Afghans vote amid chaos, corruption and Taliban threats

An Afghan police officer stands guard at a checkpoint, ahead of the parliamentary election, near a polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghans began voting on Saturday in parliamentary elections overshadowed by chaotic organisation, allegations of corruption and violence that has forced a postponement of the vote in the strategic southern province of Kandahar. President Ashraf Ghani visited a polling station to cast his own ballot, requesting “that every Afghan woman and man should […]

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