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British opposition leader calls for election to end Brexit 'crisis'

British opposition leader calls for election to end Brexit 'crisis'

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn called on Monday for a general election to try to end the Brexit impasse, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure to recall parliament.

Moscow opposition holds vigils across city for free elections

Moscow opposition holds vigils across city for free elections

Russian political opposition supporters held vigils across Moscow on Saturday to call for releasing political prisoners and for free elections, after they were banned from holding a rally.

Russian opposition plans new protest despite over 1,000 arrests

Russian opposition plans new protest despite over 1,000 arrests

Russia's anti-Kremlin opposition said it was planning a nationwide protest next weekend despite police forcibly detaining over 1,000 people on Saturday for attending what they said was an illegal march ...

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown

Russian police rounded up more than 1,000 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent years against an increasingly defiant opposition decrying President Vladimir Putin ...

Police in Moscow detain opposition activists before protest

Police in Moscow detain opposition activists before protest

Russian police have detained prominent members of the opposition in Moscow ahead of a planned protest later on Saturday which the authorities have declared illegal and warned could become violent.

Over 20,000 rally in Moscow as election anger boils over

Over 20,000 rally in Moscow as election anger boils over

More than 22,000 people packed a Moscow square Saturday to demand free and fair local polls, incensed by the authorities' refusal to put popular opposition candidates on the ballot.

Malawi police use tear gas as opposition protests grow

Malawi police use tear gas as opposition protests grow

Armed police used tear gas on Thursday to disperse demonstrators demanding the resignation of Malawi's president after an election they say was rigged, escalating the state's response to protests ...

Sudanese opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence

Sudanese opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence

Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since Omar al-Bashir was ousted as president in April.

Sudan military and opposition agree to three-year transition period

Sudan military and opposition agree to three-year transition period

Sudan's military and opposition leaders have agreed to a three-year transition period that will pave the way for a civilian government.

India government asks Gandhi to respond to claims he is British

India government asks Gandhi to respond to claims he is British

India's government Tuesday asked opposition leader Rahul Gandhi to respond to claims that he is a British citizen as the country's fiercely contested election battle took a bizarre twist.

Sudan judges march in Khartoum, join opposition protests

Sudan judges march in Khartoum, join opposition protests

About 100 Sudanese judges demanding civilian rule marched on Thursday from the Supreme Court in Khartoum towards an opposition sit-in outside the Defence Ministry ...

Indian opposition attacks Modi over alleged political use of armed forces

Indian opposition attacks Modi over alleged political use of armed forces

Indian opposition parties are launching a united attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for what they see as his politicisation of the armed forces as he tries to ride a patriotic wave into a second term in office ...