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Afghanistan braces for deadly attacks as Taliban vow to disrupt presidential election

Reuters Thursday, 19 September 2019
A deadly suicide bombing this week near an election rally in central Afghanistan where President Ashraf Ghani was due to speak came as a sharp reminder of the risks to a ballot set for the end of next week in the shadow of failed peace talks.
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Taliban suicide bombers killed 48 people in two separate attacks in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the deadliest taking place near an election rally by President Ashraf Ghani, who was unhurt. Joe Davies reports.

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