The US and Indian leaders have met for formal talks at the White House, focusing on trade and economic ties. Narendra Modi's warm welcome comes nine years after Washington refused him a visa on human rights grounds.
Afghanistan has signed a long-awaited deal with the US and NATO to extend a non-combat military presence. The pact is aimed at strengthening Afghan security forces while they work to stave off the Taliban.
Ashraf Ghani was named Afghanistan's new president shortly after signing a power-sharing deal with Abdullah Abdullah. But many fear the new government may be paralyzed by internal power struggles, Andrew Wilder tells DW.
Afghanistan finally has a new government. The question, however, remains if it can function and complete its five-year term. Experts consider the new government a short-term solution for the war-torn country.
The power-sharing deal by Afghanistan's two presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah has been received with mixed feelings. Many Afghans are worried about their country's future.