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    Hamid Karzai

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    Karzai, Afghan Taliban condemn Peshawar onslaught

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former president Hamid Karzai and the Afghan Taliban have condemned yesterday’s attack on a school in the capital of Pakistan’s northeastern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The raid left 141 dead, including 132 children.



    Governance

    Killings of innocent Afghans fuelling terror: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Reacting to the report on CIA’s harsh interrogation techniques and the death of five students in a NATO airstrike in Parwan province, former president Hamid Karzai on Thursday said killings of innocent Afghans by American forces fueled terrorism and anarchy.



    Governance

    Karzai in China on private trip

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former president Hamid Karzai has left for China on a private visit, his office said on Sunday, but gave no details.



    Security and Crime

    Blast in Kabul; no casualties reported

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A hand grenade blast took place in the 10th police district in the upscale Wazir Akbar Khan locality of capital Kabul on Tuesday but caused no casualties, deputy spokesman Ministry of Interior said.



    Governance

    Afghanistan won’t allow proxy Pak-India war: Karzai

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former president Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said his country would not allow itself to become the battleground for a proxy war between India and Pakistan after the imminent departure of US-led troops.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    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.



    Governance

    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.