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David Miliband and Condoleezza Rice are currently in Afghanistan
Miliband and Rice visit Afghanistan

Foreign secretary David Miliband is in Afghanistan today on a joint visit to the Asian country with US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice. Mr Miliband and Ms Rice are due to hold talks with Afghan president Hamid Karzai as tensions continue within Nato over troop deployments to the country. The ongoing Taliban insurgency is placing… Read more »

Paddy Ashdown withdraws from race to be United Nations envoy to Afghanistan
Ashdown pulls out of Afghan envoy consideration

Paddy Ashdown has withdrawn himself from consideration for the United Nations’ envoy to Afghanistan, the UK peer has revealed. The former Liberal Democrat leader said he had written to UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon to explain his decision. Kabul has already said it would prefer Nato deputy commander in Europe General John McColl to take… Read more »