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  1. Ghani takes oath as new Afghan chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Peninsula

    Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani administers oath to Chief Executive Dr Abdullah Abdullah and his deputies Muhammad Khan and Muhammad Mohaqiq during Ghani's swearing-in ceremony as president in Kabul yesterday. KABUL: Ashraf Ghani, a one-time US-based academic, was sworn in as new president of Afghanistan yesterday and used his inaugural speech to call for Taliban insurgents to join peace talks after 13 years of war.


  2. Afghanistan's New President Sworn InRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Sofia News Agency

    The swearing-in ceremony of Ashraf Ghani as Afghan President has marked the first democratic transfer of power in the country. "I am not better than anyone from among you.


  3. Nevada Gov. Sandoval: Keep Military Force in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | News Max

    As a new president took control of Afghanistan on Monday, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval urged President Barack Obama to keep a military advisory force in the trouble-torn country to "ensure security in the homeland." The popular Republican, who's making a surprise trip to Afghanistan with other U.S. governors, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal by phone from Kabul that an American troop contingent must remain to prevent the Taliban terror group from gaining a foothold there similar to the Islamic State in Iraq .


  4. Afghanistan's new government set to sign BSA on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    John Podesta, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama, speaks to reporters at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Sept. 29, 2014, as U.S. Ambdassador James Cunningham, left, listens.


  5. Afghanistan to sign US troop deal Tuesday: Ghani aideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 |

    Under the deal, the US deployment in Afghanistan will be scaled back to around 9,800 by the start of 2015. Those forces will be halved by the end of 2015, before being reduced to a normal embassy presence by the end of 2016.


  6. Afghanistan to sign US security agreement on Tuesday : September 29, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Daily Times

    Afghanistan on Tuesday will sign a crucial security agreement allowing the United States to leave a small contingent of troops in the country beyond this year, a US embassy spokeswoman said. The spokeswoman said that Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani would sign the agreement in the morning at the presidential palace in the capital, Kabul.


  7. New Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani's transformation and winning strategyRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani at the Independent Electoral Commission in Kabul on Sept. 26. Ghani is to be sworn in on Sept.


  8. Karzai criticises US, Pakistan in farewell speech : September 24, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Daily Times

    KABUL: Outgoing President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday blamed the United States for Afghanistan's long war in a final swipe at the country that helped bring him to power 13 years ago but towards which he has become increasingly bitter. His farewell speech came days ahead of the swearing in of a new president, Ashraf Ghani, after months of turmoil over a disputed election that ended in a power-sharing deal, yet to be tested, with rival Abdullah Abdullah who will fill the role of chief executive.


  9. Tim Peper, Mercedes Mason & Josh Pence Cast In AMC Pilot 'White City'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Deadline

    Tim Peper is set as the lead and Mercedes Mason and Josh Pence will co-star in White City , AMC 's geopolitical drama pilot directed and exec produced by Stephen Gaghan. The project, about Western diplomats and journalists living in Afghanistan, centers on Jon Liston , a war junkie who has spent the better part of the last decade in Kabul with a front-row seat to the carnage.


  10. A Kabul crowdRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | TrekEarth

    I continue my journey from India back to Europe in the spring of 1973. I had started my long journey home by flying from Bombay to Karachi.


  11. Ghani Says Goal is 'Peace;' Northeastern Staff Kept Away during Xi's...Read the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Foreign Policy

    In his first press conference as Afghanistan's president-elect, Ashraf Ghani told supporters in Kabul on Monday that the goal of the country's new national unity government is "peace," and that it will be a "government of accountability, justice, the rule of law and the implementation of the constitution . In his remarks, which were televised around the country, Ghani added that Afghanistan should celebrate its first democratic transfer of power from one president to another .


  12. Three Missing Afghan Soldiers Found at Canadian BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    Three Afghan soldiers who went missing from a Cape Cod, Massachusetts military base over the weekend were found Monday near the U.S.-Canada border, a United States defense official told ABC News. Law enforcement officials said the men did not try to hide, but instead walked up to border patrol agents and presented themselves for asylum.


  13. Missing Afghan soldiers tried to enter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Suria

    Three Afghan army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a US base have been found trying to cross the border into Canada, a Pentagon official said Monday. The Rainbow Bridge, crossing from the United States , into Canada near Niagara Falls, is pictured on June 4, 2013 - by John Moore The three soldiers disappeared on Saturday and were identified as they attempted to enter Canadian territory near Niagara Falls, the US defense official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told AFP.


  14. Missing Afghan soldiers found at Canadian borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WMUR-TV Manchester

    The three missing Afghani soldiers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base this weekend have been found, a high-level law enforcement source told our sister station WCVB. The Afghan soldiers had been participating in a U.S. Central Command Regional Cooperation training exercise at Joint Base Cape Cod, U.S. military officials said.


  15. Finessing a power-sharing agreement in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In his long history of personal diplomacy in Afghanistan, Secretary of State John F. Kerry has repeatedly returned to his concession to George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential race, made amid Democratic allegations of Republican dirty tricks and voter suppression. "It was hard to do and many of my people were mad at me," Kerry told Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah last week, in a last-ditch effort to persuade him to accept a power-sharing arrangement under the presidency of his opponent, Ashraf Ghani .


  16. Afghan Soldiers Found at NiagaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | NBC Bay Area

    The three missing Afghanistan National Army soldiers who went missing on Cape Cod have been found trying to cross into Canada at the Rainbow Bridge at Niagara Falls, a top Massachusetts law enforcement source tells NBC News . Maj. Jan Mohammad Arash, Capt.


  17. Voices: Afghan people big losers in electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | USA Today

    Yes, there's a new president. but who won is far less important than who lost. Voices: Afghan people big losers in election \ Afghanistan finally declared a winner Sunday after a roller coaster presidential election that's dragged on for five months.


  18. The 10-Point: Gerard Baker on Arming the Kurds, Crude by Rail, Deadly Medicine and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    A personal, guided tour to the best scoops and stories every day in The Wall Street Journal, from Editor in Chief Gerard Baker. The West is expected to supply weapons for a stepped-up counteroffensive against Islamic State.


  19. Commission names Ashraf Ghani new president of Afghanistan after power-sharing dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Edmonton Journal

    Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai stand together after signing a power-sharing agreement at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on September 21, 2014. Afghanistan's two rival presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on September 21, ending a prolonged stand-off over disputed election results at a pivotal moment in the war-weary nation's history.


  20. Afghan Rivals Sign Deal to Share Power Ending DeadlockRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Afghanistan 's dueling presidential candidates signed an agreement today to share power, ending months of deadlock to pave the way for U.S. troops to remain in the country beyond this year. Under the four-page agreement, top vote getter Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai will become president and issue a decree appointing runner-up Abdullah Abdullah as chief executive officer, Sayed Aqa Fazl Sancharaki, a spokesman for Abdullah's camp, said by phone.