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Afghanistan’s Karzai to leave power in 2014

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai confirmed Tuesday in Oslo that he plans to step down next year when his mandate expires. “The question of me staying as the president beyond 2014 is out of the question,” Karzai said when reporters asked about recent speculation that he was keen to stay on.…

Congressman Rohrabacher wants Afghanistan’s Karzai investigated

The head of a US congressional subcommittee is asking a federal agency to investigate whether Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is misappropriating foreign aid funding to benefit himself and his family. Representative Dana Rohrabacher announced on his website that he has requested an investigation by the US Government Accountability Office. The…