The streets of central Kabul’s bustling open-air Mandavi market was cleared of shopkeepers and shoppers early this afternoon after Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a large police station on the area’s main street.
The smell of decaying bodies hangs over the rows of loosely packed sand as the caretaker moves through the cemetery on Ajdabiyah’s southern edge.
The Obama administration has dramatically ratcheted up the American drone warfare program in Pakistan.
More than 200 Afghan election officials implicated in Afghanistan’s tainted presidential election will be replaced before the runoff election in less than three weeks, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour
Monday’s news that Afghanistan’s Electoral Complaints Commission has stripped President Hamid Karzai of his first-round re-election victory potentially removes the last obstacle cited by the Obama Administration to sending thousands more U.S.
French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner has urged Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his main rival to abide by the results of August’s election which the United Nations has said was marked by “widespread fraud.” Kai Eide, head of the U.N. mission in Afghanistan, said last week that the vote was flawed
With a runoff presidential election in Afghanistan appearing likely, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN on Friday that she expects the current president, Hamid Karzai, to win. “It is likely that they will find that President Karzai got very close to the 50-plus-1” in August’s balloting, she said in an exclusive CNN interview, referring to the 50 percent plus one vote needed to avoid a runoff.
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A suicide car bomb attack near the Indian Embassy in Kabul killed at least seven people and wounded 60 others on Thursday, officials said, adding that their offices were targeted.