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Former Afghanistan president HE Hamid Karzai speaks

Global Times - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
This was just one of many questions raised by audience members following a recent lecture by former Afghanistan president H.E. Hamid Karzai, who was invited by the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) to speak on Afghanistan and its ...
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Islamabad police report 'headway' in former Afghan governor's case

The Express Tribune - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai has also expressed concerns over the former governor's disappearance. He asked the British authorities to issue visas in Afghanistan so they do not have to go to other countries for the purpose.
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PM Modi wishes President Ashraf Ghani on his 'birthday', but oops on a wrong date

The Indian Express - ‎21 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting with former Afghan President Hamid Karzai as Afghanistan's President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani (L) looks on during the inauguration of newly built complex of Afghanistan Parliament in Kabul on Friday.

Dicing with death

Daily Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Accompanied by a driver and a gunman, the hosts picked me from Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport. My fears did not subside as the manager of the hotel I was staying in pointed towards a 'safe' room in case of an 'emergency'.

A romance that shows Afghanistan's mistreatment of women

Washington Post - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
One reform has been the Elimination of Violence Against Women law, enacted in 2009 by then-President Hamid Karzai. However, most of Afghanistan's lawmakers and populace do not endorse advances for women and consider them the work of external ...

Love Is a Battlefield

The Atlantic - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
If a difficult partner like former Afghan President Hamid Karzai suggests the United States is colluding with the Taliban, it's tempting to berate his lack of gratitude and then cut him loose.

BreakingNews 13/2/16 - Towards A Peaceful Afghanistan: `Learning From Her...

Nigeria Master Web - ‎10 hours ago‎
As we discussed Hamid Karzai and his government of jirgas have had to face many challenges post Taliban. And, there has been so much opposition to his government.
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Do photos deserve 'fair use' protection?

Kankakee Daily Journal - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
U.S.-made A-29 light attack aircraft fly over the Hamid Karzai International Airport during a display of newly-delivered assets by the Afghan Air Force in Kabul, Afghanistan this week.

A Solution to the Afghanistan-Taliban Conflict?

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Former president Hamid Karzai, in his farewell speech to Afghans in 2014, lamented failure to bring the Taliban into the peace process.

Jihadi John: The Making of a Terrorist by Robert Verkaik; book review

The Independent - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
His name was Hamid Karzai, and a few months later, he went on to become Afghanistan's new leader. In his book, Robert Verkaik is equally upfront about his own missed scoop.
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Iran, India and Russia should take part in settlement of crisis in Afghanistan - Karzai

TASS - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Potentials of Iran, India and Russia should be used to give a new impetus to peace talks between Afghanistan authorities and Taliban movement and establish security in Afghanistan, ex-president of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai said in an interview with Iran ...

PICTURED: Taliban surrender terrifying cache of weapons during PEACE ceremony - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A group of eleven ex-Taliban fighters laid down their arms today under an amnesty launched by former President Hamid Karzai and backed by the US in November 2004. Hundreds of anti-government militants have so far given up their weapons as part of a ...
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US to Send More Troops to Aid Afghan Forces Pressed by Taliban

New York Times - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Aimal Faizi, who was a spokesman for former President Hamid Karzai, said that sending more American troops to Helmand again would be a return to an “ill-advised” military strategy that failed to “fight the roots of terrorism.
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A-29s to start combat operations with Afghan Air Force from March: Wardak

Khaama Press (press release) (blog) - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
During a ceremony “Re-birth of the Afghan Air Force” at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Gen. Wardak said the Afghan Air Force is expecting to receive a total of 8 A-29 aircraft until March.
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Pak, Afghan spy agencies likely to revive coop deal: report

Press Trust of India - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
However, the agreement could not take effect as certain Afghan politicians, including former president Hamid Karzai, vehemently opposed the move.

In war-torn Afghanistan, astronomer sees hope and promise in the study of the heavens

Los Angeles Times - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A robotic excavator designed by a teenager in Logar province recently caught the attention of former President Hamid Karzai, who gave the child an award and held him up as an example to tribal elders of the merits of education. In a country without a ...
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Afghanistan to Start Peace Talks With Taliban By the End of February

The Diplomat - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The representatives also agreed to reconvene for a follow-up meeting in Kabul on 23 February 2016. Former Afghan president, Hamid Karzai recently urged in an interview that India, Iran and Russia should be included in the peace process, according to ...

US to send more troops to aid Afghan forces

The Boston Globe - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
KABUL - The U.S. Army will deploy hundreds of soldiers to the southern Afghan province of Helmand, where government forces have been pushed to the brink by Taliban militants, a military spokesman said Tuesday.
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Negotiations with Taliban: US, China, Pak set for quadrilateral meet to finalise roadmap for Afghan talks

Firstpost - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Afghanistan's Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai would lead his country's delegation at the meeting. Diplomatic sources said Karzai will arrive in Islamabad Saturday morning. Chinese special envoy for Afghanistan Deng Xijun, the US special ...

MoE engineers demand super skill allowance

Pajhwok Afghan News (subscription) (blog) - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
He said MoE engineers should receive 35,000 afghanis per month in super skill allowance based on a presidential decree of former president Hamid Karzai. “We currently receive only 9,500 afghanis as our regular salary, we have not been paid the super ...