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Afghan Voters Defiant in Face of Taliban Threats

Voters are lined up to cast their ballots in polling stations across Afghanistan despite repeated threats from Taliban, including a new one Saturday morning, that they would attack all polling stations. In capital Kabul, voters struck a defiant tone. “We are not afraid of threats because we want to build our country. Today we had a lot of threats, but we are still here to vote,” said Fariba, a female voter in Kabul. In other parts of the country, officials seemed confident about the...

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