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An Afghan man casts his vote at a polling station in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, April 5, 2014. Afghan voters lined up for blocks at polling stations nationwide on Saturday, defying a threat of violence by the Taliban to cast ballots in what promises to be the nation's first democratic transfer of power. There were few instances of violence.

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An Afghan man casts his vote at a polling station in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, April 5, 2014. Afghan voters lined up for blocks at polling stations nationwide on Saturday, defying a threat of violence by the Taliban to cast ballots in what promises to be the nation's first democratic transfer of power. There were few instances of violence.