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2 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Kerry Struggles To Resolve Election Crisis In Afghanistan

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kabul to try to resolve an election dispute that threatens to derail the country's democratic process.

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7 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

Secretary Kerry, on the Road Again

The carnival game whack-a-mole has been used to describe anti-terrorism efforts -- no sooner would we respond to one incident in one country than another would pop up elsewhere.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Afghanistan, Asia, Hamid Karzai

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Age

John Kerry tries to settle Afghanistan election crisis

US Secretary of State John Kerry is greeted by Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai as he arrives for a dinner at the presidential palace in Kabul on Friday.

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Wall Street Journal

Will a Wounded Girl Be Saved? U.S. Faces...

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan- Keyan Riley answered the phone and reached for his green, clothbound notebook.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Medicine, US Military, US Air Force, Opinion

KWWL-TV Waterloo

US struggles to resolve Afghan election crisis

Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the political gridlock crippling Washington, calling on Republican and Democratic governors alike to lead the nation "out of this mess" while insisting that Congress approve... Technically, their state still does not recognize gay marriages.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Prison, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International, Energy, Oil & Gas, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

The Times

10 Things to Know for Today

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. 2. WHERE US DIPLOMAT HAS LANDED Secretary of State Kerry is in Kabul to help resolve an election crisis surrounding Afghanistan's presidential vote.

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Daily Mail

US Secretary of State John Kerry makes surprise dawn visit to Kabul ...

Glee actress Becca Tobin's boyfriend 'found dead in Philadelphia hotel' after the couple returned from night out on the town 'Heroic final moments of family executed by their uncle: Parents and seven children refused to tell gunman where his ex-wife was before he killed them, reveal police as they admit he tied up and choked his mother just weeks ... (more)

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

In Afghanistan, Kerry seeks path in voting crisis

The snaking, nearly 2-mile trail of saltwater that an underground pipeline spewed in the rugged hills of western North Dakota's badlands left a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation, a company official said, though... With a long, slimy body and beady eyes, North America's largest salamander wouldn't top any cutest animal lists.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lucianne.com

State Department Issues SecurityMessage for U.S. Citizens in Kabul

The Overseas Security Advisory Council issued a message on Wednesday to the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan warning of a threat of attack against an "unnamed U.S.-based agricultural non-governmental organization compound" located near the Afghan Parliament building and a university in Kabul.

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Related Topix: World News, Afghanistan, Asia, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel

The York Daily Record

10 Things to Know for Friday

In this photo taken July 1, 2014, two-year-old Adriana Ortez holds her stuffed animal, as she and her mother, Dayana Ortez, of El Salvador, wait to board a bus leaving the city bus station in McAllen, Texas.

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Times Herald

Kerry arrives in Kabul to mediate electoral crisis

It may interest you to know that the price of a children's book hasn't wavered much at all in the... Years ago, my father said to me, 'Son, when the day comes that you find that special girl and you... Secretary of State John Kerry, right, talks with Hamid Siddiq, Afghanistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs chief of protocol, after arriving at Kabul ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Afghanistan, Asia, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

Globe and Mail

Afghanistan's election started well. It's ending badly

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah gestures during a gathering of his supporters in Kabul, July 8, 2014.

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The Montgomery Advertiser

Richard David Malloey, center, in Afghanistan

Prattville soldier home from Afghanistan Prattville's Richard David Mallory recently returned from Afghanistan Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/local/progress-millbrook/2014/07/10/soldier-comes-home/12481369/ Richard David Mallory's mother Brenda said she counted the months, weeks and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prattville, AL, World News, Afghanistan, Montgomery, AL

Stars and Stripes

Nominee to lead troops in Afghanistan sees 'good news'

Senators on Thursday pressed nominees to top military posts on how to avoid a repeat of the recent Iraq debacle - where a U.S.-trained military collapsed in the face of a smaller insurgent force - in Afghanistan as the war there draws to a close.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Politics, US News, Barack Obama,

The Washington Post

Is every Obama visit a photo-op?

President Obama didn't visit the U.S.-Mexico border on his trip to Texas this week because he said a "photo-op" would not solve the immigration crisis.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World briefs: EU to target Ukraine rebels

Ambassadors of the European Union's countries have agreed to add 11 new names to the list of people sanctioned for participating in the pro-Russian insurgency in Ukraine's east, an EU source said Wednesday.

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Uprisingradio.org

Afghanistan Faces Multiple Challenges, Electorally and On the Ground

Sixteen people were killed including children, foreign soldiers, and Afghan police in a suicide bombing in an Afghan province North of Kabul on Tuesday.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Little Kabul on Howard Lane

Lunch: Tue.-Sun., 11am-2:30pm Dinner: Tue.-Thu., 5-9pm; Fri.-Sat., 5-10pm Ramadan hours : Lunch: Tue.-Sun., noon-3pm Dinner: Tue.-Sat., 6-10pm Perched on the western edge of a strip center at the northwest corner of Howard Lane and I-35 in North Austin is Chapli Kababs n Curries.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

UN: Afghan civilian death toll up so far this year

Afghan health workers lift the shrouded body of a child in the hospital after a suicide attack in Parwan province, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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Voice of America

Afghan Political Crisis Raises Fears of Violence

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is headed to Afghanistan on Friday, where a political crisis is raising fears of instability and violence.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai

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