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Russian police detain opposition politician Alexei Navalny at protest

Russian police detained opposition politician Alexei Navalny and at least 35 others at a Moscow protest calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing o...

Russian police detain opposition politician Alexei Navalny at protest

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Russia arrests Putin critic Alexei Navalny, hundreds more for taking part in anti-corruption protest Russian authorities arrested Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critic, together with hundreds other protesters who went to the streets following the arrest of a journalist....
18:34, 06/13/2019

Russian Police Arrest Hundreds at Protest, Including Navalny, After Reporter’s Release Riot police dragged demonstrators from the crowd and arrested news photographers and reporters at a protest called to support the journalist Ivan Golunov, who had been detained and abruptly freed....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Russian police arrest Navalny ally Leonid Volkov over protest rally A senior aide to Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained over a rally organized by the opposition last year. In 2018, Navalny himself served two stints in jail for violating protes...
12:34, 05/21/2019

Russian police detain more than 400 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged fra...
18:17, 06/12/2019

Russian police detain more than 500 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 500 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged fra...
01:17, 06/13/2019

Russian police detain more than 200 at protest over journalist’s arrest MOSCOW – Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officer...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Russian police detain at least 94 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police detained at least 94 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged frami...
12:51, 06/12/2019

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
09:51, 06/21/2019

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged......
23:00, 06/12/2019

Police detain hundreds in Moscow during protests over Russian journalist – video Hundreds of people were detained in central Moscow on Wednesday as protesters rallied to demand that charges be brought against the police officers who planted drugs on Ivan Golunov, an investigative ...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Russian riot police deployed before cathedral protest MOSCOW (AP) — Hundreds of riot police have surrounded a park in Russia’s fourth-largest city before what’s expected to be a third consecutive day of protests against building a new cathedr...
17:51, 05/15/2019

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
19:17, 05/22/2019

Venezuela opposition politician seeks refuge in Argentina's Embassy in Caracas Richard Blanco is one of 10 National Assembly members charged with treason for supporting opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for a military revolt on April 30....
20:51, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan court issues arrest warrant for opposition politician Lopez A Venezuelan court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez given he violated a 2017 court-imposed order to remain under house arrest, according to a statement on ...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Belgian police detain over 30 over online car sales racket BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities say more than 30 people have been detained in a massive police operation aimed at breaking up a vast online car sales racket. The federal prosecutor’s office ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Spanish police detain 6 Liverpool fans in Barcelona Spanish police have detained six Liverpool fans ahead of the team's Champions League match in Barcelona        ...
15:51, 05/01/2019

Moscow police detain Pussy Riot member, 6 others MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow police have detained a member of the Pussy Riot protest group for the second time in a month and a Russian official says he expects she will face drug charges. Veronika Nikulshina...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Police detain hundreds as Kazakhstan votes for new president The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan, as his handpicked successor admitted Nazarbayev still exerted power. Some 500 people were detained for p...
23:00, 06/09/2019

North Macedonia police detain 50 migrants within days SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say they apprehended 50 Europe-bound migrants who allegedly entered the country from Greece. A police statement said officers chasing a jeep Sa...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Australian Police Detain Man, Neutralise Explosive Materials Australian bomb experts were working to destroy "explosive" materials found in a suburban Adelaide home Tuesday, following the arrest of a 43-year-old man....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Spanish police detain 4 British citizens ahead of CL final MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have detained four British citizens on the eve of the Champions League final. Authorities say the four were detained for assault, including against police officer...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Senegal police detain protesters amid outcry over gas deal Senegalese riot police fired tear gas and detained more than 20 people on Friday at an unsanctioned protest in Dakar over a BBC report of allegations the president's brother was involved in fraud rela...
01:34, 06/15/2019

China's police targeting 'lawful' behavior to detain Muslims: report Authorities are collecting data on legal behavior in order to investigate Muslims, says Human Rights Watch. Activists believe that 1 million Uighurs and other Muslims have been forced into camps acros...
08:17, 05/02/2019

Police Detain 100 as Kazakhstan Votes in First Election Since Fall of Soviet Union Voters in Kazakhstan went to the polls Sunday to vote for a new president in an election critics have called undemocratic and said underscores growing authoritarianism in the former Soviet country....
20:17, 06/09/2019

Politician led cops on ‘very bizarre’ chase with kid in SUV: police A California pol led cops on a “very bizarre” car chase — that started in a police parking lot, officials said. Leemore Councilwoman Holly Andrade Blair, 37, was busted Wednesday after driving her red...
20:17, 06/06/2019

German Terror Police Probe Politician's Killing German federal prosecutors are investigating the killing of a pro-refugee politician for a possible ideological motive, adding to concerns about a resurgence of political violence in the country....
16:17, 06/17/2019

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke...
18:17, 06/09/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
05:34, 05/05/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition’s frustration shows The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country’s crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo...
22:51, 05/04/2019

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police o...
23:51, 06/10/2019

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
00:17, 05/23/2019

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days MOSCOW (AP) — A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year. Leonid Volkov was sentenced ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Uganda: Opposition pop star Bobi Wine jailed over protest The Ugandan pop star and opposition figure known as Bobi Wine has been remanded to jail after being charged over his role in a street protest against social media tax last year...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Thousands protest against cathedral in Russian city Hundreds of riot police have surrounded a park in Russia’s fourth-largest city ahead of what’s expected to be a third consecutive day of protests against building a new cathedral...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Montenegro opposition leaders jailed for pro-Russian coup plot A Montenegrin court has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including opposition politicians, over an alleged Russia-backed coup plot. The judge said the plot was aimed at stopping Montenegro from joi...
11:17, 05/09/2019

Chicago politician arrested for filing false police report gets Smollett judge A Chicago alderman was thrown behind bars this week — charged with insurance fraud and obstruction of justice — for allegedly filing a false police report against a former fling, cops say. Ald. Proco ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

"Cut Money Means Chief Minister": Opposition Leaders' Protest On "Scam" Lawmakers of Congress and CPM Monday staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly protesting against the ongoing "cut money scam" and demanded inquiry into the incident....
03:17, 06/25/2019

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
02:34, 06/15/2019

Dozens detained at cathedral protest in Russian city MOSCOW (AP) — Several dozen people have been detained at a rally to protest the construction of a cathedral in a popular park in Russia’s fourth-largest city. Russian news agencies on Thursday q...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Porn stars, artists, and sex workers protest at Instagram's HQ in opposition of the company's rules about nudity Light Rocket / Getty Images Sex workers, artists, and porn stars planned to protest outside of Instagram's Menlo Park HQ and New York City office on Wednesday in opposition of what they say are often...
13:34, 06/20/2019

Russian media, celebrities protest against investigative journalist's drug bust Three of Russia's leading newspapers took the unusual step on Monday of publishing identical front page headlines to protest over what they suspect is the framing of an investigative journalist on dru...
13:17, 06/10/2019

Three dead as Sudan police try to disperse protest A group of Sudanese doctors has said that security forces used live rounds on peaceful protesters. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President O...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Albanian opposition clash with police at anti-govt rally Thousands of supporters of the Albania’s center-right opposition have protested in Tirana, calling for the left-wing government to resign and for an early parliamentary election...
22:51, 05/11/2019

Police boats move in on Greenpeace North Sea oil rig protest Third climate activist charged with disorderly conduct as occupation enters fifth dayAnother Greenpeace activist who boarded a North Sea oil rig off Inverness has appeared in court charged with disord...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highlight the city's shortage of affordable housing....
23:34, 05/01/2019

200 arrests at Moscow protest against falsified police cases Russian authorities say that more than 200 people have been reported arrested in a large unauthorized protest against falsified police cases, sparked by the recent arrest of a prominent reporter on dr...
15:17, 06/12/2019

