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Afghanistan Chooses a New Leader

Afghan election officials have decided to extend voting hours for the presidential election to ensure everyone has an opportunity to vote. Afghan voters flocked to the polls Saturday amid heavy security. President Hamid Karzai was among the first to vote Saturday morning. After nearly 12 years in office, he is banned by the constitution for running for office again. Jan Kubis, the U.N.'s special representative to Afghanistan, praised Afghan voters for the turnout "despite the...

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