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Afghan minister backs president's rival

OCTOBER ELECTION The defense minister pledged to refrain from violence in the run-up to the vote as he announced he would support the education minister


American commanders say militants are turning away from punishing confrontations with American forces and resorting to terrorist tactics. A bomb hit a vehicle carrying a mayor and a judge in central Afghanistan on Sunday, missing the officials but killing three of the judge's children, a local militia commander said.

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