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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Feuding presidential candidates to form unity government in Afghanistan

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 07:16am by AFP

    ... Afghanistan's feuding presidential candidates yesterday signed a deal to form a national unity government, opening an apparent way forward in a dispute over a fraud-tainted election threatening ... have taken another step forward in the interests of strengthening national unity... and also to bring hope for a better future for the people of Afghanistan," Abdullah said, standing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1569658/feuding-presidential-candidates-form-unity-government-afghanistan
  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

    ... and have the winner installed by the end of this month. Allegations of massive fraud in Afghanistan’s June vote have tipped the country into a political crisis, with the United Nations voicing ... Abdullah agreed to an audit of all eight million ballots, and for the winner to form a national unity government. But the deal soon faltered due to further disagreements between the candidates, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1569086/kerry-kabul-seek-resolution-afghan-election-dispute
  3. 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
  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Karzai’s cousin and Ghani ally killed in Afghan suicide attack

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:59pm by Reuters

    ... by fraud, and the United Nations has sent a team of observers to oversee an audit of the ballot. The new president had been due to be sworn in next month. Major delays could complicate plans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561931/karzais-cousin-and-ghani-ally-killed-afghan-suicide-attack
  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Kandahar could fall into darkness when US stops paying for its electricity

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:54am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kandahar, Afghanistan Lights set to go out in Kandahar when US stops funding power When the United States stops funding power production in Afghanistan's southern city ... years away. When the United States finally ends subsidies- now running at just over US$1 million a month- in September 2015, Kandahar could lose about half its severely limited electricity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567864/kandahar-could-fall-darkness-when-us-stops-paying-its-electricity
  6. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan soldier guns down US general in Kabul insider attack

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

    ... National Defence University, a sprawling training complex on the outskirts of the capital. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Major General Harold J. Greene’s family, and the families of our soldiers who were injured today in the tragic events,” said US army chief General Ray Odierno. A US official said that around 15 people were injured, including eight Americans. The nationalities ...

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

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

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

    ... Amelia. The attack at Marshal Fahim National Defence University on a base west of the capital, Kabul, underscored the tensions that persist as the US combat role winds down in Afghanistan- ... representative to Afghanistan and now a senior adviser at the private Truman National Security Project, said the threat of Afghan troops turning their guns of their American partners is a serious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567865/wrong-place-wrong-time-us-generals-killing-shows-growing-afghan-peril
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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