2009-11-19 06:59:21 GMT Xinhua English
KABUL, Nov. 19 (Xinhua)-- The incumbent Afghan president Hamid Karzai was sworn in for the second five-year term on Thursday amid tight security. He vowed to fight corruption and bring good governance.
2009-11-04 07:46:13 GMT Xinhua English
KABUL, Nov. 4 (Xinhua)-- President Hamid Karzai's top challenger Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday described the election body's decision to have announced the sitting Karzai as the winner as illegal and vowed to continue struggle.
2009-11-03 06:53:32 GMT Xinhua English
KABUL, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai called on Taliban militants to lay down arms and join the peace process in his first press conference on Tuesday after winning the presidential polls.
2009-11-04 02:14:46 GMT Xinhua English
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) -- The United States and the European Union on Tuesday sent their congratulations to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for his re-election, saying they are looking forward to working with the new Afghan government.
2009-11-03 16:51:55 GMT Xinhua English
STOCKHOLM, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) on Tuesday urged the Afghan re-elected president Hamid Karzai to forma government which can promoting national unity.
2009-11-03 11:18:24 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) -- China on Tuesday congratulated Afghan President Hamid Karzai on his re-election and pledged to continue support for the war-torn country's reconstruction.
2009-11-03 03:18:55 GMT Reuters
Ban made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Monday as pressure grew to abandon plans for a risky run-off vote after the withdrawal of Karzai's only rival.
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