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Taliban will 'test Afghanistan' after US withdraws troops US commander

Aug 27, 2014

Taliban will 'test Afghanistan' after US withdraws troops US commander

The Taliban will test the Afghan forces next year with an onslaught of fighters and attacks, hoping to capitalize on the dwindling US and coalition troops in the country. #Terrorism #Taliban #Afghanistan #TheySaidIt #presidential race #Suicide bombing #Abdullah Abdullah #US withdrawal from Afghanistan #Ashraf Ghani #Afghan elections
US is and will be the one indispensable nation in the world Obama

Aug 27, 2014

US is and will be the one indispensable nation in the world Obama

President Barack Obama today said that US has to use its power wisely to sustain this leadership. #World #Barack Obama #US #Al-Qaeda #Pakistan #Taliban #Afghanistan #TheySaidIt #US President #indispensable
Afghanistan presidential polls Process of ballots invalidation begins

Aug 25, 2014

Afghanistan presidential polls Process of ballots invalidation begins

The Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) Monday began the process of invalidation of ballots in the presidential runoff elections held 14 June, as the audit process of all ballot boxes continues. #World #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Afghanistan poll #IEC #ballots #ballot invalidation process
Afghanistan Dispute over poll results delays presidential inaugration

Aug 25, 2014

Afghanistan Dispute over poll results delays presidential inaugration

The bitter stand-off has dashed hopes for a smooth transition of power from President Hamid Karzai, who has run Afghanistan since US-backed Afghan forces toppled the Taliban in 2001. He is barred by the constitution from running again. #Taliban #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Hamid Ansari #presidential race #Abdullah Abdullah #Ashraf Ghani #Afghan elections #Poll dispute

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Afghanistan Dispute over poll results delays presidential inaugration

Aug 27, 2014

Afghan war-boom economy goes bust as foreign troop pullout nears, election dispute rages

Rows of dusty trucks and used cars sit unsold in Afghanistan's capital, where real estate agents bemoan a lack of sales and international businessmen no longer frequent top hotels...
Afghanistan Dispute over poll results delays presidential inaugration

Aug 25, 2014

Afghans begin audit of disputed election, examining ballots for fraud

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission on Monday began reviewing ballots for signs of fraud more than two months after the disputed second round of the nation’s presidential election...
Afghanistan Dispute over poll results delays presidential inaugration

Aug 25, 2014

Burglar swipes device that controls prosthetic hand of triple-amputee veteran

A Texas veteran who lost both legs and much of his right arm to an IED in Afghanistan was left to relive his experience when a heartless thief stole the device he uses to control his prosthetic right hand earlier this month... #Afghanistan #Texas