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Venezuelan opposition leader sits out dialogue

...convened Monday without the country's most prominent opposition leader.Gov. Henrique Capriles, the opposition candidate...also said he would not participate while another opposition leader, Leopoldo Lopez, remains jailed along with dozens...
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Ambitious Uganda opposition leader arrested

...KASANGATI, Uganda - The bookshelves of Uganda's top opposition leader reveal his ambitions: "The Audacity of Hope" by...Besigye's Forum for Democratic Change party, said the opposition leader "cares about what hurts the people and that is the...
Rwandan leader accused in South Africa killing of ex-spy chief

...and a rope were found in the hotel room safe. There is a possibility that he might have been strangled."Rwandan opposition leader Theogene Rudasingwa identified the hotel as the Michelangelo Towers and called the death an assassination that fit...
Protests continue in Venezuela

...through the harshest wave of political persecution in decades with the response to the protests and the jailing of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez. "If this isn't a totalitarian system then I don't know what can explain what is happening in...
A look at key US sanctions against Myanmar

...released political prisoners, signed cease-fires with ethnic rebels, opened the economy and held elections that saw opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi take a seat in Parliament, the U.S. normalized diplomatic relations and suspended most major...
Chavez back in Venezuela, stirs succession talk

...on a survey by the pollster Hinterlaces that showed Vice President Nicolas Maduro with a double-digit lead over opposition leader Henrique Capriles if a vote were held.Chavez hasn't spoken publicly since before his latest cancer surgery in...
Missionaries escape violence

...mission in Kakemega, Kenya, when political and ethnic violence erupted following the presidential election Dec. 27. Opposition leader Raila Odinga claims President Mwai Kibaki's re-election vote was a sham. Humanitarian groups have said 300 people...
Outside editorial: The general must go

...independent television stations off the air. Despite his promises to Washington and back-channel negotiations with opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, Mr. Musharraf has not altered the course he embarked on last weekend when he suspended the constitution...
Getting Burma right

...intimidation.Encouragingly, the now-released opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has signaled that recent trends...governance and the rule of law. The iconic Burmese opposition leader has since met Thein Sein face to face.Burma's...
Mideast on the edge

...least for a time, both Palestinian hopes of an independent existence and Israeli desires for a secure peace. If opposition leader Ariel Sharon hoped by means of his provocative visit to the Temple Mount to undermine Prime Minister Ehud Barak's...


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