Afghan election

Disputed Afghan election result to be announced Sunday: Official

The result of Afghanistan`s disputed election will be declared on Sunday, officials said Saturday, as last-minute talks between the two rival candidates continued on a proposed power-sharing deal.

Sep 20, 2014, 15:03 PM IST

Afghan election result delayed again despite US pressure

Afghanistan will not have a new president in time for a key NATO summit next week, officials said Thursday, as the country`s prolonged election crisis lurched towards another damaging delay.

Aug 28, 2014, 19:29 PM IST

Karzai calls for end of Afghan election impasse

Afghan President Hamid Karzai appealed today for the two men vying to succeed him to end their dispute over election results and save the country from further violence and economic decline.

Aug 19, 2014, 15:59 PM IST

Karzai calls for end of Afghan election impasse

Afghan President Hamid Karzai appealed Tuesday for the two men vying to succeed him to end their dispute over election results and save the country from further violence and economic decline.

Aug 19, 2014, 13:51 PM IST

Afghan vote audit goes slowly as problems arise

Four days after Afghanistan began a massive audit of millions of votes cast in the run-off presidential election, disagreements and a shortage of observers have slowed progress.

Jul 20, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

Lawmakers still questioning Afghanistan drawdown

The Afghan election crisis and unravelling of Iraq have lawmakers and regional allies thinking President Barack Obama should rethink his decision to withdraw virtually all US troops from Afghanistan by the close of 2016.

Jul 20, 2014, 00:51 AM IST

Afghanistan to begin massive vote audit: Official

The Afghan election commission is set to start on Wednesday an unprecedented audit of all 8.1 million votes cast in the June 14 run-off presidential election, an official said.

Jul 16, 2014, 17:50 PM IST

Disputed Afghan election to be recounted in full

US State Secretary John Kerry convinced Afghanistan`s feuding presidential candidates on Saturday to agree to a total recount of last month`s presidential election, which has threatened to split the country along ethnic lines.

Jul 13, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

Afghan election back from the brink after resignation

A top Afghan election official accused of fraud resigned on Monday, raising hopes of ending a political deadlock that threatens to derail the country`s presidential succession as NATO troops withdraw.

Jun 23, 2014, 21:33 PM IST

Fraud allegations spark Afghan election dispute

Afghan election authorities on Sunday strongly denied top officials were guilty of fraud after front-running presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah unleashed allegations that could threaten a smooth transition of power.

Jun 16, 2014, 15:20 PM IST

Afghan players injured in Maldives bus accident: Report

Afghan team captain Haroon Fakhruddin Amiri and coach Yousuf Kargar were among five players and two officials injured in a bus accident in the Maldives on Saturday, according to a media report.

May 25, 2014, 12:53 PM IST

Abdullah confident ahead of Afghan presidential poll run-off

Afghan presidential front-runner Abdullah Abdullah said Thursday that he accepted the final result of the poll and was ready for the run-off on June 14.

May 16, 2014, 00:21 AM IST

World hails `successful` vote at meeting on Afghan future

Delegates from around the world congratulated Afghanistan Thursday on the success of the first round of its presidential election, as they met in Tokyo to discuss the war-torn nation`s future.

May 15, 2014, 21:51 PM IST

Delayed Afghan election result to be released Thursday

Afghanistan`s presidential election result will be announced on Thursday, officials said, after a one-day delay over fraud investigations into the first round of voting to find a successor to Hamid Karzai.

May 14, 2014, 19:59 PM IST

Afghan election results face possible delay: Officials

Afghanistan may delay announcing presidential election results as fraud complaints have yet to be processed, officials said today, though a run-off vote is expected to be held next month.

May 13, 2014, 23:25 PM IST

"The bulldozer" joins Abdullah in Afghan election run

A former Afghan warlord nicknamed "the bulldozer" joined front-runner Abdullah Abdullah`s presidential campaign on Saturday, as deal-making hots up before the decisive run-off vote next month.

May 03, 2014, 18:15 PM IST

Afghan election run-off between Abdullah and Ghani: Results

Afghanistan`s presidential election is set for a second-round vote, preliminary results showed Saturday, as opposition leader Abdullah Abdullah and former academic Ashraf Ghani both failed to secure a decisive victory.

Apr 26, 2014, 20:01 PM IST

Afghan election result delayed due to fraud probe

Afghanistan`s presidential election result has been delayed by two days due to fraud investigations and will now be released on Saturday, officials said Wednesday as they vowed to sift out fake votes.

Apr 23, 2014, 13:10 PM IST

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

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.

Apr 13, 2014, 17:03 PM IST

Afghan election frontrunner vows reconciliation with Karzai

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.

Apr 13, 2014, 12:55 PM IST