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  1. IEC Says 20 Percent of Materials Still Missing
  2. Abdullah, Mohaqeq Discuss Election Challenges
  3. EU Delegation Travels to Take Election Pulse
  4. Election Materials Arrive in Kabul
  5. Election Materials In, IEC Looks to Bolster Public Confidence
  6. 90 Percent of Polling Centers Will Open Election Day: MoI
  7. Final Election Security Report Expected Saturday
  8. Election Materials Transferred to Four Regions
  9. Karzai Meets With Candidates, Talks Elections and BSA
  10. IEC Awaits Updated Security Assessments
  11. IEC Presents Election Coverage Guidelines
  12. IEC Sets Strategy for Election Monitoring
  13. EU To Send Probe Before Election Observers
  14. Abdullah Leads New Poll
  15. New Survey Reveals Frontrunners for Presidential Bid
  16. IEC Demands Cooperation From Security Officials
  17. Public Awareness, Security Are Biggest Challenges: IEC
  18. IEC to Use 2 Kinds of Dye for Ballots
  19. UN Representatives Talk Women, Elections
  20. IEC Begins Ballot Printing
  21. Civil Society Wants Bigger Role in Elections
  22. Human Rights Violations Fall to the Courts: IEC
  23. IEC Registers 1,000 Election Observers
  24. IEC on the Defensive at Senate
  25. Transparent Elections Key to Peaceful Power Transition
  26. Presidential Candidates Names Ordered for Ballot
  27. IEC announced candidate’s ballot vote order as follow
  28. IEC Announces Final List of Candidates for 2014 Elections
  29. Final List of Candidates Complete, Changes Made: ECC
  30. Unclear When Final Candidates List Will Be Announced
  31. Karzai Firm On Election Interference, Advised Against Qayoum Running
  32. Final Candidates List Delayed: ECC
  33. Election Complaints Review May Be Extended
  34. Some Candidates to be Cut, Others Readmitted: ECC
  35. Village Voter Registration Draws to an End
  36. Election Security Still Official's Top Concern
  37. Civil Society Meets to Discuss Election Challenges
  38. ECC Begins Open Complaints Review Sunday
  39. Spring Elections Unique From Past Votes
  40. ECC to Assess Complaints In Front Of Media Next Week
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Monitors Worry About Runoff Fraud
 

A number of Afghan election monitoring groups have warned that the runoff round of this year's presidential race could face increased fraud on the part of candidates so long as the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) have staff members supporting one or the other candidate and engaging in fraud themselves. more......

DIALOGUE
Regional Experts Develop Common Vision for Future Afghanistan
Around 60 regional multidisciplinary and leading experts and specialists from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, the Central Asian Republics, China, India, Russia and Turkey presented a common view on the future of Afghanistan in Kabul through the launch of the “Joint Declaration on Regional Peace and Stability.”click here..
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Meeting a Young Dr. Abdullah

 
It had been a long journey into the Hindu Kush mountains, starting in the Northwest of Pakistan in the summer of 1987. We began by secretly crossing the border into Afghanistan, trekking through Nuristan and finally making it over half a dozen 10,000-foot mountains to the Panjshir Valley. There, I   more......
 


Abdullah Abdullah Moves Toward Center of Afghan Power

 

KABUL, Afghanistan — AFTER decades roaming the margins of power — as a close aide to the revered resistance leader Ahmed Shah Massoud, as a foreign minister and later as Afghanistan’s perennial opposition leader — Abdullah Abdullah may finally be arriving at the center of it all.Since his electoral loss to President Hamid Karzai in 2009, Mr. Abdullah, who is of mixed Pashtun and Tajik ethnicity, has widened his political base, having used persuasion and energy to forge alliances built  more......

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Biography
Dr. Abdullah Abdullah: In His Own Words
 
I was born about fifty years ago in this house (pointing to his father’s house located in Kart-e-Parwan, Kabul). My father Ghulam Muhayuddin was from Kandahar province and my mother was from Panjshir. Before moving to Kart-e-Parwan my parents lived in the De Afghanan area of Kabul more......
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The Afghan Election  The Man Who Could Upset Karzai

In Afghanistan's presidential race, the top challenger to President Karzai is former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah

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