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Sean Carberry

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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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In A First, Afghanistan Is Set To Change Leaders At The Ballot Box

Friday, June 13, 2014

In a country shaped by warlords, Saturday's presidential election features two urbane men with doctorates vying to replace Hamid Karzai. Both want close U.S. relations, including a security deal.

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Afghans Must Pass Anti-Money Laundering Law Or Face Blacklist

Thursday, June 05, 2014

The international community has told Afghans to fix their banks and pass anti-money laundering legislation by June 22. If officials fail to do so, the country will be blacklisted for five years.

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Initial Afghan Elections Went Well, But Worries Rise For Round Two

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Afghanistan's presidential election in April left no candidate with more than 50 percent of the vote. A second-round election will be held on June 14 โ€” during the peak of the Taliban fighting season. There are growing concerns that election day could be a blood bath, and that a close outcome would result in political instability.

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In Afghan Spring, Violence Rises โ€” But So Do Recruiting Numbers

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

In Afghanistan, as the winter snows melt, Taliban violence heats up. This year, there will be even fewer foreign troops in Afghanistan to prop up Afghan forces, who suffered record casualties in 2013 as they took the lead for security. While U.S. officials feared that could hamper recruiting efforts for the Afghan Army, Afghan officials say they have a surplus of volunteers.

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British Marine's New Mission: Save All Of Kabul's Street Animals

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Street dogs and cats find treatment and get linked up with foreign adopters at a clinic that's helping lower the rabies threat in Kabul.

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Fields And Farm Jobs Dry Up With California's Worsening Drought

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

For the first time in six years, many California farmers have been told they'll get little or no federal irrigation water. And as farms run dry, workers are deciding to pack up and move away.

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After Voting, Afghans Must Now Wait For A Winner

Monday, April 07, 2014

Counting ballots in the presidential election is a painfully slow affair. The voting took place Saturday, but results are still weeks away. And a runoff election is widely expected in June.

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Afghans Vote In Large Numbers Despite Risks

Saturday, April 05, 2014

After a campaign marred by violence, Afghans voted Saturday in presidential elections for what's to be the first ever democratic transfer of power. Results are not expected for some time.

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Between Afghans And Political Milestone, Threat Of Violence Looms

Friday, April 04, 2014

Afghans vote Saturday for a successor to President Hamid Karzai. It could be the country's first ever democratic transfer of power, but fraud and violence are expected.

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A New Era? Afghan Presidential Hopefuls Court Women's Vote

Thursday, April 03, 2014

But they're discovering there's no single "women's bloc." Afghan women are focused on a host of issues, ranging from security to the economy. And some will still vote for whom they're told to vote.

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Suicide Bomber Targets Afghan Police

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

In the Afghan capital Kabul, a suicide bomber wearing a police uniform walked up to a checkpoint outside the headquarters of the Interior Ministry and killed several members of the national police.

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