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Hamid Karzai


Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai 'invited' Taliban to stop chaos

December 15, 2021 10:02 pm

In an Associated Press interview, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai offered some of the first insights into the secret and sudden departure of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani — and how he came to invite the Taliban into Kabul.

To evacuate, Delhi dialled Karzai, Abdullah, Moscow

August 30, 2021 10:00 am

They were former president Hamid Karzai and former vice-president Abdullah Abdullah, who was also the chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation in the ousted government of Ashraf Ghani.

Fear and foreboding in Kabul as Taliban close in, citizens look for passage out — or way in

August 14, 2021 12:42 pm

At the airport entrance, there are two billboards of a beaming Ahmed Shah Massoud, the Lion of Panjshir who was the nemesis of the Soviets, the hero of the Mujahideen when they took Kabul in the 1990s, and a perennial thorn for the Taliban before their ouster in 2001.

Peace possible when all Afghans sit together: Hamid Karzai

April 19, 2019 7:00 pm

Karzai expressed disappointment that a scheduled gathering for Afghan-to-Afghan talks in Qatar was postponed indefinitely after a falling out over who should attend. It would have marked the first time that Taliban and Kabul government officials sat together.

Ludhiana: Former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai inaugurates farmer and animal fair

September 21, 2018 7:51 am

Afghan student Ismatullah Amiri, a student of BSc Agriculture welcomed the former president and assured him on behalf of his fellow students that their great experience at PAU will help make the country agriculturally independent and advanced.

Hope Imran Khan delivers to Pakistan: Hamid Karzai

September 20, 2018 11:06 am

“I hope Imran Khan would be a great visionary in putting forward a policy of friendship with India and Afghanistan,” Hamid Karzai said.

Jaipur Literature Festival: Hope to see Donald Trump walk the talk on Pakistan, says Hamid Karzai

January 26, 2018 9:37 pm

"We do support President Trump's statement on Pakistan's use of extremism and we hope that they will take action, that they will walk the talk this time," said former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai.

Plenty of evidence against Hafiz Saeed, says former Afghanistan PM Hamid Karzai

January 18, 2018 9:36 pm

"There is no case against Hafiz Saeed sahib in Pakistan. Only when there is a case can there be action," the prime minister said when asked why there was no action against Saeed. The JuD chief was released from house arrest in Pakistan in November. 

Despite Trump, Kabul must know Pakistan still holds the key

January 09, 2018 7:52 am

Is Donald Trump really cutting Pakistan off from the sources of aid that have kept it afloat these past several years?

How Ghani’s appeasement towards Pakistan has worsened the situation inside Afghanistan

June 09, 2017 7:22 am

The May 31 Kabul truck bomb attack, the worst since 2001, shows that Pakistan won’t change its support for terrorism inside Afghanistan unless there is a strategic shift in US policy towards Pakistan


Nawaz Sharif, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Hamid Karzai in India for Narendra Modi's swearing-in

May 26, 2014 2:09 pm

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai arrived in India for the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi.