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Sean Carberry

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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 — 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 — 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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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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