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Afghan Election Runoff

Success of Afghan Election Hinges on Credibility Among Afghans

Sam Schneider | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Sam Schneider

The candidates must accept the final results of the runoff, and remain open to working together in the next government. If the loser feeds a frenzy of public opposition, it could lay the groundwork for something like the civil war that tore the country apart and opened the door to Taliban rule in the 1990s.

Afghan Election To See Runoff

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 06.26.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's presidential elections are headed for a runoff after full preliminary results released Saturday showed the f...

Abdullah Will Quit Afghan Election, Officials Say

AP | HEIDI VOGT and ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — President Hamid Karzai's challenger plans to call for a boycott of next weekend's runoff election in an attempt to force the vote's post...

Afghan Election Runoff Not Affected By Abdullah Abdullah's Call For Boycott: Hillary Clinton

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JERUSALEM — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says Abdullah Abdullah's call for a boycott of next weekend's runoff election in Afghanist...

Afghan Panel Rejects U.N.'s Election Runoff Advice

Guardian | Jon Boone | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The chances of another disastrous round of voting in Afghanistan's presidential race increased dramatically today after the country's election authori...