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Global Politics

Power sharing in Afghanistan?

Afghanistan might be heading toward a power sharing agreement between the two leading presidential candidates. The model has been tried in other nations but the results were mixed, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Global Politics

Tensions in Northern Afghanistan

The re-election of President Hamid Karzai is raising tensions in several provinces. One flashpoint is Balkh province where the Governor may take up arms against Karzai. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Jean Mackenzie, Kabul correspondent for the Global Post.

Conflict & Justice

Afghanistan conference

Afghan forces will begin taking control of security in some of the country's provinces by the end of 2010, a key summit on its future has pledged. Marco Werman talks with Afghanistan's finance minister Omar Zakhilwal, who attended the London conference.

Global Politics

Violence mars Afghan peace jirga

A gathering to discuss ways to bring peace to Afghanistan got under way today in Kabul despite rocket and suicide bomb attacks by the Taliban. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Ajmal Khan Zazai, a tribal leader in the eastern province of Paktia.