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Hamid Karzai

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  • U.S. general takes command of a coalition in flux in Afghanistan

    The new commander of the international forces fighting in Afghanistan took command Tuesday amid uncertainty about the country’s political leadership and the future role of American troops. U.S. Army Gen. John F. Campbell will lead the...
  • Afghan president will not attend NATO summit next week: spokesman

    Afghan president will not attend NATO summit next week: spokesman
    KABUL (Reuters) - President Hamid Karzai will not attend a key NATO summit next week because of his disagreements with Washington over Afghan security needs after most foreign troops leave his country at the end of 2014, his spokesman said on Tuesday....
  • U.N. says 'not possible' to finish Afghan vote audit by September 2

    KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's U.N. representative told President Hamid Karzai on Thursday that the audit of a disputed election would not be finished by Sept. 2, when Karzai had hoped to see a new leader inaugurated. The United Nations is supervising...
  • Delays, fights marred Afghanistan's election recount

    Inside the hot, musty airplane hangar where international officials were supervising Afghanistan’s presidential election recount, the rival camps had sparred for days until the tension finally boiled over. Confronting a young poll worker...
  • Hundreds of Taliban fighters battle Afghan forces near Kabul: officials

    LOGAR Afghanistan (Reuters) - As many as 700 heavily armed Taliban insurgents are battling Afghan security forces in Logar, a key province near the capital Kabul, local officials said on Tuesday, in a test of the Afghan military's strength as foreign...
  • As Taliban push quickens, Afghan troops ordered: take no prisoners

    KABUL (Reuters) - As U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan, the battlefield they leave behind is changing dramatically and becoming more deadly. No longer pinned down by U.S. air cover, Taliban fighters are attacking Afghan military posts in larger...
  • Hundreds of Taliban fighters battle Afghan forces near Kabul - officials

    LOGAR Afghanistan (Reuters) - As many as 700 heavily armed Taliban insurgents are battling Afghan security forces in Logar, a key province near the capital Kabul, local officials said on Tuesday, in a test of the Afghan military's strength as foreign...
  • Human rights group slams U.S. over Afghan civilian deaths

    Human rights group slams U.S. over Afghan civilian deaths
    A new Amnesty International report criticizes the U.S. government for not properly investigating civilian casualties its forces inflicted in Afghanistan. The report, called "Left in the Dark" and released at a Kabul news conference on Monday, calls on...
  • Afghan presidential rivals agree to unity government after recount

    Afghanistan's rival presidential contenders agreed Friday to accept the results of a recount of their disputed June 14 runoff and to form a government of national unity whatever the outcome of the disputed poll. The agreement announced in Kabul by...
  • Hostile ally: Danger grows for US forces in Afghanistan

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Aug. 7: The killing of Army Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene in Kabul by an Afghan soldier at a training academy and the refusal of Afghan politicians to agree on a new president...
  • John Kerry meets with Afghan candidates in Kabul, urges end to dispute

    John Kerry meets with Afghan candidates in Kabul, urges end to dispute
    U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry met with Afghanistan’s dueling presidential candidates Thursday in an unannounced visit to push for a resolution of the country's disputed election. Kerry arrived in the capital, Kabul, in the evening and...
  • Afghanistan running out of cash as poll deadlock drags on

    KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan government is running out of funds despite an influx of millions of dollars in aid as a deadlock over who won the election drives a sharp decline in revenues, already suffering from the drawdown of thousands of foreign troops....