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Afghan election: Vote counting continues

President Obama has congratulated Afghanistan on what he called "a landmark election".

He said the poll to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai was critical, in securing the country's democratic future.

Election officials have begun counting the estimated seven million ballots.

David Loyn reports from Kabul.

  • 06 Apr 2014
  • From the section Asia
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