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Stories with person: Ashraf Ghani
  • Violence in Afghanistan forces Obama to rethink troop levels 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 8:09 am

    WASHINGTON - Fifteen years into the war that few Americans talk about any more, conditions in Afghanistan are getting worse, preventing the clean ending that President Barack Obama hoped to impose before leaving office. Violence is on the rise, the Taliban are staging new offensives, the Islamic State group is angling for a foothold and peace prospects are dim.

  • US urges Afghanistan-Pakistan on Afghan peace process 
    Updated: Jan-21-16 9:22 am

    DAVOS, Switzerland - The United States on Thursday urged the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan to support a credible peace process with the Afghan Taliban.

  • Afghan official: Delayed elections set for Oct. 15 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 6:58 am

    KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghanistan will hold parliamentary and district council elections, originally scheduled for last June, on Oct. 15, an Afghan official said Monday.

  • Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, US seek roadmap to peace story has photos
    Updated: Jan-11-16 3:46 pm

    ISLAMABAD - Four countries __ Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States __ were cloistered away late into the night Monday trying to lay a foundation they hope will eventually lead to peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban fighters. But in the end, the biggest decision that appeared to be reached was to meet again.