Abdullah Abdullah

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Afghan power deal hands top military post to man accused of torturing rival
Presidential challengers Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah agree to share power

Emma Graham-Harrison and Akhtar Mohammad Makoii in Herat

17, May, 2020 @1:55 PM

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Blasts in Afghanistan as presidential rivals hold oath ceremonies
Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah both inaugurated amid dispute over election

Michael Safi in Amman and Akhtar Mohammad Makoii in Herat

09, Mar, 2020 @3:04 PM

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Ghani declared winner of Afghan election - but opponent rejects result
Incumbent gained just over 50% of September votes but Abdullah’s team reject results

Emma Graham-Harrison

18, Feb, 2020 @5:35 PM

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Afghanistan election: turnout may have been as low as 20% amid Taliban threats
Preliminary count suggests lowest participation since 2001, with accusations of fraud

Michael Safi

29, Sep, 2019 @3:56 PM

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Abdullah Abdullah hoping third time's a charm in Afghan vote
Anti-Taliban resistance veteran faces off against old rival Ashraf Ghani in election on Saturday

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

27, Sep, 2019 @2:37 PM

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The Guardian view on Afghanistan: a bad year for Ashraf Ghani | Editorial
Editorial: Afghanistan is experiencing weakness and disunity in both government and insurgent ranks


30, Dec, 2015 @7:08 PM

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Afghan president names cabinet three months after taking power
Move eases concerns that unity government led by Ashraf Ghani and rival Abdullah Abdullah will not be able to function

Sune Engel Rasmussen in Kabul

12, Jan, 2015 @1:37 PM

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This new era for Afghanistan has come at a cost | Michael Keating
Michael Keating: The power-sharing deal hailed as a democratic breakthrough has left Afghans wondering what an election is for

Michael Keating

25, Sep, 2014 @3:10 PM

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Afghan election commission completes audit that determines president
Hopefuls Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah have 24 hours to log complaints, which will be addressed within two days

May Jeong in Kandahar

15, Sep, 2014 @2:25 PM

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Afghanistan's presidential rivals reach agreement after Kerry flies into Kabul

Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah strike political accord many hope puts faltering deal in election dispute back on track

May Jeong in Kabul

08, Aug, 2014 @4:08 PM

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John Kerry tries to salvage deal in Afghan election dispute
US secretary of state meets rival candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani to discuss faltering deal struck last month

May Jeong in Kabul

08, Aug, 2014 @9:31 AM

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Afghan presidential vote audit halted over which ballots to throw out

Deal to resolve political crisis in jeopardy after election workers walk out just days after large-scale audit of disputed poll begins

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

20, Jul, 2014 @4:54 PM

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