Syria: Survivors recount horror of Houla massacre

The UK, France and the US have raised diplomatic pressure on the Assad Government against the killings.

Gulburg riots: Zakia in tears recounting husband`s killing

Zakia, wife of former Congress MP
Ehsan Jaffery, who was killed during the 2002 Gulburg riots,
on Friday broke down in the court while describing how brutally
her husband was killed by a mob.

Baghdad vote recount to take about 2-3 weeks

Iraq`s election officials said
on Thursday that a recount of the Baghdad ballots could take up to
three weeks, possibly even longer than it took to count the
whole country`s ballots after the March 7 election.

Baghdad election recount could start next week

An Iraqi electoral official said Wednesday that a court-ordered recount of Baghdad votes from last month`s inconclusive election could begin as early as next week.

Watchdog allows sampling to speed Afghan recount

A UN-backed watchdog that has ordered a partial recount of Afghanistan`s presidential election votes because of fraud allegations said on Monday it will allow small samples of ballots to be inspected to speed up the process.

UN envoy arrives to advise on Afghan vote recount

A senior UN envoy has arrived in
Kabul to help electoral officials deal with allegations of
massive fraud in the recent presidential elections, a UN
spokesman said on Sunday.

Afghan vote recount would take six weeks: Election Body

A ballot recount ordered by a
UN-backed election body in Afghanistan would take one and a
half months to complete, pushing back any second round of
voting, a senior poll official said on Saturday.

Karzai passes key 50% mark in Afghan vote, recount ordered

President Hamid Karzai has extended his lead in Afghanistan`s fraud-tainted elections, for the first time passing the key 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a run-off with nearly all the votes counted.