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Afghanistan running out of cash as poll deadlock drags on

Afghanistan's presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani (L) speaks with rival candidate Abdullah Abdullah (R) at his side during a news conference at the United Nations compound announcing a deal to audit all of the votes cast in the recent Afghan presidential election in Kabul, July 12, 2014.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Afghanistan's presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani (L) speaks with rival candidate Abdullah Abdullah (R) at his side during a news conference at the United Nations compound announcing a deal to audit all of the votes cast in the recent Afghan...more

Afghanistan's presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani (L) speaks with rival candidate Abdullah Abdullah (R) at his side during a news conference at the United Nations compound announcing a deal to audit all of the votes cast in the recent Afghan presidential election in Kabul, July 12, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
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An Afghan election worker takes a break among ballot boxes to be counted for an audit of the presidential run-off in Kabul July 18, 2014. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said it would bring ballot boxes from almost 23,000 polling stations to Kabul and each of the ballots cast would be individually examined. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An Afghan election worker takes a break among ballot boxes to be counted for an audit of the presidential run-off in Kabul July 18, 2014. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said it would bring ballot boxes from almost 23,000 polling stations...more

An Afghan election worker takes a break among ballot boxes to be counted for an audit of the presidential run-off in Kabul July 18, 2014. The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said it would bring ballot boxes from almost 23,000 polling stations to Kabul and each of the ballots cast would be individually examined. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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