Polls close in Afghanistan's run-off election (23)

Deutsche Welle 2014.06.14 18:23
Polls have closed in Afghanistan after a mostly peaceful run-off to elect a successor to President Hamid Karzai. Taliban militants had threatened to launch "non-stop" attacks during the polls. Afghanistan hailed another successful election after polls closed on Saturday with millions of voters turning out to choose a new president. "As we promised, the security was better and we had better planning," said
BALLOT, POLL, VOTE, RUNOFF, KABUL, AFGHANISTAN, Afghanistan, USA