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Afghan supporters of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah beat a poster bearing the image of President Hamid Karzai which was ripped down from the stage at a rally in Kabul on July 8, 2014. Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory in Afghanistan's disputed election, blaming fraud for putting him behind in preliminary results as fears rise of instability and ethnic unrest. Abdullah told a rally of thousands of rowdy supporters in Kabul that he would fight on to win the presidency, but he called for patience from loyalists who demanded he declare a "parallel government" to rule the country. AFP PHOTO/SHAH MaraiSHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images
Afghan supporters of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah beat a poster bearing the image of President Hamid Karzai which was ripped down from the stage at a rally in Kabul on July 8, 2014. Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory in Afghanistan's disputed election, blaming fraud for putting him behind in preliminary results as fears rise of instability and ethnic unrest. Abdullah told a rally of thousands of rowdy supporters in Kabul that he would fight on to win the presidency, but he called for patience from loyalists who demanded he declare a "parallel government" to rule the country. AFP PHOTO/SHAH MaraiSHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images

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Abdullah rejects his defeat in a preliminary vote for Afghanistan's presidential election. Ralitsa Vassileva reports.

Afghan preliminary vote count in dispute

Abdullah rejects his defeat in a preliminary vote for Afghanistan's presidential election. Ralitsa Vassileva reports.