New Afghan President Promises to Address Corruption

    Newly-named Afghan president Hamid Karzai has announced his priorities, which include

    , the New York Times reports. Karzai was declared president of Afghanistan after his challenger dropped out of presidential election run-offs scheduled for Nov. 7.

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      Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.