Afghanistan Presidential-election

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Ashraf Ghani wins second term as Afghanistan president with 50% of votes, says election commission
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Ashraf Ghani wins second term as Afghanistan president with 50% of votes, says election commission

Ashraf Ghani has won a second term as president of Afghanistan, the country’s independent election commission announced Tuesday, more than four months after polls closed.

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani appears to narrowly win second term as per early results; Abdullah Abdullah rejects 'illegitimate' outcome
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Afghan president Ashraf Ghani appears to narrowly win second term as per early results; Abdullah Abdullah rejects 'illegitimate' outcome

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani appears to have narrowly won a second term, according to preliminary results from September's balloting that were announced Sunday, although his main challenger rejected the outcome as illegitimate

Afghanistan presidential election 2019 results will be delayed, say officials; blame it on technical snag, lack of transparency
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Afghanistan presidential election 2019 results will be delayed, say officials; blame it on technical snag, lack of transparency

The contest featured 18 candidates but President Ashraf Ghani, seeking a second five-year term, and Afghanistan's chief executive Abdullah Abdullah

Ashraf Ghani, Abdullah Abdullah among favourites in Afghan election but winner can do little to alter US-Taliban dynamic
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Ashraf Ghani, Abdullah Abdullah among favourites in Afghan election but winner can do little to alter US-Taliban dynamic

Ashraf Ghani would certainly project a victory as a mandate from Afghan people in any future peace process with the Taliban.

Afghanistan presidential election 2019: Sharp drop in voter turnout as only 20% vote; 7 million had voted in 2014
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Afghanistan presidential election 2019: Sharp drop in voter turnout as only 20% vote; 7 million had voted in 2014

The figure is a sharp drop from the roughly 7 million who turned out to vote in the last presidential election in 2014

Pakistan opens border to allow Afghans to take part in presidential polls after request from defence ministry
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Pakistan opens border to allow Afghans to take part in presidential polls after request from defence ministry

About 9.6 million Afghans are registered to vote in key presidential poll which marks the culmination of a bloody election campaign.

Afghanistan presidential election: Two civilians dead, 27 injured in blasts at polling stations; Kabul under partial lockdown
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Afghanistan presidential election: Two civilians dead, 27 injured in blasts at polling stations; Kabul under partial lockdown

Amid Afghanistan's presidential elections on Saturday, insurgents staged a series of blasts at polling stations across the country killing at least two and injuring 27 others.

Afghanistan to elect new president: 18 candidates, including incumbent Ashraf Ghani, vying to lead amid threats of Taliban violence
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Afghanistan to elect new president: 18 candidates, including incumbent Ashraf Ghani, vying to lead amid threats of Taliban violence

To protect voters, Afghanistan forces supported by NATO troops mission have been monitoring election stations across the country from 22 September.

Afghanistan postpones April's presidential election to allow time to fix technical problems, say officials
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Afghanistan postpones April's presidential election to allow time to fix technical problems, say officials

More time is needed to verify voter lists and train staff on a biometric identification system designed to reduce fraud, said Abdul Aziz Ibrahimi, deputy spokesman for the Independent Election Commission