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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
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.
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.
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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
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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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.
Thursday 10 2014
Image 1 of 4: A tiger sits inside a shipment cage at Beirut Airport's cargo zone.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Afghan official: Vote successful, not fraud free
TOPSHOTS Afghan shoppers look for brooms at a roadside shop in Herat on April 9, 2014.
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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)
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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.
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.