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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."


Putin wins Russian presidency, exit polls show

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin won a resounding victory in Russia's presidential election, exit polls showed, after a vote that opponents said was marred by fraud.


‘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.


Thousands of Afghan ballots tossed for fraud

Thousands of Afghan ballots tossed for fraud

Fraud investigators have thrown out hundreds of thousands of ballots for Afghanistan's president from the country's disputed ...


Afghanistan gears up for final election result

Afghanistan gears up for final election result

A U.N.-backed fraud watchdog said Friday it was close to a verdict in its probe of Afghanistan's presidential election, which could force incumbent Hamid Karzai into a run-off against his main rival.


U.N.-Backed Afghan Fraud Panel Member Resigns

A member of a U.N.-backed panel set up to investigate fraud complaints in Afghanistan's election resigned Monday, blaming what he called "the interference of foreigners" in a vote already mired in controversy.


U.S. Critic of Karzai Is Fired From U.N. Mission

Peter Galbraith, the top American U.N. official in Afghanistan, was being recalled after a dispute over the handling of fraud allegations in the election.


Serious fraud complaints double in Afghan vote

Afghanistan's election fraud watchdog said on Sunday it is probing 567 allegations of abuse it considers serious enough to affect the outcome of the Aug 20 vote, more than double the number announced two days ago.


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