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  • Car bomb attack kills at least 89 in Afghanistan

    Car bomb attack kills at least 89 in Afghanistan
    A car packed with explosives exploded on Tuesday as it sped through a crowded market in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika, killing at least 89 people, officials said, one of the most violent attacks in the country in a year. The huge explosion...
  • U.S. aid to Afghanistan exceeds Marshall Plan in costs, not results

    U.S. aid to Afghanistan exceeds Marshall Plan in costs, not results
    The United States has now spent more on the reconstruction of Afghanistan than it did on the Marshall Plan that lifted Western Europe from the ruins of World War II. But it can expect far less return on its investment in the still-unstable Central Asian...
  • Suicide bomber kills 16 in Afghanistan as election crisis deepens

    A suicide bomber killed 16 people, including Afghan school children and four Czech soldiers, in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday as the country reeled from a worsening election crisis. The bombing in Parwan province, north of Kabul, was a reminder of...
  • Abdullah's supporters threaten to back breakaway Afghan government

    Abdullah's supporters threaten to back breakaway Afghan government
    A defiant Abdullah Abdullah asserted Tuesday that he had won Afghanistan's bitterly disputed presidential election as outraged supporters threatened to back a breakaway government, raising the specter of a prolonged and perhaps bloody political crisis....
  • John Kerry Cancels Sun Valley Appearance

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will not attend the Allen & Co. media and technology conference in Sun Valley, Idaho on Friday, leaving the gathering of one-percenters without a headline attraction. "There's been a change in his travel plans," said...
  • Kerry flies to Afghanistan to tackle presidential election dispute

    Secretary of State John F. Kerry made an unscheduled stopover in Kabul early Friday in an attempt to resolve the dispute between two politicians claiming to have won Afghanistan's protracted presidential election, the State Department announced. Angry...
  • Bomber who killed Afghan president's cousin hid explosives under cap

    A young suicide bomber with explosives hidden beneath his cap assassinated a politically influential cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday, a provincial official said. The 24-year-old attacker blew himself up in a reception room at...
  • Amid fears of new ethnic tensions, Kerry meets with Afghan candidates

    Amid fears of new ethnic tensions, Kerry meets with Afghan candidates
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry held urgent meetings Friday with both presidential candidates in Afghanistan in a bid to resolve a messy election dispute that threatens to unravel years of U.S. efforts to build a fledgling democracy. Kerry met...
  • Sun Valley: John Kerry Video Conference Victim of Bad Reception, Bloomberg Won't Grade De Blasio

    Even billionaires suffer from bad reception. That's the takeaway Friday after organizers at the Allen & Co. media and technology conference tried and failed to get Secretary of State John Kerry on a remote connection from Kabul, Afghanistan. America's...
  • Afghanistan breathes sigh of relief over agreement to recount votes

    Afghanistan breathes sigh of relief over agreement to recount votes
    A surprise agreement to recount all 8 million votes from last month's presidential election has dramatically changed the outlook — at least in the near term — for a country struggling to stand on its own as the nearly 13-year U.S.-led war...
  • Death toll rises in southern Afghanistan battle

    Death toll rises in southern Afghanistan battle
    The death toll from a week of fighting between Afghan forces and hundreds of Taliban militants in a southern province rose above 100, officials said Thursday, while the U.N. called on all parties to protect civilians who are increasingly caught in the...
  • Afghan presidential runoff results delayed by fraud allegations

    Afghan presidential runoff results delayed by fraud allegations
    Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission announced Tuesday that results of the presidential runoff election will be delayed by at least several days as votes from nearly 2,000 polling places are reviewed in response to allegations of massive fraud....