Afghanistan releases majority of election results
Afghanistan – Afghanistan's top prosecutor announced a new inquiry Wednesday into accusations of ballot handling, potentially dealing another setback to a fraud-marred parliamentary election just as many had hoped a announcement of final results would allow the country to move on.

The Afghan election commission, in the meantime, certified tallies from 33 of 34 provinces but failed to transport on a promise to provide complete fallout more than two months after the Sept. 18 poll.

The panel said it had not determined what to do about the eastern province of Ghazni, where a host of problems clouded the ballot even after considerable investigations. Other than the delay in the Ghazni results, the winners were unaffected since fraud investigators announced a number of banned candidates earlier this week.

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