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Sean Carberry

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Afghan Brides Dress To Impress, Fueling An Unlikely Business Boom

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.

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A Beautiful Book, Whether Or Not It Makes You 'Happy'

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.

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Kerry's Afghan Visit Smooths Disputed Election

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.

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The Murky Motives Of The Afghan Soldier Who Shot A U.S. General

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.

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Gunman Kills American General In Shooting At Afghan Facility

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

A U.S. Army major general was killed and another 15 other soldiers โ€” including a German brigadier general โ€” were injured when a man dressed in an Afghan military uniform opened fire on them. The attack took place in Kabul City, Afghanistan.

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Afghanistan Officials To Audit Votes From June Election

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.

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The Latest Stop On Jazz Singer Somi's Journey

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.

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Afghan Businesses: Election Season Caused Economic Hardship

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.

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Kerry Brokers Deal To End Afghan Election Crisis

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.

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Afghan Civilians Suffer During Violent Year

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.

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Early Vote Tallies Speed The Sparring Between Afghan Candidates

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.

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Afghan Election Numbers Come With A Warning: Results Not Final

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.

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Preliminary Results Show Ghani Winning Afghan Presidency

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.

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Last-Minute Audits Build Little Confidence In Afghan Elections

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.

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Afghanistan's Slow-Motion Election Strains A Fragile Country

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.

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Tensions Rise As Afghan Candidate Rejects Election Results

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.

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U.N. Official Calls For Calm In Afghanistan After Claims Of Election Fraud

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.

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Before Votes Are Fully Counted, Fraud Claims Roil Afghan Election

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.

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Afghan Voters Defy Taliban Threat; Vote In Presidential Runoff

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.

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Fledgling Afghan Media Seek Line Between Journalism And Activism

Friday, June 13, 2014

When a popular Afghan journalist was killed shortly before the April election, his colleagues stopped reporting Taliban statements and downplayed violence on election day.

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