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The Chaotic Collapse of the Afghan Air Force

Hours before Kabul fell to the Taliban on Aug. 15, the Afghan Air Force was melting down. Instead of unleashing air attacks against advancing insurgents, some airmen were fighting each…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

U.S. watchdog will look into allegations Afghan’s Ghani took money from country

By Patricia Zengerle and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) -John Sopko, the U.S. special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, said on Wednesday his office would look into allegations that former Afghan…

Afghan envoys marooned abroad after Taliban’s sudden return

By Rupam Jain (Reuters) -The Taliban's abrupt return to power has left hundreds of Afghan diplomats overseas in limbo: running out of money to keep missions operating, fearful for families…

Afghan diplomats chide allies, call on world to deny Taliban recognition

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of Afghan diplomats from the deposed government in Kabul has issued a first-of-its-kind joint statement calling on world leaders to deny the…

Ashraf Ghani apologizes – Report

Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani apologized on Wednesday for the fall of his government. He fled the capital city Kabul last month as Taliban forces approached the outskirts of the city.…

Roya Rahmani, former Afghan Ambassador to USA – Interview

A former Afghan envoy to Washington blames Kabul's former government for the country's Taliban takeover, accusing them of widespread corruption. That echoes sentiments from current and former U.S. officials for years. Roya…

Who to blame for Taliban takeover? Former Afghan envoy points finger at Kabul

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Roya Rahmani, Afghanistan's first female ambassador to the United States who left her post in July, is clearly horrified by the Taliban takeover of…

Exiled Ghani apologizes to Afghan people

(Reuters) - Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who fled Kabul as Taliban forces reached the outskirts of the city last month, apologized on Wednesday for the abrupt fall of his…

Exclusive-In call before Afghan collapse, Biden pressed Ghani to ‘change perception’

  By Aram Roston and Nandita Bose WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the last call between U.S. President Joe Biden and his Afghanistan counterpart before the Taliban seized control of the…

Ghani says ‘in talks to return’ to Afghanistan, terms cash allegation ‘baseless’

Abu Dhabi [UAE], August 19 (ANI): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who has taken refuge in the UAE, said that he is in talks to return to Afghanistan and denied the…

Situation in Afghanistan ‘better’ under Taliban than Ghani, says Russia

Moscow [Russia], August 17 (ANI): Russian Ambassador to Afghanistan Dmitry Zhirnov on Monday said the situation in the Afghan capital of Kabul was better in the first day of control…

Power cannot be transferred unless Taliban inform about President’s successor: Ashraf Ghani

Kabul [Afghanistan] August 15 (ANI): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said that power cannot be transferred unless the Taliban inform about President's successor from their side, Sputnik reported citing sources. 'Serious…