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Afghanistan's Election Body Names Country's New President-Elect

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2014 | World

KABUL, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's election commission declared former finance minister Ashraf Ghani as the war-ravaged country's president-elec...

Afghanistan Election Run-Off Underway

AP | AMIR SHAH and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 08.13.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghans braved threats of violence and searing heat Saturday to vote in a presidential runoff that likely will mark the co...

Landmark Afghan Election Held Under Shadow Of Violence

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2014 | World

(Adds U.S. reaction paragraphs 11-13, 17-19) By Mirwais Harooni and Jessica Donati KABUL/KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, April 5 ...

First Day Of Afghan Presidential Race Registration Draws.. No One

AP | NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 09.16.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan's presidential race kicked off Monday as election authorities began accepting the nominations of would-be candidates...

Karzai Urges Push For Peace Amid Attacks

AP | AMIR SHAH and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan president on Wednesday urged his nation to rally behind the push for peace negotiations with insurgents despite ...

Afghan President: No More Cronyism!

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 07.27.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who is under pressure from the international community to do more to battle corruption, has issue...

Obama Meets With Pakistani, Afghan Presidents

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama says the U.S. is making "diligent progress" on re-opening supply routes from Pakistan to Afghanistan. Obama an...

Karzai: 'Airstrikes Could Undermine US Pact'

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 07.08.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan's president has warned that civilian casualties caused by NATO airstrikes could undermine the cooperation agree...

Bumping Up Presidential Elections?

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 06.12.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan's president raised the prospect Thursday of holding presidential elections a year early to avoid a potentially ...

Afghan President Offers Condolences For French Soldiers Killed

AP | By HEIDI VOGT | Posted 01.22.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai offered his condolences to France's defense minister on Sunday, following the killing of four Fren...

Afghan War Enters 10th Year With Uncertain Future Under Obama

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — It's make-or-break time in Afghanistan. The war enters its 10th year Thursday, and this is no ordinary anniversary....

Karzai Nears Win As Recount Ordered In Afghanistan

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — A U.N.-backed commission found "convincing evidence" of fraud Tuesday in Afghanistan's presidential election and ordered a recount of su...

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Leads Heading Into Election

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — A new poll released Friday shows President Hamid Karzai has a commanding lead over other candidates contesting next week's Afghan presid...

I Wanted to Stop Bush's Surge, but I Support Obama's Stabilization

Jonathan Powers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Powers

I hope you will join me in supporting our President Obama and our troops who work to stabilize this "deteriorating situation."

Obama Approves Troop Increase To Afghanistan: Global Responses (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yesterday President Barack Obama approved the deployment of 17,000 United States troops to Afghanistan, AFP reports. The move led to responses from ac...

Obama Meets With Afghan President Karzai

AP | FISNIK ABRASHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KABUL, Afghanistan — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama pledged steadfast aid to Afghanistan in talks Sunday with its Western-backed...