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Afghan audit to miss NATO summit mark

Posted: August 29, 2014 at 2:57 a.m.

KABUL, Afghanistan -- An audit of Afghanistan's disputed presidential election won't be finished until around Sept. 10, the United Nations said Thursday, quashing hopes the new president would be determined before a coming NATO summit.

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Police force is deployed  at a gate of the National Assembly to refrain protesters from entering in the building,  during a sit-in protest in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Pakistani Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri and Pakistan's cricket-star-turned-politician Imran Khan have been leading mass rallies for two weeks in Islamabad. They want Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif' to resign over allegations of vote fraud in last year's elections. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

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