TALOQAN, AFGHANISTAN - AUGUST 16: Afghan presidential candidate and former foreign minister Dr Abdullah Abdullah prepares himself before stepping off the helicopter to meet with supporters during a campaign stop in his heartland province of Takhar on August 16, 2009 in Taloqan, Afghanistan. Afghanistan's presidential elections are to be held on August 20. On the second last day of campagning, Dr Abdullah visited his heartland province of Takhar, where over ten thousand supporters attended his rallies.
2010 China International Press Photo Contest General News Story,
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