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Taliban abducted Afghans who dared to vote

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Taliban abducted Afghans who dared to vote

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.

Posted: August 24, 2009 11:19   Comments: 1
U.S. envoy gets an earful from Pakistan conservatives

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U.S. envoy gets an earful from Pakistan conservatives

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.

Posted: August 21, 2009 13:35   Comments: 2
Mysterious decline in bee population creates worry

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Mysterious decline in bee population creates worry

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.

Posted: August 20, 2009 14:48   Comments: 6
Afghans, observers weigh in on democratic process

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Afghans, observers weigh in on democratic process

Syed Rahim, an independent Afghan journalist, discusses how Afghans view Thursday's election and Worldfocus partner Al Jazeera English reports on the possibility of widespread fraud.

Posted: August 20, 2009 09:16   Comments: 1
Objectives and weaknesses differ in Afghanistan and Iraq

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Objectives and weaknesses differ in Afghanistan and Iraq

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.

Posted: August 19, 2009 13:30   Comments: 2
Taliban tightens noose around Afghan city ahead of vote

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Taliban tightens noose around Afghan city ahead of vote

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.

Posted: August 18, 2009 11:53   Comments: 0
Taliban threats loom over Afghanistan’s upcoming election

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Taliban threats loom over Afghanistan’s upcoming election

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

Posted: August 17, 2009 15:22   Comments: 0
Thailand’s commuters face unending gridlock

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Thailand’s commuters face unending gridlock

In the Thai capital of Bangkok, traffic is an unpleasant fact of life year-round, reports Worldfocus partner Al Jazeera English.

Posted: August 14, 2009 10:37   Comments: 1
Hundreds missing in Asia after typhoon and flooding

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Hundreds missing in Asia after typhoon and flooding

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.

Posted: August 11, 2009 14:07   Comments: 0
Bombings in Iraq continue after U.S. drawback

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Bombings in Iraq continue after U.S. drawback

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.

Posted: August 10, 2009 13:46   Comments: 0

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