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World - Africa
8/9/2023 7:16:16 PM
Kenya's government and the opposition launched fresh talks Wednesday aimed at resolving a bitter political feud following a spate of violent protests over the high cost of living and calls for electoral reforms.

World - Africa
8/5/2023 11:02:56 PM
Political leaders in Nigeria are urging President Bola Tinubu to reconsider a threatened military intervention against junta leaders in neighbouring Niger, ahead of a Sunday deadline to reinstate the country's elected government.

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 - Region
8/3/2023 1:05:00 PM
Israel is being rocked by a wave of mass protests calling for the country’s democracy to be upheld. But the pro-democracy movement lacks any clear message of opposition to Israel’s open-ended military occupation and rule over millions of Palestinians.

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
7/30/2023 8:00:41 PM
Kenyan President William Ruto said Sunday he would "not negotiate about the safety of our country" with his rival after agreeing to dialogue to end violent protests against his government.

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.

World - Africa
7/29/2023 9:08:54 PM
Kenya's government and opposition announced Saturday they had agreed to form a joint committee "to resolve our differences amicably," following weeks of street protests that sometimes turned deadly.

World - War in Ukraine
7/26/2023 6:27:16 PM
European Union member states agreed Wednesday to toughen sanctions on Belarus for helping Russia's invasion of Ukraine and for Minsk's crackdown on the opposition, officials said.

World - Africa
7/26/2023 1:17:21 PM
Weary Kenyans on Wednesday voiced cautious optimism for an end to political unrest after President William Ruto said he was ready to meet opposition leader Raila Odinga "anytime" following months of anti-government protests.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
7/25/2023 8:16:34 PM
While some members of the political opposition have urged withdrawal from state-sponsored processes, the correct response is negotiation and engagement, writes Bassel Adel

World - Region
7/23/2023 11:07:41 AM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was recovering in hospital on Sunday after an emergency heart procedure while opposition to his government's contentious judicial overhaul plan reached a fever pitch and unrest gripped the country.

World - Africa
7/19/2023 8:41:14 PM
Police in Kenya opened fire on protesters in clashes that left at least 12 people wounded Wednesday as the opposition organized demonstrations calling for the government of President William Ruto to lower the cost of living.

World - Africa
7/13/2023 7:09:20 PM
Kenya's interior ministry on Thursday said more than 300 people had been arrested over anti-government protests that left nine dead as the opposition announced fresh demonstrations next week.

World - International
7/13/2023 3:29:23 PM
A brawl erupted in the Kosovo parliament on Thursday after an opposition lawmaker threw water on Prime Minister Albin Kurti while he was speaking about government measures to defuse tensions with ethnic Serbs in the country's north.

World - Africa
7/12/2023 10:49:36 PM
Six people were killed on Wednesday in clashes between police and demonstrators in Kenya who joined banned opposition protests against tax hikes, police officers told AFP.

World - Africa
7/12/2023 11:57:17 AM
Kenyan officers fired tear gas on protesters Wednesday as they defied a police ban to join demonstrations called by opposition leader Raila Odinga against a raft of tax hikes.

World - Region
7/11/2023 9:01:39 PM
US President Joe Biden thanked his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday for his "courage" in dropping opposition to Sweden's entry to NATO.

World - Africa
7/8/2023 3:47:41 PM
The number of people killed in protests in Kenya rose to two on Saturday, a hospital official told AFP, after opposition leader Raila Odinga urged Kenyans to take to the streets against tax hikes.

World - Africa
7/4/2023 11:38:25 AM
Senegalese President Macky Sall declared Monday evening that he will not run for a third term in next year’s elections, ending years of uncertainty over his political future that had helped fuel deadly opposition protests last month.

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