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11 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Afghanistan's economy is on the verge of a collapse

Power vacuum looms over Afghanistan as UN delays the date for announcing the result of presidential elections to mid-September despite Karzai's plans to leave office next week.

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15 hrs ago | Reuters

Afghan talks for unity government collapse; crisis deepens

Talks on a power sharing deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have collapsed, a top leader said on Monday, rekindling fears of ethnic unrest over the disputed vote.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Peninsula

Afghan defence minister may attend key Nato summit

KABUL: Afghanistan may have to send only its defence minister to a Nato summit that will decide on future support because of an impasse over the presidential election, officials said yesterday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Long War Journal

Senior IMU leader captured by ISAF in 2011 now leads fight in northern Afghanistan

A senior leader of the Taliban and al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan who was captured by Coalition forces in the spring of 2011 is now leading more than 300 jihadists in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz.

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Fox News

Campbell Could Miss NATO Meeting on Afghanistan

Army Gen. John F. Campbell, the new commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, will likely not attend the NATO ministers meeting in Britain next week at which the U.S. had hoped to cement final decisions on a future force presence and aid, a U.S. military official in Kabul said Friday.

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Daily Times

Cost of the Afghan conflict : August 30, 2014,

It is expected that in the post-2014 scenario, there will be instability in Afghanistan coupled with huge unemployment, inflation and a severe economic crunch In the coming months, Afghanistan will likely undergo a painful transition process in all spheres: political, security, economic and social.

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Nerve News

Terrorism a diplomatic asset: Fair is foul, foul is fair

" Soon after the Taliban were ousted from Kabul, Hamid Karzai was nominated interim president in December 2001.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Voice of America

Chaotic Afghan Vote Recount Threatens Nation's Future

Afghanistan's troubled presidential election continues to be rocked by turmoil as an audit of the ballots drags on.

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Foreign Policy

The Contractor

On the rooftop of a five-story building, I met Shoaib Sultan, a young businessman.

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Foreign Policy

The Karzai Coup and Kerry's Failed Recount

Afghan President Hamid Karzai wants this year's election results to be announced by the end of the month.

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IcNetwork

Nato Summit 2014: Which world leaders are set to descend on Wales for ...

From UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the Presidents of Ukraine, Australia and Ireland, we have the definitive invite list for next week's global showpiece These are the men and women who could be heading to Wales next week after Nato announced the list of countries it has invited to the international showcase.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: UN says Afghan election audit to be done around Sept. 10

A massive audit of Afghanistan's disputed presidential election won't be done until about Sept.

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SFGate

UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10

Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes in front of international observers at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Amid Election Uncertainty, Karzai Prepares For Inauguration Ceremony

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai with rival presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on August 19. That, however, has not stopped outgoing President Hamid Karzai from fixing September 2 as the date for the delayed inauguration of his successor.

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Democracy Now

Tennessee: Sheriffa s Officer Fired After Photos Show Him Choking Student

Israelis and Palestinians have agreed to an indefinite ceasefire, ending Israel's 50-day assault on the Gaza Strip .

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Cybercast News Service

Obama: Withdrawing U.S. Troops From Iraq Was 'Right Thing to Do'

Despite accusations that not leaving a residual U.S. military presence in Iraq contributed to its present crisis, President Obama on Tuesday both called the 2011 withdrawal "the right thing to do" and reiterated his intention to remove most U.S. troops from Afghanistan at the end of the year.

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The Washington Post

US commander: Taliban will test Afghans in 2015

Outgoing commander of ISAF, U.S. Gen. Joseph Dunford, first left, and incoming U.S. Army Commander for International Security Assistance Forces , Gen.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Star Tribune

Afghan war-boom economy goes bust as foreign troop pullout nears, election dispute rages

Rows of dusty trucks and used cars sit unsold in Afghanistan's capital, where real estate agents bemoan a lack of sales and international businessmen no longer frequent top hotels.

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The Economist

Farewell to a fighting diplomat

EACH time the commander of the foreign forces in Afghanistan, an American general named Joseph Dunford, visited the country's presidential palace he first made a quick dash to the wardrobe.

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Real Clear Politics

The Overstretched West

The chaotic consequences of the gradual disintegration of Pax Americana are becoming increasingly clear.

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