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Afghans Await Presidential Election Results

As many as 7 million Afghans turned out to vote for a new president on Saturday, defying Taliban threats and dreary weather on election day. While the high turnout reflected a determination to alter the course of the war-weary nation, some voters had little confidence that the old-school politicians would in fact usher in change. Kojo examines the historic election and the path forward for Afghanistan.

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