Elections in Afghanistan

Afghans live out democracy dream

Mohammed Umar yesterday returned to his alma mater, the Alam Faizad School in central Kabul, for the first time since the ousting of the Taleban to cast his vote in Afghanistan's landmark National Assembly and Provincial Council elections.

Monday, 19 September, 2005, 12:00am

Afghans live out democracy dream

Mohammed Umar yesterday returned to his alma mater, the Alam Faizad School in central Kabul, for the first time since the ousting of the Taleban to cast his vote in Afghanistan's landmark National Assembly and Provincial Council elections.

19 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Doubts about Afghan poll must be cleared up

The enthusiasm shown by voters in yesterday's historic elections in Afghanistan has provided the world with a strong and moving symbol of hope for this troubled nation.

10 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Officials will be quicker on the count

The results of the Legislative Council elections are expected to be available from about noon on September 11, the day after polling day.

Chief Electoral Officer Li Wing said it was hoped all the results would be announced up to five hours earlier than at the last election, in 1998.

17 Aug 2000 - 12:00am