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Half-Brother of Afghan President Karzai Assassinated

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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The half brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been shot dead at his home in southern Kandahar province. President Karzai told reporters in Kabul the assassination of his younger brother, Ahmad Wali Karzai, represents the suffering of all Afghan people. Afghan officials say Wali Karzai was killed on Tuesday, likely by one of his […]

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Half-Brother of Afghan President Karzai Assassinated

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say the half-brother of President Hamid Karzai has been assassinated in southern Kandahar province. A spokesman for the provincial governor said that Ahmad Wali Karzai was killed while inside his home on Tuesday. An Afghan Interior Ministry official told Reuters that Wali Karzai was likely killed by one of his bodyguards. President Karzai […]

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Afghan Official: Brother of President Karzai Assassinated

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say that the younger brother of President Hamid Karzai has been assassinated in southern Kandahar province. A spokesman for the provincial governor says that Ahmad Wali Karzai was killed while inside his home on Tuesday. Wali Karzai served as the head of the provincial council.

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Afghan President in Pakistan for Talks

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai is in Pakistan for talks on bilateral ties, in his first visit since terrorist leader Osama bin Laden was found and killed in Pakistan in a U.S. raid last month. Mr. Karzai is holding talks Friday and Saturday with Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, despite […]

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Karzai Travels to Pakistan for 2-Day Visit

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai travels to Pakistan Friday for a two-day visit aimed at strengthening bilateral ties. A Pakistani Foreign Office said President Asif Ali Zardari invited Mr. Karzai, who is expected to hold talks with Mr. Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. A Foreign Office statement said “Pakistan and Afghanistan enjoy close cordial […]

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