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Abdullah leads Ghani in first partial results of Afghan vote: Officials

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 17:03

Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah is leading his closest rival Ashraf Ghani in the Afghan presidential election, the country`s Independent Election Commission (IEC) said Sunday.

Afghan election frontrunner vows reconciliation with Karzai

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:55

A frontrunner to succeed Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said his one time rival should continue to serve a role in politics and that he wouldn`t pursue "vengeance" against the man he claims stole the last election.

Afghan election `less fraudulent` than 2009

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 21:45

The election to choose a successor to Afghan President Hamid Karzai appeared "less fraudulent" than the scandal-tainted 2009 vote, poll officials said on Monday, despite complaints being made against all the candidates.

Bomb destroys Afghan election truck, kills three

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 18:00

A roadside bomb hit a truck carrying full ballot boxes in northern Afghanistan today, killing three people a day after the country voted for a successor to President Hamid Karzai.

Taliban calls Afghan election a plot of invaders, vows to foil it

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 12:34

Just weeks ahead of April 5 Presidential elections, Afghanistan`s Taliban on Monday warned to disrupt the polls by attacking all those involved in the elections.

Rassoul boosted as Karzai`s brother exits Afghan election

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 18:44

The brother of President Hamid Karzai dropped out of Afghanistan`s election on Thursday and endorsed former foreign minister Zalmai Rassoul, an announcement seen as signalling the current leader`s preferred successor.

Afghan election race kicks off as nominations open

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 08:59

Candidate nominations were set to open on Monday for Afghanistan`s presidential election, with a large field expected to register in the race to succeed Hamid Karzai as the US-led war winds down.

Afghan presidential election set for April 2014

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 21:02

Presidential elections considered crucial to Afghanistan`s security and stability will be held on schedule in April 2014, the country`s election commission announced.

Four more Afghan election employees arrested

Last Updated: Monday, December 06, 2010, 15:59

Four Afghan election commission employees have been arrested, an official said today in a sign that the political intrigue over September`s fraud-tainted parliamentary election is not over.

Afghan commission releases final election results

Last Updated: Thursday, November 25, 2010, 00:52

Afghan`s Independent Election Commission has released the final results of the September parliamentary elections for all 34 provinces except Ghazni.

Afghan election watchdog disqualifies 19 winners

Last Updated: Sunday, November 21, 2010, 20:26

Candidates were disqualified by the ECC probe into claims of irregularities in September poll.

Audio recording reveals fraud in Afghan election

Last Updated: Friday, November 12, 2010, 00:46

The Afghan election commission said today that it had opened an investigation into allegations that a top government official pressured an election worker to rig the results of the parliamentary ballot in western Afghan.