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Afghan Opposition Leader to Support Karzai

The chairman of Afghanistan’s parliament and key rival of President Hamid Karzai said he’s resigning as opposition leader and supporting the U.S.-backed president’s efforts to rebuild the country. Mohammad Yunus Qanuni’s announcement late Thursday was a major boost for Karzai, who hopes to form alliances between his government and rival ethnic and political factions in the legislature. Qanuni had been one of Karzai’s primary rivals, having finished second to him in the presidential elections last year. He was narrowly elected chairman of the assembly in a vote Wednesday.Full Story

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