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Afghan presidential election goes to runoff

Afghan presidential election goes to runoff

Kabul, AP—Afghan voters will return to the polls next month to choose a successor to outgoing President Hamid Karzai, whose refusal to sign a deal permitting US troops to stay beyond the end of the year has raised security concerns as the Taliban press their deadly...
Abdullah opens up lead in Afghan presidential vote

Abdullah opens up lead in Afghan presidential vote

Kabul, Reuters—Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah has opened a lead in the Afghan presidential race, the latest official tally of votes released on Sunday showed, although half of the votes have yet to be counted. Afghanistan’s Independent Election...