Afghan hopefuls end impasse

Presidential candidates agree to sort out election dispute

Posted: August 9, 2014 at 3:21 a.m.

Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah (left) and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (right) join U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a news conference Friday in Kabul.

Afghanistan's feuding presidential candidates agreed Friday to resolve their election dispute and said they would set an inauguration date before the end of August.

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