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Members of a Kurdish Peshmerga battalion show their ink-stained fingers in front of an insignia after voting in the region’s legislative elections at a polling station on September 19, 2013 in the northern Kurdish city of Arbil. Iraq’s Kurdistan, a three-province autonomous region, goes to the polls on September 21, grappling with a swathe of disputes with the central government while fellow Kurds fight bloody battles across the border in Syria. AFP PHOTO/SAFIN HAMED/Getty Images.

Published on September 22, 2013 12:51 pm