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    Karzai: I always acted on Zahir Shah advice

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former president Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said he acted on advice from the late king of Afghanistan, Mohammad Zahir Shah, during his 11-year rule.


    Outgoing president vows to live in Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said he would live his post-retirement life in Afghanistan and greet Afghan security forces wherever he came across them.


    Be careful in dealing with West, new govt advised

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday hailed international support over the past 13 years, but advised the the incoming government to be careful in dealing with Western nations.


    Karzai takes parting shot at US, Pakistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The outgoing president on Tuesday said stability in Afghanistan depended on sincere support from the United States and Pakistan, blaming foreigners for the current wave of violence in the country.


    Karzai retirement home turned into guesthouse

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday suggested the lavish building, where he was supposed to live after leaving office, be used as a government guesthouse for foreign visitors and officials.


    New govt to be sworn in this week, hopes Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday renewed his call for both presidential runners to conclude a deal on forming a government of national unity as soon as possible.

    Security and Crime

    Pro-govt fighters among 6 killed in clashes

    KUNDUZ CITY/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two pro-government fighters and six militants have been killed in northern provinces of the country, officials said on Monday.


    India backs prosperous, stable Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated President Hamid Karzai and the people of Afghanistan on their country’s 95th Independence Day, the Presidential Palace said on Sunday.


    Sri Lankan envoy promises enhanced ties

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The New Sri Lankan ambassador on Saturday evinced his country’s interest in bolstering cooperation with Afghanistan in different areas, the Presidential Palace said.


    Karzai wants poll result unveiled by end of month

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said presidential election results must be announced within the agreed timeline.