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  1. Ahmadzai sworn in Afghanistan presidentRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    ... first democratic transfer of power since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, Al Jazeera reported. Ghani succeeds Hamid Karzai after a three-month standoff over disputed election results. Both Ghani and rival Abdullah Abdullah claimed to have won the ...

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  2. 9,800 U.S. troops to stay in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    ... Tuesday. The two countries had reached an agreement more than a year ago, however former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai refused to sign it. The troops left will be responsible for advising and supporting Afghan forces as well as conducting ...

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  3. U.S., Afghanistan Due To Sign Security PactRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weekday Magazine

    The bilateral security agreement, or BSA, will allow nearly 10,000 U.S. troops to remain in Afghanistan after the international combat mission ends on December 31. A spokesman for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani confirmed on September 29 the deal would be signed, reversing the stance of his predecessor Hamid Karzai. John Podesta, an adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama, will sign the agreement in Kabul on behalf of Washington, a day after attending Ghani's inauguration in the Afghan capital.

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  4. Afghan president sworn in, paving way for US pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first transfer of power since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the Taliban. A senior adviser to President Barack Obama said the change in leadership would allow Kabul to sign a long-awaited security pact on Tuesday permitting U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of the year.

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  5. Taliban urged by new Afghanistan president to join peace processRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    ... came in Ahmadzai's first speech after he was sworn in as the new president of the war-torn nation. He replaced Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power since the US-led invasion toppled the Taliban government in 2001. ...

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  6. US and Afghanistan poised to sign...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Suria

    Afghanistan will on Tuesday sign a long-delayed security deal to allow some US troops to stay in the country next year, signalling that newly-inaugurated President Ashraf Ghani intends to repair frayed ties with Washington. Afghan president-elect Ashraf Ghani arrives for his swearing in ceremony as the country's new president at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on September 29, 2014 - by Omar Sobhani Hamid Karzai, who stepped down as president on Monday, refused to sign the deal in a disagreement that symbolised the breakdown of Afghan-US relations after the optimism of 2001 when the Taliban were ousted from power.

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  7. US should utilize persuasion instead of isolationist policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Texan

    ... less attention and support than the direct applications of force. Washington has also allowed local dictators - Hamid Karzai in Afghanistan and Nouri al-Maliki in Iraq, as two examples - to distort these efforts for personal gain. It does not have ...

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  8. Ghani, Abdullah are sworn in to share power in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    ... Afghanistan's ethnic groups and trigger violence. Both claimed victory in the vote held to succeed President Hamid Karzai, who came to power after U.S.-backed Afghan forces toppled the Taliban in 2001. The two rivals relented only after the United ...

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  9. New Afghan president sworn in, paving way for US security pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nanaimo Daily News

    Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as its second elected president on Monday, embarking on a new era with a national unity government poised to confront a resilient Taliban insurgency by signing an agreement with the United States that would guarantee a continuing American military presence. As Hamid Karzai left the political stage, the new president was locked into an uneasy partnership with his defeated rival, Abdullah Abdullah, who became the country's first chief executive.

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  10. Afghanistan's new president: 'Hold me accountable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    ... violence. Ghani and his opponent, Abdullah Abdullah, claimed victory in the vote held to succeed President Hamid Karzai, who came to power after the U.S.-led invasion in 2001 brought down Taliban rule. Ghani and Abdullah relented only after the ...

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  11. The Wire: Hong Kong protests; Afghan inauguration; UVA case break; fragrant fugitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan after the end of this year. Ghani Ahmadzai congratulated outgoing President Hamid Karzai for a peaceful transition of power, and he thanked Abdullah for making the national unity government possible. He also ...

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  12. Hamid Karzai hands over Afghanistan presidency to Ashraf GhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    CHRIS UHLMANN: Afghanistan has a new president, with two-term leader Hamid Karzai handing over control of the troubled nation to former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani. The respected former finance minister has agreed to a power-sharing deal with his political rival, Abdullah Abdullah, who's been appointed to a new job of chief executive.

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  13. New Afghan President sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Telegraph

    ... meetings with the US ambassador. The inauguration marks the end of an era with the departure of President Hamid Karzai, the only leader Afghans have known since a US-led invasion in 2001 overthrew the Islamist Taliban who had given sanctuary to al ...

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  14. Karzai's Legacy: Missed Opportunities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Voice of America

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai attends an event to commemorate Afghanistan's 95th anniversary of independence in Kabul, Aug. 19, 2014. Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai leaves behind a much different nation than the one he inherited.

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  15. ConstanceTALK to the YouthRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... across the border, and covert support for a range of sensational plots including the assassination of President Hamid Karzai, attacks on NATO warplanes, and even poisoning Western troops' beer supply. Politicians got us into this mess, and they're ...

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  16. Film Reviews'2012,' 'Blind Side,' 'the Road,' All ResonateRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2009 | American Reporter

    ... was deeply appreciated. Anyone who has the guts to blow the whistle on a stolen election and make an enemy of Hamid Karzai is very welcome here. Now on to the food. Not only am I deeply thankful for the Scott Farm's apple CSA, but I have come to ...

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  17. MomentumMECHANICAL DIFFICULTYRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2009 | American Reporter

    The top American official in the United Nations mission in Afghanistan, Peter Galbraith, has been vocal about the allegations of voting fraud that apparently gave incumbent President Hamid Karzai a victory. Galbraith wanted the Afghan Independent Election Commission, the body overseeing the election, to annul results from 1,000 of a total of about 6,500 polling stations and to recount results from another 5,000.

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  18. Ghani takes oath as new Afghan chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Peninsula

    ... palace marked the country's first democratic transfer of power and opened a new era after the rule of Hamid Karzai, president since the Taliban regime was ousted in 2001. The June presidential election was engulfed in disputes over fraud, but ...

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  19. An imperfect but workable AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Red Deer Advocate

    "We have to recognize that Afghanistan will not be a perfect place, and it's not America's responsibility to make it one," said President Barack Obama last May. No, it isn't, and Afghanistan is a strikingly imperfect society in almost every respect: politics, economy, security and human rights. President Hamid Karzai, who was given the job of running Afghanistan after the United States invaded in 2001 and subsequently won two deeply suspect elections in 2004 and 2009, finally left office on Monday, although he didn't move very far.

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  20. Kabul passes first test with new presidentRead the original story

    Monday | The Standard

    ... their implementation," Ghani said in an oath administered by the chief justice. Ghani succeeds President Hamid Karzai after a bitter three-month standoff over disputed election results that fueled the insurgency and worsened Afghanistan's dire ...

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