Afghan candidate threatens boycott

Abdullah Abdullah to decide whether to run in second-round presidential vote.

    Abdullah Abdullah, the main challenger to Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's incumbent president, has threatened to boycott the runoff vote if the conditions he has set are not met.

    He issued what he called minimum conditions for the runoff following the disputed first-round vote and set Saturday as the deadline for authorities to implement them.

    His campaign is to announce his decision on Sunday, just days before the scheduled November 7 vote.

    Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Kabul on the uncertainty gripping the runoff.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.