After an investigation into allegations of fraud in Afghanistan's August presidential elections, a U.N.-backed election panel advised throwing out thousands of disputed votes, setting the stage for a possible runoff between the top two contenders.

As a U.N.-backed commission neared a decision Friday on allegations of fraud in Afghanistan's presidential vote, media reports indicated a runoff may be likely between President Hamid Karzai and second-place finisher Abdullah Abdullah.

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