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Maldives police raid opposition on eve of election

Police in the Maldives raided the main campaign office of the opposition presidential candidate on Saturday, the eve of an election viewed as a referendum on whether democracy will survive …


Western envoys urge Kenya opposition to recognize Kenyatta

Eleven western envoys, including those from the United States and Britain, urged Kenya’s opposition leader Sunday to recognize President Uhuru Kenyatta as the country’s legitimately elected leader.


Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition party elects new leaders

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition elected new co-presidents Sunday, following a crackdown on the party for alleged terror links that led to the jailing of one of its leaders and hundreds of …


Cambodian police arrest country’s main opposition leader

Officials say police in Cambodia have arrested the leader of the country’s main opposition party in a late night raid.


U.K.’s Labour backs staying in EU’s single market after Brexit

Britain’s main opposition party announced Sunday that it backs the U.K. staying in the European Union’s single market and customs union during a “transition period” after Brexit, arguing that would …


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Venezuela govt links dissident ex-prosecutor to extortion

Venezuelan authorities said Wednesday they would seek the arrest of ousted chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega’s husband for allegedly running a $6 million extortion ring with corrupt prosecutors under her supervision.


Court orders last main opposition group in Bahrain dissolved

A court in Bahrain ordered the country’s last main opposition group dissolved and its property confiscated on Wednesday in the latest blow to reformers and dissenting voices in the Middle …