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Putin to hold talks with Ahmadinejad


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad next week prior to an international round of talks on Iran's nuclear programme, a ... Read more...

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Afghanistan seeks early security handover: Karzai


March 16th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 16 (IANS) The US and the Afghan governments should work together for an early handover of security responsibility, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has said.According to a Karzai ... Read more...

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Karzai condemns, US saddened over Afghan killings (Second Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kabul/Washington, March 11 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Sunday strongly condemned the killing of 16 civilians, including nine children and three women by a US soldier in Kandahar province.Five others ... Read more...

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Resume NATO supplies, Karzai tells Pakistan


February 17th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Friday asked Pakistan to resume NATO supplies that were suspended after airstrikes last year left two dozen soldiers dead, a media ... Read more...

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Afghanistan president vows to fight corruption


December 11th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 11 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Sunday vowed to fight corruption in the country while acknowledging implementation of laws was significant in curbing the menace."We ... Read more...

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It was cordial meeting with Karzai: Pakistan


November 13th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday said that the bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, on the sidelines of the SAARC summit ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Turkey decide to cut train travel time


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Pakistan and Turkey have decided to reduce travel time for a proposed train project between Islamabad and Ankara to 11 days from the earlier 16 days.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan to work with neighbours for peace: Zardari


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Islamabad is working closely with Kabul and Istanbul for peace and stability in Afghanistan, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said at a summit in Turkey.Zardari Tuesday ... Read more...

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India training Afghans will increase mistrust: Pakistani daily


October 6th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) India training Afghan security forces as part of the Kabul-Delhi accord "has the potential to increase mistrust in the region", said a leading Pakistani daily Thursday.India ... Read more...

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Karzai thanks India for help in reconstruction


October 4th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai thanked India Tuesday for helping in reconstruction and rehabilitation of his country in the past 10 years.Thanking India for helping ... Read more...

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Karzai makes implicit criticism of Pakistan


October 4th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Tuesday implicitly criticized Pakistan, saying his country understood the dangers of using terrorism as an instrument of state policy.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Extradite people involved in Rabbani’s killing : Afghanistan to Pakistan


October 3rd, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghanistan has asked Pakistan to extradite people involved in the assassination of Afghanistan's former president Burhanuddin Rabbani. A statement issued from Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's ... Read more...

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Gilani condoles Rabbani’s killing


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday met Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and condoled the assassination of former president Burhanuddin Rabbani.Rabbani was killed in a ... Read more...

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Karzai not to seek third term as president


August 11th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 11 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai said Thursday he would not run for a third term to rule the country, Xinhua reported."The Afghan constitution does not allow anyone ... Read more...

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38 soldiers die in Afghan chopper crash (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 31 members of the US special forces and seven Afghan soldiers were killed in a NATO helicopter crash in east Afghanistan, President Hamid ... Read more...

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Gilani tells Karzai about militant activity along border


July 7th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has called up Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and expressed Pakistan's concern over militant activity along the border between their two ... Read more...

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India not like US to mount Abbottabad-like attack: PM


May 12th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) India is "not like the US" to launch an Abbottabad-like covert operation in Pakistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Thursday."India is not like the ... Read more...

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Osama near Abbottabad, Kabul told Islamabad four years back


May 6th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Afghan intelligence had told Islamabad nearly four years back that the most hunted Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was hiding in an area near ... Read more...

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Karzai wishes NATO would chase terrorists out of Afghanistan (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai said Monday that following Osama bin Laden's killing in neighbouring Pakistan, the world should now realise that his country was "not the ... Read more...

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Afghanistan not the place of terrorism: Karzai


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai said Monday that after the announcement of Osama bin Laden being killed in neighbouring Pakistan, the world should believe that his country ... Read more...

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Conspiracy against Balochistan being planned in Afghanistan: Malik


April 25th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 25(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has claimed that a new conspiracy is being hatched in Afghanistan to deteriorate law and order situation in Balochistan.Malik said he would take up ... Read more...

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Afghanistan orders probe of civilian deaths in NATO raid


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 7(ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has ordered probe of a NATO-led raid that killed five civilians this week.The raid took place in the northern province of Sar-e Pol, but NATO ... Read more...

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Afghan official sacked over concert featuring female singers without headscarves


March 29th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar 29(ANI): The Deputy Governor of Afghanistan's Helmand province, Abdul Satar Mirzakwal, has been sacked for organizing a concert that featured female performers without headscarves.According to the BBC, Afghanistan President Hamid ... Read more...

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Zardari’s father in critical condition


March 21st, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's father has been admitted to a medical centre in the capital following a brain haemorrhage and complications in his respiratory system, ... Read more...

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US apology over civilian killings ‘not enough’: Karzai


March 7th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar.7 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has criticized the United States over civilian deaths in Afghanistan, and added that a US commander apology for these killings is "not enough".The BBC ... Read more...

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US army general apologizes for Afghanistan air strike


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.3 (ANI): US Army General David Petraeus has apologized for an air strike in Afghanistan that killed nine civilians, after Afghan law makers warned that such raids was hampering efforts ... Read more...

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US aborted drone attack on Sirajuddin Haqqani in Pak over fear of civilian deaths


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 23(ANI): The United States had reportedly passed up a chance to kill Haqqani network leader Sirajuddin Haqqani last year, when CIA authorities chose against firing a missile from a predator ... Read more...

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Karzai asks foreign reconstruction teams to leave Afghanistan over ‘hindering governance’


February 9th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 9 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has accused foreign reconstruction teams of obstructing the progress and "hindering the governance" of his country, and asked them to leave as Afghan ... Read more...

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Afghan President meets President Patil, PM during Delhi visit


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai met President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Thursday during his two-day visit to IndiaThe visit reflected ... Read more...

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Afghan President to visit Delhi on Wednesday


February 1st, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai will arrive here on Wednesday on a two-day visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in an endeavor to ... Read more...

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Karzai left increasingly isolated post new Parliament polls


January 27th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan.27 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai appears to be getting increasingly isolated and outmaneuvered by his country's lawmakers.This isolation has been taking place over the past 16 months, since the 2009 ... Read more...

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Karzai agrees to dump ‘parliament session delay’ plans over constitutional crisis fears


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 23 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has reportedly agreed to put an end to his plans of delaying the parliament session by a month after lawmakers threatened to spark off ... Read more...

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Karzai needs to be reminded of his ‘constitutional role’ as President, not uncrowned king: NYT


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 22 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's daring move to delay this weekend's opening session of the Parliament despite being under the scanner for charges of fraud in last year's ... Read more...

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Karzai to visit Russia


January 20th, 2011 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai will Thursday embark on an official two-day visit to Russia at the invitation of his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, the Kremlin press service ... Read more...

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Afghanistan will not hold peace jirga with Pakistan: Rabbani


January 11th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 11(ANI): Former Afghanistan President Burhanuddin Rabbani, who is the leader of a peace delegation to Pakistan, has denied that the two countries had reached an agreement to hold a peace ... Read more...

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