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Ashraf Ghani secures second term as Afghan President

Ashraf Ghani has officially been re-elected as President of Afghanistan, five months after the vote. His defeated rival Abdullah Abdullah is challenging the result and has pledged to form his own parallel government. It comes as Washington tries to broker a seven day pause in violence by the Taliban. Our North America corrrespondent Jon Brain reports. #afghanistanpresident #afghanelections #ashrafghani

The Taliban cut his finger off over voting but he returned to the ballot box

The Taliban cut his finger off over voting but he returned to the ballot box

Afghanistan Election: Low turnout, violence marks presidential race

Afghanistan Election: Low turnout, violence marks presidential race

Does Afghanistan have two presidents now?

Does Afghanistan have two presidents now?

Afghanistan’s Political Instability

Afghanistan’s Political Instability

Hezbollah Protest Against the Beirut Port Blast Judge Turns Deadly

Hezbollah Protest Against the Beirut Port Blast Judge Turns Deadly

Can the EU Take Lead to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal?

Can the EU Take Lead to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal?

ICJ Rules in Somalia’s Favour in Maritime Border Dispute With Kenya

ICJ Rules in Somalia’s Favour in Maritime Border Dispute With Kenya

Iraq Election: Sadr Gains Strength but No Clear Winner

Iraq Election: Sadr Gains Strength but No Clear Winner

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Steps Down Over Corruption Inquiry

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Steps Down Over Corruption Inquiry

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

Germany, Denmark Repatriate Several Daesh-linked Families From Syria

Germany, Denmark Repatriate Several Daesh-linked Families From Syria

Will China's Promise to Reclaim Taiwan Result in Military Confrontation?

Will China's Promise to Reclaim Taiwan Result in Military Confrontation?

President Macron Reportedly Defends France’s Colonial Legacy in Algeria

President Macron Reportedly Defends France’s Colonial Legacy in Algeria

Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed Secures Second Five-year Term

Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed Secures Second Five-year Term

YouTube Bans All Anti-Vaccination Content

YouTube Bans All Anti-Vaccination Content

Can Turkey and Russia Resolve Their Differences Over Syria?

Can Turkey and Russia Resolve Their Differences Over Syria?

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