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Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote

More than a 1,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday protesting against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....

Opposition rallies over exclusion to Moscow parliament vote

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Russian opposition rallies for Moscow election candidates Russian opposition leaders led a rally in Moscow of about 1,000 people Sunday to protest the city election commission’s decision that will keep several opposition candidates off the ballot in a local election...
19:34, 2019-07-14

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
01:51, 2019-07-15

Opposition rallies again to get Albanian PM to quit Supporters of Albanian opposition parties rallied on Saturday to ask Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit and pave the way to fresh polls, dispersing after throwing firecrackers and flares to police who responded with water jets and tear gas....
05:34, 2019-06-09

Russian police arrest protesters at Moscow opposition rally Thousands of protesters have urged the electoral commission to reinstate independent candidates for elections in September. One candidate said authorities are "stealing these elections, they are stealing our future."...
23:17, 2019-07-14

Protesters in Moscow Demand Inclusion of Opposition Candidates on Election Ballot (MOSCOW) — Around 1,000 people have gathered in central Moscow to demand that opposition candidates be included on ballots for an upcoming city parliament election in September. The rally was billed as a meeting between opposition leaders and their voters after signatures sponsoring several ca...
17:01, 2019-07-14

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figures to run for the Moscow city council.        ...
21:34, 2019-07-20

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel Lapin....
01:51, 2019-05-31

Opposition Labour narrowly denies Brexit Party its first seat in UK parliament Britain's opposition Labour Party narrowly held on to a parliamentary seat in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel Farage's insurgent Brexit Party to win by less than 700 votes....
10:34, 2019-06-07

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman after protesters demand change Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite....
01:17, 2019-07-11

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal. Freedom Party interim leader Norbert Hofer said his lawmakers will back a motion by the opposition So...
12:51, 2019-05-27

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise their constitutional rights....
15:51, 2019-05-25

Albania’s parliament to vote on ousting president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started to debate a no-confidence motion against President Ilir Meta after he canceled upcoming municipal elections. Thursday’s no-confidence vote is expected to take place after five hours of debate. Meta canceled the June 30 municipal ele...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM Thailand's Parliament convened Wednesday for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power by military coup....
09:34, 2019-06-05

| Malawi opposition files suit against vote 'robbery' Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has rejected the result of last week's presidential election, saying he had launched a court battle to have the vote annulled on the grounds of fraud....
21:51, 2019-05-31

May's Brexit plan offers UK Parliament a vote on second referendum UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final attempt to get the troubled agreement across the line....
22:17, 2019-05-21

After Trump and Brexit, the EU Parliament vote could further a populist wave European voters will elect 751 lawmakers, and anti-EU parties could take more than a third of the seats in the European Parliament.        ...
10:17, 2019-05-23

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year, turning the issue into a key topic ahead of the European Parliament elections taking place through Sunday...
00:51, 2019-05-25

European trade policy seen going greener after EU parliament vote The rise of the Greens, the "Greta effect" of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macron's party into the European Parliament are likely to result in a more defensive and climate-oriented EU trade policy....
17:34, 2019-05-27

Thai opposition leader Thanathorn defiant after losing out in PM vote In a DW interview, Thai opposition leader Thanathorn says he still hopes to become prime minister in the future despite legal cases that threaten to derail his efforts. Charlotte Chelsom-Pill reports from Bangkok....
03:17, 2019-06-12

Austria's Kurz triumphs with vote, opposition still calls for his head Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz strengthened his hand in his fight to save his job as his conservative party came far ahead of rivals in Sunday's European election, but the main opposition party said it would seek to depose him on Monday anyway....
05:01, 2019-05-27

Greek opposition Conservatives in lead in exit poll for EU vote The Greek opposition New Democracy conservative party held a lead over ruling leftist Syriza in European Parliament elections on Sunday, a joint exit poll by five private TV stations showed....
20:34, 2019-05-26

