British forces in southern Afghanistan have handed responsibility for security in Sangin district to American troops, the British and American militaries said Monday.
British forces have been in Sangin since 2006. FULL POST
Many Afghans were denied the right to vote in parliamentary elections because the country is too dangerous and because of logistical failures, an independent election watchdog said Monday.
But the relatively high level of voter participation and security arrangements for voting on Saturday were positive signs, the Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan said. FULL POST
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