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Venezuela Opposition Unity Breaks as Governors Sworn In For New Legislative Superbody

Added: 24.10.2017 3:14 | 7 views | 0 comments

Four of the five opposition governors broke from their coalition's promise to boycott the swearing-in ceremony on Monday when they did appear to swear themselves in before a pro-Maduro government legislative superbody, according to Reuters. The Democratic Unity coalition initially thought that the Oct. 15 gubernatorial polls were far in their favor against President Nicolas Maduro's party candidates due to anger over the ongoing economic crisis that has left many hungry due to high inflation across the OPEC member. However, the coalition only ended up taking a few of the 23 states and first alleged that the vote was a fraud. Eventually, the opposition that abstentionism in its own ranks also...

Venezuela's Ruling Party Wins Surprise Victory In Regional Elections

Added: 23.10.2017 16:42 | 4 views | 0 comments

Opposition leaders have denounced what they say are widespread voting irregularities after pre-election polls indicated big wins for parties opposed to President Nicolas Maduro.

From: www.npr.org

Well-known Moscow journalist in a coma after attacker stabs her

Added: 23.10.2017 16:29 | 4 views | 0 comments


A well-known journalist for Russia's top independent radio station was stabbed in the throat Monday by an unidentified attacker who burst into her studio — the latest in a string of attacks on journalists and opposition activists in Moscow.
The assailant broke into the Ekho Moskvy offices and stabbed...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Kenya charges opposition leader’s sister

Added: 23.10.2017 13:17 | 18 views | 0 comments

Kenyan prosecutors will charge the sister of opposition leader Raila Odinga and an opposition senator with incitement to violence after attacks on election board.

From: www.news.com.au

Venezuela opposition 'faces divisions' after elections

Added: 23.10.2017 13:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

Analysts say divisions within the coalition and 'ambivalent discourse' led to defeat in last week's regional elections.

From: www.aljazeera.com

‘This Myth About the Great and Horrible Putin’

Added: 23.10.2017 10:11 | 7 views | 0 comments

How to think about Russia’s America-bashing, opposition-crushing president.

From: www.politico.com

Gorran says Barzani should resign after Kurdish vote

Added: 23.10.2017 8:51 | 7 views | 0 comments

Kurdish opposition group says Kurdistan Regional Government head failed to heed advice on referendum and caused crisis.

From: www.aljazeera.com

[Ticker] Thousands demand justice in Malta

Added: 23.10.2017 7:43 | 8 views | 0 comments

Thousands of Maltese people rallied on Sunday, demanding justice following the murder on investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who died in a car bomb on Monday. Prime minister Joseph Muscat and opposition leader Adrian Delia did not attend, citing different reasons. Daphne Caruana Galizia was known for a blog where she accused top politicians of corruption. The government has offered a €1m reward for information about her murder.

Kenya's Presidential Election Rerun Further Fuels Political Crisis

Added: 22.10.2017 23:29 | 25 views | 0 comments

The rerun elections are scheduled for Thursday. But there's one big problem: Kenya's opposition leader is calling for a boycott, and the elections chief says he can't guarantee a fair election.

From: www.npr.org

Slain Maltese journalist honoured by rally

Added: 22.10.2017 22:21 | 23 views | 0 comments

Several thousand Maltese citizens have rallied to honour an investigative journalist killed by a car bomb, but the prime minister and opposition leader who were chief targets of Daphne Caruana Galizia's reporting have stayed away from the gathering.

From: www.news.com.au

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