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In Pictures, Strong Voter Turnout in Afghan Elections Despite Threats

Voters in Afghanistan turned out in higher numbers than expected for Saturday's presidential election, resulting in extended voting hours.The Taliban had vowed to disrupt the electoral process with violent attacks throughout the day, according to The New York Times.

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