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World - International
2/24/2024 6:56:36 PM
The body of late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been handed to his mother, more than a week after he died in an Arctic prison colony, his spokesperson said on Saturday.

World - International
2/20/2024 11:06:32 PM
The White House said Tuesday it is preparing additional “major sanctions” on Russia in response to opposition leader Alexei Navalny's death last week in an Arctic penal colony.

World - International
2/20/2024 9:40:11 PM
The European Union said on Tuesday that it had summoned the Russian charge d'affaires in Brussels over the death in prison of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

World - International
2/20/2024 3:47:27 PM
An Indian court Tuesday bailed senior opposition leader Rahul Gandhi in a defamation case brought against him for referring to the home minister as an accused murderer -- his latest legal travails ahead of national elections.

World - International
2/18/2024 7:14:26 PM
Over 400 people were detained in Russia while paying tribute to opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who died at a remote Arctic penal colony, a prominent rights group reported Sunday.

World - International
2/16/2024 6:43:47 PM
World leaders and Russian opposition activists wasted no time Friday in blaming the reported death of imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny on President Vladimir Putin and his government.

World - International
2/16/2024 2:09:46 PM
Alexei Navalny, the fiercest foe of Russian President Vladimir Putin who crusaded against official corruption and staged massive anti-Kremlin protests, died in prison Friday, Russia’s prison agency said.

World - Africa
1/1/2024 5:28:39 PM
Chad's transitional president General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno on Monday appointed a former leading opposition leader, who recently returned from exile, as prime minister.

World - Africa
12/31/2023 8:53:00 PM
DR Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi has won a second term in office with a landslide victory, according to provisional results announced Sunday, in a vote opposition leaders have dismissed as a "sham".

World - Africa
12/24/2023 10:02:50 PM
Chad's new constitution was approved by 86 percent of voters in a referendum held a week ago, the African country's electoral commission said Sunday, but opposition leaders challenged the figures.

World - Africa
11/18/2023 10:27:38 AM
Liberian leader and football legend George Weah conceded defeat to opposition leader Joseph Boakai after a tight presidential run-off, saying it was "time to put national interest above personal interest".

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/29/2023 11:56:00 AM
Israel's war cabinet member Benny Gantz and opposition leader Yair Lapid criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday following his post on platform X (formerly Twitter), in which he blamed security and military intelligence heads for Hamas’ 7 October operation, Israeli media reported.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/26/2023 8:20:53 PM
UK opposition leader Keir Starmer is facing increasing pressure over his stance on the Israeli war on Gaza, testing the leadership determination of the favourite to become UK's next prime minister.

World - Region
10/8/2023 1:32:21 PM
Israeli opposition leaders Yair Lapid and Benny Gantz expressed their willingness to join Netanyahu's government, with Lapid demanding that far-right leaders and ministers Bezalel Smotrich and Itamar Ben-Gvir be removed and Gantz agreeing to join alongside the two, The Times of Israel said on Sunday.

World - Africa
9/11/2023 9:23:25 PM
Gabon's new ruler General Brice Oligui Nguema on Monday appointed former opposition leaders and stalwarts of the ousted regime to both houses of parliament.

World - Africa
9/6/2023 7:34:19 PM
Sixteen opposition figures in Ethiopia's troubled Tigray were arrested ahead of planned protests against the region's ruling party, an opposition official said on Wednesday.

World - Region
9/6/2023 5:17:24 PM
Two leaders of Tunisia's Islamist-inspired opposition party Ennahdha have been arrested, the party said Wednesday.

World - International
8/4/2023 5:49:13 PM
A Russian court on Friday sentenced jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny to 19 additional years behind bars on extremism charges, his spokesperson said.

World - Africa
8/1/2023 12:35:35 PM
Senegal’s government Monday dissolved a major opposition party hours after the party’s popular president and opposition leader said a judge ordered his arrest.

World - Africa
7/29/2023 10:41:05 PM
Senegal's public prosecutor on Saturday announced seven new charges against opposition politician Ousmane Sonko, adding that they were unrelated to a moral corruption case last month that sparked deadly protests.

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