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Afghan President Hamid Karzai said that if the United States and Pakistan ever went to war, his country would back Islamabad — a statement that contrasts with his harsh criticism of his eastern neighbor during U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's recent visit to Kabul.
Afghan intelligence officials said Wednesday that they had broken up a cell that plotted to kill President Hamid Karzai, arresting six people in Kabul who they claimed were affiliated with al Qaeda and the Haqqani militant group.
Pushing through a ring of his security men, President Hamid Karzai climbed into his slain half brother's freshly dug grave Wednesday and sobbed alongside the coffin at a funeral attended by thousands of mourners.
President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday said his security forces soon will take charge of securing seven areas around Afghanistan — the first step toward his goal of having Afghan police and soldiers protecting the entire nation by the end of 2014.
Afghanistan's president told foreign powers Tuesday to stop meddling in the country's internal affairs, apparently lashing back at those who say rampant government corruption undermines rebuilding the war-ravaged nation.
Iran's decision to stop up to 2,500 fuel trucks at its border with Afghanistan is tantamount to an "embargo," an Afghan commerce official said Tuesday, as others warned the move could leave millions of Afghans shivering as winter rolls in.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday said foreign powers should stop interfering in Afghanistan's internal affairs and the implementation of its laws and constitution.