Afghanistan Confirms Ashraf Ghani Has Won Second Term as President

KABUL—Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has won a next expression in business office with a slender…

KABUL—Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has won a next expression in business office with a slender bulk of the votes forged, a consequence that comes 5 months soon after the election and threatens to spark political unrest amid U.S. initiatives to reach a peace offer with the Taliban.

The country’s election commission reported Tuesday that Mr. Ghani won fifty.sixty four% of the votes forged in the Sept. 28 poll, confirming preliminary effects it launched in December. The incumbent chief just exceeded the threshold desired to steer clear of a runoff from his top rival,…