100-plus rally in protest of fatal Oklahoma police shooting EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — More than 100 people marched in the rain to protest the fatal shooting of a naked, unarmed teenager by police in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. The group marched about a half...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Navalny ally Leonid Volkov sentenced to 20 days in jail Leonid Volkov, a senior aide to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, has been sentenced to 20 days in jail over a rally organized last year. Volkov told people to keep fighting for freedom of exp...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Russian journalist in Moscow police custody sent to hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow p...
16:51, 06/08/2019

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country’s top investigative body saying police used violence against him while in custody...
14:34, 06/09/2019

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” through central Paris. Among them were people serio...
22:00, 06/02/2019

Police fire tear gas as thousands in Malawi protest election BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Police in Malawi have fired tear gas at some protesters as thousands demonstrate in major cities over last month’s disputed election. Thursday’s confrontation in Bl...
14:17, 06/20/2019

Ivan Golunov: Russian police drop charges against journalist Anti-corruption reporter will not face drugs charges because of lack of evidenceRussian police have dropped all charges of drug dealing against Ivan Golunov, an investigative reporter whose arrest cau...
18:17, 06/11/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov 'beaten by police in custody' Doctor says investigative reporter may have suffered concussion and broken ribsA Russian investigative journalist arrested on controversial drug charges has been severely beaten in custody, his lawyer...
19:51, 06/08/2019

Russian Investigative Journalist in Moscow Police Custody Sent to Hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Mo...
16:34, 06/08/2019

Russian reporter’s lawyer protests alleged police violence MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint that accuses police of using violence against the prominent reporter, a human rights group sai...
21:00, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say police are mobilizing thousands of additional officers to keep order ...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show o...
19:17, 05/17/2019

Ivan Golunov case: Russian media mark victory over police After an unprecedented public outcry, Russian police have dropped questionable drug charges against investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and freed him from house arrest. What caused authorities to ba...
01:00, 06/12/2019

Detroit police chief faces backlash over neo-Nazi protest at Pride event James Craig was criticized after officers escorted National Socialist Movement members who carried weapons at Motor City PrideDetroit’s black police chief is under fire over his department’s handling ...
08:17, 06/14/2019

Police say Extinction Rebellion Heathrow drone protest activists could face life in jail Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone protest at Heathrow Airport next week....
10:17, 06/15/2019

Russian president Putin fires 2 top police officers involved in arrest of investigative journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin fired two police generals involved in a criminal drug case against a Russian investigative journalist whose arrest had sparked widespread protests.    ...
01:51, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continues to protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China....
10:51, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the controversial extradition bill....
22:34, 06/21/2019

Death toll from Sudan protest camp rises to more than 30: protest-linked doctors association The number of people killed in the dispersal of a protest camp in the center of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday rose to more than 30, an opposition-linked doctors' committee said....
20:51, 06/03/2019

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Border Patrol wants to build new tent to detain migrants HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says it plans to build another tent facility in South Texas one week after a tent for processing migrants opened. In a statement Friday, the agency says the 500-p...
06:51, 05/11/2019

Mexico officials detain more migrants as crackdown steps up Mexican authorities are reinforcing efforts to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsme...
02:34, 06/24/2019

Sweden files to detain Julian Assange for rape charge Swedish prosecutors heading the probe into a rape allegation against Julian Assange issued a formal detention order Monday against the WikiLeaks founder, who is jailed in Britain – a first step in see...
14:17, 05/20/2019

Ilhan Omar suggests its 'un-American' for ICE to detain illegal immigrants Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., continued attacking Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Thursday, claiming that it was "un-American" for the agency to detain immigrants suspected of violating the l...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Swedish court rejects request to detain Julian Assange Ruling prevents prosecutors from applying immediately for extradition warrantAn attempt to extradite Julian Assange to Sweden has suffered a setback after a court in Uppsala said he did not need to be...
22:34, 06/03/2019

Swedish Court Rejects Request To Detain Assange Over 2010 Rape Case A Swedish court on Monday said it considered Julian Assange a suspect in a 2010 rape case but rejected a request to detain him, dashing the prosecutor's hopes of having him swiftly extradited from......
21:00, 06/03/2019

New Trump WH policy lets deputies detain immigrants on behalf of ICE, subverting 'sanctuary' laws A new Trump administration policy will allow local deputies to detain immigrants on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), even if sanctuary policies are written to prevent it. ...
06:51, 05/08/2019

Myanmar troops kill 6, detain scores in Rakhine over suspected rebel links: military spokesman Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the troubled western state of Rakhine on Thursday, after soldiers and police detained hundreds of people at a school, a military spokesman said...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Myanmar troops kill six, detain scores in Rakhine over suspected rebel links: military spokesman Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the troubled western state of Rakhine on Thursday, after soldiers and police detained hundreds of people at a school, a military spokesman said...
16:17, 05/02/2019

Danish politician: 'Yes it's me on Pornhub' Joachim B. Olsen, a center-right Liberal Alliance party MP standing in the country's upcoming general election, knows where to find voters: on a popular porn site....
22:51, 05/14/2019

UK politician suspended after grabbing protester UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suspended senior politician Mark Field from office after video emerged of him grabbing and manhandling a protester at an event in London on Thursday evening....
23:34, 06/21/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politicia...
20:34, 06/16/2019

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has arrived in London, an iconic British import of its o...
22:34, 06/03/2019

‘You Have to Be Where the Voters Are.’ This Danish Politician Is Campaigning on Pornhub A Danish politician has taken out an ad on a popular porn-streaming website ahead of the country’s upcoming general elections. Joachim B. Olsen, a former Olympic shot putter and center-right Lib...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster ...
12:17, 06/17/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
00:34, 06/20/2019

Ex-Rhode Island politician changes political parties _ again PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has a new home and has changed his political affiliation for the fourth time. Chafee tells The Boston Globe he has registered in Wyoming...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
10:51, 06/20/2019

Suspect in German politician's murder confesses The suspect in the murder of local German politician Walter Lübcke has reportedly confessed. The chief prosecutor briefed parliament's interior affairs committee on the case....
10:00, 06/26/2019

Far-right sympathizer suspected of killing German pro-migrant politician A man arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering a senior local politician known for pro-migrant views was a far-right sympathizer, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Monday....
18:51, 06/17/2019

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ru...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Hundreds attend vigil for slain German politician The town of Wolfhagen has been remembering local politician Walter Lübcke, who was shot dead in an apparent act of right-wing violence. Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany had a duty to c...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Pro-Brexit Politician Nigel Farage Hit With Milkshake While Campaigning (LONDON) — British politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election on Monday — the latest in a spate of attacks on politicians with t...
18:34, 05/20/2019

Prosecutors: Suspected murder of German politician probably had far-right motive German prosecutors believe there was a far-right background to the suspected murder of a prominent local politician known for his pro-migrant views, a spokesman for the federal prosecutor's office sai...
16:51, 06/17/2019

Report: Austrian politician offered contracts for support Two German newspapers have reported that the leader of Austria's far-right Freedom Party offered government contracts in return for support from a potential Russian donor shortly before parliamentary ...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Suresh Angadi: Politician-Cum-Educationist And Now A First-Time Minister Suresh Angadi, a four-time member of Lok Sabha from Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency, is also an educationist whose institutions offer courses in commerce, science, computer science, business......
05:00, 05/31/2019

The Roman Dictator Cincinnatus: Model of an Honest Politician? Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus is a figure from the Early Republican period of Rome’s history. Cincinnatus (a nickname given to him due to his curly hair) was an aristocrat who belonged to the patrician...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain arrested in London Founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement has lived in self-imposed exile in UK for decadesPolice have arrested a prominent Pakistani politician in London. The Metropolitan police said a man in his 60s had ...
00:34, 06/12/2019

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel as an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims of a decade-old neo-Nazi murder series wants past ...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Prominent Congolese politician Katumbi returns from exile KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A prominent Congolese businessman and onetime presidential hopeful has returned home after three years in political exile. Moise Katumbi, who said he feared for his life under t...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Voters cry foul over politician's fall from swing in Dublin bar Fine Gael’s Maria Bailey gives car-crash interview after withdrawing legal action It was a regular swing, with two ropes and a wooden slat, but when Maria Bailey fell off it a farce ensued which embar...
20:34, 05/28/2019

