Iraqi forces cast ballots ahead of parliamentary elections

Iaqi security personnel Monday cast their votes across the country ahead of parliamentary elections April 30 amid tight security.

Czechs cast ballots in vote seen as government test

Czechs voted in a mid-term Senate ballot, seen as a test for the new centre-right cabinet whose reforms and cuts are likely to slow down if the leftist opposition wins a majority.

Ballots voided from 10% of Afghan vote centres

Ballots from about 10 percent of voting centres in last month`s parliamentary election have been disqualified by fraud, Afghan election officials said today, in a move likely to affect results in a number of volatile provinces.

Afghan commission orders first ballots invalidated

Afghanistan`s vote monitoring body on Thursday ordered for the first time the invalidation of ballots from last month`s controversial elections, finding "clear and convincing evidence of fraud."

Over 2,00,000 ballots tossed for fraud in Afghan vote: Official

About 200,000 votes have been thrown out of the tally of Afghan election results because of fraud, an election official said Tuesday.