Afghan election set for Abdullah-Ghani run-off
The Afghan presidential election will go to a second round, after no candidate reached the 50% needed for an outright win, preliminary results show.
Former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah won most votes with 44.9%. Former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani came second with 31.5%.
They are now expected to face a run-off vote on 28 May.
Bilal Sarwary reports from Kabul.
26 Apr 2014
- From the section Asia