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Afghanistan's fleeting 'Camelot' moment
The Afghan people's formidable show of support for the democratic process has been hijacked once again.(4/21/2014 6:52:21 AM)
Cricket: Australian coach joins emerging Afghanistan
KABUL, April 21, 2014 (AFP) - Afghanistan's new cricket academy coach, Peter Anderson from Australia, has started work in Kabul, officials said Monday, as the fast-developing team prepare for their debut at next year's World Cup.(4/21/2014 3:20:12 AM)
Afghanistan: A Vision Of Hope
Afghanistan is creating a positive future for itself. Sixty per cent of those eligible to vote have done so in the country’s presidential elections.(4/17/2014 1:00:00 PM)
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Afghanistan's presidential election result has been delayed by two days due to fraud investigations and will now be released on Saturday, officials said today as they vowed to sift out fake votes. Partial results from the April 5 election to succeed President Hamid Karzai have already been released, with former foreign minister Abdullah...(4/23/2014 3:48:55 AM)
Afghanistan Looks Headed For a Runoff Election
According to partial election results released on Sunday, Abdullah Abdullah currently leads the race to become the next president of Afghanistan. Abdullah, a former foreign minister, holds 44.4 percent of tallied votes, but is closely followed by Ashraf Ghani, a Karzai adviser and World Bank economist, who holds 33.2 percent.(4/21/2014 1:01:57 AM)
America’s Ugly Win in Afghanistan
America is creaking towards an ugly win in Afghanistan.  With the growth of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) program and the currently successful presidential elections, we’re finally creating something that looks more like historical Afghanistan and less like the imagined Geneva-on-the-Helmand of 2001.  Historical Afghanistan might be ugly; In terms of the endgame, Afghanistan was always a riskier ...(4/13/2014 6:15:00 AM)
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Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah is well ahead of his main rival in Afghanistan's presidential election, officials said yesterday after half of the ballots were counted, though a run-off vote still looks likely next month. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced that Abdullah was in the lead with 44.4% followed by former...(4/20/2014 8:40:52 PM)
Abdullah's lead grows in new Afghan vote results
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah's lead slightly increased in partial results for Afghanistan's presidential election released Sunday, but he and rival Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai still seem to be heading for a runoff next month.(4/20/2014 12:09:47 PM)
The Men Shaping America’s Future in Afghanistan
Tensions are rising in Afghanistan ahead of Saturday’s presidential elections, with the Taliban increasing violence and candidates trading accusations that the vote to replace Afghan President Hamid Karzai would be rigged.  This follows an incident Wednesday in which a Taliban suicide bomber detonated explosives outside the Interior Ministry in Kabul, killing six guards.  Now, Abdullah, one of ...(4/4/2014 9:33:00 AM)
German AP photographer shot dead in Afghanistan
Khost (Afghanistan) (AFP) - An Afghan police commander on Friday shot dead a female German photographer working for the Associated Press on the eve of presidential elections, in an attack that left a Canadian colleague wounded, the news agency said. The journalists were shot in their car in the Tanai district of Khost province, in the country's east, as they reported on distribution of ballot ...(4/4/2014 11:40:38 AM)
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