Argentinian politician seriously injured in Buenos Aires shooting Héctor Olivares critically ill and provincial official dies after incident near congressional buildingAn Argentinian politician has been seriously injured and a provincial official killed in one of th...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Trump’s Competition for Most Unpopular Politician in New York: de Blasio A statewide poll suggests that President Trump is better liked than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has become more unpopular since declaring his 2020 candidacy....
03:00, 06/11/2019

Austrian politician “ashamed” of behavior caught on video BERLIN (AP) — Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria’s vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he’s ashamed of his be...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "right-wing extremist" in nature, saying it was "direct...
14:17, 06/18/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
11:34, 06/09/2019

"Will Hack Those Who Question": Tamil Politician's Rant On Journalists The chief of BJP ally PMK has taken on journalists, calling them "dogs" and making remarks seen as threats. In a cellphone video that's being widely circulated, PMK chief S Ramadoss is seen recalling....
15:00, 06/23/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning...
11:34, 06/09/2019

Austrian politician "ashamed" of behavior caught on video Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria's vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he's ashamed of his behavior....
18:34, 05/24/2019

Actor-Politician Hema Malini Leads In Mathura Actor-politician Hema Malini ruled the silver screen in the 1960s and 70s. She was popularly called the "Dream Girl" during her acting years. She is a BJP parliamentarian from the temple town of......
23:17, 05/23/2019

Brexitcast reacts to Danish politician advertising on PornHub Brexitcast hosts Laura Kuenssberg and Katya Adler can't stop laughing when they discuss where a Danish politician is advertising his election campaign online....
13:17, 05/17/2019

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Suspect in killing of German politician was jailed for attempted bombing Man held over Walter Lübcke shooting linked to far-right extremists, say security sourcesA man with links to rightwing extremist groups who once planted a pipe bomb outside a home for asylum seekers i...
19:34, 06/17/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Named UK Politician Of The Year London Mayor Sadiq Khan has been named the Politician of the Year at an annual awards ceremony held in the UK's House of Commons complex for his ongoing contribution to the political life in the......
19:34, 04/28/2019

UK politician caught on video ‘assaulting’ protester at black-tie event A British politician is under investigation for manhandling a Greenpeace activist during a black-tie event in London, according to reports. Mark Field, a Foreign Office minister, has been suspended fo...
16:34, 06/21/2019

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound to the head. Police in the ce...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Twitter suspends Jewish newspaper, SPD politician for anti-AfD tweets Twitter temporarily blocked accounts of a Jewish paper and a Berlin politician for allegedly publishing election misinformation. Both offending tweets had to do with criticism of the far-right AfD par...
01:17, 05/14/2019

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel ...
00:51, 06/09/2019

Gunmen kill prominent politician-union leader in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials say an 83-year-old union leader and former federal senator has been assassinated in central Mexico. The Guanajuato state prosecutor’s office has issued a statement p...
18:17, 05/12/2019

Politician’s Affair Puts Spotlight on Australia’s Crony Culture Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is fighting for his political life amid accusations that he abused his position to cultivate an extramarital affair....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Algerian military jails prominent politician, raising worry ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military court has detained a prominent left-wing politician as it investigates an alleged plot against the country’s leadership. A statement from the Workers...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Naveen Patnaik, A Reluctant Politician To 5-Time Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, once a reluctant inheritor of the legacy of his legendary father and former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik, is all set to resume the reins of power for the fifth consecutive term,....
23:00, 05/29/2019

An anti-LGBT politician got photobombed by two young women kissing Social activists Gaia Parisi and Matilde Rizzo are just friends -- but when Italy's ultra-conservative Interior Minister Matteo Salvini visited their hometown, the 19-year-olds couldn't resist the cha...
22:00, 05/02/2019

A British Politician Grabbed a Climate Protester by the Neck and It’s Dividing the U.K. A video showing a U.K. Member of Parliament aggressively grabbing a female climate protester by the neck and marching her out of a banquet dinner is dividing the country. The footage, filmed by TV new...
17:17, 06/21/2019

Indian politician calls the man who killed Mahatma Gandhi a ‘patriot’ A parliamentary candidate from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party made the incendiary remark just days before the multiphase national elections wrapped up....
21:17, 05/16/2019

GOP politician raises the stakes in 'censorship' fight with Silicon Valley Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is taking aim at Silicon Valley’s biggest players with a bill that would strip them of immunity granted during the Clinton era for content posted by users....
02:34, 06/20/2019

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau Britain must not "export its political crisis" over to Europe, said French politician Nathalie Loiseau, who is spearheading President Emmanuel Macron's European election campaign....
08:51, 05/22/2019

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
17:51, 05/24/2019

Federal prosecutors take over murder investigation of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. He was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
13:51, 06/17/2019

Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has blocked the leader of a new anti-junta political party from taking his seat in Parliament while it determines whether he violated election rules. The Constitutional Cou...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Dutch politician apologizes for calling Jews 'meek lambs' during the Holocaust A far-right Dutch senator has been forced to retract comments he gave during an interview in which he claimed Jews had been driven to “the gas chambers just like meek little lambs” during the Holocaus...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Danish shot-putter turned politician places election ad on Pornhub A member of the center-right Liberal Alliance party in Denmark placed an ad encouraging people to vote for him in the general election on one of the world’s top adult websites, Pornhub....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Raids Against Maharashtra Politician's Firm Accused Of Farm Loan Fraud The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at multiple locations in Maharashtra on Thursday in connection with an alleged Rs-328 crore farm loan fraud, perpetrated using identities of "bogus and.....
19:51, 06/06/2019

Youth Politician To Cabinet Minister: Giriraj Singh, PM Modi Loyalist A staunch loyalist of Narendra Modi since the days he was the chief minister of Gujarat, BJP leader Giriraj Singh has seen his political stock rise dramatically in the past one decade....
22:51, 05/30/2019

Doctor-Turned Politician Harsh Vardhan Minister Again In PM Modi Cabinet Doctor Harsh Vardhan, who handled three portfolios in the last NDA government and initiated a crucial national programme to tackle air pollution, has made his way to the Narendra Modi cabinet for a......
22:51, 05/30/2019

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on M...
22:34, 06/03/2019

A pro-migrant German politician was shot dead. Officials now suspect a far-right motive A man arrested over the killing of a senior German politician earlier this month is believed to have links to the far right, prosecutors said Monday....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Naked German 'unicorn' politician creates stir at flower show A local politician appearing body-painted but half-naked as a unicorn proved a hit at a gardening exhibition in southwestern Germany. But not everyone was amused....
14:51, 05/16/2019

North Carolina Politician Abruptly Resigns, Saying He's Been Subjected to Homophobic Bullying Jerry Windle, a former town council member of Morrisville, NC, abruptly resigned his position this week, saying he had been the victim of intense, homophobic bullying over the past several years....
05:51, 05/17/2019

Federal prosecutors suspect 'far-right motive' in killing of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. They believe there was a far-right motive, but have no evidence the suspect was part of a terror ...
17:51, 06/17/2019

Ex-Arkansas state senator’s campaign staffer, 'friend' charged in politician’s murder The former campaign staffer and “friend” suspected in this month’s shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder....
19:34, 06/18/2019

Austrian politician resigns after publishing 'deeply racist' poem comparing migrants to rats Christian Schilcher, a member of the anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPÖ) that forms half of Austria's ruling alliance, had published the poem in the Easter edition of his party's regional newspaper....
18:17, 04/28/2019

After downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ for years, Trump continues downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ Over the past two years, members of the Trump campaign have minimized the impact of Russian election interference, even questioning whether they would call the FBI if offered foreign opposition resear...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Sierra Vista Police seeks applicants for Citizen Police Academy SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. –Sierra Vista Police Department is seeking interested individuals in its Citizen Police Academy program. These classes give people a glimpse of behind-the-scenes police work. Free ...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Chicago Police Release Video of Jussie Smollett Meeting Police With Noose Around His Neck New video released by the Chicago police late Monday night shows that when officers went to investigate a possible hate crime against actor Jussie Smollett in January, the former Empire star greeted t...
00:17, 06/26/2019

South Bend police union slams Buttigieg over response to police shooting of black man The South Bend, Indiana police union is accusing the city’s mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg of making decisions on an officer-involved fatal shooting “solely for his politic...
19:00, 06/25/2019

New York Police Officer Kills Himself, Third Police Suicide in 10 Days The police commissioner urged officers to seek mental health care, reiterating what he said after a deputy chief and detective took their own lives this month....
08:34, 06/15/2019

Police arrest Johns Hopkins’ protesters of private police BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have arrested protesters at Johns Hopkins University where students have been staging a sit-in for more than a month to stop the university’s plans to create a ...
13:00, 05/08/2019

VIDEO: Police release footage of elderly man being shoved off city bus; passenger now facing murder charge, police say Video showing a woman violently pushing a 74-year-old man out the door of a stopped bus in downtown Las Vegas on March 21 was released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on Tuesday. ...
06:17, 05/15/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, teammates visit police academy as part of National Police Week Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, and two other quarterbacks, spent time at the Kansas City Regional Police Academy as part of National Police Week on Tuesday....
00:34, 05/16/2019

Police: Man dead after police-involved shooting PHOENIX, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say a man is dead after at least one officer fired a gun while responding to an emergency call. Baltimore County Police said on Twitter that authorities received...
05:17, 06/23/2019

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
13:34, 06/10/2019

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was part of a clampdown on them directed by the govern...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run despite GOP opposition Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
14:00, 05/17/2019

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
18:17, 05/27/2019

Opposition rallies again to get Albanian PM to quit Supporters of Albanian opposition parties rallied on Saturday to ask Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit and pave the way to fresh polls, dispersing after throwing firecrackers and flares to police who re...
01:00, 06/09/2019

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election....
15:17, 05/24/2019

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks....
20:51, 06/02/2019

Opposition Should Reveal Its PM Candidate, Says Rajnath Singh Expressing confidence that the BJP will win more seats that it did in 2014, senior party leader Rajnath Singh today said a two-thirds majority for the NDA cannot be ruled out....
13:34, 05/14/2019

| Malawi opposition rally against election 'robbery' Malawian opposition supporters have marched through the capital Lilonge and burst into government offices to protest against alleged fraud in elections last month that returned Peter Mutharika as pres...
21:17, 06/04/2019

Venezuela says talking with "democratic" opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution following a failed uprising against Pres...
16:34, 05/16/2019

Opposition says ‘injustice’ will galvanize Istanbul voters ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul says he believes “the injustice” caused by the cancellation of his win in March will galvanize voters in his favor in Sunday&...
16:00, 06/17/2019

Venezuela Opposition Threatened by Embezzlement Allegations Accusations that two opposition activists pilfered tens of thousands of dollars is threatening to become an embarrassment for a coalition that is heavily dependent on funds from private donors and for...
14:00, 06/19/2019

Australian opposition leader favorite to win election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bill Shorten, the man most likely to become Australia’s prime minister in elections on Saturday, has the solid support of his center-left Labor Party behind him. But t...
06:34, 05/16/2019

Opposition says 'injustice' will galvanize Istanbul voters The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul says he believes "the injustice" caused by the cancellation of his win in March will galvanize voters in his favor in Sunday's rerun election....
17:00, 06/17/2019

Opposition Creating Divisions In Name Of Manohar Parrikar's Son: Goa BJP The Goa BJP Sunday said opposition parties were trying to create a rift in it by using the name of former chief minister late Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal, who was not given a ticket for the Panaji......
19:17, 05/12/2019

Venezuela Crisis: Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embat...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Turkish opposition journalist hospitalized following attack ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government and its nationalist allies has been hospitalized after being attacked outside his home. The Yenicag new...
10:17, 05/11/2019

Opposition-led congress in Venezuela returns to chambers Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its members from entering the National Assembly building for a debate...
21:51, 05/15/2019

AP Interview: Albania PM says opposition ruining EU chances TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian prime minister says the opposition’s main goal is to disrupt the country’s efforts to launch full membership negotiations with the European Union. Edi Rama,...
17:34, 06/21/2019

Brexit talks between UK government and opposition near collapse - ITV Talks between Britain's government and the main opposition Labour Party to break the Brexit deadlock are on the verge of collapse, broadcaster ITV's political editor said on Wednesday....
13:17, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition in Norway for talks CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norw...
08:34, 05/16/2019

Venezuela's opposition appeals for global support Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation....
15:34, 05/09/2019

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday....
11:00, 05/27/2019

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament r...
05:00, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Venezuela gov’t, opposition reported in talks CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norw...
06:34, 05/16/2019

Venezuela’s opposition appeals for global support MADRID (AP) — Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation. Antonio Ecarri is oppositi...
16:17, 05/09/2019

Australia’s opposition confident as voting ends Voting has closed in Australia’s general election, with some senior opposition lawmakers confident that they will form a center-left government with a focus on slashing greenhouse gas emissions....
13:51, 05/18/2019

No time to chicken out: Hungary’s opposition gets creative BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Selling yourself in five minutes can be tough. But that’s all Hungary’s opposition parties have been given on state media to promote their visions for Sunday’...
13:17, 05/22/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to again flee for their lives....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition’s candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey’s electoral board ruled the in...
13:17, 05/22/2019

Portuguese teachers' pay row defused by opposition parties Portugal's main conservative opposition parties would approve retroactive pay rises for teachers only if public finances can sustain them, they said on Sunday, reducing the chances of the Socialist go...
01:17, 05/06/2019

Turkish opposition: We will win re-run of Istanbul mayor vote The deputy chair of the CHP party told DW that their candidate would have the support of "all the people of Istanbul." The electoral body nixed the party's initial win following pressure from the ruli...
06:51, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Exit polls: Danish opposition likely to win The Latest on Denmark's general election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Exit polls in Denmark say that the opposition bloc that includes the center-left Social Democrats will get the most votes in the g...
01:51, 06/06/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling ...
17:34, 05/15/2019

"Mission Mahamilawat Wants Khichdi Government": PM's Dig At Opposition Attacking the opposition once again today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that "missionmahamilawat'' wants a "khichdi" government at the centre, the control of which will stay in the hands of the.....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Khartoum banks shuttered on second day of opposition strikes Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum were closed on Wednesday on the second day of strikes organized by protest and opposition groups to pressure military rulers to cede power to civilians....
00:34, 05/30/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Apple voices opposition to US tariffs on China Apple is one of several American companies to formally oppose plans by US President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on $300 billion-worth of Chinese-manufactured goods.Devices such as the iPhone famous...
12:17, 06/21/2019

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia’s opposition leader SYDNEY (AP) — Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia’s new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday. The 56-year-old became the new...
08:51, 05/27/2019

Venezuela’s Maduro tightens pressure on opposition Venezuelan authorities intensify pressure on opposition after its failed call for a military rebellion, but the crackdown has fueled speculation about government factionalism...
04:51, 05/10/2019

Venezuela’s top court targets opposition lawmakers Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court opens criminal investigation against six opposition lawmakers following a failed attempt to spark a military uprising...
23:51, 05/07/2019

All eyes on Erdoğan after opposition's historic win in Istanbul As Ekrem İmamoğlu backers revel in victory, attention shifts to how the president will reactThe last partygoers went home as the sun came up. Across Istanbul on Sunday night, hundreds of thousands of ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Australia's opposition leader campaigns on health, climate Australia's opposition party officially has launched its election campaign, putting health care and climate change at the forefront of its bid for election within two weeks....
08:34, 05/05/2019

