Afghanistan's presidential election continues to generate widespread allegations of fraud and intimidation as the votes are counted. James Bays of Worldfocus partner Al Jazeera English takes a look at what some Afghans faced.
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America's special representative to Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke, has been holding a series of meetings in Pakistan -- and not just with top government officials. Holbrooke reached out to conservative Muslim leaders -- and got an earful once he did.
The mysterious disappearance of bees around the world is raising concerns because the bees pollinate an estimated 90 percent of the crops that are our source of food. Michael Novacek of the American Museum of Natural History discusses consequences of the decline in the bee population.
Nora Bensahel of the Rand Corporation explains the differences between the conflicts and objectives in Afghanistan and Iraq. Also, watch a video on how the Obama administration measures success in Afghanistan.
In Afghanistan on Tuesday, with the election two days away and the campaign winding down, the Taliban is doing all it can to let voters know they are not safe. Zeina Khodr of Al Jazeera English reports on the dangers in the southern city of Kandahar.
The United States believes that upcoming elections in Afghanistan will legitimize the government, but the Taliban is doing all it can to disrupt the vote. Alex Their of the United States Institute of Peace and Worldfocus partner Al Jazeera English break down Afghanistan's complex political scene
In Asia, frantic rescue efforts are underway following a devastating typhoon that struck both China and Taiwan. Hundreds are missing after the worst flooding in half a century.
A series of bomb blasts killed dozens of people in Iraq. The attacks came less than 24 hours after workers began removing protective blast walls around Baghdad, under government orders -- underscoring the increase in violence since U.S. forces have pulled back from major cities.