• European Union 2018-11-29 02:34

    EU, Afghanistan sign crucial aid agreement

    TEHRAN_The European Union and the Afghan government have signed a financing agreement worth millions of euros during an important summit focused on development and economy of the war-torn country.

  • Afghanistan election 2018-11-26 21:45

    Afghan presidential polls to be delayed

    TEHRAN _ In the wake of security concerns and disarray in counting votes from last month’s parliamentary elections, the presidential polls in Afghanistan slated for April next year might be delayed.

  • qassemi 2018-10-21 20:41

    Iran denies meddling in U.S. mid-term elections

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has denied allegations of interference in the United States’ mid-term congressional elections, saying the Islamic Republic’s principled policy is not to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries. 

  • Afghan women 2018-10-18 09:06

    UN calls for women's participation in Afghan polls

    TEHRAN - United Nations mission in Afghanistan has called for peaceful parliamentary elections with women’s full participation – as candidates, electoral workers, observers and voters – terming it "the civil and political right of all women".

  • Guardian Council: Reforming electoral law is essential 2018-10-16 10:10

    Guardian Council: Reforming electoral law is essential

    TEHRAN – Abbasali Kadkhodaei, spokesman for the Guardian Council, said on Monday that reforming the electoral law is an “undeniable necessity”.

  • Afghanistan election 2018/10/03

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Parliamentary polls another test for Afghan democracy

    TEHRAN - The campaigning for October 20 Afghan parliamentary polls quietly kicked off last week. Originally slated for 2015, the election has been repeatedly deferred due to the fragile security environment and national unity government’s lack of preparedness.

  • Afghanistan election 2018-09-29 23:48

    Afghan election campaigning kicks off

    TEHRAN - Ahead of the much-anticipated but long-delayed parliamentary elections in Afghanistan, campaigning finally kicked off on Friday amid growing concerns of violence and electoral fraud.

  • Ghani-Trump 2018-09-25 11:16

    Donald Trump refuses to meet Afghan President

    TEHRAN - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has reportedly cancelled his visit to New York to attend the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session after Donald Trump refused to meet him, said a media report.

  • Indonesia election 2018-09-23 09:58

    Campaigning kicks off for Indonesia election

    TEHRAN - Ahead of next year’s election, major political parties in Indonesia have kicked off their election campaign. President Joko Widodo, who is looking to retain his chair, launched his campaign on Friday, looking to win over big chunk of millennial and Muslim votes.

  • Sweden's Election 2018-09-14 11:33

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Did the Far-right Really Win the Sweden's Elections?

    General elections were held in Sweden on Sunday 9 September 2018, to elect the 349 members of the Sweden Parliament (Riksdag). They in turn will elect the Prime Minister of Sweden. Regional and municipal elections were also held on the same day.

  • Modi 2018-08-14 11:07

    Indian PM Modi confident of winning another term

    TEHRAN - Dismissing the attempts of opposition parties to corner him ahead of general election next year, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he would be re-elected with an even bigger majority in parliament in 2019.

  • Pakistan election 2018-08-07 11:15

    About 1.67 million votes omitted in Pakistan election

    TEHRAN - A few weeks after the general election in Pakistan that was marred by accusations of vote-rigging and manipulation, an independent poll watchdog has made stunning disclosure in a new report.

  • Ashraf Ghani 2018-08-05 10:37

    Amid surge in violence, Afghanistan sets date for 2019 presidential election

    TEHRAN - Afghan authorities have announced April 20, 2019 as the date for next presidential election, when the five-year term of President Ashraf Ghani-led national unity government (NUG) comes to an end.

  • Aamir Mughal 2018-07-29 11:39

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘Political transition may be smooth but Imran Khan won’t be able to run the country smoothly’

    TEHRAN - Aamir Mughal is a Pakistan-based political commentator and social media activist. He was formerly a senior intelligence officer. In this interview with Tehran Times, he spoke about the general elections in Pakistan and allegations of vote rigging and manipulation.

  • Afghanistan election 2018-07-26 11:30

    Millions vote in violence-marred, bitterly-contested election in Pakistan

    TEHRAN -Millions of people flocked polling stations on Wednesday to cast their votes in the violence-marred, bitterly-contested general election, which will see a democratic transition of power, only the second time in the country's chequered political history.

  • Pakistan election 2018-07-12 13:07

    Pakistan army to deploy 371,000 troops to ensure free and secure election

    TEHTAN - To ensure free and secure upcoming general election, Pakistan army has said that it will deploy about 371,000 troops across the country, while rejecting reports that it was planning to rig the polls in favor of Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan.

  • India 2018-07-01 11:00

    Kashmir pull-out part of BJP’s grand strategy for general election, says report

    The decision of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) to pull out of an alliance with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu & Kashmir was part of a “grand strategy” for parliament election, says a report by the Concerned Citizens Group (CCG) led by veteran leader and former minister Yashwant Sinha.

  • شعبانی 2018-05-08 17:26

    Shabani Bahar elected Iran Archery Federation president

    TEHRAN - Gholamreza Shabani Bahar has been elected as new president of archery federation in Iran on Tuesday.