Egypt opposition calls for mass protests against vote rigging

Egypt`s opposition Monday called for mass protests to denounce the "irregularities and violations" in the first round of the referendum.

US for probe into allegations of fraud in Afghan polls

The US has stressed on the need to thoroughly investigate all the allegations of fraud and bogus voting in the Afghan Presidential Elections before results of the August 20 polls are officially declared.

UN confident Afghan vote to be resolved before winter

The United Nations is confident Afghanistan`s election can be resolved before winter, with ballots already being printed to hold a second round if a fraud investigation makes that necessary, a spokesman said on Sunday.

US wants Afghan polls to be credible and legitimate

Amid reports of fraud and rigging in Afghan Presidential Elections, the Obama administration has told President Hamid Karzai that it wants the results of the elections to be seen as credible and legitimate.

Afghan election official wants serious punishment for fraud

Afghanistan`s deputy chief electoral officer said on Monday that punishment for vote rigging should be the same as for terrorism and drug trafficking as fraud allegations overshadowed the country`s elections.

Afghan vote fraud claims gather momentum

Allegations of vote-rigging in Afghanistan`s elections gathered momentum on Saturday as the main challenger said he would not accept a compromised outcome and Western powers called for transparency.