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Karzai declared elected president

Hamid Karzai has been declared the elected president of Afghanistan by poll officials. Karzai's challenger, Abdullah Abdullah had pulled out of the race.The first round of the vote, in August, was marred by mass electoral fraud. Matthew Bell reports.

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Afghanistan attacks

A controversial former Afghan warlord Abdul Rasul Sayyaf, now a member of the Afghan parliament, has narrowly escaped an assassination attempt which killed at least five of his bodyguards, police say.