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Next years elections in Afghanistan will be a test of progress in nation building
Voter registration kicks off for key Afghan poll
Afghanistan on Sunday started registering new voters for elections next year, a crucial step towards a legitimate government taking over when President Hamid Karzai relinquishes power. Four million names are expected to be added to the electoral roll before polls in April 2014, though many Afghans are worried of fraud.