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Afghan vote is peaceful but draws loud protests

President's foes challenge result over ink stamp

By Anne Barnard
Globe Staff / October 10, 2004

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KABUL, Afghanistan -- In schools and mosques, wearing suits and burkas, Afghans voted yesterday in the first presidential election, and did not suffer the widespread violence that officials had feared. But the ballot was thrown into doubt when candidates challenging interim President Hamid Karzai called the results invalid after many stations used the wrong ink to mark voters' thumbs. (Full Article: 1486 Words)

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