Hamid Karzai


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Afghan election goes to run-off

Afghanistan will hold a deciding round of its problem-hit presidential poll on November 7th, pitting incumbent Hamid Karzai against his rival Abdullah Abdullah. Marco Werman talks with Waheed Omer, a campaign spokesperson for Karzai.

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Hamid Karzai begins second term

Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai was inaugurated at a ceremony in Kabul today for his second term in office. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Kabul resident Sultana. Sultana says that Afghans see little hope for change.

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Karzai sworn in amid tight security

Hamid Karzai has been sworn in as Afghan president. Kabul's streets were almost empty on Thursday as security forces set up numerous roadblocks ahead of the ceremony. The World's Aaron Schachter looks at security for Karzai's second inauguration.

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Karzai confirms cash from Iran

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has acknowledged that his office has received cash from Iran, but insists it was part of a transparent process. Lisa Mullins gets the latest from the BBC's Quentin Summerville and a reality check from Pamela Constable.

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US working with Afghan police

US forces in Afghanistan have been trying for some time to improve the performance of the local police forces. Progress has been erratic. Ben Gilbert was embedded with the 504th Military Police Battalion when he sent this report.