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Afghanistan Will Choose a New Leader

Afghan voters are going to the polls Saturday to choose a new president amid heavy security. Results are not expected for a few weeks. A second round may be needed if none of the eight candidates gets more than half the vote. Security is tight across the nation because insurgents have promised to disrupt Saturday's vote. The lead-up to the vote has been fraught with violence. Neighboring Pakistan has closed all border crossings with Afghanistan and deployed additional troops in...

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