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Bamiyan (map, from bbcimg.co.uk) is the first of seven areas has been handed over by Nato to Afghan security forces. The handover is part of a plan announced in March by Afghan president Hamid Karzai. (more…)

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People rallied to condemn the killing of civilians by Nato and the Taliban.After nine children were killed on Tuesday in a Nato air strike in Afghanistan, the country’s president Hamid Karzai has told the US commander of foreign troops in Afghanistan that his apology is “not enough”. (more…)

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As election officials in Afghanistan continue to tally votes after a crucial parliamentary poll, fears of fraud are growing. (photo, from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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The biggest offensive in Afghanistan since the overthrow of the Taliban in 2001 has been launched, and Nato-led forces say they are making good progress. (photo, from aljazeera.net)

More than 15,000 US, UK and Afghan troops swept into the Helmand districts of Marjah and Nad Ali among clashes, in a bid to secure government control. (more…)

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More than half of Hamid Karzai’s new nominees for cabinet posts have been rejected by the Afghan parliament. In this new vote, 10 of 17 new nominees were rejected (photo, from bbc.co.uk). This vote came two weeks after MPs turned down most of Karzai’s first choices. (more…)

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Afghan president Hamid Karzai, has presented a new list of cabinet ministers to parliament (photo, from aljazeera.net). A week ago, legislators rejected two-thirds of the president’s nominees. (more…)

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15 years is what it will take to Afghanistan before being able to pay for the cost of its own security forces, warned president Hamid Karzai.

After talking with visiting US Defence Secretary Robert Gates (photo, from aljazeera.net), the Afghan president said he hoped the US and the international community would continue funding them. (more…)

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Poll officials scrapped the planned second round of the Afghan presidential election, and declared Hamid Karzai (right on the photo, from aljazeera.net) the elected president. (more…)

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“I will not participate in the election,” Dr Abdullah told supporters. (photo, from aljazeera.net)

Hamid Karzai’s rival announced his withdrawal from the second round of the Afghan presidential election, arguing that his demands for ensuring a fraud-free election had not been met. (more…)

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Hamid Karzai did not gain enough valid votes for an outright win, according to a panel probing fraud claims in the Afghan election.

Although preliminary results from August’s first round had placed Karzai comfortably over the 50% plus one vote threshold needed to avoid a run-off, the UN-backed Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) recommended that ballots from 210 polling stations be discounted. (more…)

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