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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan election in crisis as candidate Abdullah Abdullah pulls out of audit

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:06pm by AFP

    ... to end a prolonged dispute over the rightful winner. Abdullah Abdullah, who claims that massive fraud was committed against him in the June 14 vote, pulled out of the audit after his senior ... they are trying to make excuses,” Aleem Fedaee, a member of Ghani’s team, told reporters. “We have already agreed on the procedures. Any changes will be against the law and against the agreements.” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581143/afghan-election-crisis-candidate-abdullah-abdullah-pulls-out-audit
  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Wrong place, wrong time: US general's killing shows growing Afghan peril

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 10:33pm by AP, MCT

    ... confidence in their partnership with the Afghan military, which appears to be holding its own against the Taliban but will soon be operating independently once most US-led coalition forces leave ... degrees. After graduating from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, in 1980, he received his military commission as an engineer officer, according to his professional biography. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567865/wrong-place-wrong-time-us-generals-killing-shows-growing-afghan-peril
  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Attempts to resume Afghan poll audit stall over criteria for discounting votes

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 06:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... but the recount has since faced several suspensions as the candidates sparred over how to disqualify ballots. The audit had been expected to resume on Saturday after the UN and the country’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) said both candidates had agreed to a UN-backed proposal that included criteria for invalidating fraudulent ballots. Abdullah’s observers however did not show up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1565012/attempts-resume-afghan-poll-audit-stall-over-criteria-discounting-votes
  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan elections chief resigns in bid to end vote fraud impasse

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:09am by AP

    ... that threatens to derail the country's presidential succession as Nato troops withdraw. Zia ul-Haq Amarkhail, head of the secretariat of the Independent Election Commission (IEC), denied all charges ... accusing the IEC of being biased against him in the contest against his rival Ashraf Ghani. "Now the door is open for us to talk to the [election] commission and talk about the conditions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539280/afghan-elections-chief-resigns-bid-end-vote-fraud-impasse
  5. 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

    ... and east in recent months, and violence is increasing across the country according to several independent reports. US-led foreign troop numbers have declined from a peak of 150,000 in 2012 to just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1569086/kerry-kabul-seek-resolution-afghan-election-dispute
  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    John Kerry warns Afghan aid may stop if there is an illegitimate power grab

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:17am by AFP

    ... including four Nato soldiers, in Parwan, north of Kabul. Independent Election Commission head Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani said there would be auditing and adjudication of complaints, before the official ... showed Ghani collected 56.4 per cent of the run-off vote against ex-foreign minister Abdullah's 43.5 per cent. Kerry warned: "I have noted reports of protests in Afghanistan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549945/john-kerry-warns-afghan-aid-may-stop-if-there-illegitimate-power-grab
  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan soldier guns down US general in Kabul insider attack

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:39pm by AFP

    ... as a “cowardly” strike against Afghan and Nato officers. “It is the work of those enemies who do not want to see Afghanistan have its own strong institutions,” he said. General Mohammed Afzal Aman, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1567701/afghan-soldier-guns-down-us-general-kabul-insider-attack
  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan candidate Abdullah Abdullah agrees to rejoin vote audit

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... to choose President Hamid Karzai's successor as Nato combat troops wind down their 13-year war against the Taliban. Abdullah's team "informed the United Nations that it will... resume ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566368/afghan-candidate-abdullah-abdullah-agrees-rejoin-vote-audit
  9. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah calls election fraudulent

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 10:22pm by AFP

    ... allegations, but on Sunday, just one day after the vote, Abdullah launched a verbal assault on the Independent Election Commission. He said that the turnout figure of seven million voters announced ... but Abdullah's salvo against the IEC could lead to months of political instability. "There is no collaborating evidence [of the turnout figure] at all throughout the country- that is something ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534263/afghan-presidential-candidate-abdullah-abdullah-calls-election-fraudulent
  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Ashraf Ghani declared winner of Afghanistan election

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

    ... ethnic groups or even secession of parts of the country is possible if he rejects the outcome. The Independent Election Commission said Ghani won the June 14 second-round run-off with 56.44 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549226/afghan-poll-results-delayed-presidential-rivals-hold-last-minute-talks

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