Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP Photo

Afghanistan sacks 12 election officials amid fraud investigation

  • Spokesman for Afghan president says removal of officials was consequence of amendment to election law
Topic |   Afghanistan

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP Photo
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In this October 31, 2018, photo, Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers carry out an exercise during a live firing at the Afghan Military Academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Trump administration claims of progress in talks with the Taliban have sparked fears even among allies of the president that his impatience with the war in Afghanistan will lead him to withdraw troops too soon, leaving the country at risk of returning to the same volatile condition that prompted the invasion in the first place. Photo: AP Photo

Donald Trump is ‘serious’ about Afghan withdrawal, Taliban says

  • Spokesman says talks with the US are ‘on the right path’ in push to end 17-year conflict
Topic |   Afghanistan

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In this October 31, 2018, photo, Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers carry out an exercise during a live firing at the Afghan Military Academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Trump administration claims of progress in talks with the Taliban have sparked fears even among allies of the president that his impatience with the war in Afghanistan will lead him to withdraw troops too soon, leaving the country at risk of returning to the same volatile condition that prompted the invasion in the first place. Photo: AP Photo
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