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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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The Taliban shot and killed six people working for a demining company in western Afghanistan, police said on Thursday, a day after the United Nations said the number of civilian casualties in the country jumped by a quarter in the first half of 2014.
On Wednesday, militants attacked the governor's house and a police headquarters in Kandahar City; more than 30 people on all sides died in the attack according to Dawa Khan Menapal, the provincial police spokesman.
President Obama spoke with both Afghan presidential candidates on Tuesday to discuss the controversial election and the need for calm and political dialogue.
The Taliban launched two major attacks in central and southern Afghanistan today, overrunning a provincial center in Ghor province and launching a suicide assault on government buildings in the capital of Kandahar.
There is renewed fighting in Kandahar as the outcome of the Afghan presidential election remains uncertain.
President Barack Obama of Hawaii had fondly dreamed of bidding turbulent and unrewarding West Asia farewell and turning the attentions of American diplomacy to East and South East Asia.
Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has praised the heroism of the four Czech soldiers who died in Afghanistan today and President Milos Zeman has expressed his deep respect for their fight against international terrorism.
Afghan policemen keep watch at a check post near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on June, 26. 2013.
1995: Khadr's father is arrested in connection with the bombing of the Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, but is freed after then-prime minister Jean Chretien raises the arrest with Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
The leader of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization said Tuesday that Afghanistan needs to sign security agreements by the time of a NATO summit in early September.
The leader of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization said Afghanistan needs to sign security agreements by the time of a NATO summit in early September.
An explosive-rigged bicycle reportedly detonated in the Qalandarkhail area of Bagram district, as Afghan National Police and international military forces were on foot patrol nearby.
Allegations of election fraud are the most recent factor of a looming political crisis that seeks to undermine and raise the stakes for Afghanistan's stability and transition into a viable democracy after decades of bloodshed and violence.
Event Notice: The Interpreters, a documentary on the dangers facing Afghan interpreters supporting the United States is showing on Wednesday, July 9, at 6:30 PM in Congressional Meeting Room South, Congressional Visitors Center, Washington DC.
Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory in last month's run-off election at a rally in Kabul on July 8, despite results giving a lead to his opponent Ashraf Ghani.
Graham Nash feels optimistic that young people will once again change America for the better.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 08:08 am
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