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  • Six Afghans killed, 13 injured in Helmand bombings

    Six Afghans killed, 13 injured in Helmand bombings
    KABUL – Six people were killed and 13 wounded Tuesday in two separate insurgent bombings in southern Afghanistan, according to the governor’s spokesman in restive Helmand province. Four civilians were killed and two wounded when a private...
  • Karzai accuses U.S. of civilian deaths in November drone strike

    Karzai accuses U.S. of civilian deaths in November drone strike
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai has again accused the United States of killing civilians in a drone airstrike, this time in a Nov. 20 attack on a border area between two eastern provinces where Taliban insurgents maintain strongholds....
  • Watchdog faults U.S. military's oversight of aid to Afghanistan

    Watchdog faults U.S. military's oversight of aid to Afghanistan
    KABUL, Afghanistan — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday accused the U.S. military in Afghanistan of failing to conduct an adequate risk assessment for managing and accounting for $3 billion in military aid spent by U.S. taxpayers on Afghan...
  • In remote Afghan areas, cease-fires catching on

    In remote Afghan areas, cease-fires catching on
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Formal peace talks between Taliban insurgents and the central government may be at a dead end, but provisional peace negotiations are underway in the rugged and often unforgiving Afghan countryside. In some remote districts,...
  • Afghan council defies Karzai on U.S. security deal

    Afghan council defies Karzai on U.S. security deal
    KABUL, Afghanistan — In a dramatic face-to-face rebuke to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, a grand council of Afghan dignitaries voted Sunday to approve a proposed 10-year security agreement with the United States by the end of the year, agreeing to...
  • Afghan council votes to recommend approval of U.S. security deal

    Afghan council votes to recommend approval of U.S. security deal
    KABUL, Afghanistan — In a face-to-face rebuke to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, a grand council of Afghan dignitaries voted Sunday to recommend approval of a proposed 10-year security accord with the United States by the end of the year, agreeing to...
  • Rights group denounces Afghan call for stoning of adulterers

    Rights group denounces Afghan call for stoning of adulterers
    Human Rights Watch reported from Kabul on Monday that the Afghan government is pondering a return to Taliban-era punishment of adultery with death by stoning and called on President Hamid Karzai to "reject this proposal out of hand." A spokesman for the...
  • Afghan president defies U.S. on security pact, adds new demands

    Afghan president defies U.S. on security pact, adds new demands
    With the clock ticking down to an end-of-year deadline for a U.S.-Afghan security agreement, U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice on Monday failed to persuade recalcitrant Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign the pact, according to Afghan and U.S....
  • Afghanistan: Karzai baffles, frustrates as he rejects advice

    Afghanistan: Karzai baffles, frustrates as he rejects advice
    KABUL, Afghanistan — From presidential candidates to grocers and spice merchants, many Afghans threw up their hands in frustration and exasperation with their elected president on Monday. They had watched Hamid Karzai on TV the day before, and...
  • U.S. looks to bypass Karzai on Afghanistan security deal

    U.S. looks to bypass Karzai on Afghanistan security deal
    WASHINGTON — U.S. officials seeking to resolve a tense standoff with Afghan President Hamid Karzai were exploring on Tuesday whether they could bypass him and get other senior officials to sign a security deal authorizing American troops to remain...
  • U.S. may leave Karzai out of Afghanistan security pact

    U.S. may leave Karzai out of Afghanistan security pact
    WASHINGTON — U.S. officials seeking to close a deal by year's end on the future of American troops in Afghanistan are exploring ways to bypass the country's mercurial president, Hamid Karzai, who negotiated the agreement but now refuses to sign it....