AFGHAN WOMEN LISTEN TO SPEECH BY HAMID KARZAI.
Afghan women listen to speech by Hamid Karzai during the inauguration
ceremony at the Interior Ministry building in Kabul December 22, 2001.
A Soft-spoken Afghan aristocrat Karzai formally took up the reins of
power on Saturday as head of a U.N.-backed interim government replacing
the Taliban who were toppled by a U.S.-led military campaign.