Malawi opposition leader petitions to nullify vote results BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — The Malawi opposition leader who placed a close second in the presidential election says he has petitioned the High Court to nullify the results, calling them “daylight robbery.” Lazarus Chakwera spoke Friday as President Peter Mutharika in his inaugural speech ur...
16:17, 2019-05-31

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
22:34, 2019-05-28

| Main opposition warns against rigging in close Malawi vote Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has warned against attempts to rig the country's election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied....
21:51, 2019-05-22

Czech opposition parties to challenge PM Babis in no-confidence vote Opposition parties said they will call a vote of no-confidence in Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis's government over alleged conflicts of interest, although they lack enough votes to win....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Modi's party consolidates big Indian vote win with opposition defections Three Indian opposition state assembly members and more than 50 municipal leaders from West Bengal joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party on Tuesday, days after he was re-elected with big gains in places like the populous eastern state....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Turkey opposition seeks to repeat win in Istanbul redo vote ISTANBUL (AP) — The Istanbul mayoral candidates have led their final campaign rallies heading into Sunday’s repeat election. The city election held March 31 saw opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu narrowly defeat former Prime Minister Benali Yildirim, the candidate of President Recep Tayyip Er...
00:34, 2019-06-23

Albanian mayoral vote boycotted by opposition unfolds peacefully Voting in Albanian mayoral elections boycotted by opposition parties went off calmly amid low turnout on Sunday after Western countries warned against violence, although some abstainers taunted voters with songs and slogans from the communist past....
01:17, 2019-07-01

MPs vote to oppose next PM suspending Parliament to force no-deal Brexit Tory MPs and ministers staged a massive revolt today to block the next prime minister from suspending Parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
19:34, 2019-07-18

4 countries vote in high-stakes European Parliament election BRUSSELS (AP) — Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots in European Parliament elections. The stakes for the European Union are especially high in this year’s elections, which are taking place over four days and involve all 28 EU nations. Many predict natio...
10:34, 2019-05-25

Junta leader favored as Thai parliament convenes to vote for new PM Both houses of Thailand's parliament convened on Wednesday for the first time since a 2014 coup to choose either the ruling junta leader or a rising opposition star to be the Southeast Asian nation's next prime minister....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Greek parliament will vote on tax exemption measure before snap election: PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday that his government would bring legislation to parliament to cancel lowering an exemption on income taxes before a snap election on July 7....
23:34, 2019-06-04

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is ousted by parliament in no-confidence vote BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is ousted by parliament in no-confidence vote. The post Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is ousted by parliament in no-confidence vote appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:34, 2019-05-27

Austrian parliament backs no-confidence vote against Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the left, and supported by Kurz’s former far-right coalition partners....
17:17, 2019-05-27

Austria’s Parliament Ousts Chancellor Sebastian Kurz With No-Confidence Vote (VIENNA) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz was ousted by parliament in a no-confidence vote Monday, paving the way for a new election. The young leader, riding high in popular support, defiantly vowed that he and his center-right People’s Party would return to power with increased str...
09:00, 2019-05-28

Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total. The post Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total appeared first on LEX18....
22:17, 2019-05-23

Turkey calls on US to reverse decision on F-35 exclusion Turkey says Washington’s decision to exclude Ankara from an American-led fighter jet program goes against the “spirit of alliance” and is calling for it to reverse the decision...
15:34, 2019-07-18

FAA investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at Texas airport The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners' record on LGBT issues....
02:34, 2019-05-26

UK home secretary puzzled by exclusion from Trump banquet Britain’s interior minister says he hasn’t been told why he wasn’t invited to last week’s state banquet for President Donald Trump at Buckingham Palace...
11:17, 2019-06-13

Inside the abandoned remains of Chernobyl's 'exclusion zone' When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and sending radioactive fallout billowing across Europe...
16:51, 2019-06-12

