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  • Kerry announces U.S.-Afghan security agreement

    Kerry announces U.S.-Afghan security agreement
    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Wednesday that the United States and Afghanistan had reached agreement on a security partnership after international combat troops withdraw, and that the deal would be presented to a gathering of...
  • Karzai says he might leave it to successor to sign U.S. accord

    Karzai says he might leave it to successor to sign U.S. accord
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai delivered a tepid endorsement of a proposed 10-year security pact with the United States in a rambling speech to an Afghan tribal gathering here Thursday, but surprised attendees by saying Afghanistan...
  • Karzai lobs new curveball on U.S.-Afghan security agreement

    Karzai lobs new curveball on U.S.-Afghan security agreement
    KABUL, Afghanistan — He expressed outrage, sarcasm and black humor. He cast himself as a lonely voice defending his country's pride and sovereignty against American arrogance. After a frantic week of last-minute negotiations, Afghan President...
  • The Week in Pictures | Nov. 11–17, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin our report in the Philippines and the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, where an international aid effort gathered steam ands resilient Filipinos in battered towns have started the process...
  • Despite U.S. pressure, Karzai sticks by plan to delay signing pact

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan on Friday brushed aside an end-of-the-year U.S. deadline for signing a 10-year security pact between the two nations that would continue U.S. military and reconstruction aid after combat troops withdraw at the end of...
  • Afghan leader, U.S.-led forces in new dispute over civilian deaths

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- For much of the last week, Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been locked in a long-distance confrontation with U.S. politicians and diplomats over a proposed post-2014 security agreement between Afghanistan and the United States....
  • 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

    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

    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...