Thursday, 18 April 2019
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India's richest man backs candidate from main opposition party

Added: 18.04.2019 15:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

India's wealthiest man and its richest banker are backing a politician of Congress, the main opposition party, in general elections, a rare public endorsement by two of the country's most influential businessmen.

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Erdogan says to keep up election challenge but Turkey must move on

Added: 18.04.2019 11:55 | 11 views | 0 comments

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday his AK Party would keep up its challenge to the Istanbul election results after the main opposition candidate became mayor, but Turkey needed to end debate on the issue and focus on issues like the economy.

[Ticker] Farage's Brexit Party looks strong in EP polls

Added: 18.04.2019 8:23 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Brexit Party of British eurosceptic MEP Nigel Farage could win 27 percent of votes in the European Parliament election, according to a YouGov poll out Wednesday. The opposition Labour and ruling Conservative parties, which are internally divided on Brexit, are set for 22 percent and 15 percent, respectively. The pro-remain camp is also split into four parties: Greens (10%); the Liberal Democrats (9%); Change UK (6%) and SNP (4%).

Nicaraguan opposition says dozens arrested in banned protests

Added: 18.04.2019 4:19 | 10 views | 0 comments

Hundreds of Nicaraguans opposed to President Daniel Ortega took to the streets on Wednesday in protests deemed illegal by the government and several dozen were arrested, according to an opposition group, although police denied anyone was detained.

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Indians begin voting in second phase of mammoth general election

Added: 18.04.2019 3:49 | 15 views | 0 comments

Voters across swaths of southern India began queueing up early on Thursday in the second phase of a mammoth, staggered general election in which opposition parties are trying to stop Prime Minister Narendra Modi from winning a second term.

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Dozens of Nicaraguans arrested in anti-government march: opposition

Added: 18.04.2019 3:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

Hundreds of Nicaraguans opposed to President Daniel Ortega took to the streets of the capital Managua on Wednesday in protests deemed illegal by the government and several dozen were arrested, according to an opposition group.

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Turkey's opposition takes office in Istanbul, re-run appeal still pending

Added: 17.04.2019 20:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

Turkey's main opposition candidate took office as Istanbul mayor on Wednesday after a stunning victory over President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party, but the new head of the country's largest city still faces an appeal for the vote to be re-run.

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Alberta's foray into leftist politics sets stage for strong opposition

Added: 17.04.2019 20:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

Alberta's New Democratic Party crashed out of government after Tuesday's provincial election, but one of the most inexperienced parties ever to take office in Canada will likely become the strongest opposition the western province has ever seen.

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Prison activist Mumia Abu-Jamal to get new appeals hearing

Added: 17.04.2019 19:46 | 1 views | 0 comments

A former Black Panther and death row activist convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer will get a new appeals hearing after the city prosecutor dropped his opposition to it.

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