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Afghan Leader Extends Parliament's Term as Disputes Delay Vote

With elections delayed by political squabbling, Afghanistan's president issued a decree Friday extending parliament's mandate until a vote could be held. Parliament's five-year term was to expire June 22, but elections scheduled for April were postponed because of security fears and disagreement on how to ensure a fair vote after a bitterly disputed presidential election last year. President Ashraf Ghani's office said that the decision to let the existing parliament...

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