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Thousands protest Enrique Peña Nieto's win in Mexico's presidential election

Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Mexico's capital on Saturday to protest Enrique Peña Nieto's apparent win in the country's presidential election, accusing his long ruling party of buying votes.


Mexico's next president shrugs off claims of vote-buying

Mexico's next president denied that his party had been involved in coercion during his campaign, in the wake of allegations that Sunday's elections were "perhaps the biggest operation of vote-buying and coercion in the country's history."


Mexico ready to vote, watchful for fraud

MEXICO CITY — Mexican democracy has come a long way from the days when the ruling party would give out washing machines for votes and rip up ballots with the wrong box checked off. Today, electoral regulators preside over an elaborate system of safeguards that have made stealing the presidency at the ballot box impossible, political analysts say. But they warn that the country’s July 1 election remains vulnerable to subtler forms of tampering and the shadowy influences of organized crime, along with some new twists on the old dirty tricks.


Putin's time is running out: Russian protest leader

Up to 1 million Russians are ready to take to the streets to protest against a disputed election and Vladimir Putin's "corrupt regime" is unlikely to hold on to power for more than two years, protest leader Alexei Navalny said on Friday.


Russia's Medvedev orders probe into reported election fraud

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has ordered a probe into allegations of electoral fraud during the Dec. 4 parliamentary vote.


Afghanistan rescinds thousands of votes amid election fraud probe

Ballots from 10% of the nation's voting centers have been nullified as widespread complaints of vote irregularities are investigated.


'No fraud' as Iraq recount ends

More than two months after Iraq's parliamentary polls, the electoral commission reports no cases of fraud in a partial recount.


Allawi Wins Most Seats in Iraqi Elections

Allawi Wins Most Seats in Iraqi Elections

When the votes were all finally counted, Iraq’s election left almost everything unresolved, from who would finally rule the country to whether American combat troops would be able to leave on schedule by August.


‘Ordinary’ Afghans have little faith in Karzai

Weary Afghans, who have endured years of hardships imposed by a corrupt government, expressed little hope that President Hamid Karzai's next term will turn their lives around.


Afghan Panel Orders Runoff

Afghan Panel Orders Runoff

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Tuesday that he accepted a finding of widespread fraud in the August presidential elections and endorsed a runoff vote scheduled for Nov. 7.


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