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Afghan election run-off between Abdullah& Ghani

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(Kabul) - Afghanistan's presidential election is set for a second-round vote, preliminary results showed, as opposition leader Abdullah Abdullah and former academic Ashraf Ghani both failed to secure a decisive victory. "Based on our results,…

Abdullah leads Afghan poll with 11 points

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(Kabul) - Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah is leading Ashraf Ghani in Afghanistan's presidential election by 11 percentage points after half of the ballots were counted, officials said Sunday, with a runoff vote likely next month. The…
Afghan Presidential Vote Date Set for April 5

Afghan Presidential Vote Date Set for April 5

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(Kabul) - Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission in a statement said Afghanistan’s presidential election will be held on April 5, 2014 months ahead of the final withdrawal of NATO combat troops from the insurgency-plagued nation.…