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Men walk past a campaign banner of Afghan presidential candidate Abdul Rassoul Sayyaf, in Kabul February 9, 2014.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Men walk past a campaign banner of Afghan presidential candidate Abdul Rassoul Sayyaf, in Kabul February 9, 2014.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Men walk past a campaign banner of Afghan presidential candidate Abdul Rassoul Sayyaf, in Kabul February 9, 2014.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah (L) and Qayum Karzai (R) chat during the presidential election debate at a local TV channel studio in Kabul February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah (L) and Qayum Karzai (R) chat during the presidential election debate at a local TV channel studio in Kabul February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah (L) and Qayum Karzai (R) chat during the presidential election debate at a local TV channel studio in Kabul February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah waits for other candidates before the presidential election debate at a local TV channel studio in Kabul February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah waits for other candidates before the presidential election debate at a local TV channel studio in Kabul February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah waits for other candidates before the presidential election debate at a local TV channel studio in Kabul February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (C) speaks as candidates Abdullah Abdullah (R) and Qayum Karzai (L) listen during the presidential election debate at a local TV channel studio in Kabul February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (C) speaks as candidates Abdullah Abdullah (R) and Qayum Karzai (L) listen during the presidential election debate at a local TV channel studio in Kabul February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai (C) speaks as candidates Abdullah Abdullah (R) and Qayum Karzai (L) listen during the presidential election debate at a local TV channel studio in Kabul February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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