For the Afghan president, a deal with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is a political win, but it may not bring political stability.
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani confirmed on Monday that he would travel to Pakistan for a regional conference on Afghanistan, in a sign of fresh efforts to reduce tension between the two neighboring countries.
KABUL (Reuters) - A group including figures from Afghanistan's anti-Soviet Mujahideen of the 1980s on Friday launched a new political bloc likely to increase the pressure on President Ashraf Ghani's struggling unity government.
President Ghani inks deal with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar in first peace treaty since the war with the Taliban began in 2001.
After a successful trip to Washington and New York where the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani reset the tone vis a vis the Afghan/U.S. relationship, he returned to Kabul to get on with the business of governing and tackle the myriad pr...