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Braving the Gathering Storm

F Z Khan Though the first round of Afghan presidential election has not shown a clear winner as yet – all eyes are now on the second round of the election, scheduled to be held on June 7; and it has to be seen whether Abdullah Abdullah manages to secure a clear mandate or Ashraf Ghani emerges successful – yet the world has witnessed a dramatic change as about 60 percent Afghans, one-third of them being women, turned up at the polling stations, which seemed impossible amidst threats from theRead More