Asia: South & Central Kerry in Afghanistan trying to avert a presidential crisis, but will Abdullah budge?

Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to broker a deal to prevent outright conflict over Afghanistan's disputed presidential election. But there are signs that Abdullah Abdullah, who claims fraud stole the presidency from him, is digging in.

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Secretary of State John Kerry was in Kabul today for a series of talks with President Hamid Karzai and other Afghan politicians, trying to head off a crisis over Mr. Karzai's successor.