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    Karzai off to Beijing; trade, security ties on agenda

    KABUL (PAN): Heading a high-level delegation, President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday left for a four-day state visit to China, a trip aimed at further cementing political and economic relations between the two countries.



    Governance

    External factors behind Afghan war: Karzai

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday said his administration was emphasising on the United States to guarantee peace and stability in Afghanistan as part of the bilateral security agreement “because the war in Afghanistan has external factors.”



    Governance

    Karzai orders probe into prisoners’ situation

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai through a decree has ordered the creation of a committee for thoroughly investigating the situation of prisoners in the country’s jails.



    Governance

    Let children go to school, Karzai asks Taliban

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai has called upon the Taliban to let ordinary children go to schools the way they allowed adults of some leaders to study in foreign universities.



    Governance

    Islamabad, Kabul agree to stay engaged

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): President Hamid Karzai and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a one-to-one meeting here Monday on ways of constructive engagement between Afghanistan and Pakistan.



    Governance

    Cautious optimism about Karzai’s visit

    KABUL (PAN): Some political analysts are hopeful about the outcome of President Hamid Karzai’s latest trip to Islamabad, but the others believe the visit will be fruitless -- just like previous ones.



    Governance

    India promises completion of Salma dam

    KABUL (PAN): India's newly-appointed Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh called on President Hamid Karzai at his office in Kabul on Saturday evening, a day after Afghan Vice-President Karim Khalili returned from a three-day visit to New Delhi.



    Governance,Sports

    Karzai all praise for footballers’ performance

    KABUL (PAN): Afghan and Pakistani footballers called on President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday, a day after the national side humbled the visitors in a historic encounter.



    Governance

    Ban upbeat about Karzai's visit to Pakistan

    KABUL (PAN): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has briefed President Hamid Karzai on his trip to Pakistan, where the Afghan leader is due next week on a fence-mending trip, the Presidential Palace said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Karzai inquires after health of Bush, talks to Gul

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai phoned former US President George W. Bush and inquired after his current health status and also talked to his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul, the Presidential Palace said on Saturday.