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World - Africa
3/2/2024 1:35:33 PM
Human Rights Watch on Saturday called for a foreign-backed independent investigation into the killing of Chad's leading opposition figure, after Chad's main opposition party on Friday accused junta soldiers of having executed its leader "at point blank range" in an assault on the party's headquarters ahead of a long-promised May election.

World - Africa
2/29/2024 12:09:42 PM
A "general search" of vehicles and passersby was under way late Wednesday in Chad's capital after gunfire erupted near an opposition party's headquarters.

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 - Region
2/19/2024 6:18:40 PM
The jailed leader of Tunisian opposition party Ennahdha, 82-year-old Rached Ghannouchi, launched a hunger strike on Monday, his Islamist-inspired party said.

World - War in Ukraine
2/19/2024 2:23:00 PM
Germany on Monday summoned the Russian ambassador over the death of opposition figure Alexei Navalny in an Arctic prison last week, a foreign ministry spokeswoman said.

World - International
2/19/2024 12:52:22 PM
Alexei Navalny was asked four years ago what he'd tell Russians if he were killed for challenging President Vladimir Putin.

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
2/12/2024 10:13:24 PM
Senegalese civil society and opposition kept up the pressure on President Macky Sall on Monday, the eve of a planned march against the delay to this month's presidential election which has already unleashed deadly unrest across the country.

World - War in Ukraine
2/12/2024 12:53:02 PM
A sweeping US foreign aid package, including $60 billion for Ukraine, passed a key procedural vote Sunday, although opposition from right-wing Republicans may block it from becoming law.

World - Africa
2/6/2024 10:51:09 PM
Senegal's opposition on Tuesday denounced a "constitutional coup" after parliament voted to delay the presidential election by 10 months, plunging the country into its worst crisis in decades.

World - Africa
2/4/2024 10:21:34 PM
Protesters and police clashed in the Senegalese capital Dakar and at least one senior opposition figure was arrested Sunday, a day after President Macky Sall announced the indefinite postponement of the presidential election.

World - Region
1/29/2024 3:19:17 PM
Syrian media and an opposition war monitor said an apparent Israeli airstrike on a Damascus suburb where Iran-backed fighters have a presence killed two people on Monday.

World - Africa
1/20/2024 6:31:56 PM
The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, was sworn in for a second five-year term on Saturday after sweeping elections that the opposition branded a sham while calling for protests.

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".

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