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Afghan election campaign enters final stage

Ashraf Ghani promises to create jobs and help rural poor as he faces Abdullah Abdullah in presidential run-off.

Last updated: 10 Jun 2014 11:36
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Afghanistan's presidential hopefuls are preparing for the final days of campaigning. Voters will decide on Saturday between Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah.
 
Ghani, a former World Bank economist, is promising to create jobs and help the rural poor.
 
Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Kabul.

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