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Yesterday | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Afghan Youth Debates: Helmand Polls Show People Embrace Democracy

The success of this year's presidential and provincial council elections in Afghanistan was unprecedented, experts said at an April 10 event organised by IWPR in the southern Helmand province.

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Yesterday | The Washington Post

Afghan economy facing serious revenue shortfall

When the next president of Afghanistan takes office later this year, he will inherit a growing budget shortfall that could leave tens of thousands of civil servants unpaid and force key public programs to shutter.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Government Executive

Effort to Help Afghanistan Collect Customs Revenue Found Lacking

The ongoing U.S. effort to leave war-torn Afghanistan self-sufficient depends in part on the Kabul government's ability to collect customs revenue, a dual federal agency project that could benefit from clear performance metrics, auditors found.

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Trend

Uzbekistan, U.S to discuss strengthening of bilateral relations in education area

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia and Senior Director of Communications and Public Diplomacy in the office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Eileen O'Connor will visit Uzbekistan on April 15-20, the U.S. embassy in Uzbekistan said on April 14. During the visit O'Connor will meet with the ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

TwinCities

Abdullah takes lead in Afghan vote

In the first partial results from Afghanistan's presidential election, former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah has emerged as the early leader, but he is far from crossing the 50 percent vote threshold needed to win outright, according to the country's election commission.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Beast

Don't Abandon This Brave AfghanBy Ann Scott Tyson

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from Afghanistan, Ibrahim Khan is just one of thousands of Afghan interpreters who helped U.S. forces, often under fire, and are still waiting for visas.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Fri Apr 11, 2014

ABC News

Art captures agony of Afghanistan war

Striking paintings of service men and women in Afghanistan are going on display for the first time, in the hometown of the youngest soldiers featured.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Australia, Oceania

Thu Apr 10, 2014

EurasiaNet

Uzbekistan's Schizophrenic Relationship with Tourism

Tashkent is set to host an international tourism expo on April 17 and 18. But the timing isn't very auspicious, coming only a few days after state television warned viewers that inviting unknown foreigners to Uzbekistan is "like playing with fire."

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Related Topix: Travel, Tajikistan Travel, Asia Travel, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan Travel, Drink, Wine

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Afghan Youth Debates: Election Outcome Not Predetermined

Panellists in an IWPR debate in the southern Afghan province of Helmand dismissed rumours that the outcome of the April 5 presidential election was known in advance.

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The Japan Times

Poll success puts Afghans on track - for now

In a nation more associated with calamity than consensus, the initial results of Saturday's Afghan presidential election are startling.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, Anthropology, Science, Columbia University, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel

Tue Apr 08, 2014

CNN

Afghan girl, married at 6 to cover her father's debt

Her big brown eyes, framed by long soft lashes, are wide open as she takes in the unfamiliar surroundings.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

World Magazine

For sale: Desks, chairs, armored vehicles

The United States is trying to sell or dispose of billions of dollars in military hardware, including sophisticated and highly specialized mine-resistant vehicles as it packs up to leave Afghanistan after 13 years of war, officials said last week.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Afghan Youth Debates: Unrealistic Promises from Candidates

Students at a debate in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province criticised local council candidates for promising over-ambitious initiatives as part of their campaign strategies.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Washington Post

Afghans flock to polls, defying Taliban

They huddled in the rain under plastic sheeting. They ignored death threats and sporadic firefights.

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The Northwestern in Oshkosh

Young voters see promise in Afghanistan

Twenty-year-old Elaha Mahboob glances frequently at the screen of her MacBook Air as an iPhone constantly pings next to her.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Washington Post

4Journalists pay tribute to their AP colleagues who were shot in Afghanistan

Photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus was killled and her colleague Kathy Gannon wounded when an Afghan police officer opened fire on their car.

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US News & World Report

Election Afghanistan: A Guide to the Country's Post-Karzai Path

Afghan commuters look out of a bus window next to a political billboard Friday at a bus stop in Kabul.

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The China Post

Election the talk of the town in Afghanistan beauty parlor

Behind the opaque windows of the Black Diamond beauty parlor in western Kabul, Saturday's election has been a prime subject of conversation among clients dropping in for manicures, eyebrow grooming and massages.

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Reuters

Afghanistan - ten years of coverage

It's now widely accepted that the latest war in Afghanistan has not gone well. As an intermittent visitor here over the past 10 years, several differences are visible to my western eyes, but I keep realising how much there still is in common with the Kabul of a decade ago.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Amazing Places

BABICHE MARTENS, photographer I couldn't pinpoint my favourite place in the world - I have too many! Every country has something different to offer, and many have changed a lot since I saw them last, their primitive beauty gone in this technology-driven world.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Uzbekistan, Travel, Asia Travel

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