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  • An embrace and a handshake: how John Kerry brokered peace between Afghan rivals

    KABUL (Reuters) - It was late on Saturday evening in a fourth-floor room of the U.S. ambassador's residence in Kabul that the election crisis in Afghanistan that had threatened to divide the nation was staved off.
  • Exclusive: Egyptians fear Islamist militants gathering on Libyan border

    SALLOUM Egypt (Reuters) - A few days before he was elected Egypt's president in May, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discreetly visited tribesmen living along the border with Libya. Tribal leaders there say Sisi, former head of the army, urged them to help Egypt...

    Disputed Afghan election to be recounted in full

    KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. State Secretary John Kerry convinced Afghanistan's feuding presidential candidates on Saturday to agree to a total recount of last month's presidential election, which has threatened to split the country along ethnic lines. After...

    Karzai welcomes announcement of full Afghan election recount

    KABUL (Reuters) - President Hamid Karzai has welcomed announcements by the two rival candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election that they will abide by the results of a U.N.-supervised recount of the poll to settle their dispute over the outcome....

    Afghanistan's Ghani and Abdullah arrive for news conference with Kerry

    KABUL (Reuters) - Rival Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah arrived at a U.N. compound in Kabul on Saturday for a joint news conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. The long-awaited news conference follows two...