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An election official listens to music next to ballot boxes at a counting centre in Kandahar province, August 21, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An election official listens to music next to ballot boxes at a counting centre in Kandahar province, August 21, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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An Afghan woman fills in her ballot as an official waits by the ballot boxes during the Afghan election in Mazar e Sharif in northern Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

An Afghan woman fills in her ballot as an official waits by the ballot boxes during the Afghan election in Mazar e Sharif in northern Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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An election worker carries a ballot box at a polling centre in Kabul, August 21, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

An election worker carries a ballot box at a polling centre in Kabul, August 21, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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Election workers prepare to open a ballot box at a polling centre in Kabul, August 21, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Election workers prepare to open a ballot box at a polling centre in Kabul, August 21, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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An Afghan woman is pictured in a voting booth at a polling centre in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

An Afghan woman is pictured in a voting booth at a polling centre in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

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An election official waits for voters to cast their ballots in the Afghan election at Mazar e Sharif in northern Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

An election official waits for voters to cast their ballots in the Afghan election at Mazar e Sharif in northern Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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Election workers count provincial votes at a school, a day after Afghanistan's presidential election, in Kabul, August 21, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Election workers count provincial votes at a school, a day after Afghanistan's presidential election, in Kabul, August 21, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai casts his vote in the presidential election in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Afghan President Hamid Karzai casts his vote in the presidential election in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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A woman casts her vote at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

A woman casts her vote at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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A woman holds up her ink-stained finger after voting in the presidential elections at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman holds up her ink-stained finger after voting in the presidential elections at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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An election official locks a ballot box at a polling station in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An election official locks a ballot box at a polling station in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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Afghan men enter polling stations to vote during the presidential election in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Afghan men enter polling stations to vote during the presidential election in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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Women wait in line to vote in the Afghan election in Mazar e Sharif in northern Afghanistan August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

Women wait in line to vote in the Afghan election in Mazar e Sharif in northern Afghanistan August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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Election staff work at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Election staff work at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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Voters with registration cards in hand wait in line to cast their ballots in the Afghan election in Mazar e Sharif in northern Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

Voters with registration cards in hand wait in line to cast their ballots in the Afghan election in Mazar e Sharif in northern Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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An election worker sorts through ballots after polls closed in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

An election worker sorts through ballots after polls closed in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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A woman, with an ink-stained finger, holds her identification card as she waits to vote in the presidential elections at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman, with an ink-stained finger, holds her identification card as she waits to vote in the presidential elections at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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An Afghan man approaches the polling boxes to casts his vote at the local mosque in the village of Mangwal, in Afghanistan's Kunar province, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

An Afghan man approaches the polling boxes to casts his vote at the local mosque in the village of Mangwal, in Afghanistan's Kunar province, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

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Women count ballot papers after the close of polling stations in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Women count ballot papers after the close of polling stations in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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Women count ballot papers after the close of polling stations at a polling centre in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

Women count ballot papers after the close of polling stations at a polling centre in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

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Afghan women stand in line at a polling station in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

Afghan women stand in line at a polling station in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

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Election officials sort ballot papers at a polling station in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Election officials sort ballot papers at a polling station in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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Women queue as they wait to cast their vote at a polling station in Kabul August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Women queue as they wait to cast their vote at a polling station in Kabul August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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A woman stands at a voting booth before casting her ballots after voting in Afghanistan's presidential election at a mosque in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman stands at a voting booth before casting her ballots after voting in Afghanistan's presidential election at a mosque in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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An Afghan policeman searches people in vehicles at a checkpoint during the presidential election in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

An Afghan policeman searches people in vehicles at a checkpoint during the presidential election in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah (R) casts his vote in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Burch

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah (R) casts his vote in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Burch

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Women stand in line waiting for their turn to vote in Afghanistan's presidential election at a mosque in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Women stand in line waiting for their turn to vote in Afghanistan's presidential election at a mosque in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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An election worker counts ballots with presidential votes after polls closed in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

An election worker counts ballots with presidential votes after polls closed in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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An Afghan woman leaves after voting behind a cardboard booth during presidential and provincial elections in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An Afghan woman leaves after voting behind a cardboard booth during presidential and provincial elections in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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Women count ballot papers after the close of polling stations at a polling centre in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

Women count ballot papers after the close of polling stations at a polling centre in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

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Men hold out their registration cards as they wait to vote in the presidential elections at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Men hold out their registration cards as they wait to vote in the presidential elections at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai holds up his inked stained finger as he gestures during a news conference on election day in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Afghan President Hamid Karzai holds up his inked stained finger as he gestures during a news conference on election day in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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An Afghan woman shows her identity card after casting her vote at a polling centre in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

An Afghan woman shows her identity card after casting her vote at a polling centre in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

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Men queue up to vote in the presidential election at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Men queue up to vote in the presidential election at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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A woman shows an ink-stained finger as she hands over her identification card in order to vote in the presidential elections at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A woman shows an ink-stained finger as she hands over her identification card in order to vote in the presidential elections at a polling station in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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Parona, a four-year-old Afghan girl, waits between booths as her mother votes in Afghanistan's presidential elections at a mosque in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Parona, a four-year-old Afghan girl, waits between booths as her mother votes in Afghanistan's presidential elections at a mosque in Kabul, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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Afghan women arrive at a polling station as a policeman keeps watch in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Afghan women arrive at a polling station as a policeman keeps watch in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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An Afghan man searches for his candidate on a ballot while voting during presidential and provincial elections in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An Afghan man searches for his candidate on a ballot while voting during presidential and provincial elections in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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An Afghan woman casts her ballot in the Afghan election in Mazar e Sharif in northern Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

An Afghan woman casts her ballot in the Afghan election in Mazar e Sharif in northern Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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An Afghan policeman checks the identification documents of local villagers in front of the polling station in the village of Mangwal, Afghanistan's Kunar province, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

An Afghan policeman checks the identification documents of local villagers in front of the polling station in the village of Mangwal, Afghanistan's Kunar province, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Oleg Popov

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An Afghan policeman searches burqa clad woman at a polling station in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

An Afghan policeman searches burqa clad woman at a polling station in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

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An Afghan woman carries a girl while standing in line at a polling station in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

An Afghan woman carries a girl while standing in line at a polling station in Herat, western Afghanistan, August 20, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

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