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    Hamid Karzai

    Security and Crime

    Karzai denounces Parachinar bombings

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday vehemently denounced twin explosions in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Kurram near the Afghanistan border.



    Governance

    President to visit Tehran on Aug. 4

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai would visit Tehran on August 4 to attend Iranian President-elect Hassan Rohani’s inauguration, his office said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Karzai warns against environmental damage

    KABUL (PAN): Poachers continued to kill and capture wild birds and animals in violation of a government ban on hunting in the country, President Karzai said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Karzai orders help for slain workers’ kin

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Friday directed the governor of central Logar province to provide immediate aid to families of the workers killed in a Taliban ambush a day earlier.



    Security and Crime,Education

    Education under attack from terrorists: Karzai

    KABUL (PAN): The cause of education is under attack from terrorists on both sides of the Durand Line, the de facto border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, President Hamid Karzai said on Saturday.



    Health,Education

    Health institute to have new building

    HERAT CITY (PAN): The foundation stone for the paramedical institute was launched in the western province of Herat on Thursday, officials said.



    Governance

    President asks traders for price cuts

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday asked traders to avoid increasing prices of daily-use items and financially help destitute families.



    Governance

    Families of blast victims to get plots

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday promised land plots for families of victims of a motorised rickshaw explosion in western Herat province.



    Governance

    Foreign meddling won't be brooked: Karzai

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai has reiterated his vow to conduct free and fair elections on schedule, making clear Afghanistan will not put up with foreign interference in the process.



    Governance

    Obama supports Afghan-led peace campaign

    WASHINGTON/KABUL (PAN): US President Barack Obama, in a video conference with his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai, reiterated his commitment to an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process.