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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Kabul protest by supporters of candidate Abdullah Abdullah over fraud in presidential poll

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Fears grow of unrest erupting if Afghan former foreign minister loses poll Abdullah supporters protest at vote fraud Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah held protests in the streets of Kabul yesterday as fears grow of unrest erupting over alleged fraud in the run-off election a week ago. Abdullah has boycotted the vote ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Kerry in Kabul to seek resolution of Afghan election dispute

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 01:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... fears that the contested outcome could revive the ethnic divisions of the 1990s civil war. Kerry visited Kabul only last month to negotiate a deal in which poll rivals Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US secretary of state pushes plan to ‘clean up’ disputed Afghan vote

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 05:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... – a disturbing echo of the ethnic divisions of the civil war in the 1990s. Thirteen years after the 2001 US invasion ousted the hardline Taliban Islamic regime, all sides are keen to maintain the gains ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Ashraf Ghani declared winner of Afghanistan election

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:46pm by Reuters

    ... Afghanistan could split into two or more fiefdoms along tribal fault lines, or even return to the bloody civil war of the 1990s. Abdullah has accused Karzai, also a Pashtun, of playing a role ...

  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghanistan's intelligence chief wounded in assassination bid

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 09:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... the constitution, but is widely seen as seeking to hand over power to a family member or a hand-picked successor. There are widespread fears that Afghanistan could once again plunge into chaos and a civil ... and resultant unrest would push them to breaking point.” Earlier on Thursday, officials said the Afghan government had decided to scrap a UN-backed election watchdog in favour of a tribunal that could ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Marjan, the lion, now pride of Afghanistan’s Kabul zoo

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 09:35pm by AFP

    ... a famous half-blind lion who lived at Kabul zoo and became a symbol of Afghanistan's national survival after living through coups, invasions, civil war and the hardline Taliban era before ...

  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan civil war feared as Taliban survive US surge

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 03:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... that a disastrous new civil war looms. The last of the extra 33,000 soldiers President Barack Obama deployed nearly three years ago left late last month, and the remaining Nato force of some 112,000 ... will “end” in 2014. But while the unpopular conflict might end for Nato, some analysts predict a collapse of the Western-backed government and a civil war worse than that in the 1990s when Soviet ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Ex-warlord and 9/11 mentor becomes Afghanistan's top presidential candidate

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 10:47am by AP

    ... in the 1980s for his role as a jihadi leader in the war against the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. After the Soviet withdrawal, Sayyaf gained notoriety as a warlord during Afghanistan’s civil war ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan government could collapse, new report says

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 11:48am by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... “Another botched election and resultant unrest would push them to breaking point.” The Western-backed government of President Hamid Karzai and the parliament have failed to take any serious steps ... the possibility cannot be excluded that Karzai will declare a state of emergency as a means of extending his power, which would accelerate state collapse and likely precipitate a civil war. “If ...

  10. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Lack of records means January 1 a common birthday in Afghanistan

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 11:18pm by WASHPOST

    ... Taliban threats, has only a vague sense of his birthday, which coincided with the country's collapse into civil war in the early 1990s. As internet access became more widespread, with 3G ...




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