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Al Jazeera 11 Sep 2019

Security tight as election materials land in Afghanistan


Election material has arrived in Afghanistan for the presidential vote which is just over two weeks away.
With the US-Taliban talks over, for now, the Afghan government has scheduled presidential elections on September 28.
But escorting the material safely is a priority for security forces who want to shield it from the Taliban, who are against the Afghan people participating.
Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports from Kabul.

At Least 1 dead as Russian plane lands in flames at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport.
Russian emergency workers have recovered 41 bodies and two flight recorders from the wreckage of a plane that caught fire during an emergency landing in Moscow, officials said Monday as they sought to discover the cause of the disaster.
Hurricane Dorian made landfall in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Friday morning. Ken Graham, the director of the National Hurricane Center, joined CBSN to talk about what's next for the storm.
The Taliban and the United States show no sign of slowing down their battle in Afghanistan, even as they conclude peace talks in Qatar.
Meanwhile, on the ground in Afghanistan, the violence continues.
The US has conducted a series of air attacks against Taliban fighters, but elders and local officials say they killed 35 civilians.
American forces are refuting reports of civilian deaths and have called it "Taliban propaganda".

Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports from Kabul.

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