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Afghan elections ‘marred by fraud’

Afghan elections ‘marred by fraud’

Accusations have escalated of vote rigging in Afghanistan’s election while ballots are still being counted from last Thursday’s vote.

But the Afghan president’s main challenger says he has evidence of widespread electoral fraud and has filed more than a hundred complaints.

Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from Kabul, the Afghan capital.

US boot camp for new Afghan security force

The United States is backing an Afghan plan to set up a new security force, whose members are chosen and supported by tribal elders.

The members of the so-called Afghan Public Protection Force are undergoing training from the US forces.

Al Jazeera’s James Bays went to meet some of the new recruits.