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    Karzai Orders Girl's Torture Investigated

    Afghanistan's president Hamid Karzai talks during a joint press conference with US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta (unseen) at the presidential palace in Kabul on November 14, 2011. President Hamid Karzai said Afghanistan did not want to be involved in any hostilities between the US and Iran, after a US reconnaissance drone was captured by the Islamic republic. "The Iranians have fully understood and have cooperated with Afghanistan on the presence of the International forces in Afghanistan," Karzai said in Kabul after a meeting with US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.   AFP PHOTO/ Massoud HOSSAINI (Photo credit should read MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Afghan President Hmid Karzai has calling for an investigation into the torture of 15-year-old Sahar Gul, who was rescued from the basement of her in-laws' house last month. Sahar had been starved and brutally tortured for resisting prostitution. She said her 30-year-old husband and his family imprisoned and abused her for months. Karzai also ordered the arrest of those responsible.

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