Syrians express opposition to Russian plan

...early presidential elections faced opposition from both sides on Wednesday, as deep...year in an election boycotted by the opposition and panned by its Western supporters.Prominent Syrian opposition figure Haitham al-Maleh said Russia...
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Myanmar army will keep privileges even with opposition win

...clear that the military-backed ruling party faced an overwhelming electoral defeat at the hands of Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition National League for Democracy party.What's also known - even before the elections - is that regardless of the result the...
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French hunt 2nd fugitive

...that more pressure must be brought to bear on Islamic State extremists.A cease-fire between Syria's government and the opposition could be just weeks away, Kerry said, describing it as potentially a "gigantic step" toward deeper international cooperation...
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SEACC director, facing cancer, resigns

...SEACC, one of Southeast Alaska's most notable conservation organizations for two years, and has in recent years inspired opposition to transboundary mining.SEACC was formed in 1970 to oppose large-scale logging in the Tongass National Forest. It has...
Witnesses: 9 killed in attack on bar in Burundi's capital

...Burundi's capital, witnesses said Sunday, as security forces went door-to-door to disarm civilians in neighborhoods seen as opposition strongholds.Residents found seven bloodied bodies lying on the floor after gunshots were heard Saturday night at a bar in...
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Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...stepping down during the transition - a key opposition demand and a sticking point in all previous...effort involving Syria's government and opposition groups.The second round on Saturday...year in an election boycotted by the opposition and dismissed as a sham by its Western...
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Keystone off the table, but pipeline fight builds

...days when I'm fired up and ready to fight."From New England to North Carolina, scattered insurgencies have formed in opposition to a spider web of pipelines up and down the Eastern Seaboard as the nation's energy industry seeks to move pent-up natural...
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Backlash over Mormon LGBT rule spreads among faithful

...California's gay marriage ban.Church leaders said the changes were designed to reiterate the conservative faith's doctrinal opposition to gay marriage and provide clarity to lay leaders around the globe asking questions after last summer's U.S. Supreme...
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Bush, Carson seek to steady campaigns in latest debate

...outspoken statements on the campaign trail, he delved into the policy discussions in Tuesday's debate, including outlining his opposition to a new Asia-Pacific trade deal supported by many Republicans."I love trade," Trump said. "I'm a free trader 100...
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...has a long way to go. The trade deal must still be ratified by each country, including the U.S., and it faces stiff opposition on several fronts. Rogness predicted it will be at least two years before the TPP is approved.FISH WATCHThe Pacific halibut...
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