Sean Carberry appears in the following:
Monday, August 11, 2014
The presidential election has dragged on for months and it's still not clear who the winner is or when he will take office. NPR's Sean Carberry takes a firsthand look at the slow-motion vote count.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
In one of the world's poorest countries, where many women still wear head-to-toe burqas, lavish spending and competition among brides is fueling a boom in shops selling pricey and glamorous dresses.
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Eleanor Davis' gorgeous new How to Be Happy doesn't actually tell you how to be happy; rather, it dramatizes the promise of happiness, and the funny and tragic effects that follow on from it.
Friday, August 08, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Afghanistan for the second time in less than a month. The two presidential candidates have agreed to resolve the disputed election and set an inauguration date.
Thursday, August 07, 2014
The soldier resented the Taliban, according to fellow soldiers. But he was apparently upset that male British troops were training female Afghan soldiers, they say.
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
A U.S. Army major general was killed and another 15 other soldiers — including a German brigadier general — were injured when a man dressed in an Afghan military uniform opened fire on them. The attack took place in Kabul City, Afghanistan.
Sunday, August 03, 2014
Election officials in Afghanistan are preparing for an audit of all the votes cast in the June election after the two candidates disagreed on how to determine which votes were fraudulent.
Sunday, August 03, 2014
Her parents were from Uganda and Rwanda; she was born in Illinois and spent time in Nigeria. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with jazz artist and singer Somi about her latest project, The Lagos Music Salon.
Friday, July 18, 2014
The Afghan presidential election has been a financial disappointment. Businesses say revenue is down, and even companies you'd think would make money off a campaign, say they're in the red.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry has helped the candidates in Afghanistan's contested election work out a formula to resolve their dispute over the runoff election results. All votes will be audited.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
There is renewed fighting in Kandahar as the outcome of the Afghan presidential election remains uncertain. And a new U.N. report says civilian casualties are up significantly from a year ago.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Preliminary voting tallies in the Afghan presidential election, released Monday, did little to ease a brewing political crisis. The losing candidate continued to claim fraud, declaring himself the winner instead. Meanwhile, the U.S. is warning of a power grab.
Monday, July 07, 2014
More than three weeks after a runoff vote in Afghanistan's presidential elections, preliminary results have been released. Candidate Ashraf Ghani has a wide lead, but audits are yet to come.
Monday, July 07, 2014
Former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani had about a million more votes than Abdullah Abdullah, who had been considered the front-runner. Abdullah has charged massive fraud in the election.
Sunday, July 06, 2014
The election impasse continues in Afghanistan. Preliminary results are due on Monday, following an audit of ballots, but Abdullah Abdullah, who is trailing his rival, says he won't accept the results.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
The presidential vote was held in April. The two-man runoff came on June 14. Preliminary results expected Wednesday have been delayed as one candidate, Abdullah Abdullah, claims widespread fraud.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Before the results are even in, Abdullah Abdullah says he won't recognize the outcome of Afghan's presidential election. The one-time front-runner risks pushing the country into political crisis.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah claims last weekend's runoff vote was rigged in his opponent's favor. He says he won't recognize the results, which won't be known for a month.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Just hours after polls closed in Afghanistan's presidential election, candidate Abdullah Abdullah claimed the vote was rigged in favor of his opponent, Ashraf Ghani.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Afghans went to the polls on Saturday to vote for a successor to Hamid Karzai who's ruled since 2001. Former foreign minister Adbullah Abdullah faced off against former finance minister Ashraf Ghani.