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  • UK lawmakers slam lax security in Taliban attack 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 6:49 am
  • LONDON - British lawmakers said Wednesday that U.K. commanders' complacency and inadequate security were partly to blame for the failure to stop a Taliban attack on a U.S-British base in Afghanistan that killed two U.S. Marines.

  • Abdullah, Ghani lead in partial Afghan vote tally 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 3:58 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - Two clear front-runners emerged in Afghanistan's presidential election as partial results released Sunday showed a tight race that increasingly appears destined for a runoff vote.

  • Afghan probe begins in attack on AP journalists 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 3:41 am
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghan central government authorities on Wednesday began questioning the police commander who killed an Associated Press photographer and wounded an AP reporter, a day after he was transferred by helicopter to the capital - a rare case in which an Afghan officer or soldier who shot a foreigner was captured alive.

  • AP photographer killed, reporter wounded 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:02 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - An Afghan police commander opened fire Friday on two Associated Press journalists, killing Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran correspondent Kathy Gannon - the first known case of a security insider attacking journalists in Afghanistan.

  • AP Interview: Afghan candidate praises Karzai 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 9:05 am
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - A leading Afghan presidential candidate praised Hamid Karzai for allowing the country's first democratic transition of power and said Thursday that he'll offer the longtime leader an advisory role if he wins this weekend's election.

  • Afghans line up for last-minute voter registration 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 1:00 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghans lined up by the hundreds Tuesday up in a last-minute rush to register for voting cards, a sign that interest in national elections is high despite fears of violence.

  • Mixed legacy for Karzai as Afghan president 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 11:29 am
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghans go to the polls next weekend to choose a new president, and that in itself may one day be considered Hamid Karzai's greatest achievement.

  • AP Interview: Afghan candidate will respect vote 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 3:02 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - One of the top three contenders in Afghanistan's presidential race said Thursday that he won't challenge the results even if he loses and suspects fraud, and he urged his opponents to do the same.

  • Read before jumping into the deep end of NCAA pool 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 4:37 pm
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