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Afghanistan election dispute

Afghan Presidential Rivals Agree To Unity Government After Recount

By Ali Latifi and Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s rival presidential contenders agreed Friday to accept the results of a recount of their disputed June 14 runoff and to form a government of national unity whatever the outcome of the disputed poll. The agreement announced in Kabul by former Foreign […]

August 8, 2014

Kerry Tries To Calm Afghan Presidential Candidates

By Shashank Bengali and Hashmat Baktash, Los Angeles Times KABUL, Afghanistan — 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 separately with Ashraf […]

July 11, 2014