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Karzai urges Afghans not to panic as bank withdrawals accelerate

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - As depositors thronged branches of Afghanistan's biggest bank, President Hamid Karzai told Afghans on Thursday not to panic shortly after his brother, a major shareholder in the beleaguered Kabul Bank, called for intervention by the United States to head off a finan...

By Andrew Higgins, David Nakamura and Ernesto Londoño

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