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Afghan Election Commission Orders Presidential Runoff
Afghanistan's election commission ordered a Nov. 7 runoff in the disputed presidential poll after a U.N.-led investigation voided thousands of fraudulent ballots.
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Oct. 20: Afghan men watch the live coverage of the press conference of Afghan President Hamid Karzai and U.S. Senator John Kerry, at a coffee shop in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Oct. 20: An Afghan boy rides a bicycle as torn and defaced election poster of Abdullah Abdullah, former Afghan foreign minister who runs against President Hamid Karzai in last August's vote, is seen on a wall in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Oct. 19: Afghan President Hamid Karzai gestures as Kei Eide, head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, is seen at left during a press conference, in Kabul.

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Oct. 15: Abdullah Abdullah a presidential candidate, top rival of President Hamid Karzai and former Afghan foreign minister, speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Oct. 19: A torn election poster of Abdullah Abdullah, former Afghan foreign minister who run against President Hamid Karzai in last August's vote, is seen on a wall in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Oct. 19: Defaced and torn election posters of Afghan presidential and provincial council candidates are seen in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Oct. 1: Afghans hold a banner during a protest outside the main office of United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Oct. 1: Ahmad Bahzad, a member of the Afghan Parliament, gestures during a gathering to express their concerns regarding the massive frauds of Afghan presidential election in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Afghan Election Commission Orders Presidential Runoff

Afghanistan's election commission ordered a Nov. 7 runoff in the disputed presidential poll after a U.N.-led investigation voided thousands of fraudulent ballots.

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