Former Afghan president Ashraf Ghani (left) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pose for the media outside Hyderabad House in Delhi. File/Reuters
The exit of Americans from Afghanistan at the end of August, the departure of former Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani a few days earlier have clearly been a setback for India,
The government has decided to free top militant commander Anas Haqqani and two other Taliban commanders in a prisoner swap, a deal that could pave the way for peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi have discussed a planned meeting in Beijing that would include Afghan figures and Taliban representatives.
At the annual meeting of world leaders last year, the UN chief sounded a global alarm about the survival of humanity and the planet.
The day I found out I was pregnant in 2004 should have been one of excitement and joy, but instead, all I felt was fear and nausea at the prospect of bringing a child