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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghans, United States reach tentative pact on post-2014 forces deployment

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 02:16pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... next month. "Tonight we reached some sort of agreement," Karzai said on Saturday. "The United States will no longer conduct operations by themselves. We have been provided ... The Washington Post in Kabul Tribal chiefs to consider Americans' demand that their troops not be subject to local laws Karzai, Kerry broker pact to keep some US forces The United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1330879/us-and-afghanistan-agree-draft-security-pact
  2. 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

    ... Secretary of State John Kerry was on Saturday to hold a second day of talks with Afghanistan’s feuding presidential hopefuls, seeking a deal to “clean up the tally” after disputed elections. Despite ... 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
  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Deal between Afghan presidential candidates close after 'breakthrough'

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... issues left [undecided], but the campaigns will have to answer details on that," Faizi said. The stand-off has threatened to wreck hopes that the multibillion-dollar United States ... to emerge as president, won the run-off election according to preliminary results, but Abdullah claimed he was the victim of state-backed ballot-rigging. Faizi declined to give details ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593989/deal-between-afghan-presidential-candidates-close-after-breakthrough
  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

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

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

    ... the charge. After Abdullah’s team issued its withdrawal threat on Tuesday, the United Nations mission in Afghanistan underlined that both campaign teams were consulted on the audit and have “joint ...

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

    Kerry in Kabul to seek resolution of Afghan election dispute

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul US secretary of state arrives in Afghan capital seeking an end to wrangling following inconclusive results from presidential elections ahead of Nato troop withdrawals this year US Secretary of State John Kerry will hold talks in Kabul on Friday aimed at putting pressure on Afghanistan’s rival presidential candidates to resolve disputed elections ...

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

    Feuding presidential candidates to form unity government in Afghanistan

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

    ... election. US Secretary of State John Kerry, visiting Kabul to mediate an end to the impasse, welcomed the deal as a major advance in bringing Afghanistan back from the brink of political chaos ... unites us is far greater than what divided us during the campaign." The deal also said that both sides agreed that the successor to outgoing President Hamid Karzai should be inaugurated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1569658/feuding-presidential-candidates-form-unity-government-afghanistan
  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 ... rejected preliminary results that named Ghani as the easy winner, US Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Kabul and persuaded the two candidates to agree to the audit to sift out fraudulent votes. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566368/afghan-candidate-abdullah-abdullah-agrees-rejoin-vote-audit
  9. 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 ... to an audit of all the vote’s cast in a second round run-off after US Secretary of State John Kerry brokered a deal, but the process is moving slowly, bogged down by frequent disagreements. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561931/karzais-cousin-and-ghani-ally-killed-afghan-suicide-attack
  10. 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

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