Afghan presidential hopeful Abdullah Abdullah shows his inked finger as he casts his vote at a local polling station in Kabul. The former foreign minister is leading his closest rival Ashraf Ghani. 1,106 more words
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KABUL, Afghanistan (CBS DC/AP) — Millions of Afghans defied Taliban threats and rain Saturday, underscoring their enormous expectations from an election that comes as the country’s wobbly government prepares to face down a ferocious insurgency largely on its own. 1,436 more words
By Ali Imran
Afghanistan is yet again on the edge of uncertainty and its future fragile as ever.
President Barack Obama has ordered contingency planning for pullout of all American forces by the end of the year after months of frustrations over delay in conclusion of bilateral security agreement. 1,257 more words
Saturday, 29 March 2014. Taliban militants who attacked Afghanistan’s election commission headquarters have all been killed, police say.
Gunmen broke into a nearby building, disguised as women, and opened fire on the commission compound. 621 more words
WATCH ABOVE: Taliban militants in Afghanistan attacked the presidential voting headquarters today. As Jacques Bourbeau reports, the violence is only expected to rise as election day approaches. 727 more words