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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    UN reports soaring civilian casualties in Afghanistan as violence deepens

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... in Afghanistan is changing in 2014 with an escalation of ground engagements in civilian-populated areas," warned Jan Kubis, the United Nations mission chief in Afghanistan. "The impact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550552/un-reports-soaring-civilian-casualties-afghanistan-violence-deepens
  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Amazement in Afghanistan as Kerry brokers deal for audit to settle presidential poll

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AFP

    ... to audit all eight million votes cast in the poll after two days of intense lobbying by United States Secretary of State John Kerry. Journalists were amazed on Saturday at the UN headquarters ... with the winner to be declared the country's next president. The victor will immediately begin to form a national unity government. The details of that are yet to be worked out. The first ballots ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553429/amazement-afghanistan-kerry-brokers-deal-audit-settle-presidential-poll
  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban launch audacious attack on Kabul airport as Afghan poll audit starts

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 12:20pm by Associated Press in Kabul

    ... had been involved. “The last insurgent has just blown himself up, because he knew the ANSF (Afghan National Security Forces) were on the way to capture him,” he said. A separate police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555553/gunmen-attack-kabul-airport-says-afghan-official
  4. 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

    ... 2016. Kerry was to meet on Saturday first with Abdullah and then with Ghani, US officials said. Under a proposal put forward by the United Nations, the country’s elections commission would audit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552771/us-secretary-state-pushes-plan-clean-disputed-afghan-vote
  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Kerry warns that legitimacy of Afghanistan election ‘hangs in balance’

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:37pm by Reuters

    ... forward that ensures that the next president of Afghanistan has a credible mandate to lead a unified Afghanistan," she said. The United States believes that the results of the final tally ... that any effort to resolve the dispute through violence or any "extra-constitutional means", would cause the United States to withdraw assistance to Afghanistan. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551833/us-secretary-state-arrives-afghanistan-meet-presidential-candidates
  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

    ... and of suggestions of a 'parallel government' with the gravest concern. The United States expects Afghan electoral institutions to conduct a full and thorough review of all reasonable allegations of irregularities. "Any action to take power by extra-legal means will cost Afghanistan the financial and security support of the United States and the international community." Turnout on June 14 ...

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

    Next Afghan president will face a battle for control of nation’s mineral wealth

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:18pm by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... Lynne O'Donnell in Kabul Whoever Afghans elect to lead them must wrest control of nation's mineral wealth from warlords Democracy undermined Millions of Afghans are expected ... by international advisers. Mining has been more troubled. It was clear that Afghanistan's mineral wealth was up for grabs five years ago when the United States accused then mining minister, Mohammad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465078/next-afghan-president-will-face-battle-control-nations-mineral-wealth
  8. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah calls election fraudulent

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Abdullah slams election as fraudulent Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has accused senior election officials of serious fraud, opening a dispute over the vote count that could threaten a smooth transition of power. The United Nations had called on candidates to give officials time to conduct the count and investigate fraud ...

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

    800 Taliban clash with Afghan troops in five-day battle, say officials

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:00pm by AFP

    ... government and Nato officials insist that the national army and police are increasingly effective. Yesterday, the interior ministry confirmed the scale of the fighting in Helmand but insisted ... over the last few days. "We are reinforcing Afghan national security forces and have suffered no major loss of territory. About 100 Taliban have been killed so far." Siddiqi said 18 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1540558/800-taliban-clash-afghan-troops-five-day-battle-say-officials
  10. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Resentment grows as freed US captive Bowe Bergdahl is called a deserter

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 08:47pm by Reuters

    ... are accusing him of walking away from his unit and prompting a massive manhunt they say cost the lives of at least six fellow soldiers, including Andrews' 34-year-old son, Darryn, a second lieutenant. I think he wanted to get away from our side of the war GREG LEATHERMAN, IN CHARGE OF BOWE BERGDAHL’S UNIT ON THE NIGHT HE DISAPPEARED "Basically, my son died unnecessarily, hunting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1524686/resentment-grows-freed-us-captive-bowe-bergdahl-called-deserter

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