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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

In Afghanistan and Iran, John Kerry brings some reasons for hope

T he world has been so chaotic lately that it was easy to overlook two U.S. diplomatic maneuvers - involving the turbulent nations of Afghanistan and Iran - that avoided what could have been dangerous ruptures.

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9 hrs ago | Daily Times

Pakistan asks Karzai to pardon jailed reporter : July 24, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Thursday appealed to Afghan President Hamid Karzai to issue a pardon to a journalist facing a four-year jail term in Afghanistan for contacting 'terrorists.'

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18 hrs ago | BBC News

Awesome scale of auditing every Afghan vote

A Nato soldier in Jalalabad takes note of a ballot box for delivery to Kabul for a complete audit of all votes If the 2014 Afghan presidential election was a massive undertaking, the current re-examination of every vote cast is hardly less complicated.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Deutsche Welle

Von der Leyen visits Afghanistan with pullout looming

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has landed in northern Afghanistan for an unannounced troop visit.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Rediff.com

ISI playing a lead role in fighting terrorists: China

For the first time, China has come out openly backing Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence saying the spy agency could not have been involved in the recent attack on an Indian consulate in Afghanistan.

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State Department

Speeches: Press Briefing on Afghanistan

I'm here this week to look and see how progress is being made at implementing the agreement that was reached between the two candidates during Secretary Kerry's visit here the weekend before this.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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

Suria

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.

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Switched

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.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Common Dreams

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.

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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.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Peninsula

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.

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Hindustan Times

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.

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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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Foreign Policy

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 .

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Suria

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.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Nation

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)

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Daily Kos

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 .

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Daily Dispatch

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.

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Democracy Now

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.

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