Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during a news conference in the presidential palace in Kabul. Photo: AP Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during a news conference in the presidential palace in Kabul. Photo: AP
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during a news conference in the presidential palace in Kabul. Photo: AP
Afghanistan

Blasts in Kabul as Afghanistan’s rival presidents sworn in on same day

  • Ashraf Ghani, who was declared the winner of last September’s election, and his rival Abdullah Abdullah have been unable to settle their differences
  • The political crisis threatens to undermine security talks with the Taliban, seen by many Afghans as a welcome opportunity to end relentless wars

Topic |   Afghanistan
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during a news conference in the presidential palace in Kabul. Photo: AP Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during a news conference in the presidential palace in Kabul. Photo: AP
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during a news conference in the presidential palace in Kabul. Photo: AP
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