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Afghan voters defy Taliban threat as U.S. praises elections

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, June 15, 2014 6:05 EDT
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Afghan voters defy Taliban threat as US hails polls (via AFP)

The United States praised millions of Afghan voters who defied Taliban threats and attacks to vote in a presidential run-off election securing the country’s first democratic transfer of power, with counting set to begin Sunday. With turnout higher than…



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