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World - Region
5/28/2023 8:38:00 PM
The dreams of Turkey's opposition gave way to crushing disappointment on Sunday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a historic runoff election to extend his two-decade rule to 2028.

World - International
5/28/2023 11:01:12 AM
India’s major opposition parties Sunday boycotted the inauguration of a new parliament building by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a rare show of unity against his Hindu nationalist ruling party, which has spent nine years in power and is seeking a third term in general elections next year.

World - Africa
5/27/2023 10:57:00 PM
Clashes between police and supporters of the opposition leader in Senegal left one person dead and several injured, friends of the victim told The Associated Press on Saturday.

World - Region
5/27/2023 3:30:18 PM
The United Nations announced Saturday that it will suspend a plan to begin making aid payments to Syrian refugees in crisis-wracked Lebanon in dollars, after pushback from Lebanese officials.

World - Region
5/24/2023 1:32:36 PM
A hard-line, anti-migrant party on Wednesday threw its weight behind the opposition candidate who is running against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in this weekend’s runoff presidential race.

World - Region
5/20/2023 3:53:51 PM
Tens of thousands of people rallied in Serbia's capital on Friday for a third time in a month in protest at the government's handling of a crisis after two mass shootings in the Balkan country earlier this month, even as officials rejected the criticism and ignored their demands.

World - Region
5/18/2023 2:11:31 PM
Turkey's opposition leader vowed Thursday to send back millions of migrants in a strident message aimed at winning the backing of an ultra-nationalist who helped push last weekend's presidential vote to a runoff.

World - Region
5/17/2023 2:41:53 PM
Turkey's opposition tried on Wednesday to recover from a crushingly disappointing election performance and launch a new attack aimed at beating President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a May 28 runoff.

World - Africa
5/16/2023 2:45:04 PM
Three people died during clashes Monday between Senegalese police and supporters of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko, the authorities said, raising the toll by two.

World - Region
5/15/2023 11:30:55 PM
A Tunisian court on Monday sentenced Rached Ghannouchi, one of the main opponents of Tunisian President Kais Saied, to a year in prison on terrorism-related charges, local media reported.

World - International
5/15/2023 10:47:01 AM
Ballots tallied Monday showed voters in Thailand wanted change after nine years under a former general who took power in a coup, with the main opposition parties easily besting other contenders in the general election.

World - International
5/14/2023 10:06:16 PM
Few tipped him seriously as a likely prime minister, but Thai opposition leader Pita Limjaroenrat looks set to play a major role after voters rejected almost a decade of army-backed rule.

Egypt - Politics
5/14/2023 8:51:39 PM
Egypt's opposition parties opted for implementing the proportional list system in the 2025 parliamentary elections, arguing that the current closed list system is unfair and bars most opposition parties from joining the parliament.

World - Region
5/14/2023 6:47:14 PM
Thailand's two main opposition parties took a strong lead in the popular vote as early election results trickled in Sunday, with the army-backed party of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha trailing in third.

World - Region
5/14/2023 5:34:44 PM
Election polls closed Sunday in Turkey, where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's leadership of the NATO member country grappling with economic turmoil and the erosion of democratic checks-and-balances hung in the balance after a strong challenge from an opposition candidate.

World - Region
5/14/2023 2:08:16 PM
Iran has summoned Iraq's ambassador to protest over the presence of Iranian opposition groups at an official ceremony in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, media reported Sunday.

World - International
5/14/2023 10:06:55 AM
Voters in Thailand were heading to the polls on Sunday in an election touted as a pivotal chance for change, eight years after incumbent Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha first came to power in a 2014 coup. He is now running against the daughter of the politician who is the military's top nemesis.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
5/11/2023 8:01:50 PM
The United Nations' top rights body narrowly decided Thursday to beef up monitoring of abuses amid Sudan's spiralling conflict, despite vehement opposition from Khartoum.

World - Region
5/11/2023 3:44:12 PM
Third-party candidate Muharrem Ince on Thursday withdrew from Turkey's tight presidential election in a shock move that increased the chances of an opposition first-round victory.

World - Region
5/10/2023 11:36:49 AM
In the year in which the Turkish republic marks its centenary, the country is being closely watched to see if a united opposition can succeed in unseating an increasingly authoritarian leader in the NATO-member country.

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