A man walks past a fresh grave in the Kamar Kulagh slum outside of Herat. David P. Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Afghan women shop in Kabul Saturday. Women cast more than a third of the ballots — 36 percent — in Afghanistan's presidential election, officials said. The race will likely head to a runoff next month. Wakil Koshar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Afghan police officer kept watch Thursday at the gate of the Cure hospital in Kabul. Earlier, authorities say, a security guard at the hospital opened fire — killing three American citizens. Shah Marai /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Louise Hastie, the shelter manager of Nowzad Dogs in Kabul, holds a stray puppy named Aki. Afghanistan has a large population of street cats and dogs. While there are no government programs to control the animals, foreigners have taken in some. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Children play at the demolished compound of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Aqeel Ahmed/AP hide caption

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A worker with Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission unloads ballot boxes in Kabul. Ballots have been coming in from all over the country, but results are not expected to be announced for about two weeks. In addition, there will likely be a runoff election between the top two candidates in June. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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