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Workers at the United Nations Election Counting Center passed along ballot boxes yesterday in Kabul, the day after the first democratic presidential election in Afghanistan.
Workers at the United Nations Election Counting Center passed along ballot boxes yesterday in Kabul, the day after the first democratic presidential election in Afghanistan. (KRT Photo) KRT Photo

Protests lose force day after Afghan election

By Anne Barnard
Globe Staff / October 11, 2004

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KABUL, Afghanistan -- Opposition candidates who declared Afghanistan's presidential election invalid Saturday after the wrong kind of ink was used to mark voters' thumbs began to back down yesterday, as international organizations called the ballot mostly fair and some Afghans angrily accused the opponents of interim President Hamid Karzai of overreacting. (Full Article: 997 Words)

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