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  1. In Afghanistan, losing candidates could decide presidentRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... the winner's government, avoiding a potentially bloody post-election standoff. Over the last decade, President Hamid Karzai has worked to create a diverse team that would win over voters, as well as maintain stability in a country with deep ethnic ...

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  2. Analysts See Promising Trends From Afghan ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    ... percent of the vote, and Ashraf Ghani with 37.6 percent. Both men are former high ranking members of President Hamid Karzai's government. A runoff vote would be held after May 28. Despite threats from the Taliban, which had escalated its campaign of ...

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  3. Slain AFP reporter's son out of hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... the extended family. The tragedy occurred ahead of the historic election to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai. More than seven million Afghans voted on April 5 in a show of defiance against the Taliban who had threatened to disrupt the ...

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  4. Detention of Taliban commander disrupts Afghan peace talksRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    A top Taliban commander in the midst of peace negotiations with the Afghan government has been detained in the United Arab Emirates, according to Afghan officials, which thwarts long-term reconciliation efforts between insurgents and President Hamid Karzai's government.

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  5. Top Air Force NCO hails Afghan air force ops during electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    ... ballot, should result in the first democratic transition of power in the country's history, since President Hamid Karzai is constitutionally barred from running again. Cody said American and other foreign airmen working directly with their Afghan ...

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  6. Afghan President's Calls Secured From EavesdroppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weekday Magazine

    A spokesman Nasratullah Rahimi says that new high-tech network is reliable and that new SIM cards have been given to President Hamid Karzai, the vice presidents, and other government members to connect to the network.

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  7. Interview: Ghani Says 'All Walks Of Afghan Life Will Be Represented'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Weekday Magazine

    ... as the well-being of every Afghan. RFE/RL: Since the April 5 presidential election, have you met with President Hamid Karzai and your rival candidates? If so, what did you discuss? Ghani: Yes, I have met with the president and I have met some of my ...

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  8. Editorial: A glimmer of hope in Afghanistan amid darkness of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... were nowhere near the number of reports of fraud and intimidation that marred the re-election of President Hamid Karzai in 2009. Importantly for U.S. interests, it's difficult to imagine that any of the three front-runners would be worse than ...

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  9. Taliban negotiator under house arrest in UAERead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    A leading Taliban peace negotiator has been placed under house arrest in the United Arab Emirates, officials said on Thursday, dealing a blow to President Hamid Karzai's efforts to jump-start a nascent Afghan peace process before leaving office.

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  10. Afghan candidates promise to respect resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | TBD.com

    ... crowded into mosques and schools to vote Saturday for a new president and provincial councils. President Hamid Karzai is on his way out, constitutionally barred from a third team after leading the country since after the Taliban were ousted in 2001. ...

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  11. UAE detains Taliban commander, disrupting peace talksRead the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    A top Taliban commander in the midst of peace negotiations with the Afghan government has been detained in the United Arab Emirates, according to Afghan officials, thwarting long-term reconciliation efforts between insurgents and President Hamid Karzai's government.

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  12. Afghanistan: A Vision Of HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... thriving democracy in Afghanistan is a realistic ambition. Freston noted that the election to replace President Hamid Karzai, who is making good on a promise not to run again, will be the first peaceful transition of power in Afghan history. ...

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  13. Taliban negotiator under house arrest in UAE, says AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Star

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai gestures during a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on January 25, 2014.

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  14. Has Afghanistan Turned a Political Corner?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Common Dreams

    Young voters in Jalalabad show off the ink on their fingers as a mark that they voted.

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  15. The RoundupRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Pam's House Blend

    Here is a list of cities in eastern Ukraine where clashes have been reported. - Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai condemned a U.S. air strike that killed a woman and two of her children in the east - Opposition groups have said the Assad government is the source of the poison gas attack with video footage they say is proof - The Pakistani Taliban ... (more)

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  16. Trudy Rubin: Why Afghan elections matterRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... States that would permit a small force of around 10,000 troops to stay on to train Afghans. (Current President Hamid Karzai has refused to sign.) The voters made clear that the BSA has real importance to them. "This election is a strong sign of ...

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  17. Planning for Withdrawal in Afghanistan May Be Smart, But It's Not WiseRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CFR.org

    ... Security Agreement ( ) between Washington and Kabul. Without it, President Barack Obama has told President Hamid Karzai that the United States will remove all of its military forces from Afghanistan by year's end. Karzai has steadfastly refused to ...

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  18. Afghanistan sees large voter turnout despite threats of violence from TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | Examiner.com

    ... threats of Taliban violence, Afghans went to the polls in large numbers to select a successor to President Hamid Karzai. A man who was shot in the chest while on his way to vote is loaded into an ambulance at Camp Maiwand. Today, despite threats of ...

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  19. Taliban Peacemaker Locked UpBy Jacob Siegel, Sami YousafzaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Beast

    ... foreign intelligence services were clearly implicating Pakistan. Afghan political leaders, including President Hamid Karzai, have long accused Pakistan of contributing to violence and subverting the peace process in Afghanistan. "Agha Jan [Motasim] ...

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  20. Ballot countingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Peninsula

    ... ng was tainted by fraud after millions defied Taliban threats and turned out to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai.

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