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Boxing Association says it is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. AIBA chief executive Tom Virgets has told board members it will be insolvent if International Olympic Committee members dere...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Lady Gaga said she may not be 'considered a part of' the LGBTQ community even though she likes 'girls sometimes' and it started a conversation about bisexual exclusion Kevin Winter/Getty Images Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance Friday at New York's WorldPride celebration outside the Stonewall Inn and addressed the crowd that reportedly included thousands of people, according to the Associated Press. During her speech, Gaga said she "may not even be considered ...
23:17, 2019-06-29

Google open-sources robots.txt parser in push to make Robots Exclusion Protocol an official standard Google wants to turn the Robots Exclusion Protocol (REP) into an official internet standard -- and it's making its own parser open source to help.Read More...
22:51, 2019-07-01

2,000 demonstrate in Moscow against police falsifications MOSCOW (AP) — About 2,000 people rallied in Moscow to protest the falsifying of cases by Russian police and the detention of political activists. The demonstration on Sunday, which authorities had sanctioned to take place, was the latest in a series of protests sparked by the arrest this month of a ...
23:51, 2019-06-23

In Moscow, Riyadh and Washington, this is the age of the shameless lie As David Miliband argues in his Fulbright lecture, world leaders have found they can lie with impunity. We must not be complicit in their mendacityTruth or consequences, a parlour game in which players are penalised for dishonesty or wrongdoing, is mostly fun – but it also reflects a broad moral con...
01:17, 2019-06-23

MoMA PS1 Looks to Moscow to Hire New Director Kate Fowle brings her cultural expertise to Queens from the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Russia. She succeeds Klaus Biesenbach, who departed in October....
20:51, 2019-06-27

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
01:00, 2019-06-14

Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges....
19:34, 2019-06-16

Putin invites Trump to Moscow for 2020 V-Day Russian President Vladimir Putin invited his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Friday to attend the May 9 Victory Day commemorative events in Moscow next year, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said....
15:51, 2019-06-28

Poland's Kaczynski says Le Pen's party 'linked to Moscow' The powerful leader of Poland's nationalist ruling party says that political groups in some European Union states, including Marine Le Pen's party in France, are "obviously linked to Moscow and receive its support."...
12:34, 2019-05-22

Several burned in fire at thermal plant near Moscow A major fire caused by a possible explosion at the Severnaya Thermal Power Plant near Moscow injured at least eight people Thursday, authorities said....
17:17, 2019-07-11

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was placed under two months' house arrest in Moscow on Saturday while he is investigated for drug peddling, as a court rejected a request from investigators to hold him in custody....
05:34, 2019-06-09

OPEC's Partnership Concentrates Power in Riyadh and Moscow This week, the 14 members of OPEC extended an agreement with 10 other countries led by Russia to continue oil production cuts into 2020. While on paper the cartel trying to corral prices has widened considerably, the nexus of decision making has narrowed. Only Riyadh and Moscow matter....
20:01, 2019-07-03

‘Third Man’ in Skripal Attack Was Link to Moscow, Investigative Group Says Independent Bellingcat researchers traced phone use by Denis Sergeyev, who is believed to have coordinated the nerve-agent attack on the former Russian spy Sergei V. Skripal....
21:51, 2019-06-30

Multiple arrests at Moscow protests over journalist's arrest Police warned that a march against alleged police framing of a journalist would be illegal. Protesters marched regardless and were met with a heavy response....
01:00, 2019-06-13

Russian journalist in Moscow police custody sent to hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emergency medical squad was called for Ivan Golunov and deter...
16:00, 2019-06-08

| WADA targets 298 athletes in disgraced Moscow lab files WADA says it was "compiling strong evidence" of doping with 298 athletes from files and samples retrieved from Moscow's disgraced former drug-testing laboratory....
22:34, 2019-07-02

4-year-old girl’s message in a bottle gets reply from Moscow Little Taylor Powell threw a message in a bottle into the sea while vacationing in Spain — and got a reply from Moscow. Taylor, 4, put a selfie in the bottle with her dad’s phone number and the message: “If you find this picture, please respond with a name of your country and a picture.”......
20:51, 2019-07-02

