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Sean Carberry

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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

Afghanistan is about to get a new leader for the first time since the Taliban were driven out in 2001 and replaced by the current president, Hamid Karzai.

Saturday's presidential runoff will be a historic event in Afghanistan, marking the first time in the country's long and often painful history ...

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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 — during the peak of the Taliban ...

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In Afghan Spring, Violence Rises — 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 ca...

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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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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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Afghanistan's Next President Will Be ...

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Afghanistan's presidential election on Saturday will usher in a host of important changes: incumbent Hamid Karzai is stepping aside, it's not clear who will replace him, and the vote will mark the first time the country has ever swapped leaders at the ballot box.

Karzai won the two elections (2004 ...

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In A Former Afghan Hot Spot, The Taliban Are Subdued For Now

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Taliban have threatened to disrupt Afghanistan's presidential election this Saturday. But in some areas where the group once wreaked havoc, the Afghan security forces are now in control.

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Taliban Warn Afghan Voters Not To Go To The Polls Saturday

Monday, March 31, 2014

While the candidates hold huge rallies, the Taliban have been staging suicide attacks. They've targeted election offices and civilian compounds in Kabul in an effort to derail Saturday's election.

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Taliban Attack On Election HQ Makes Good On Campaign Promise

Saturday, March 29, 2014

As officials from Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission were about to announce the closing of several polling stations due to insecurity on Saturday, the Taliban reinforced the message by launching an attack on the IEC headquarters in Kabul.

The militant group has been issuing statements for months, saying the April 5 ...

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