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    Karzai in Iran amid security deal row with US

    KABUL (PAN): At the head of a high-level delegation, President Hamid Karzai on Sunday landed in Tehran for a one-day state visit to hold talks with Iranian leadership on issues of mutual interest amid a row with the US over a security accord.

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    1 policeman killed, 4 injured in Helmand suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): One policeman has been killed and four others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a police check post in Marjah district of the southern Helmand province, an official said Thur


    Karzai vehemently condemns attack on Tokhi

    KABUL (PAN): Condemning the suicide attack on MP Hamidullah Tokhi, President Hamid Karzai said posing as a guest and then carrying out a suicide attack was against the established norms and tradition of Afghanistan.


    US should help revive Afghan peace process: Karzai

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai, who is stalling on signing a security pact with Washington, on Thursday called on the US to help revive Afghanistan’s faltering peace process through sincere cooperation by pushing for formal negotiations.


    Karzai condemns aid workers’ killing

    KABUL/MAIMANA (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday condemned the killing of six aid workers in a gun attack in northern Afghanistan, calling it the handiwork of those out to destabilise the co


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.