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World - Africa
12/31/2022 6:58:04 PM
Several people have been killed and others injured in anti-government protests in the southeast of the breakaway region of Somaliland, the head of an opposition party and local officials said Saturday.

World - International
12/24/2022 3:58:06 PM
Taliban security forces used a water cannon to disperse women protesting the ban on university education for women on Saturday, eyewitnesses said, as the decision from the Taliban-led government continues to cause outrage and opposition in Afghanistan and beyond.

World - Region
12/17/2022 5:41:57 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday he had "nothing to do" with the jailing of Istanbul's popular opposition mayor -- an outcome set to prevent the latter from standing in next June's presidential election.

World - Region
12/14/2022 5:44:42 PM
A Turkish court on Wednesday sentenced Istanbul's popular opposition mayor to nearly three years jail in a politically charged trial that effectively bars him from standing in next year's presidential election.

World Cup 2022 - News
12/9/2022 2:36:10 PM
France coach Didier Deschamps is confident Kylian Mbappe can still make the difference in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final showdown with England even if the opposition put their focus on stopping the superstar forward.

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.

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