Russian police detain more than 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Russia Police Detain More Than 200 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in......
16:34, 2019-06-12

Russian police say they detain over 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said on Wednesday they had detained over 200 people at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, the police said on Friday, but his lawyer and employer said he had been framed....
15:00, 2019-06-07

Venezuela to open PDVSA office in Moscow this month: Ifax Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA plans to open an office in Moscow this month, Interfax news agency cited Venezuela's oil minister as saying on Thursday during a trip to the Russian city of St Petersburg....
10:51, 2019-06-06

Major Fire At Power Station In Moscow Region Injures Many A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
15:51, 2019-07-11

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show up.”...
00:00, 2019-06-22

Ex-owner of Russia's largest independent oil refinery arrested in Moscow A former owner of the debt-laden Antipinsky refinery, Russia's largest independent oil-processing plant, was arrested in Moscow, his company said in a statement on Sunday....
01:51, 2019-07-15

Putin, visiting Italy, says wants Rome to help mend Moscow-EU ties Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Italy would battle to restore fully fledged relations between the European Union and Russia and help persuade the bloc's new leadership that sanctions on Moscow were counter-productive....
05:17, 2019-07-05

Russian Investigative Journalist in Moscow Police Custody Sent to Hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emergency medical squad was called for Ivan Golunov and...
19:51, 2019-06-08

Russia-born executive to testify about Trump Moscow project WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee is set to interview Russia-born business executive Felix Sater about his behind-the-scenes role in Donald Trump’s effort to build a skyscraper in Moscow during the presidential election. The staff-led, closed-door interview is part of the comm...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Taliban says progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there had been no breakthrough and that further talks would be needed, Russian news agencies reported....
13:17, 2019-05-30

Faced with protests, Putin blinks -- but don't expect a Moscow Spring Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in power for nearly two decades, but he still has the capacity to surprise: This week, he unexpectedly showed that the Kremlin -- on rare occasions -- has a reverse gear....
12:51, 2019-06-15

Nikola Vlasic signs for CSKA Moscow on 5-year deal MOSCOW (AP) — CSKA Moscow has signed attacking midfielder Nikola Vlasic from Everton after he spent last season on loan with the Russian club. The 21-year-old Croat endeared himself to CSKA fans by scoring the only goal in a 1-0 Champions League win over Real Madrid in Moscow in October. He finished...
14:00, 2019-06-19

U.S.-Russia Ties at Most Dangerous Point in Years, Says a Top Moscow Diplomat Relations between the U.S. and Russia are at their most dangerous point in years, said a top Russian diplomat, with the two rivals locked in a stalemate over how to revive an important Cold War-era arms treaty and President Vladimir Putin blaming Washington for failing to undertake talks on new weap...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency TASS....
23:34, 2019-06-07

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Police detain hundreds in Moscow during protests over Russian journalist – video Hundreds of people were detained in central Moscow on Wednesday as protesters rallied to demand that charges be brought against the police officers who planted drugs on Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist whose arrest sparked widespread public anger. Ovd-info, a website that tracks arrests, sa...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Faces Drug Charges The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on drug charges, a method to silence independent voices that critics say is common....
19:34, 2019-06-07

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly framed him....
18:51, 2019-06-12

Russia Denies Visas for Teachers at Anglo-American School in Moscow United States officials say the blow to the school, which educates many diplomats’ children, is meant to pressure the Americans over political disputes....
23:34, 2019-07-16

Ken Tanigawa rallies to win Senior PGA Championship PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Ken Tanigawa overcame a three-shot deficit on the back nine to pass defending champion Paul Broadhurst and win the Senior PGA Championship on Sunday. In only his second year on the senior tour and some 15 years after giving up playing professionally, Tanigawa shot an even-par ...
01:17, 2019-05-27

