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16 Afghan Presidential Hopefuls Disqualified

Afghan election officials have disqualified more than half of the candidates who registered to run in next year's presidential race. The country's Independent Election Commission said Tuesday that 16 of the 26 potential candidates were disqualified for reasons such as not having enough voter signatures or filing incomplete forms. Presidential hopefuls were required to submit the voter identification details of 100,000 supporters from at least 20 provinces and deposit a fee of about ...

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