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Tension mounts in Afghanistan as U.N. urges Abdullah to return to electoral process

A disabled man shouts slogans in support of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah and holds a sign saying "Our votes are our pride and we will defend it" in Kabul June 21, 2014.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

A disabled man shouts slogans in support of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah and holds a sign saying "Our votes are our pride and we will defend it" in Kabul June 21, 2014.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

A disabled man shouts slogans in support of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah and holds a sign saying "Our votes are our pride and we will defend it" in Kabul June 21, 2014.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Afghan demonstrators shout slogans in support of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul June 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan demonstrators shout slogans in support of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul June 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan demonstrators shout slogans in support of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul June 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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Afghan demonstrators shout slogans in support of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul June 21, 2014.  REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan demonstrators shout slogans in support of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul June 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan demonstrators shout slogans in support of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul June 21, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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