Afghanistan election

 
Deadly Afghan election marred by fraud complaints
Deadly Afghan election marred by fraud complaints
The final result in the run-off presidential election is not due for several weeks and international concerns have focused on the risk of a...
Afghan polls open in run-off presidential election
Afghan polls open in run-off presidential election
The run-off election will decide whether former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah or ex-World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani leads the country into a...
Afghanistan elections a 'huge success'
Afghanistan elections a 'huge success'
Afghans celebrated a largely peaceful election on Saturday, as turnout exceeded predictions despite Taliban threats to disrupt the vote to choose...
Afghan voters brave Taliban, weather to cast ballots
Afghan voters brave Taliban, weather to cast ballots
Afghan voters turned out in large numbers on Saturday, braving Taliban threats, to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power as US-led forces wind down their 13-year war....
Landmark Afghan election begins under shadow of violence
Landmark Afghan election begins under shadow of violence
Taliban insurgents launched a spate of attacks that killed dozens in the run-up to the vote, which they brand as a US-backed sham but there was no...
Afghanistan needs a Madiba
Afghanistan needs a Madiba
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai was last in South Africa in December, when he attended the state funeral of former president Nelson...
Afghanistan's vice-president Fahim dies
Afghanistan's vice-president Fahim dies
The powerful Afghan vice-president died of natural causes on Sunday, a government spokesperson said, only weeks before Afghanistan goes to the...
Intimidation, fraud claims cast shadow over Afghan poll
Intimidation, fraud claims cast shadow over Afghan poll
Concerns were growing on Monday about intimidation and fraud in Afghanistan's parliamentary election as allegations of voting irregularities...
Afghanistan to vote in shadow of rising Taliban insurgency
Afghanistan to vote in shadow of rising Taliban insurgency
Millions of Afghans are expected to defy Taliban threats and vote in a parliamentary poll on Saturday seen as a crucial step towards building...
Afghanistan fears election bloodshed
Afghanistan fears election bloodshed
Afghanistan's 17-million voters are set to choose a president for only the second time in history on Thursday with security forces on high alert...

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