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Russian opposition protest draws thousands

...prevents the opposition from running in elections. They complained of political repression and official corruption.Opposition leader Alexei Navalny called on Russians not to give up hope that they can make a difference. He said the opposition's...
Nation and World
Few jobs and little hope, but rural Russia sticks with Putin

...a Moscow political activist and ally of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, said the Kremlin allowed them to...what everyone in Galich watches, describes the opposition leaders as revolutionaries bent on destroying Russia.During...
Nation and World
Netanyahu builds hardline coalition

...politician to try to form a government.Analysts do not expect the new government to last long or accomplish much.Opposition leader Isaac Herzog, head of the centrist Zionist Union, called the coalition "a national failure government." He said...
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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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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...
Alaska pot supporters make deal with opponents

...supporters are criticizing the "No On 2" campaign along the same lines as the national group, saying one of the opposition leaders is part owner of an Anchorage restaurant that sells beer."It is troubling that the effort to keep marijuana illegal...
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Protests continue in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan opposition leaders condemned the government Thursday for its heavy-handed...the response to the protests and the jailing of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez. "If this isn't a totalitarian...
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...
This Day in History the summit opening, President Clinton delivered a speech at Waseda University. In 1998, imprisoned Nigerian opposition leader Moshood Abiola died of what the government said was a heart attack. In 2002, Afghanistan's vice president, Abdul...
This Day in History

...left Lebanon by ship under an evacuation plan mediated by the United States. In 1983, 20 years ago, Philippine opposition leader Benigno S. Aquino Jr., ending a self-imposed exile in the United States, was shot dead moments after stepping...


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