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Hundreds protest alleged Afghan election fraud

Hundreds protest alleged Afghan election fraud

Kabul, AP—Hundreds of Afghans took to the streets Saturday to protest against alleged fraud in last week’s presidential runoff, forcing a closure of the airport road amid escalating tensions over what Western officials had hoped would be a smooth transfer of...
Afghan candidate seeks halt to runoff vote count

Afghan candidate seeks halt to runoff vote count

Kabul, AP—Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah demanded Wednesday that Afghan electoral authorities stop counting ballots from a weekend runoff vote, citing new allegations of widespread fraud. The election commission refused and appealed to all sides to await...
Bombs strike Afghan candidate convoy

Bombs strike Afghan candidate convoy

Kabul, AP—Two blasts struck the convoy of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah as it left a campaign event at a wedding hall in the capital, Kabul, on Friday, killing four civilians but leaving the candidate himself unharmed, the Interior Ministry said....