Senate Democrats want to put new conditions on future aid to Afghanistan, warning President Ashraf Ghani in a new report that they will keep an eye on appointments and human rights. 695 more words
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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 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
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