Pashtun people http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23764/all en As Obama, Karzai meet, Afghan peace efforts show flickers of life http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/obama-karzai-meet-afghan-peace-efforts-show-flickers-life <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Crucial meeting set for Friday</p> <p>* Hopes resurrected for negotiated end to decades of war</p> <p>* Peace matters most delicate item on a long agenda</p> <p>By Warren Strobel and Mehreen Zahra-Malik</p> <p>WASHINGTON/ISLAMABAD, Jan 8 (Reuters) - President Barack<br /> Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai will discuss matters of<br /> war, including future U.S. troop levels and Afghanistan's army,<br /> when they meet on Friday, but matters of peace may be the most<br /> delicate item on their long agenda.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/obama-karzai-meet-afghan-peace-efforts-show-flickers-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghan Peace Jirga Afghanistan Asia Business Diplomatic Relations Entertainment Environment Hamid Karzai Hamid Karzai Health Pashtun people Person Career Person Communication Politics Politics of Afghanistan Quotation Taliban Technology War War in Afghanistan Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:39:56 +0000 5731465 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Extradited al Qaeda suspect pleads not guilty in US court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-extradited-al-qaeda-suspect-pleads-not-guilty-us-court <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Suspect linked to foiled plots in U.S., Britain<br /> * Faces up to life in prison if convicted<br /> * European court denied bid to block U.S. extradition</p> <p> By Jessica Dye<br /> NEW YORK, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A Pakistani man accused of<br /> taking part in an international al Qaeda plot to attack targets<br /> in the United States and Europe pleaded not guilty to terrorism<br /> charges during his first U.S. court appearance Monday in New<br /> York.<br /> Abid Naseer, 26, was extradited on Thursday from Britain to<br /> Brooklyn, New York.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-extradited-al-qaeda-suspect-pleads-not-guilty-us-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Qaeda al-Qaeda American Muslims Conviction Indictment Islam Islamic terrorism Mohammed Wali Zazi Najibullah Zazi New York Subway and United Kingdom Plot Osama bin Laden Pashtun people Person Attributes Social Issues Terrorism War Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:05:56 +0000 5731571 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. does not rule out leaving no troops in Afghanistan after 2014 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/us-does-not-rule-out-leaving-no-troops-afghanistan-after-2014 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By AFG</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Obama administration does not rule out the possibility that no U.S. troops will remain in Afghanistan after 2014, the White House said on Monday, just days before President Barack Obama is due to meet Afghan president Hamid Karzai.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/us-does-not-rule-out-leaving-no-troops-afghanistan-after-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Entertainment Environment Hamid Karzai Health Pashtun people Politics Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 20:30:34 +0000 5731825 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-UPDATE 2-U.S. does not rule out removing all troops from Afghanistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/refile-update-2-us-does-not-rule-out-removing-all-troops-afghan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Obama, Karzai to meet on Friday</p> <p>* U.S. may be taking a bargaining position - analyst</p> <p>* Immunity for U.S. troops remaining in Afghanistan is a sticking point</p> <p>By Matt Spetalnick and Phil Stewart</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Obama administration does not rule out a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan after 2014, the White House said on Tuesday, just days before President Barack Obama is due to meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/refile-update-2-us-does-not-rule-out-removing-all-troops-afghan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Entertainment Environment Health Pashtun people Politics War Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:00:24 +0000 5731868 at http://www.globalpost.com REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-world-news-outlook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following are some of the main world news events expected in the next week (all times GMT). Asterisks denote new listings.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9</p> <p>WASHINGTON - Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits United States (to Jan. 11). ** LONDON - Britain hosts an international meeting to plan for the period after Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's departure (to Jan. 10).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/reuters-world-news-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asian people Hamid Karzai Pashtun people Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 07:45:03 +0000 5731990 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-Afghans say total U.S. pullout would trigger disaster http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/corrected-afghans-say-total-us-pullout-would-trigger-disaster <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects spelling of Obama in par 3)</p> <p>* Washington said mulling total exit after 2014</p> <p>* Obama, Karzai to meet on Friday</p> <p>* Govt collapsed after Soviet pullout in 1989</p> <p>By Hamid Shalizi</p> <p>KABUL, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Afghan lawmakers said on Wednesday disaster and civil war would follow if Washington pushed ahead with a suggestion to withdraw all its troops from the country after 2014.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/corrected-afghans-say-total-us-pullout-would-trigger-disaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Entertainment Environment Health Pashtun people Politics Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 16:15:14 +0000 5732188 at http://www.globalpost.com REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-world-news-outlook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following are some of the main world news events expected in the next week (all times GMT). Asterisks denote new listings.