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Afghanistan to use biometrics to prevent fraud in elections

Biometric verification machines will be used for the first time in the Afghan election. They are designed to prevent people voting more than once, but there are fears these may fail to work or not arrive at polling centres in time.

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Civilian Deaths Are On The Rise In Afghanistan. We Spoke To Those In The Crossfire. (HBO)

The number of civilian deaths this year is the highest point on record– the most recorded in the period over the last decade since the agency began documentation.

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Afghan farmers fleeing drought face more hardship in camps

More than 250,000 people in western Afghanistan have been displaced by a months-long drought that has forced farmers to abandon their lands for makeshift tents that have mushroomed across an unforgiving landscape.

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Suicide attack kills at least 13 during Afghan election rally

A suicide attack on a political rally in eastern Afghanistan kills at least 13 people according to officials, as the country braces for an escalation in violence ahead of this month’s parliamentary election.

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Trump bestows Medal of Honor on former Army medic

(1 Oct 2018) US President Donald Trump presented the Congressional Medal of Honor Monday to a former Army Special Forces medic who served in Afghanistan. (Oct. 1)

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Afghan election campaign kicks off amid violence, fraud claims

Campaigning for Afghanistan’s long-delayed parliamentary elections kicks off, as a crescendo of deadly violence and claims of widespread fraud fuel debate over whether the vote will go ahead.