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela’s return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War. Tuesda...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. Meanwhile, the United States said it would lift sanctions on a former intelligence chief who came out in suppor...
06:51, 05/08/2019

Venezuela's Congress strips opposition lawmakers of immunity Venezuela's pro-government Constituent Assembly on Tuesday stripped seven opposition legislators of parliamentary immunity after they joined rallies on April 30 amid a failed uprising aimed at ousting...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Hungary opposition gets 680,000 backers for anti-graft plan BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian politician says 680,000 people have signed an appeal pressuring the government into joining a fledgling European anti-corruption body. Independent lawmaker Akos Ha...
19:17, 06/05/2019

Opposition seeks redo of Istanbul district votes won by AKP ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is appealing to the country’s top electoral body for an annulment of local election results in Istanbul’s 39 districts after the authority a...
14:17, 05/08/2019

Australia’s opposition leader campaigns on health, climate Australia’s opposition party officially has launched its election campaign putting health care and climate change at the forefront of its bid for election within two weeks...
07:34, 05/05/2019

Let's make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadlock over Britain...
16:00, 05/05/2019

"Desperation": Opposition Slams BJP After Attack On Arvind Kejriwal Opposition parties rallied in support of Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal who was today slapped by a man during a roadshow....
21:00, 05/04/2019

Broad coalitions key to fighting populism: Polish opposition Poland's newly formed broad opposition alliance should be an example to others in Europe hoping to stem a tide of rightist populism ahead of European Parliament elections on May 26, centrist leader Gr...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Ally of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Is Detained, Guaidó Says The opposition leader Juan Guaidó said that the vice president of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, was detained by the intelligence services....
02:17, 05/09/2019

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan's presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Let’s make a Brexit deal, UK PM May tells Labour opposition LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadloc...
14:34, 05/05/2019

"Forget Numbers, Your Every Word Valuable": PM Reaches Out To Opposition Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underscored the constructive role of the opposition in a healthy democracy as the 17th Lok Sabha began. Speaking to reporters outside the Parliament House, PM Modi.....
12:00, 06/17/2019

'I'll be PM of change', says Thai opposition candidate ahead of vote for PM An upstart Thai opposition politician vying to become prime minister called for change on Wednesday, as both houses of parliament convened for the first time since a 2014 coup to vote for either him o...
12:00, 06/05/2019

Turkey Orders a Do-Over of Istanbul Election Narrowly Won by Opposition (ANKARA, Turkey) — Turkey’s top election authority voided the Istanbul mayoral election won by an opposition candidate and ordered a do-over, ruling Monday in favor of a request by the pre...
09:17, 05/07/2019

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
00:51, 06/12/2019

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedro...
23:51, 06/11/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases....
23:34, 05/10/2019

Opposition slams decision for re-run Istanbul vote as ‘coup’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is denouncing a decision by the country’s electoral board to force a re-run of the mayoral race in Istanbul. The Supreme Electoral Board ruled Mon...
09:34, 05/07/2019

Leader Of Venezuela Opposition Arrested, Car Towed Away With Him Inside Venezuelan intelligence agents detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's congressional deputy on Wednesday, using a tow truck to drag his vehicle away with him inside, prompting the U.S. government to....
17:17, 05/09/2019

Maduro rallies troops against opposition leader Guaido The Venezuelan president has proclaimed support for his armed forces just days after the opposition staged a rally to display its military backing. Meanwhile, international pressure is mounting on Mad...
04:34, 05/03/2019

Opposition tries to maintain momentum after bid to topple Maduro crumbled Juan Guaidó called for daily protests until President Nicolás Maduro leaves. The embattled socialist leader, meanwhile, convened a weekend of talks to critique his mandate and fine-tune “the revolutio...
00:34, 05/03/2019

Turkey Cancels Istanbul Mayoral Election Won by Opposition Turkey’s national election board cancelled results of the Istanbul mayoral race that President Erdogan’s ruling party lost five weeks ago and ordered a rerun, sparking outrage in opposition ranks....
22:17, 05/06/2019

Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War....
18:34, 05/07/2019

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom while a government minister defended the nation’s potent array of security laws since police raids on a media organizat...
06:17, 06/12/2019

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
11:00, 06/10/2019

Venezuela's opposition vow to defy Maduro after key figure detained At least nine lawmakers face detention after Edgar Zambrano was arrested on Wednesday, signalling the start of a crackdownOpposition politicians battling to bring down Venezuela’s strongman leader, Ni...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Albania opposition set to continue anti-govt protests Albania's center-right opposition has decided to continue protests calling for the resignation of the government and for an early parliamentary election....
10:00, 05/12/2019

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on M...
07:00, 06/11/2019

House Republicans want Mueller to testify despite Trump opposition House Republicans say they're eager for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify about the findings of his investigation into links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia — despite Trum...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition head to talks in Norway CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust ...
06:34, 05/16/2019

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies an...
02:51, 05/24/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American co...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
04:34, 05/01/2019

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will foll...
13:00, 05/28/2019

Major opposition figures not among those given back Bahraini citizenship Major opposition and activist figures who were stripped of Bahraini citizenship are not among hundreds of people whose nationality will be restored under an amnesty announced last week, a Reuters revi...
12:17, 04/29/2019

Venezuela government talking with 'democratic' opposition in Norway Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela's government and "democratic" opponents, an envoy said on Thursday, in a possible search for a mediated solution after the opposition's failure to spark ...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Indian PM Modi stuns opposition with 'massive' election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to a huge election victory on Thursday, on course to increase his majority and give his party the mandate to pursue business-friendly policies that put Hindus...
12:00, 05/23/2019

UK's opposition will not back 'fundamentally' unchanged Brexit bill The leader of Britain's opposition said he would not support Prime Minister Theresa May's new attempt to push through her Brexit bill if it was fundamentally the same as the bill that had been defeate...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Center-right Ciudadanos claims leadership of Spain's opposition The head of Spain's center-right Ciudadanos ('Citizens') said his party would take on the leadership of the country's opposition, after the Socialist Party of Pedro Sanchez claimed victory in Sunday's...
01:17, 04/29/2019

Spain's Conservative PP party leader says will lead opposition The leader of Spain's conservative People's Party (PP) said his party would be the main opposition force in parliament to Pedro Sanchez's Socialists....
01:17, 04/29/2019

VP Pence says he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Guaido U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido by phone on Wednesday and called again for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to go....
00:34, 05/30/2019

Opposition leader’s body returning to Congo for funeral KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president. Family members had accused ...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Opposition leader's body returning to Congo for funeral The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president....
15:17, 05/30/2019

Japan opposition leader sees 'double election' unlikely Prospects are fading for a snap election for parliament's lower house in tandem with a summer upper house poll, the leader of Japan's second-biggest opposition party said on Thursday....
13:17, 06/20/2019

Proposed new Arizona highway generates support, opposition A proposed highway that would start at the border with Mexico and serve as the southern leg of Arizona's Interstate 11 is being called both an economic benefit and an environmental threat....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it would push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday, in an escalation of tensions with the ruling transitional m...
02:34, 05/28/2019

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Pawan Chamling Says He Is Ready To Carry Out Role Of Opposition After serving Sikkim as chief minister for over 24 years, Pawan Kumar Chamling on Saturday said he respects the mandate of the people and is ready to discharge the role of an opposition leader....
00:17, 05/26/2019

Spain's Ciudadanos says it will play responsible role as opposition The leader of the Ciudadanos party, Spain's third-biggest after Sunday's national election, said on Tuesday he would not block major international or terrorism-related legislation in parliament....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Australia's Labor opposition set for election victory: poll Australia's opposition Labor party is on course to win power at this weekend's national election, a widely watched poll showed on Thursday, as conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison fails to woo v...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido takes to streets in opposition uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has taken to the streets with activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and...
19:17, 04/30/2019

