Complaints of serious fraud in Afghan election exceed total in 2009

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Complaints of serious fraud in Afghan election exceed total in 2009

Afghan electoral workers sort ballot boxes at a counting centre in Kabul April 10, 2014.

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Smooth Afghan election raises questions about Taliban's strength

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Smooth Afghan election raises questions about Taliban's strength

Afghan women stand in line while waiting for their turn to vote at a polling station in Mazar-i-sharif April 5, 2014.

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Afghans risk lives to vote in first democratic election since 2001

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Afghans risk lives to vote in first democratic election since 2001

Afghan voters line up outside a local polling station in Kabul on April 5, 2014.

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With no Karzai, Afghans vote in open race with high stakes

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With no Karzai, Afghans vote in open race with high stakes

Long before campaigning for the April 5 poll began, Afghan President Hamid Karzai promised he would not endorse any presidential candidate. He did not break his vow. But everybody knows who Karzai supports – it’s one of Kabul’s worst-kept secrets.

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Afghan presidential election: a thorny path

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Afghan presidential election: a thorny path

(VOV) - Afghan people will cast their ballots in a presidential election late this week in the hope that a new government can resolve instability, corruption, poor management, and the impasse in security negotiations with the US.

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Taliban attack election commission HQ in Kabul ahead of vote

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Taliban insurgents attacked the Independent Election Commission headquarters in Kabul on Saturday, staff and police said, in the their third big assault on the capital this week aimed at derailing the April 5 presidential election.

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Afghan President’s intentional move

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Afghan President’s intentional move

(VOV) - President Hamid Karzai repeated last week that Afghan security forces can ensure national security without international assistance. The announcement has dashed any US hope that the outgoing Afghan President will sign a Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the US.

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Karzai says Afghan war not fought in his country's interest: report

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Karzai says Afghan war not fought in his country's interest: report

Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a news conference in Kabul January 25, 2014 FILE PHOTO.

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International short-film festival returns

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

The global Future Short Film Festival will return to HCM City on March 1 with three films to be screened.

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International short-film festival returns

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The global Future Short Film Festival will return to HCM City on March 1 with three films to be screened.

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Taliban kill 20 Afghan soldiers in predawn attack

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Taliban kill 20 Afghan soldiers in predawn attack

Asadabad — The Taliban stormed an Afghan army outpost in the eastern Kunar province bordering Pakistan early Sunday, killing 20 soldiers and kidnapping seven, an official said.

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Afghan exit could hamper US drone war against al-Qaeda

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The possible withdrawal of all US forces from Afghanistan would hamper manhunts for al-Qaeda militants in neighbouring Pakistan, forcing Washington to find alternative bases for its drone flights, officials and experts say.

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US to unveil $300 mn in Afghan aid

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

The United States will unveil $300 million on Monday in new aid initiatives for Afghanistan for the impoverished nation as the war economy winds down and global troops withdraw, a US official said.

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U.S. aid plan seeks to shield Afghanistan from end to war economy

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U.S. aid plan seeks to shield Afghanistan from end to war economy

(Reuters) - The Obama administration will unveil on Monday a package of aid initiatives it hopes will help Afghanistan, still one of the world's poorest countries after a dozen years of massive international aid efforts, shield itself from the departure of foreign troops and an expected drop in assistance.

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UN: More children dying in Afghan violence

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UN: More children dying in Afghan violence

The number of children killed and wounded in Afghanistan's war jumped by 34 percent last year as the Taliban stepped up attacks across the country and continued to lay thousands of roadside bombs, the United Nations said Saturday.

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