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31 min ago | Star-Telegram.com

Afghan election commission delays vote results

Afghanistan's election commission has delayed a planned release of full results from the April 5 presidential election to allow for recounts and audits.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Abdullah's lead grows in new Afghan vote results

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah talks on the phone before an interview with The Associated Press at his residence in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Switched

Abdullah Leads Afghan Election But Is Short Of Majority

Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah leads the race to become Afghanistan's next president, according to the latest official tally of votes released on Sunday, but is short of an outright majority.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Afghan Youth Debates: Fraud Not Bad Enough to Undermine Elections

Levels of fraud in the April 5 presidential and provincial council elections in Afghanistan were not so high as to invalidate the overall results, speakers at an event in the western province of Herat said.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Fort Bragg paratroopers stand watch in Afghanistan

From left: Lt. Col. Andrew Zieseniss, battalion commander, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division; Command Sgt.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Star

Afghan police deny that shooting of female MP was political

A burqa-clad Afghan pedestrian walks down an alley in the old part of Herat on April 16, 2014.

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The United States Army

My name is Roqia

KABUL, Afghanistan At the project site, a tiny woman wearing both a traditional hajib and a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hardhat walks up, smiles and says, "Hello, my name is Roqia."

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Suria

Afghan voters turn to social media to...

Fed-up with the massive rigging that took place in previous elections, Afghan voters have been using social media to highlight alleged fraud, and officials are starting to take notice.

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News, Hamid Karzai

The United States Army

My name is Roqia

KABUL, Afghanistan At the project site, a tiny woman wearing both a traditional hajib and a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hardhat walks up, smiles and says, "Hello, my name is Roqia."

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Camden Chronicle Independent

David Lawerence Kelly Jr

A Funeral Mass for David Lawerence Kelly Jr., 43, will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Camden, S.C. The Rev.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

BBC News

RAF jets thwart bomb in Afghanistan

The Tornado GR4 fast jets spotted a group of insurgents planting the device just hundreds of metres ahead of a convoy of US and Afghan troops.

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CNN

Afghan wife maimed for refusing drug-addict husband's cash demands

As we stroll down a dusty back street in Herat, Afghanistan's third-biggest city, a high gate made from sheets of rusted corrugated iron and a door that's bolted shut confronts us.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Female Cabbies Drive Change in Afghan City

Sara, 45, claims to be Afghanistan's first-ever female taxi driver. Dressed in old clothes, with a striped scarf fastened around her head in the style favoured by local men, the 45-year-old widow first started driving a cab as a way of providing for her four children and mother-in-law.

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Al Bawaba

Thursday 10 2014

Image 1 of 4: A tiger sits inside a shipment cage at Beirut Airport's cargo zone.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

SFGate

Afghan official: Vote successful, not fraud free

TOPSHOTS Afghan shoppers look for brooms at a roadside shop in Herat on April 9, 2014.

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AME Info

Sharjah-IBBY Fund approves four new reading projects in Central Asia and MENA

The Sharjah-IBBY Fund has approved funding for four new projects in the region of Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa in 2014.

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Related Topix: Italy, Afghanistan, Asia, Libraries

The United States Army

My name is Roqia

KABUL, Afghanistan At the project site, a tiny woman wearing both a traditional hajib and a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hardhat walks up, smiles and says, "Hello, my name is Roqia."

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Blue Ink: For Many Women, A Sign Of Responsible Citizenship

Afghanistan -- An Afghan woman shows her inked finger after voting at a polling station in the northwestern city of Herat, April 5, 2014 Millions of Afghans, including an unprecedented number of women, turned out to vote in the presidential and local council elections April 5 despite torrential rain across most of the country and weeks of ... (more)

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Fox News

Early Afghanistan election tallies indicate winner would sign security deal with US

April 5, 2014: Election officials hold paper ballots during the presidential vote counting process at a polling station in Herat Province, Afghanistan.

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Weekday Magazine

News Analysis: What Lessons Have Been Learned From Afghanistan's Elections?

Afghan women queue outside a school to vote in presidential and local elections in the northwestern city of Herat on April 5. Female participation in the polls was far higher than expected.

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