Afghans vote in runoff election to choose Karzai's successor

June 14, 2014 4:43 PM

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Votes were being tallied in Afghanistan after a presidential runoff election on Saturday that saw scattered violence and a more subdued turnout among women than the first round of balloting two months ago.

Reports from the provinces indicated that Taliban insurgents again tried to disrupt voting outside of Afghanistan's heavily guarded cities, launching attacks that killed 14 civilians and 10 Afghan security personnel, officials said. A rocket slammed into a home in eastern Laghman province, killing ...

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