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Afghanistan: The New Beginning

After the long, draining elections of Afghanistan, a decision was finally made; Ashraf Ghani a US-educated anthropologist won the hearts of his fellow Afghan citizens and was sworn as the new president of Afghanistan. 315 more words

Afghanistan hangs five men for gang raping four women on their way home from a wedding

Afghan authorities executed five men who were convicted of armed robbery and gang rape, the Kabul police chief said, following a case that galvanized the nation in recent weeks. 374 more words


Afghanistan and U.S. sign security pact - U.S. forces to stay in country

Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year, ending a year of uncertainty over the fate of foreign troops supporting Afghanis as they take over responsibility for the country’s security. 369 more words

Defence Watch

' Suicide Bomber Attacks Ashraf Ghani Inauguration '

#AceWorldNews – KABUL – A suicide bomber attacked a security checkpoint near the airport in Afghanistan’s capital on Monday, security sources say. The attack came minutes before new President Ashraf Ghani was sworn in, Reuters reported. 60 more words

Afghanistan swears in new president

KABUL – Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan’s new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country’s first transfer of power since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the Taliban. 928 more words


Ashraf Ghani sworn in as new Afghan president

Ashraf Ghani has been sworn in as Afghanistan’s new president, replacing Hamid Karzai at a ceremony at the presidential palace in Kabul.
It comes after six months of deadlock amid a bitter dispute over electoral fraud and a recount of votes. 8 more words

Early Analysis of a Fragile Agreement

Two pieces of additional analysis of the deal as the dust starts to settle.  The first is a piece from AREU on the constitutional implications and challenges presented by the deal.   601 more words