Albanian opposition rally renews call for PM to quit Albanian opposition supporters took to the streets again on Saturday in a mostly peaceful protest, the sixth national one in three months, calling on Prime Minister Edi Rama to step down to pave the w...
06:34, 05/26/2019

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
20:51, 06/23/2019

"Does Opposition Plan To Have New PM Face Every 6 Months?": Sena Asks Slamming NCP chief Sharad Pawar over his comments on prime ministerial candidates if the BJP does not get the required mandate in the Lok Sabha polls, the Shiv Sena Tuesday sought to know if the......
20:17, 04/30/2019

After Modi’s stunning win, a grim future for India’s opposition For the storied Indian National Congress, which governed the country for much of its post-independence history, there were no silver linings to Thursday’s defeat....
21:17, 05/24/2019

India's Opposition Faces Up to Modi's Dominating Victory After suffering a landslide victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, two of India’s leading opposition figures offered their resignations. Though their party leaders refused to let them step d...
02:00, 05/27/2019

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political d...
00:34, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Ruling party beaten by opposition in Romania Romania’s election office says the Social Democrat Party, or PSD, the main party in the governing coalition, has been defeated in the European Parliament election...
12:51, 05/27/2019

Blow to Turkey's Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul Turkey's main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a n...
00:34, 06/24/2019

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results....
00:34, 06/24/2019

Ethiopia opposition see dangers if 2020 vote delayed Opposition politicians in Ethiopia are warning against a delay to national elections due in 2020 that would be the first under reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed but are under threat from an explosio...
18:34, 06/21/2019

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, fo...
04:51, 05/22/2019

Maduro Representatives, Opposition Discussed Early Elections Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s top lieutenants discussed the possibility of early presidential elections in talks with the opposition in Norway this week, according to people familiar with the ...
01:51, 05/31/2019

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel L...
02:51, 05/31/2019

‘Chick-fil-A’ bill reignites LGBT opposition in Texas AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signaled he’ll sign a contentious measure that Republicans call a defense of Chick-fil-A and religious freedom but was tearfully opposed by gay la...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subs...
04:34, 06/19/2019

Opposition Parties To Meet Election Commission Today Two days after the exit polls predicted an easy win for the ruling BJP, representatives of 21 opposition parties will meet the Election Commission today to flag their concerns about Electronic Voting....
06:17, 05/21/2019

All 5 VVPATs Should Be Counted First: 22 Opposition Parties To Poll Body Opposition parties turned out in strength at the Election Commission today with a list of demands that they said were "confidence-building measures" and questioned the movement of Electronic Voting......
15:34, 05/21/2019

US, Europe condemn violence in Albania opposition rallies TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The U.S. and European Union lawmakers are calling on Albania’s center-right opposition parties to restrain from violence in their anti-government protests. Protests over t...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Congolese finally pay tribute to late opposition leader Tens of thousands of mourners, some of whom camped outside overnight, gathered on Friday to finally say farewell to Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son was declared president e...
01:17, 06/01/2019

Georgian parliament strips opposition MP of immunity over unrest Georgia's parliament on Wednesday supported a call by the prosecutor general to strip opposition lawmaker Nika Melia of his parliamentary immunity and agreed to his detention after violent protests la...
18:00, 06/26/2019

UK's Theresa May Under Pressure To Ditch Brexit Talks With Opposition British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure from her own party on Tuesday to abandon a bid to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party....
11:17, 05/14/2019

Pakistan’s opposition meets to discuss how to oust PM Khan ISLAMABAD (AP) — The top leaders of Pakistan’s major opposition political parties have met in Islamabad to discuss how to oust the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan over his alleged failur...
16:17, 06/26/2019

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
01:51, 06/02/2019

PM Modi Challenges Opposition To Prove If He Has Amassed Assets Prime Minister Narendra Modi today threw an open challenge to the Opposition to prove if he had amassed any assets or kept money in any foreign bank....
13:34, 05/14/2019

| Malawi opposition files suit against vote 'robbery' Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has rejected the result of last week's presidential election, saying he had launched a court battle to have the vote annulled on the grounds of fraud....
00:00, 06/01/2019

"Kapalabhati For 10 Years": Ramdev's Stress-Relief Tip For Opposition Soon after Narendra Modi took oath as Prime Minister again for a second consecutive term on Thursday, yoga guru Ramdev took a potshot at opposition leaders and said that they should practice......
05:34, 05/31/2019

May Lays Out New Brexit Plan Seeking More Opposition Support British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out a fresh plan to get Parliament to back her Brexit divorce package, dangling the prospect of a second Brexit referendum and other concessions....
03:00, 05/22/2019

"Accept Defeat With Grace," BJP Tells "Demoralised" Opposition The BJP Tuesday condemned opposition parties for questioning the credibility of Electronic Voting Machines and asked them to accept their defeat with grace if the people vote Prime Minister Narendra.....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab s...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Cambodia targets 140 opposition figures to silence dissent: U.N. Cambodian authorities have questioned, summoned or detained more than 140 members of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in an escalating suppression of dissent, two U.N. human rights exp...
14:34, 06/19/2019

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls SARANDA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections. A police statement ...
17:51, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court has opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers in the afte...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Opposition candidate wins rerun of Istanbul mayoral election The opposition candidate in the rerun of the mayoral race for Turkey's largest city claimed victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party....
22:34, 06/23/2019

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the result of the April 17 election after complaining...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Cambodian court summons members of defunct opposition party PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court in northwestern Cambodia has summoned for questioning more than two dozen regional members of the defunct opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party, accusing them ...
11:51, 05/08/2019

Sudanese military and opposition resume talks after street violence Sudan's ruling military council said it had restarted talks late on Sunday with an alliance of protest and opposition groups that is pushing for a civilian-led transition to democracy....
03:51, 05/20/2019

Opposition Candidates From Erstwhile Royal Families Defeated In Election As the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party swept the parliamentary election, opposition candidates from erstwhile royal families failed to hold their fort....
21:34, 05/24/2019

Sudan opposition says military rulers' suspension of talks is regrettable Sudan's opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for three days was a "regrettable" setback to efforts to forge a new democratic era follo...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of even his own party to win a second ...
12:34, 05/24/2019

Will Challenge Opposition Chief Rule If Congress Allows: Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said the single largest party in Lok Sabha deserves the post of Leader of Opposition and alleged that the rule cited to deny it the status was......
23:00, 06/07/2019

Will Take Call On Joining Opposition Front Post Election Results: CPI-M With the exit polls predicting a debacle for the Left Front in the Lok Sabha election, the leaders of various Left parties are set to play a waiting game as regards joining the UPA or being part of a....
23:17, 05/20/2019

‘Hope never dies’: Venezuela opposition ponders what’s next after failed uprising As protesters returned to the streets on Saturday some voiced optimism while others showed signs of bafflement and angerWhen the tip off came late on Monday night, Jesús Armas could hardly believe wha...
01:34, 05/05/2019

Maduro Moves to Reassert Authority, Arrest Opposition Leaders Venezuela’s government began cracking down on those it accused of planning a military uprising to oust autocrat Nicolás Maduro, ordering the arrest of opposition leaders as antigovernment protests wan...
05:51, 05/03/2019

Sudan opposition regrets military council's suspension of talks Sudan's opposition alliance on Thursday said the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for 72 hours was a "regrettable decision"....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuela's Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday proposed early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by opposition leader Juan Guaido and is the sole body recognized as democratically leg...
23:34, 05/20/2019

Venezuela opposition, government leaders travel to Norway for possible talks Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition have traveled to Norway to discuss potential options following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, according to four opposi...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuela opposition, government reportedly headed to Norway for talks It was unclear if representatives for both sides would meet directly, or whether Norwegian officials would serve as intermediaries to explore possible resolutions for the crisis in Venezuela....
11:34, 05/16/2019

Egypt's prosecutor orders release of seven opposition figures: source Egypt's public prosecutor on Monday ordered the release of a former diplomat and other opposition figures who have criticized President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a judicial source said....
23:34, 05/20/2019

