Indian foreign secretary meets Karzai, presidential candidates in Kabul

A day after visiting the Indian consulate in Herat that faced a terror attack last week, Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh Saturday called on Afghan President Hamid Karzai and both presidential candidates - Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani.

Karzai to visit Pakistan to discuss Taliban peace talks

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is expected to visit Pakistan on August 26 to rebuild long-stalled relations and for talks on resuscitating the peace process with the Taliban.

Obama, Karzai discuss Afghan reconciliation

US Prez Barack Obama has
telephoned his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai and discussed regional support for Afghan-led reconciliation process in the war-torn country, the White House said.

Suspect in plot to kill Karzai was not a bodyguard

The Afghan President`s office says a man
accused of plotting to kill President Hamid Karzai was not one
of his personal bodyguards.

Afghanistan downplays Karzai threat

Afghanistan downplayed the risk
to President Hamid Karzai after officials foiled an alleged assassination plot.

Karzai urges clerics to denounce turban bombs

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is
calling on clerics to speak out against a recent wave of turban bombs, saying they violate Islamic values, his spokesman said Wednesday.

Zardari, Karzai pledge to battle terror

President Asif Ali Zardari and Afghan President Hamid Karzai have reiterated their commitment to continue the ongoing fight against terrorism till the restoration of regional peace.

Afghan youth to lead as US troops go: Karzai

Afghan Prez said his nation`s youth will stand up and defend the country as the US begins to pull troops out.

Pak, Afghan need to act to check terror: Karzai

Afghanistan and the US had exchanged some proposals and will hold further discussions.

Karzai’s “unilateral action” warning to NATO could complicate US troops withdrawal plans

Karzai said Afghan would be “forced to take unilateral action” if the bombings do not stop there.

Afghan Prez warns NATO not to become "occupying force"

Angered by civilian casualties, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Tuesday he will no longer allow NATO airstrikes on houses.

Gilani dismisses media report that said Karzai to dump US

Pakistan`s Prime Minister dismissed as "speculation" a media report
that said his government is lobbying Afghan President Hamid
Karzai to ditch the US.

Afghanistan announces crucial security handover

Afghan forces will take over control of security for Lashkar Gah, capital of the restive southern province of Helmand, from NATO this year, President Hamid Karzai said Tuesday.

Karzai invites Pak PM to Afghanistan

President Hamid Karzai invited Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to visit
Afghanistan in the "immediate future" for consultations.

End operations in Afghanistan, Karzai tells NATO

Afghan Prez urged international troops to
"stop their operations in our land", in a row over mistaken civilian killings.

NATO forces kill Karzai’s cousin by mistake

NATO forces mistakenly killed a cousin of Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai.

Afghan president rejects US apology

Afghanistan`s president says US
expression of regret for mistakenly killing nine Afghan boys
is not sufficient and that civilian casualties are no longer
acceptable.

Afghans must decide about US bases: Karzai

Afghanistan`s President
said that any decision on a long-term US military
presence in the country must be made by Afghans and take into
account neighbours` concerns.

Karzai to announce security transition March 21

Afghan Prez said he would announce the start of the transition of security responsibility from NATO to Afghan forces on March 21.

PM discusses security of Indians with Afghan Prez

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday met Afghan President Hamid Karzai and sought reassurance about the security of nearly 4,000 Indians working in that country.