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Kyrgyzstan president Jeenbekov resigns after unrest
World

Kyrgyzstan president Jeenbekov resigns after unrest

BISHKEK (Reuters) – Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned on Thursday after days of unrest following a disputed election, saying he…
Turkey detains nine people over attack on main opposition leader
Middle East

Turkey detains nine people over attack on main opposition leader

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey has arrested nine people, including a member of the ruling AK Party, after the country’s main…
Turkish court upholds jail sentences on Cumhuriyet staff
Middle East

Turkish court upholds jail sentences on Cumhuriyet staff

ANKARA (Reuters) – A Turkish appeals court upheld a ruling to jail journalists and executives from the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet,…
Coalition formed to counter constitutional amendments
Egypt

Coalition formed to counter constitutional amendments

Eleven political parties and a number of political figures and members of the House of Representatives, as well as representatives…
Sudan opposition leader Mahdi’s daughter detained
Middle East

Sudan opposition leader Mahdi’s daughter detained

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s security forces detained the daughter of Sudanese opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi on Wednesday, her family said,…
Maduro ‘ready to negotiate’ with opposition, calls for early parliamentary polls: RIA
World

Maduro ‘ready to negotiate’ with opposition, calls for early parliamentary polls: RIA

  Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said he was prepared to hold negotiations with the US-backed opposition and added he would…
Regional powers back Maduro opponent as Venezuela leader
World

Regional powers back Maduro opponent as Venezuela leader

The head of Venezuela’s opposition-led legislature proclaimed himself “acting president” on Wednesday in a bid to oust leftist leader Nicolas…
Syrian state seizes opponents’ property, rights activists say
Middle East

Syrian state seizes opponents’ property, rights activists say

  BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria’s government has been using a little-known anti-terrorism law to seize property from dissidents and their…
Iran sentences 3 rights lawyers to prison
Middle East

Iran sentences 3 rights lawyers to prison

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has sentenced two human rights lawyers to six years in prison and a third to…
India’s Modi faces biggest defeat since rise to power
World

India’s Modi faces biggest defeat since rise to power

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s ruling party could lose power in three key states, four TV networks said on Tuesday,…
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