nd Kabul Process Conference attended by representatives from more than 20 countries and international organisations...

  • FM Qureshi in Kabul to meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

    Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi reached Kabul to meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and other senior officials during his maiden trip to any country after assuming his new responsibilities, Radio Pakistan reported on Saturday...

    Speaking to Dawn on Friday, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that FM Qureshi would meet President Ghani and other senior Afghan officials during his daylong visit to Kabul on Saturday...

  • Ashraf Ghani to seek re-election next year

    KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will seek re-election in 2019, his office announced on Saturday, as potential rivals begin jockeying for the country’s top job ahead of the ballot...

    Mr Ghani, who was elected in a controversial poll in 2014, is expected to present himself to war-weary voters as the candidate who can end the 17-year conflict...

  • Shadab’s last-over six, Ashraf hat-trick seal Pakistan win

    ABU DHABI: All-rounder Shadab Khan hit a last over six to give Pakistan a sensational two-wicket win in the second Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Friday...

    Needing 12 off the final over, and eight from the last three balls, Shadab smashed Sri Lankan pacer Vikum Sanjaya for a six and then took a couple off the next delivery to help Pakistan chase down a modest 125-run target in 19...

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