Hamid Karzai

73 results

President Barack Obama shakes hands with troops after delivering remarks at Bagram Air Base in Kabul today. Photograph: Reuters

President Barack Obama, on a visit to Afghanistan, said this evening his administration would likely announce soon how many troops it will keep in t(...)

 Independent Election Commission  Chief Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani (centre) arrives at a press conference, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photograph: EPA

The Afghan election is headed for a second round run-off in mid-June between Abdullah Abdullah, a former opposition leader, and ex-World Bank economis(...)

An Afghan woman who lost her family in a landslide at the Argo district in Badakhshan province. Photograph: Mohammad Ismail/Reuters

Afghanistan declared a national day of mourning as rescue workers using shovels and other hand tools struggled to unearth bodies buried in a landslide(...)

Abdullah Abdullah, the frontrunner in Afghanistan’s elections, insists optimistically that Afghans have “risen beyond” ethnic politics. And his(...)

 Afghan Presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani speaks to journalists in Kabul earlier this month. Photograph: S.Sabawoon/EPA.

Afghanistan’s presidential election is set to go to a second round between former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah and ex-World Bank economis(...)

A military helicopter carrying flood survivors lands at a field in Jawzjan province in  Afghanistan. Photograph: Reuters

Five service members were killed when a British helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan today, the Natled coalition forces and the British M(...)

Afghan presidential candidate and former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah. Photograph: Mohammad Ismail/Reuters

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission said initial results based on 10 per cent of the vote from 26 out of 34 provinces showed former (...)

An Independent Election Commission worker makes an inventory of ballot boxes at IEC headquarters in Kabul yesterday. Photograph: Bryan Denton/The New York Times

A bigger-than-expected turnout in Afghanistan’s presidential election, and the Taliban’s failure to derail the vote, has raised questions about(...)

An Afghan woman casts her ballot at a polling station during the presidential elections in Kabul yesterday. Photograph: S Sabawoon/EPA

A bigger-than-expected turnout in Afghanistan’s presidential election and the Taliban’s failure to significantly disrupt the vote has raised qu(...)

Afghanistan’s presidential election drew to a close today amid relief that attacks by Taliban fighters were fewer than feared for a vote that w(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »