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    Hamid Karzai

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    Meet our terms for BSA signing, Karzai tells US

    KABUL (PAN): Showing little flexibility, President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday said that the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) could not be signed unilaterally, asking the United States to consider the Afghan government’s demands as well.



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    Jirga on BSA: Karzai's move seen as a flop

    KABUL (PAN): Political analysts and lawmakers on Monday accused President Hamid Karzai of resorting to delaying tactics on signing the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) in an effort to gain US to support for a presidential candidate of his choice.



    Governance

    President invites Taliban, HIA to Loya Jirga

    KABUL (PAN): Calling on Taliban and their allies to attend a Loya Jirga due next Thursday, President Hamid Karzai on Saturday reiterated his government’s position that the assembly would only discuss the security pact with the US.



    Governance

    Officials meddling in polls to be sacked: Karzai

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday asked government officials and foreigners not to middle in presidential and provincial elections, warning violators of removal from jobs.



    Education

    Parents asked to educate children

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday asked parents not to compromise the education of their children and ensure their admission to school.     



    Governance

    Karzai seeks more British defence support

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Monday inaugurated the first-ever batch’s admission to the British-built Military Academy in Kabul as an effective step toward enhancing Afghanistan’s defense capability, urging the UK for more assistance.  



    Governance

    Karzai stresses fair probe into candidates' complaints

    KABUL (PAN): Presidential runner Dr Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and his campaign managers on Friday exchanged views with President Hamid Karzai on the current electoral process and the upcoming tribal forum on a security deal with the US.



    Governance

    President returns from 5-day visit to Britain

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday returned from a five-day state visit to Britain, where he attended the 9th World Islamic Economic Forum and a trilateral summit with UK and Pakistani prime ministers.



    Governance

    Karzai seeks UK aid for infrastructure projects

    KABUL (PAN): The United Kingdom’s international development secretary has pledged his country would provide $ 200 million in annual aid to Afghanistan until 2017, President Hamid Karzai's office said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Karzai leaves for London on 5-day state visit

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Monday left Kabul for London on a five-day state visit to attend the World Islamic Economic Forum and a trilateral summit with British and Pakistani prime ministers.