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Someday, Afghanistan Will Get A New President

The presidential election has dragged on for months and it's still not clear who the winner is or when he will take office. NPR's Sean Carberry takes a firsthand look at the slow-motion vote count.
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Afghan Brides Dress To Impress, Fueling An Unlikely Business Boom

In one of the world's poorest countries, where many women still wear head-to-toe burqas, lavish spending and competition among brides is fueling a boom in shops selling pricey and glamorous dresses.
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Kerry's Afghan Visit Smooths Disputed Election

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Afghanistan for the second time in less than a month. The two presidential candidates have agreed to resolve the disputed election and set an inauguration date.
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The Murky Motives Of The Afghan Soldier Who Shot A U.S. General

The soldier resented the Taliban, according to fellow soldiers. But he was apparently upset that male British troops were training female Afghan soldiers, they say.
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Afghan Policeman Turns Gun On Colleagues, Killing 7

The latest incident comes just a day after an apparent insider attack killed a U.S. major general and left more than a dozen wounded. All who were injured Tuesday are expected to live.
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During His First Combat Deployment, U.S. General Is Killed

A machine gun attack by a man wearing an Afghan military uniform killed a U.S. 2-star U.S. Army general on Tuesday. Major General Harold Greene was killed at a coalition training facility in Kabul.
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Victim Of Insider Attack, Gen. Harold Greene Was An Engineer By Training

NPR has confirmed that U.S. Army Major Gen. Harold Greene was killed in Tuesday's "green-on-blue" attack in Afghanistan. It was his first deployment to the country.
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Gunman Kills American General In Shooting At Afghan Facility

A U.S. Army major general was killed and another 15 other soldiers — including a German brigadier general — were injured when a man dressed in an Afghan military uniform opened fire on them. The attack took place in Kabul City, Afghanistan.
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Afghanistan Officials To Audit Votes From June Election

Election officials in Afghanistan are preparing for an audit of all the votes cast in the June election after the two candidates disagreed on how to determine which votes were fraudulent.
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Afghan Businesses: Election Season Caused Economic Hardship

The Afghan presidential election has been a financial disappointment. Businesses say revenue is down, and even companies you'd think would make money off a campaign, say they're in the red.

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