India, Afghanistan sign strategic partnership deal

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
Hamid Karzai Manmohan Singh

New Delhi: India and Afghanistan signed a Strategic Partnership agreement on Tuesday. This was signed by Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held ‘detailed and frank discussions’ including on the issue of terrorism, after which Singh said the people of Afghanistan ‘deserve to […]

Afghan president’s half-brother killed by bodyguard

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
Ahmad-Wali-Karzai

Kabul : Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s half-brother was Tuesday assassinated by a bodyguard at his home in Kandahar with the Taliban promptly claiming responsibility for it.  “My brother Ahmad Wali Karzai was killed today (Tuesday),” said the Afghan president. “The Afghan people have suffered a lot. Every Afghan family has suffered. I hope one day […]