Turkey Orders New Election for Istanbul Mayor, in Setback for Opposition The electoral authorities’ decision annuls a devastating defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party, and raises the prospect of social unrest....
20:17, 05/06/2019

Danish PM suggests allying with main opposition to curb extremists Danish Prime Minister Lokke Rasmussen is willing to form a governing coalition with the Social Democrats after the June 5 election to help curb the influence of smaller, more extreme parties, he said ...
16:34, 05/16/2019

| Main opposition warns against rigging in close Malawi vote Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has warned against attempts to rig the country's election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied....
04:34, 05/23/2019

In Opposition Liaising To Stop BJP, Sharad Pawar Opens New Line Leading players in the opposition are working the phones and establishing a connect with a group of political leaders who can swing numbers in case the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) falls...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Opposition Parties' Night Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Amid 'Tampering' Row The opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in high security, ahead of the counting of votes in the national......
12:51, 05/22/2019

Why Venezuela’s Government and Opposition Are Finally Coming to the Negotiating Table Four months into the chaotic political stand-off between Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s regime and opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s attempted revolution, officials conf...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Opposition Parties On Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Ahead Of Poll Result After flagging the movement of voting machines in five states, the opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in.....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Opposition Demand On VVPATs Rejected By Election Body Day Before Counting The Opposition demand to tally the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail) slips before the Electronic Voting Machines has been turned down by the Election Commission....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Argentina's Macri chooses opposition figure as running mate Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he's choosing the leader of the largest opposition bloc in the Senate as his running mate in October's presidential election....
06:00, 06/12/2019

Duterte's allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from the Philippines' midterm elections last week show the president's allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats being decided, while a shutout of the opposition slate heralds a stron...
05:34, 05/22/2019

Opposition Plans An Unusual Request For President After Polls: Sources With two more rounds of elections to go, Opposition parties are planning to meet the President after the elections are over, to impress upon him not to call the single largest party to form the......
22:17, 05/07/2019

Turkey's Opposition Vows to Reconquer Istanbul Mayor Seat Turkish opposition leaders vowed to reconquer Istanbul’s mayoral seat in a rerun set for next month, after the national election authority drew international condemnation when it erased the results of...
23:17, 05/07/2019

Thai opposition leader Thanathorn defiant after losing out in PM vote In a DW interview, Thai opposition leader Thanathorn says he still hopes to become prime minister in the future despite legal cases that threaten to derail his efforts. Charlotte Chelsom-Pill reports ...
01:00, 06/12/2019

Opposition leader: Ethiopia, AU join forces in Sudan efforts KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese opposition figure says the African Union and Ethiopia have joined forces in renewed efforts to mediate the crisis in Sudan and bring the ruling generals and p...
16:17, 06/26/2019

The Latest: South African opposition leader votes in Soweto JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa’s elections (all times local): 7:55 a.m. The leader of South Africa’s main opposition party has cast his ballot in Dobsonville, a part of Sow...
09:17, 05/08/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the propos...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Argentina’s Macri chooses opposition figure as running mate Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he’s choosing the leader of the largest opposition bloc in the Senate as his running mate in October’s presidential election...
22:17, 06/11/2019

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from vot...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Opposition conservatives prevail in Greek local election runoffs Local elections in Greece on Sunday saw the conservative opposition party making further gains against the ruling Syriza ahead of an expected general election next month, initial results indicated....
22:17, 06/02/2019

Sudanese opposition says it is suspending civil disobedience and strike: statement Sudan's protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike from Wednesday until further notice....
00:51, 06/12/2019

Nitish Kumar Calls EVM Allegations "Bogus", Says Opposition "Nervous" Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dubbed the allegations made by Opposition pertaining to the unsecured movement of EVMs in Bihar as "bogus" and added that such statements made by the......
15:34, 05/21/2019

Duterte’s allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Final results from the Philippines’ midterm elections last week show the president’s allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats being decided, while a shutout ...
03:17, 05/22/2019

"Strain" Between BJP, Nitish Kumar's Party Visible, Says Bihar Opposition Reports of strained ties between the BJP and Janata Dal-United (JDU) in Bihar have raised the political temperature with key opposition parties uniting in lashing out at the two parties....
05:51, 06/04/2019

Sudanese opposition medics say death toll from violence exceeds 100 Sudanese opposition medics said on Wednesday that the death toll from the country's recent violence has risen to more than 100, after 40 bodies were recovered from the Nile river in Khartoum....
20:00, 06/05/2019

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
11:17, 05/29/2019

Venezuela opposition figure, facing arrest warrant, says he met with generals Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, evading arrest in a Spanish diplomatic residence, on Thursday disclosed he met with senior military officials before a failed uprising against Preside...
21:34, 05/03/2019

Local elections deliver Brexit bashing for Britain's May and opposition English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit punished both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, results showed on Friday....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Automakers wait and worry as opposition to Mexican, other tariffs mounts Even if the Mexican tariffs are scrubbed, automakers are struggling to figure out how to operate under a president who has described himself as the "tariff man."...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Thai opposition says 'not too late' as pro-junta talks stall after election Thailand's main opposition Pheu Thai party on Wednesday urged other parties that contested a March election to reject a coalition offer by a pro-army party seeking to keep the ruling junta chief as pr...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Bahrain responds frostily to French call for dialogue with opposition Bahrain's foreign minister gave a frosty response on Wednesday after French President Emmanuel Macron urged the Gulf Arab state to resume political dialogue with the opposition....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike, military says communication not suspended Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held a general strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
23:51, 05/28/2019

Imprisoned opposition leader reappears amid Venezuela uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty and sentenced to 13 years in prison....
10:00, 05/01/2019

EU condemns Venezuela's 'flawed' court case against opposition lawmakers The European Union condemned what it called Venezuela's "flawed judicial decisions" against four opposition lawmakers on Wednesday, saying it would lead to an escalation of the political crisis in the...
21:17, 05/15/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Steps Up Pressure, but Maduro Holds On After Juan Guaidó said rebellion was at hand, supporters clashed with loyalists to the president. By day’s end, Mr. Guaidó fell short of the prize he sought....
03:51, 05/01/2019

Those Against Bihar Liquor Ban May Vote For Opposition: Sushil Kumar Modi Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has said those opposed to the ban on sale and consumption of liquor might vote for the opposition if they wish, and asserted that the policy has made the....
15:00, 05/01/2019

BJP Credits PM For Masood Azhar Listing, Opposition Praises Diplomats The United Nation Security Council's decision to list Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist created a flurry in political circles today, with those from the ruling BJP laying the.....
21:34, 05/01/2019

DR Congo: Body of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi returned The body of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been returned from Brussels, two years after his death. It was delayed over concerns that the opposition would call to oust then-Preside...
12:00, 05/31/2019

U.N. urges Venezuela to clarify fate of detained opposition lawmaker The U.N. human rights office called on Venezuela's government of Nicolas Maduro on Friday to disclose the whereabouts of opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was arrested last week....
13:17, 05/03/2019

Turkish electoral body rejects opposition demand in Istanbul Turkey’s electoral board has rejected a demand by opposition parties to annul local election results in Istanbul’s 39 districts, following the board’s controversial decision to strip the opposition of...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Albanian opposition blocks roads in push for snap polls Several thousand supporters of Albania's opposition parties blocked national roads in a dozen towns on Thursday evening, the latest in three months of protests to try to push the government to accept ...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government camp...
05:00, 06/03/2019

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government......
01:34, 06/03/2019

Venezuela's Opposition Held Talks With Government on Ousting Maduro Venezuela’s opposition held secret talks with members of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle in recent months in an ill-fated bid to get Mr. Maduro to leave power and install a united interim gove...
06:51, 05/02/2019

Erdogan says opposition candidate's alleged insult could bar him from Istanbul mayoralty Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be barred from taking office if found guilty of insultin...
21:34, 06/19/2019

Sudan opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in April...
20:34, 06/04/2019

