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Vote counting in some areas are likely to be delayed as a powerful typhoon approaches the Japanese archipelago on Sunday, bringing heavy rain and strong winds and disrupting transportation in a wide range of areas on an election day in Japan.

Up to 38 militants were killed following an Afghan forces' operation in Ghazni, eastern Afghanistan, a provincial government spokesman said on Sunday.

At least two people, including a pro-government local leader, were killed and eight civilians wounded in a bomb attack in Afghanistan's northern province of Takhar on Sunday, local police said.

At least two people, including a pro-government local leader, were killed and eight others wounded in a bomb attack in Afghanistan's northern province of Takhar on Sunday, local police said.

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