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  • Ghani named Afghan president-elect after deal to end election dispute

    KABUL (Reuters) - Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was named Afghanistan's president-elect on Sunday after he signed a deal to share power with his opponent, ending months of turmoil over a disputed election that destabilised the country as most foreign troops prepare to leave.
  • Afghan election body names ex-finance minister Ghani president-elect

    KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's election commission declared former finance minister Ashraf Ghani as the war-ravaged country's president-elect on Sunday after an acrimonious dispute over fraud, but did not give the final vote tally after a U.N.-monitory...

    Afghan rivals sign deal on unity government ending standoff

    Afghan rivals sign deal on unity government ending standoff
    Afghanistan’s election rivals signed an agreement Sunday forming a unity government with former finance minister Ashraf Ghani as president, ending a months-long standoff over a disputed runoff vote. The brief signing ceremony at the presidential...

    Afghanistan's presidential rivals sign power-sharing deal

    Afghanistan's presidential rivals sign power-sharing deal
    Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates signed a deal Sunday to share power after months of turmoil over a disputed election that destabilized the nation at a crucial time as most foreign troops prepare to leave. Ashraf Ghani, a former finance...

    Afghan presidential rivals reach unity-government deal, sources say

    Afghan presidential rivals reach unity-government deal, sources say
    Afghanistan’s presidential rivals reached a deal Friday to form a unity government but remained divided over the results of a contentious runoff election, sources with knowledge of the talks said. Terms of the agreement, reached after weeks of...