Sean Carberry

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Afghanistan's Next President Will Be ...

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Three candidates have emerged from the pack as the country prepares to vote on Saturday. With President Hamid Karzai stepping down, Afghanistan appears poised for its first-ever democratic transition.


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.


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.


Ruthless Warlord, Hero to Uzbeks, On Ballot In Afghan Elections

Sunday, March 30, 2014

The voting in next month's Afghan elections is expected to fall along ethnic lines. A powerful warlord is running for office, even though he is accused of human rights abuses.


Taliban Attack On Election HQ Makes Good On Campaign Promise

Saturday, March 29, 2014

It's the latest violence leading up to the April 5 vote. The Taliban is warning citizens that heading to the polls could be deadly.


With Elections Days Away, Suicide Bombs Sow Fear In Kabul

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Taliban attacks have rocked some of Kabul's most guarded locations just days before Afghans vote in national elections, generating fear among foreigners and many Afghans connected to the vote.


Afghanistan's Election Heats Up — And So Do The Attacks

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Taliban claim responsibility for an attack at the election headquarters in Kabul and have warned Afghans not to vote in the April 5 ballot to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai.


For Afghans In Camps, A Harsh Life With No End In Sight

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

More than 600,000 Afghans are living in scores of camps around the country and say they can't return home because it's too dangerous. Their numbers have risen sharply in the past year.


As Afghan Tajiks Lay Leader To Rest, Eyes Turn To Political Future

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Afghanistan has lost its first vice president, a warlord who fought beside the U.S. against the Taliban. Mohammed Qasim Fahim's death presents his Tajik brethren a tough choice in upcoming elections.


NATO Pressures Karzai To Sign Troop Pact With U.S.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Without the deal, Obama told Afghan President Hamid Karzai this week that the U.S. will move ahead with plans to pull all U.S. troops out the country by the end of 2014. NATO plans to follow suit.


Who's Going To Be Afghanistan's Next President?

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Eleven candidates are trying to replace Hamid Karzai in the April 5 election. Ten are Pashtuns, the dominant ethnic group. Candidates are already holding rallies, debating and wooing the support of tribal leaders. Here's a rundown of the top contenders.


UN: Civilian Casualities Rise In Afghanistan

Saturday, February 08, 2014

The United Nations has just released a grim report on civilian casualties in Afghanistan over the last year. Casualties rose 14 percent in 2013, with nearly 3,000 people killed and more than 5,500 injured.


Race Toward Afghan Election Starts, With Skepticism In The Lead

Sunday, February 02, 2014

With the presidential campaigns underway, one of the questions commonly asked around Kabul is whether the election will be held at all this year. If it is, there are a handful of candidates who are likely to come out ahead.


Kabul Suicide Attack Kills 21 At Downtown Restaurant

Saturday, January 18, 2014

At least 21 people — most of them foreigners — died when the Taliban struck a restaurant popular with Westerners in downtown Kabul on Friday. Two of them were Americans. It appeared to be a well-coordinated attack.


Texas Man Becomes Unlikely CFO Of Ragged Kabul Orphanage

Saturday, January 04, 2014

After decades of war in Afghanistan, the country has thousands of orphans. One home for these children ended up with an improbable benefactor — an Iranian-American who came to Kabul to do rule of law development work, and stumbled into a side project working with disabled orphans.

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