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's government withdrew an invitation to an official ceremony sent to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiadó, she said on Friday, playing down the idea that it showed skepticism f...
17:17, 05/31/2019

Malawi opposition leader petitions to nullify vote results The Malawi opposition leader who placed a close second in the presidential election says he has petitioned the High Court to nullify the results, calling them "daylight robbery."...
16:51, 05/31/2019

| Wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Lopez in Spain Lilian Tintori, the wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez, and their daughter are in Madrid after having taken refuge in Spain's embassy in Caracas, the Spanish government says....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Modi's party consolidates big Indian vote win with opposition defections Three Indian opposition state assembly members and more than 50 municipal leaders from West Bengal joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party on Tuesday, days after he was re-elected with big gains i...
17:17, 05/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, formally recognizing her as the ambassador of the neighb...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
03:00, 05/01/2019

UK opposition Labour's McDonnell says must work to block a 'no deal' Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party will seek to prevent Prime Minister Theresa May's successor taking the country out of the European Union without a deal, its finance spokesman John McDonnell said on ...
11:51, 05/26/2019

Austria's Kurz triumphs with vote, opposition still calls for his head Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz strengthened his hand in his fight to save his job as his conservative party came far ahead of rivals in Sunday's European election, but the main opposition party sa...
02:00, 05/27/2019

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other club...
07:34, 06/08/2019

Thailand's opposition wins most seats, but won't get to choose country's leader Thailand's opposition party won the most seats of any political party in the country's first election since a military coup five years ago, but will still likely not be able to choose the country's ne...
09:51, 05/09/2019

Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long conflict, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Saturd...
06:34, 05/26/2019

Venezuela’s imprisoned opposition leader reappears amid uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government, and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty and sentenced to 13 years in prison....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Tanzania opposition activist found beaten, dumped in village A Tanzanian opposition activist has been found beaten and unconscious at a village in the country's southern highlands five days after unidentified people abducted him, stoking new fears of an opposit...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military ru...
17:00, 05/26/2019

| Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition Nigeria's broadcasting authority shut down private radio and television stations owned by a key opposition figure who hours earlier said his media operations were being targeted in a crackdown....
23:34, 06/07/2019

Norway says Venezuela government, opposition to hold new round of talks Norway said on Saturday that representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition will return to Oslo next week following an initial round of preliminary talks about how to address the country's p...
06:34, 05/26/2019

Congo drops mercenaries investigation of opposition leader Katumbi Congolese prosecutors have dropped an investigation into allegations opposition leader Moise Katumbi hired mercenaries, a document showed on Tuesday, opening the door for him to return home from three...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Democrats rebuke Trump for saying he would consider taking foreign opposition research During an interview with ABC, the president said he didn’t think it was always necessary to contact the FBI when foreign government offer dirt on political opponents....
19:51, 06/13/2019

German opposition demand bungled toll contract details The Greens and the FDP have demanded the transport minister turn over documents pertaining to toll contracts. Scheuer awarded the contracts before the legality of the system was clear and now Germany ...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Philippine President Flicks Off Cockroach, Jokes It's Opposition's. Watch Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seemed unfazed when a finger-sized cockroach scrambled onto his shoulder as he spoke at a campaign rally on Wednesday night....
17:17, 05/09/2019

Grubhub repays one eatery $10K over fee protest A riled-up New York restaurateur got a refund of more than $10,000 from Grubhub after he complained about five years’ worth of bogus fees for phone calls that had nothing to do with food orders, The P...
05:34, 06/25/2019

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cro...
11:17, 06/14/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia's prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Uber drivers protest ahead of IPO Drivers for Uber turned off their app to protest what they say are declining wages ahead of Uber’s initial public stock offering, expected to raise billions for the ride-hailing giant. (May 8) ...
02:51, 05/09/2019

Russian Doll Season 2 Will Be All About a Cat? Russian Doll season two is officially happening! So, what's next for "sweet birthday baby" Nadia and Alan? "I don't know, maybe season two is all about Oatmeal the......
22:51, 06/12/2019

The dark side of Russian oil The oil pollution that has halted flows via the Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline was deliberate, according to the Kremlin. But who might want to pull such a dirty trick? DW's Jo Harper has asked around...
12:34, 05/21/2019

Narva: The EU's 'Russian' city What are the concerns of people in the Estonian border city of Narva? And how much significance does the EU election really have in a "Russian city"?...
20:17, 05/26/2019

In limbo: the dirty Russian oil no one wants to pay for The bills are due for millions of barrels of contaminated Russian oil that have been stuck for weeks in pipelines from Belarus to Germany - but no one wants to pay....
18:17, 05/16/2019

Amid Opposition Uproar, Pranab Mukherjee Praises "Perfect" Elections Former President Pranab Mukherjee complimented the Election Commission over its "perfect" handling of the Lok Sabha polls on Monday, taking a starkly divergent stand on the matter from that of the......
23:17, 05/20/2019

Venezuela opposition's envoy to U.S. meets Pentagon, State Department officials The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States said he met Pentagon and State Department officials in Washington on Monday to discuss "all aspects of the Venezuelan crisis."...
23:34, 05/20/2019

Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge after president's re-election confirmed Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent Prabowo Subianto who has refused to conce...
07:34, 05/21/2019

Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Guaidó Asks U.S. Military to Put More Pressure on Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó on Saturday said he’s instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations with the U.S. military...
06:51, 05/12/2019

Venezuela: opposition leader Guaidó asks US military for ‘strategic planning’ help Formal request for a meeting is the closest the Guaidó camp has come to requesting US military intervention to help oust MaduroThe head of Venezuela’s national assembly, Juan Guaidó, has asked for a m...
19:51, 05/13/2019

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, and the government in Brasilia said it would decide l...
01:34, 06/01/2019

Turkish opposition: Erdogan's mandate must also be revoked if Istanbul poll annulled Turkey's main opposition party said on Wednesday it had formally requested the annulment of President Tayyip Erdogan's mandate because the same flaws his AK Party alleged in the city's March 31 mayora...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Venezuelan Government Officials and Opposition Leaders Are Meeting In Norway for Talks (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, o...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Top Court Rejects Opposition's Request To Increase EVM Paper Trail Count The Supreme Court today rejected a plea by 21 opposition parties that asked for counting of at least 25% per cent EVM paper trail machines - instead of only five - in every assembly segment. This was....
09:17, 05/07/2019

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the cap...
02:51, 06/04/2019

Danish center-left opposition to take power - projection after early count Denmark could become the third Nordic country in a year to elect a leftist government as voters in Wednesday's parliamentary election appeared to rebel against austerity measures and deal a blow to ri...
00:00, 06/06/2019

| Malawi president accuses opposition of wanting to 'overthrow government by force' Malawi President Peter Mutharika accused the opposition which has rejected the outcome of last month's election of wanting to "overthrow the government by force"....
23:34, 06/07/2019

Albanian opposition demands fresh polls in anti-govt rally TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition parties are holding a protest in Tirana, calling for the government to resign and for an early parliamentary election. Thousands of supporters of the center-...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Venezuela opposition-led congress authorizes payment on PDVSA 2020 bond Venezuela's National Assembly, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, on Tuesday authorized a $71 million interest payment on state oil company PDVSA's 2020 bond, which is backed by shares in U.S. refi...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's opposition leader Guaido plays down prospects for Oslo mediation Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Sunday played down the prospects for success at a new round of mediation with the government to be hosted by Norway next week, saying protests would continu...
02:00, 05/27/2019

Indonesia election tainted, opposition marchers say, but government warns against treason Hundreds of supporters of an opposition presidential candidate marched in Indonesia on Friday to protest against what they called election fraud, as the government warned that efforts to cast doubt on...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Venezuela’s opposition debates new tactics as diplomats race to defuse crisis The European Union called on the Vatican and the United Nations to join talks to defuse tensions. Canada and other nations were seeking to enlist Cuba — one of Maduro’s closest allies — in finding a p...
07:51, 05/08/2019