Karzai Inaugurates New Afghan Parliament

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KABUL—Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Wednesday inaugurated the country's newly elected parliament, ending a six-month power vacuum during which the he ruled by decree.

Mr. Karzai took a dig at the international community in his inauguration address, saying Afghans should "put an end to foreign interference and ambiguity about elections and democracy."

The international community had roundly criticized Mr. Karzai's initial plans ...

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