Latest Karzai Stories

2008-09-25 12:00:18

Text of report by privately-owned Afghan newspaper Payman daily on 24 September Can the attack on the Afghan consul general in Peshawar, his kidnapping and the shooting dead of his driver have an impact on the not-so-good relations between the two countries? What we know about Pakistan and its stance on Afghanistan during the past years does not suggest a good relationship between the two countries.

2008-09-24 21:00:02

By Sara Kugler NEW YORK - Sarah Palin met her first world leaders Tuesday. It was a tightly controlled crash course on foreign policy for the Republican vice presidential candidate, the mayor-turned- governor who has been outside North America just once.

2008-08-06 03:00:32

Excerpt from an article by Sadiqollah Tawhidi entitled: "The resolution of the Council of Ministers removes the mask over the `democracy'", published by privately-owned Afghan newspaper Payman daily on 4 August The Council of Ministers issued a resolution last week on media activities, which removed the mask over the six years of rule of the government.

2008-07-20 18:00:11

Excerpt from report by privately-owned Afghan Aina TV on 20 July [Presenter] Homayun Hamidzada, spokesman for the president, described [Barack] Obama's recent criticism of President Karzai as an accurate comment, but said that the Afghan government had been hearing such comments over the past many years.

2008-07-20 15:00:11

By Kim Barker, Chicago Tribune Jul.

2008-07-20 09:00:12

Likely U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama had breakfast with U.S. troops in Afghanistan Sunday before meeting with the the country's president. Sen.

2008-07-16 18:00:15

Afghanistan's president said in a television interview Wednesday that the ongoing war with the Taliban was a regional problem rather than an internal issue.

2008-07-07 00:00:07

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has ordered an investigation into allegations that 15 civilians were killed in a U.S. military strike against militants. Among the civilians reportedly killed in Friday's U.S.

2008-06-16 03:00:09

Text of report by staff correspondent headlined "TTP warns Karzai of tit-for-tat response" published by Pakistani newspaper The News website on 16 June Khar: The spokesman of the Tehrik-e-Taleban Pakistan (TTP) on Sunday [15 June] warned of tit-for-tat response if the NATO forces and Afghan National Army attacked the tribal areas of Pakistan to hunt down the Taleban leaders.

2008-06-16 00:00:06

Text of report by privately-owned Pakistan television Dawn News on 15 June Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gillani has said that Pakistan does not interfere in anybody else's affairs and will not anybody to interfere in its territorial limits.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.