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Payvand News of Iran
Iran Plays a Waiting Game in Afghanistan
It has been a worrisome few weeks for Iran. The negotiations with world powers over its nuclear program are seeing significant differences , there is chaos in Iraq to Iran's west, and more recently, the political transition in its eastern neighbor, Afghanistan, hit a serious bump with allegations of fraud threatening to derail the process.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
Afghan vote audit goes slowly as...
Four days after Afghanistan began a massive audit of millions of votes cast in the run-off presidential election, disagreements and a shortage of observers have slowed progress.
Obama Raises Concerns On Growing Casualties In Call With Netanyahu
President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Sunday about Israel's ground operation in Gaza, the White House said in a statement.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Afghanistan: The Other War of Aggression That Needs to End
As violence in Iraq continues, and Israel escalates its brutal assault on Gaza, the human tragedy of boundless war and militarism could not be more clear.
Salt Lake Tribune
Commentary: Bloomberg View: Afghans must grow thei...
Dogged U.S. diplomacy kept alive, for now, the prospect of the first peaceful transition of power in Afghanistan.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Taliban ambush Karzai security team in Paktia
KABUL: Dozens of armed insurgents attacked a convoy carrying a presidential security team in southeastern Afghanistan yesterday, sparking a gun battle in which four guards were wounded, an official said.
Centre offers Rs 50cr for deaddiction centres in Punjab
Announcing the measure in the Lok Sabha during a debate on the union budget, finance minister Arun Jaitley said nationwide efforts were needed to resolve the problem of drug addiction.
KABC-AM Los Angeles
Afghans Kick Off Massive Audit of Presidential Election Ballots
The countdown is on in Afghanistan. Election workers began the arduous task Thursday of auditing eight million ballots cast in June's presidential election runoff that will ultimately determine who will lead Afghanistan for the next five years: former foreigner minister Abdullah Abdullah or one-time finance minister Ashraf Ghani.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Kabul Airport Attacked; Pakistan Violates Kashmir Ceasefire, China...
Militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked Kabul International Airport on Thursday, forcing the diversion of all incoming flights to other airports .
Afghan poll audit starts after Taliban...
Afghanistan on Thursday began a massive audit of 8.1 million ballots cast in the run-off round of its controversial presidential vote, hours after a brazen Taliban raid on Kabul's airport.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Govt to play role for release of Pak journalist: Rashid
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/islamabad/17-Jul-2014/govt-to-play-role-for-release-of-pak-journalist-rashid For news details Read on : Govt to play role for release of Pak journalist: Rashid ISLAMABAD - Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid Wednesday said the government would play its role ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Our horrendous foreign policy legacy continues
While you were distracted by the World Cup and whatever stupid thing leading Republican politicians have recently said, Afghanistan almost descended into another civil war .
Afghan hopeful credits US deal
Somber and reflective, Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says his country was on the verge of a "very serious, serious situation" before he struck a U.S.-brokered deal with his rival to avert the crisis by holding a fully audited vote count.
U.S. Deports 38 Honduran Women, Children; Honduran President Says U.S. Drug Wars Fuel Migration
Israel says it has accepted an Egyptian plan for an immediate ceasefire after its airstrikes on Gaza have killed at least 192 Palestinians.
Deadliest suicide attack in Afghanistan : July 15, 2014,
Bomber driving a truck packed with explosives kills over 80 people at a crowded market and a mosque in Paktika province KABUL, Afghanistan A suicide bomber driving a truck packed with explosives killed over 80 people at a busy market in southeastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the deadliest attack in the country in months.
Two attacks kill dozens in Afghanistan
A car packed with explosives has detonated as it was passing by a crowded market in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika, killing at least 44 people and wounding at least 50, police said.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
US News & World Report
Afghanistan's Parliament May Do Better Than Iraq's
Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, foreground, holds a bilateral meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry background right, on the second straight day of talks, in Vienna, Austria, Monday.
Afghan rivals agree to resolve dispute
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai attend a news conference announcing an audit of the votes cast in the country's general election at the United Nations Compound in Kabul on Saturday.
Time to get to know Ashraf Ghani
While he has not declared himself a winner, it is fairly clear from the election tabulations released last Monday that the new president of Afghanistan - a country in which the United States and the West have considerable human and financial investment - is likely to be Ashraf Ghani.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Afghanistan breathes sigh of relief over agreement to recount votes
The chief of the Afghan Independent Election Commission, Ahmad Yousuf Nouristani, center, heads to a news conference in Kabul on July 13. The chief of the Afghan Independent Election Commission, Ahmad Yousuf Nouristani, center, heads to a news conference in Kabul on July 13. A surprise agreement to recount all 8 million votes from last month's ... (more)