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Afghanistan, US sign long-awaited security pact
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year, ending a year of uncertainty over the fate of foreign troops supporting Afghanis as they take over responsibility for the country's security.(9/30/2014 9:06:53 AM)
Afghanistan signs accord keeping U.S. troops past 2014
The Afghan government signed an agreement Tuesday allowing several thousand American troops to remain in the country beyond the end of the year, ending a long tussle over the U.S. military presence that had soured relations between Kabul and Washington.(9/30/2014 8:12:49 AM)
Afghanistan signs security pact allowing U.S. troops to remain
The Afghan government signed an agreement Tuesday allowing several thousand American troops to remain in the country beyond the end of the year, ending a long tussle over the U.S. military presence that had soured relations between Kabul and Washington.(9/30/2014 8:39:36 AM)
U.S. signs pact to keep troops in Afghanistan past 2014
By Kay Johnson KABUL (Reuters) - Officials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement to allow American troops to stay in the country after the end of the year, filling a campaign promise by new President Ashraf Ghani. National security adviser Hanif Atmar and U.S. Ambassador James Cunningham signed the bilateral security agreement in a televised ...(9/30/2014 8:24:21 AM)
Afghanistan, US sign security agreement
Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year, ending a year of uncertainty over the fate of foreign troops supporting Afghanis as they take over responsibility for the country's security.(9/30/2014 7:16:11 AM)
Afghanistan swears in new leader amid dispute, violence
By Kay Johnson KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan inaugurated its first new president in a decade on Monday, swearing in technocrat Ashraf Ghani to head a power-sharing government just as the withdrawal of most foreign troops presents a crucial test. The first democratic handover of power in Afghan history has been far from smooth: the deal for a unity government was cobbled together after months of ...(9/29/2014 10:26:32 AM)
US and Afghanistan poised to sign security pact
Kabul (AFP) - Afghanistan will on Tuesday sign a long-delayed security deal to allow some US troops to stay in the country next year, signalling that newly-inaugurated President Ashraf Ghani intends to repair frayed ties with Washington.(9/29/2014 5:48:38 PM)
Afghanistan and US sign long-delayed troop pact
Kabul (AFP) - Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a deal to allow about 10,000 US troops to stay in the country next year, as new President Ashraf Ghani took a major step towards mending frayed ties with Washington.(9/30/2014 9:16:40 AM)
Afghanistan swears in Ghani Ahmadzai as president
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on Monday became Afghanistan's second president since the 2001 U.S. invasion. His ascension to the presidency is the country's first peaceful transfer of presidential power.(9/29/2014 9:23:02 AM)
Historic, anxious handover as Afghanistan swears in new leader
By Kay Johnson KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan inaugurates its first new president in a decade on Monday, swearing in technocrat Ashraf Ghani to head a power-sharing government just as the withdrawal of most foreign troops presents a crucial test. The first democratic handover of power in Afghanistan's history has been far from smooth: the deal for a unity government was cobbled together only ...(9/28/2014 4:30:13 PM)
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