Nearly five months after vote, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani wins second term

The election was marred by widespread accusations of fraud, misconduct and mechanical errors requiring time-consuming recounts.
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Boris Johnson under fire as Superstorm Dennis brings mass flooding to Britain

At least three have died from the flooding unleashed by the storm.

Israel blocks West Bank exports as trade tensions rise, along with towers of unsold produce

The dispute began to simmer in the fall when Palestinian officials curtailed the import of Israeli beef into areas under their control. Israel this week responded, blocking the import of Palestinian produce, closing access to the Arab growers’ biggest market.
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