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Afghanistan Despite row over his successor, Hamid Karzai packs up to leave palace

Aug 28, 2014    

Kabul Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai has packed up all his personal possessions and is ready to leave the palace, his spokesman said today, even though the disputed election has failed to find his successor.Karzai, who has lived in the former royal palace in central Kabul since 2002, has supervised the process of removing his precious library of books from shelves in his residence inside the heavily-fortified building.He is due to move into another house in the city, though it is unclear how active he will be in politics after ruling Afghanistan for 13 turbulent years since the fall of...

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