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Afghan election results delayed amid fraud accusation

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 15:56

Preliminary results from Afghanistan`s presidential election, due to be announced on Wednesday, have been delayed, an election official said, amid accusations of fraud that threaten to split the fragile country along ethnic lines.

Afghan election result delayed for recounting: Official

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 18:04

The preliminary result of Afghanistan`s presidential election run-off has been delayed for several days for a recount of ballots in 2,000 voting centres amid a dispute over fraud, officials said on Tuesday.

Afghanistan tightens election security after Abdullah attack

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 14:46

Security is being ramped up so the two candidates in Afghanistan`s presidential election run-off next week can continue campaigning after an attack on one of them killed 12 people, an Interior Ministry spokesman said Sunday.

Fraud probe may delay Afghan election results: Officials

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 15:48

Afghanistan`s presidential election results are due out Wednesday, but could be delayed as authorities overseeing the country`s first democratic transfer of power wade through fraud complaints after last month`s first-round vote.

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah `extends lead` as vote count continues

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 12:44

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has extended his lead over his rival Ashraf Ghani.

Abdullah still ahead in new Afghan vote results

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 20:13

New partial results released in Afghanistan`s presidential election show candidate Abdullah Abdullah still is the front-runner, though a runoff election will be likely.

NATO chief praises Afghans for `historic`, secure vote

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 08:01

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has hailed the elections in Afghanistan as an "historic moment", praising the "enthusiasm" of voters and the "outstanding job" by Afghan security forces.

Afghans hail peaceful election, high turnout exceeds predictions

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 00:40

Afghans celebrated a largely peaceful election on Saturday, as turnout exceeded predictions despite Taliban threats to disrupt the vote to choose President Hamid Karzai`s successor.

Over 950 polling stations in Afghanistan closed

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 17:25

A total of 959 polling stations, including 211 new ones, were kept shut during the presidential and provincial council elections in Afghanistan Saturday for security reasons.

Refugees allowed to vote in Afghan elections

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 15:29

The Afghanistan government has allowed refugees living in Chaman and other border areas to vote in Saturday`s presidential and provincial elections.

Key facts about Afghanistan`s presidential election

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 12:24

Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who has led the country for more than 12 years since the fall of the Taliban, is constitutionally barred from seeking another term in office in Saturday`s presidential election.

Defiant Afghans vote in election despite Taliban threat

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 08:59

Afghans braved the threat of Taliban violence Saturday to vote for a successor to President Hamid Karzai in a landmark election held as US-led forces wind down their long war.