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'Could not make it end differently': Ashraf Ghani apologises to Afghans

Kabul/IBNS: Former Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday apologised to his countrymen for not being able to 'make it end differently', nearly three weeks after he fled the country following the Taliban's seizure of the capital city Kabul on Aug 15.

Taliban says Ashraf Ghani, Saleh can return to Afghanistan if they want

Kabul: The Afghan Taliban have extended their amnesty to president and vice president Ashraf Ghani and Amrullah Saleh respectively, and allowed them to return to Afghanistan if they wished to do so.

Justin Trudeau says Canada will not recognize Taliban

Ottawa: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has said his nation will not recognize the Taliban regime as the legitimate government in Afghanistan.

'I vow to get back..came to UAE in sandals, didn't steal public money': Afghan Prez Ashraf Ghani

Dubai/IBNS: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in his first video message on Facebook, after fleeing the Taliban three days ago, defended his decision, and said that he came to UAE to prevent bloodshed in his homeland.

Waiting to get killed by Taliban: Afghanistan female mayor Zarifa Ghafari

Kabul/IBNS: After insurgent group Taliban invaded Afghanistan, a female mayor of the country, Zarifa Ghafari, said she won't flee even if that would lead to her death.

'Will never bow to Taliban': Afghanistan ex-Vice President pledges new fight

Kabul/IBNS: Afghanistan's defiant Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Tuesday made it clear that he will not bow down to the Taliban after the group took over the capital Kabul.

Facebook, TikTok continue ban on posts promoting Talibans after Afghanistan fall

New Delhi/IBNS: Social media platforms like Facebook and TikTok on Tuesday announced that they won’t lift bans on content that promotes the Taliban after the group took control of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Taliban holding talks in Doha about future government

Kabul/UNI: The Taliban said discussions are underway in Doha about a future Afghanistan government, including its structure and name, and they will reveal the details soon.

Ashraf Ghani committed treason by abandoning his post, say angry Afghans

Kabul/UNI: The fleeing of former Afghan president Ashraf Ghani and his aides from the country has been harshly criticized by Afghans who say Ghani played with the "blood of the people" and "committed treason" by abandoning his post after making pledges to stay.

Stand squarely behind Afghanistan pull-out decision, buck stops with me: Joe Biden amid criticisms

Washington/IBNS: Facing severe criticism, US President Joe Biden on Monday broke his silence over the fiasco in Kabul following the Taliban's capture, stating his country's mission was never supposed to be nation building in Afghanistan and that he "stands squarely behind his decision."

Facing criticisms over Afghan crisis, US President Joe Biden to address nation

Washington/IBNS: US President Joe Biden will address the nation on Monday night (US time) after being criticised over the fiasco in Afghanistan following the Taliban's capture of capital city Kabul.

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani fled Kabul with cars filled with cash: Reports

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who stepped down to prevent further violence in his country, was fleeing Kabul escorted with cars filled with cash, the Russian embassy said on Monday, adding that some cash was left in the airport.

War in Afghanistan is over: Taliban

Kabul: Taliban insurgents have declared that the 'war' in Afghanistan is over after they entered Kabul on Sunday and took control over the Presidential Palace.

The people of Afghanistan do not deserve this: Kabul-born writer Khaled Hosseini

Kabul: Hours after Taliban entered Kabul city and took control of Afghanistan after months of bloody clashes since the foreign troops started leaving the war-torn country, celebrated US-based Afghan writer Khaled Hosseini said the people of the country did not deserve the situation the nation is currently facing.

Taliban enter Kabul; Ghani likely to step down : Report

Kabul/IBNS: Taliban terrorists entered the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday as the United States evacuated diplomats from its embassy by helicopter, according to media reports.