Electoral crisis in Afghanistan intensifies

KABUL, Afghanistan A U.N.-backed panel Monday released its findings after nearly two months of investigations.

International officials say the panel determined that President Hamid Karzai's total fell below the 50 percent needed for outright victory. But a separate commission is yet to accept the findings and call for a second-round vote. That commission had questioned some of the findings.

Investigators did not provide exact figures, but it was clear hundreds of thousands of Karzai votes were thrown out.

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