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For the tribespeople of North Waziristan, fleeing their homes amid a Pakistani military offensive was in many ways like escaping a torture cell.
A surprise agreement to recount all 8 million votes from last month's presidential election has dramatically changed the outlook - at least in the near term - for a country struggling to stand on its own as the nearly 13-year U.S.-led war dr...
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.
The Afghan presidential race is set for a June runoff between former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah and former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani, according to official results released Saturday.
Bill Burke, a 72-year-old mountaineer from Costa Mesa, Calif., was making his latest attempt to scale Mount Everest’s northern face when the news came of the deadliest avalanche ever on the world’s highest peak.
Plastic crates loaded with ballots arrived at counting centers Sunday as Afghan officials began tallying results from a presidential election that largely defied fears of low voter turnout and Taliban violence.
A roadside bomb killed two Afghan election workers and one policeman and destroyed dozens of ballot papers on Sunday, police and an election official said, the day after an election that ended without any major violence despite Taliban threats.
The last time Abdullah Abdullah ran for president of Afghanistan the election devolved into a bloody farce.
Mitt Romney had hoped a visit to the Olympics would advertise his own past glory and kick off an overseas trip designed to show him as a statesman ready for the world stage.
Scientists heaped more criticism Thursday on the Obama administration's claim that most of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is gone, saying that it was too early to determine the remaining oil's impact on the waters or marine life.