Jul 15, 2014 — The attack occurred Tuesday morning near a market in the eastern province of Paktika. At a time of political uncertainty, deadly attacks are taking place on a near-daily basis.
Jul 12, 2014 — The 100 percent recount, brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, will take weeks, postponing the planned Aug. 2 inauguration.
Jul 11, 2014 — The secretary of state has been meeting with the candidates, as well as outgoing leader Hamid Karzai, in an effort to broker a deal.
Jul 7, 2014 — The result is unlikely to quell claims from Ashraf Ghani's rival, Abdullah Abdullah, that the election was fraudulent. Abdullah easily won the first round of voting, but now trails by a million votes.
Jul 2, 2014 — The presidential vote was held in April. The two-man runoff came on June 14. Preliminary results expected Wednesday have been delayed as one candidate, Abdullah Abdullah, claims widespread fraud.
Jun 18, 2014 — Abdullah Abdullah has accused election officials of allowing ballot-box stuffing and other irregularities in the June 14 poll.
Jun 13, 2014 — In a country shaped by warlords, Saturday's presidential election features two urbane men with doctorates vying to replace Hamid Karzai. Both want close U.S. relations, including a security deal.
Jun 11, 2014 — The writings were obtained by The Washington Post, which also reported that the Army sergeant had previously been discharged by the Coast Guard for psychological reasons.
Jun 11, 2014 — The Pentagon's lawyer said the deal to swap the Army sergeant for Taliban prisoners wasn't a first, citing the release of an Army pilot in Somalia. But the man who engineered that release disagrees.
Jun 10, 2014 — To hear the former secretary of state and once and maybe future Democratic presidential candidate tell it, her new book, Hard Choices, isn't the kickoff to a 2016 campaign.