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The Lebanon Daily News
Abdullah's lead grows in new Afghan vote results
Former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah's lead slightly increased in partial results for Afghanistan's presidential election released Sunday, but he and rival Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai still seem to be heading for a runoff next month.
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Karzai shocked by the attack on Hamid Mir
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/20-Apr-2014/karzai-shocked-by-the-attack-on-hamid-mir For news details Read on : Karzai shocked by the attack on Hamid Mir President Hamid Karzai was shocked at the assassination attempt on journalist Hamid Mir and expressed sympathies with his family, management of the Jang group and staff ... (more)
Sat Apr 19, 2014
The Washington Post
The presidential election in Afghanistan offers a welcome result
THE FIRST round of Afghanistan's election this month delivered a resounding, three-part defeat to the Taliban.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Detention of Taliban commander disrupts Afghan peace talks
A top Taliban commander in the midst of peace negotiations with the Afghan government has been detained in the United Arab Emirates, according to Afghan officials, which thwarts long-term reconciliation efforts between insurgents and President Hamid Karzai's government.
Stars and Stripes
Top Air Force NCO hails Afghan air force ops during elections
The Afghan air force's operations in support of presidential elections this month show that the service is making quick progress as the pullout of most foreign troops nears, the U.S. Air Force's top enlisted man said Friday.
Afghan President's Calls Secured From Eavesdropping
A spokesman Nasratullah Rahimi says that new high-tech network is reliable and that new SIM cards have been given to President Hamid Karzai, the vice presidents, and other government members to connect to the network.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Daily Beast
Taliban Peacemaker Locked UpBy Jacob Siegel, Sami Yousafzai
A key voice for reconciliation in Afghanistan has been missing for weeks after an apparent arrest.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
US Air Strike Killed Civilians: Afghan Officials
Afghan men carry the coffin of a civilian, allegedly killed in a NATO air strike, on the outskirts of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province on October 5, 2013.
Arizona Enacts Law Authorizing Warrantless Inspection of Abortion Clinics
Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists are staging rival shows of force amidst a growing risk of violent escalation.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
News of the day From Across the Globe, April 16
A worker said more than 10,000 employees at Yue Yuen Industrial's plant in the southern province of Guangdong joined the strike on Tuesday.
Afghan poll hopeful Ghani wants Pakistan...
Afghan presidential hopeful Ashraf Ghani says rapprochement with the Taliban's old backers Pakistan, along the lines of France and Germany after World War II, is key to ending instability in his conflict-torn nation.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Daily Caller
Boehner, House Republicans visit Afghanistan
As Afghans prepare to decide who will replace outgoing President Hamid Karzai, House Speaker John Boehner and a group of senior House Republicans have taken a trip to that war-torn country.
The Huffington Post
Samantha Power: Talks With Iran Continue Amid Outrage Over Ambassador Pick
The United States' ambassador to the United Nations says talks about Iran's nuclear program are continuing undisturbed by Washington's decision to block Tehran's ambassador to the diplomatic body.
Arthur I. Cyr: Afghan elections and evidence of progress
Afghanistan's April 5 presidential election provides limited but promising evidence of political progress, as United States military combat forces prepare to depart later this year.
Interview: Abdullah to accept "transparent" election results but prepared for 2nd round
Afghan presidential hopeful Abdullah Abdullah has said that he would accept the result of a " transparent" election but at the same time is prepared for a second round of balloting if necessary.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
News of the day From Across the Globe, April 14
There were no immediate reports of injuries. The first quake, a magnitude 7.6, hit 200 miles southeast of Honiara on Sunday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Afghanistan election marked by fraud complaints
The April 5 vote has been praised [Reuters report] because of the high voter turnout and the failure of Taliban militants to stage attacks on election day.
Abdullah, Ghani lead in partial Afghan vote tally
An Ohio man is sitting on a street corner with a sign declaring he's a bully as part of his sentence for harassing a neighbor and her disabled children.
KATV Little Rock
On the Campaign Trail with Curtis Coleman
Roby Brock goes on the campaign trail with gubernatorial candidate Curtis Coleman.
KATV Little Rock
Roundtable with Michael Cook and Alice Stewart
Roundtable discussion with Michael Cook and Alice Stewart. Watch Talk Business and Politics with Roby Brock each Sunday at 9a.m. on KATV channel 7. An Afghan official says nearly 1,900 complaints of fraud in this month's presidential election are being investigated but the number is lower than that of the last election.