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World - International
12/3/2022 11:16:24 AM
Myanmar's military-installed government has sentenced more critics to death, bringing the total to 139, and is using capital punishment as a tool to crush opposition, the U.N. high commissioner for human rights said Friday.

World - International
12/2/2022 2:42:36 PM
Britain's opposition Labour Party has handily won a special election for a northwest England seat in Parliament, the first test of voter sentiment since Conservative Prime Minister Rishi Sunak took office in October.

World - International
11/29/2022 2:02:17 PM
Pakistan's new military chief took command of the country's armed forces on Tuesday amid a deepening political rift between the government and the popular opposition leader, as well as a renewed threat from a key militant group that has been behind scores of deadly attacks over 15 years.

World - Region
11/28/2022 6:58:38 PM
Students in Hong Kong chanted ``oppose dictatorship'' in a protest against China's COVID rules Monday after demonstrators on the mainland issued an unprecedented call for President Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of opposition to the ruling Communist Party in decades.

World - International
11/27/2022 10:22:35 AM
Angry crowds took to the streets in Shanghai early on Sunday, and videos on social media showed protests in other cities across China, as public opposition to the government's hardline zero-Covid policy mounts.

World - International
11/26/2022 9:40:02 PM
The government of Nicolas Maduro and the Venezuelan opposition broke a political stalemate Saturday with a broad social accord, and the US government responded by allowing a major US oil company to resume operations in Venezuela.

Business - Energy
11/26/2022 8:52:23 PM
The Biden administration on Saturday eased some oil sanctions on Venezuela in an effort to support newly restarted negotiations between President Nicolas Maduro's government and its opposition.

World - International
11/26/2022 4:22:00 PM
Germany's socially liberal government is moving ahead with plans to ease the rules for obtaining citizenship in the European Union's most populous country, a drive that is being assailed by the conservative opposition.

World - International
11/24/2022 10:08:03 PM
Malaysia's perennial opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as prime minister before the king in Kuala Lumpur Thursday, ending a five-day political impasse after inconclusive polls.

World - International
11/24/2022 11:11:18 AM
Malaysia's king on Thursday named reformist opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim as the country's prime minister, ending days of uncertainty after the divisive general election produced a hung Parliament.

World - Region
11/21/2022 12:25:17 PM
Iran launched new cross-border missile and drone strikes overnight to Monday against Kurdish opposition groups in Iraq, killing at least one fighter from the groups it accuses of stoking a wave of protests.

World - Region
11/18/2022 7:24:13 PM
A senior Iranian military official visiting Baghdad this week threatened Iraq with a ground military operation in the country's north if the Iraqi army does not fortify the countries' shared border against Kurdish opposition groups, multiple Iraqi and Kurdish officials said.

World - International
11/17/2022 7:50:49 PM
Kazakhstan said Thursday it had prevented a coup attempt by supporters of an exiled opposition figure as it arrested seven people ahead of a presidential election this weekend.

World - Region
11/14/2022 1:32:41 PM
Iran launched cross-border missile and drone strikes Monday against Kurdish opposition groups based in northern Iraq, where local authorities reported one death and eight wounded.

World - Region
11/6/2022 10:48:18 AM
Syrian government forces shelled tent settlements housing families displaced by the country's conflict in the rebel-held northwest early Sunday, killing at least six people and wounding dozens, opposition war monitors and first responders said.

World - International
10/31/2022 7:41:09 PM
British politicians from both opposition and governing parties on Monday demanded the Conservative government improve conditions at an overcrowded facility for migrants, described by an independent inspector as "wretched.''

World - International
10/20/2022 2:50:45 PM
The opposition Labour Party leader, Keir Starmer, called for an immediate general election shortly after the Tory leader announced her resignation on Thursday afternoon - less than six weeks in office amid an unforlding economic crisis.

World - Region
10/19/2022 4:02:42 PM
Two senior officials from the Palestinian Hamas group visited Syria's capital on Wednesday for the first time since they were forced to leave the war-torn country a decade ago over backing armed opposition fighters.

World - Region
10/17/2022 5:28:00 PM
Kuwait's crown prince swore in a reshuffled new government on Monday, less than a month after the oil-rich emirate held parliamentary elections in which the opposition reaped major gains.

World - International
10/9/2022 10:17:55 PM
Thousands of people rallied Sunday in Bosnia for the second time in a week, alleging that a pro-Russian Bosnian Serb leader rigged a ballot during a general election in the Balkan country earlier this month.

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