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>THURSDAY, JANUARY 10 ** WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets Afghan President Hamid Karzai (2200). ** ROME - Libyan president meets Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and Prime Minister Mario Monti.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/reuters-world-news-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hamid Karzai Pashtun people Shinz┼Ź Abe Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 09:15:03 +0000 5732523 at http://www.globalpost.com Afghan troop levels top agenda for Obama-Karzai talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/afghan-troop-levels-top-agenda-obama-karzai-talks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Obama mindful of war-weary public as he winds down in Afghanistan</p> <p>* White House not ruling out removing all troops after 2014</p> <p>* Progress expected with Karzai but no firm decisions - Obama aides</p> <p>By Matt Spetalnick</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai will hold a critical round of talks on Friday that could help determine how fast the United States withdraws troops from Afghanistan and whether it leaves a residual force after 2014.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/afghan-troop-levels-top-agenda-obama-karzai-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Entertainment Environment Hamid Karzai Health Pashtun people Politics War Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 08:30:17 +0000 5733020 at http://www.globalpost.com REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/reuters-world-news-outlook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following are some of the main world news events expected in the next week (all times GMT). Asterisks denote new listings.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>FRIDAY, JANUARY 11</p> <p>WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama to meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai.</p> <p>GENEVA - Russian and U.S. diplomats to hold meeting with the international mediator for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/reuters-world-news-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Government Hamid Karzai Pashtun people Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 08:45:20 +0000 5733026 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/blank-headline-received-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>KARZAI SAYS AGREES TO PLAN FOR DOHA OFFICE FOR NEGOTIATIONS WITH TALIBAN</p> Pashtun people Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:00:23 +0000 5733310 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/blank-headline-received-5 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>KARZAI - U.S. TROOP LEVELS IN AFGHANISTAN IS A MATTER FOR U.S. TO DECIDE</p> Asia Pashtun people Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:15:33 +0000 5733315 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama: Taliban must renounce terrorism for reconciliation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/obama-taliban-must-renounce-terrorism-reconciliation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Friday it would not be possible for Afghanistan to reconcile with the Taliban unless the Islamist militant group renounces terrorism.</p> <p>Obama made the comment at a news conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai after they met at the White House.</p> Asia Business Entertainment Environment Health Pashtun people Politics Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:30:24 +0000 5733323 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Pakistan Taliban say they won't attack army in key area http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-pakistan-taliban-say-they-wont-attack-army-key-area <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates with quotes and background)</p> <p>By Jibran Ahmad</p> <p>PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban said on Saturday they would cease their occasional attacks on the Pakistani army in the Taliban stronghold of North Waziristan and concentrate attacks on NATO forces in Afghanistan instead - an announcement possibly designed to head off divisions in the insurgency.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-pakistan-taliban-say-they-wont-attack-army-key-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Administrative units of Pakistan Pashtun people Taliban Taliban Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 20:30:35 +0000 5733662 at http://www.globalpost.com Karzai says Afghanistan to be safer once foreign troops leave http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/karzai-says-afghanistan-be-safer-once-foreign-troops-leave <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>KABUL, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a press briefing on Monday that his country will be "more secure" once most foreign troops leave by the end of 2014.</p> <p>When asked if security would deteriorate after the withdrawal of the NATO-led force, Karzai replied: "By no means... Afghanistan will be more secure and a better place". (Reporting by Hamid Shalizi, writing by Amie Ferris-Rotman, editing by Dylan Welch)</p> Asia Hamid Karzai Pashtun people War Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 08:15:03 +0000 5734026 at http://www.globalpost.com Immunity for U.S. troops in Afghanistan to be decided by yr-end http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/immunity-us-troops-afghanistan-be-decided-yr-end <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>KABUL, Jan 14 (Reuters) - - Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Monday that a decision on immunity for U.S. forces staying in the country after 2014 will be made after "eight or nine" months.</p> <p>"The issue of immunity is under discussion (and) it is going to take eight to nine months before we reach agreement," Karzai told a press briefing in the Afghan capital, Kabul. (Reporting by Hamid Shalizi, writing by Amie Ferris-Rotman, editing by Dylan Welch)</p> Asia Hamid Karzai Pashtun people War Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 08:30:30 +0000 5734034 at http://www.globalpost.com