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1 hr ago | BBC News

The Karzai years: From hope to recrimination

Far away, in the early hours at the grand Petersberg Palace in Bonn, Afghan delegates at a UN conference finally agreed that Hamid Karzai would be their new interim leader.

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1 hr 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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3 hrs ago | United Nations

Afghanistan: UN proposes new audit plan to resolve stand-off over disputed election

In the wake of the announcement by the Independent Election Commission of the preliminary results for the country's 2014 Presidential election run-off, UNAMA has noted that the results are not final and are subject to change, and that it would be premature for either of the candidates to claim victory.

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7 hrs ago | State Department

Public Schedule: July 11 - Friday

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Kabul, Afghanistan. He is accompanied by Principal Deputy to the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Daniel Feldman, Commander of American and Allied Forces in Afghanistan General Joseph Dunford, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan Jeffrey Eggers, and ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Top Asian News at 10:00 a.m. GMT

Once their espionage cases are resolved, some former North Korean spies find that life in the South can be pretty good.

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15 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

In Afghanistan, Kerry seeks path in voting crisis

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry disembarks from his aircraft after arriving at Kabul International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, July 11

The visit comes as Afghanistan shows worrying signs of unraveling in its first democratic transfer of power from President Hamid Karzai , who followed a decade of Taliban governance.

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Bangkok Post

Kerry in Kabul on key mission to calm...

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Afghanistan Friday on a key mission to try to quell tensions over disputed presidential polls which have triggered fears of violence and ethnic unrest.

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National Public Radio

Kerry Arrives In Afghanistan To Meet Candidates

Secretary of State John Kerry is making a quick stop in Afghanistan to help resolve an election crisis sowing chaos in a country that the U.S. has spent hundreds of billions of dollars and lost more than 2,000 lives trying to stabilize.

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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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Weekday Magazine

Abdullah Holds Powerful Cards In Afghan Election Crisis

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says he won the election and he will "not accept a fraudulent result, not today, not tomorrow, never."

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Canada.com

Glavin: Afghanistan on the brink

In this May 12, 2014 file photo, an injured boy sits on a bed following an attack, at a hospital in Ghazni city, Afghanistan.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

World Magazine

Globe Trot: Afghan's presumed president-elect agrees to polling place audit

AFGHANISTAN: Officials may have averted a meltdown, but the country remains in a political crisis a day after presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah threatened to form a parallel government .

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The Wall Street Journal

Capital Journal Daybreak: White House Seeks Funds for Border | Wariness Remains on the Economy

WHITE HOUSE SEEKS EMERGENCY FUNDS FOR BORDER: President Barack Obama flies to Texas today on the heels of his request for $3.7 billion in funding and legal changes to stem the surge in children and families illegally entering the U.S. That proposal is creating new tensions within his party as he tries to confront a crisis that is overwhelming the ... (more)

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Weekday Magazine

RFE/RL Mourns Afghan Colleague Zubair Zhman

Zubair Zhman, 32, passed away in the early morning hours on Saturday, July 5, 2014 in a hospital in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Albany Times Union

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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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Canada.com

In passionate speech, Afghan candidate defiantly rejects election...

Grey skies and occasional rain failed to dampen spirits as crowds turned out for the Carnaval del Sol on downtown Granville Sunday and the East Van Summer Jam Saturday at Strathcona Park.

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The Jackson Sun

Obama, NATO chief call for Afghan security agreement

The leader of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization said Tuesday that Afghanistan needs to sign new security agreements by the time of a NATO summit in early September.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Marines Allegedly Urinate On Taliban Corpses

Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday condemned as "completely inhumane" a video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters .

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Outside the Beltway

Ashraf Ghani Declared 'Winner' Of Afghan Election Plagued By Fraud Allegations

Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission has declared Ashraf Ghani the winner of last month's runoff election to succeed Hamid Karzai as President of Afghanistan, but that's hardly going to be the end of the matter: Afghanistan declared former World Bank official Ashraf Ghani the winner of last month's presidential election runoff on Monday, ... (more)

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