UNC rallies past Miami, 7-5, in 11 innings DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Ike Freeman hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the 11th inning Friday, lifting North Carolina to a 7-5 victory against Miami and into the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinals. The Tar Heels (40-17) trailed 5-0 after three innings, but got two runs in the fourth, one i...
02:00, 2019-05-25

WTA roundup: Sevastova rallies in Bucharest Top-seeded Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia rallied for a 5-7, 7-6 (4), 7-5 victory over local favorite Ana Bogdan on Tuesday in the first round of the BRD Bucharest Open in Romania...
04:34, 2019-07-17

Louisville rallies for 4-3 win over Mississippi State at CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Louisville was down three runs and its offense was doing next to nothing through six innings against Mississippi State. And the Cardinals’ dismal history at the College World Series didn’t portend a comeback, either. They were still down a run going to the ninth and fa...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Chapman’s 3-run homer in 9th rallies A’s past Rays 5-4 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman was thinking slider, and he guessed right. Chapman hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics stunned the skidding Tampa Bay Rays with a 5-4 comeback victory Thursday night. Chapman’s 17th homer and second...
10:17, 2019-06-21

UCLA rallies to beat Michigan in 12 innings Kevin Kendall's one-out double in the 12th inning scored Jake Moberg with the go-ahead run and national top seed UCLA forced a deciding game in the NCAA Baseball Tourmanet's Los Angeles super regional with a 5-4 victory over Michigan       ...
17:00, 2019-06-09

North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Aaron Sabato hit a game-tying homer and Danny Serretti scored the winning run on an error as North Carolina used a marathon ninth-inning rally to edge UNC Wilmington 7-6 in NCAA regional action Friday. North Carolina’s ninth-inning comeback was interrupted by a three-h...
04:34, 2019-06-01

Vandy rallies in 9th after pitcher's profane taunts He was pitching one of the best games of his life, against the No. 2 team in baseball, and Luke Smith, Louisville's flashy, emotional right-hander, notched his 10th strikeout of the night and let the expletives fly....
11:34, 2019-06-22

Guerrero rallies Blue Jays over Yankees Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer as part of a five-run eighth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied for an 11-7 comeback win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday....
05:17, 2019-06-06

Boone 9th-inning HR rallies Cowboys for 6-5 win over Huskers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Trevor Boone hit the go-ahead three-run homer with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, and Oklahoma State rallied to beat Nebraska 6-5 in the NCAA Oklahoma City regional Saturday night. The Cowboys completed a comeback from an early 5-0 deficit by scoring four runs off clos...
08:51, 2019-06-02

Vandy rallies for 11-10 win over Ole Miss in SEC title game Philip Clarke's two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth lifted Vanderbilt to an 11-10, come-from-behind win over Mississippi in the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game        ...
04:00, 2019-05-27

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s gains for a second consecutive session....
22:00, 2019-06-11

LSU rallies to beat South Carolina 8-6 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Josh Smith homered and scored three times as No. 5 seed LSU erased an early four-run deficit and defeated No. 12 seed South Carolina 8-6 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament game that ended early Wednesday morning. LSU (35-22) faces No. 4 seed Mississippi State (45-11) on Wedn...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcement of a ceasefire to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan next week....
16:34, 2019-05-30

NC State rallies past Wake Forest 6-5 in ACC tournament Terrell Tatum's two-run infield single keyed North Carolina State's four-run ninth inning that rallied the Wolfpack past Wake Forest 6-5 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament        ...
08:17, 2019-05-24

Trump Keeps Sticking Cities With the Bills for His MAGA Rallies On Thursday, Public Integrity and NBC News co-published a deep dive on the efforts of at least 10 cities to convince Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign to pay up for its costly MAGA rallies. Based on the campaign’s history thus far, the bottom line seems plain: don’t hold your breath....
19:34, 2019-06-13

Wall St. Rallies on Hopes of U.S. Rate Cut, Trade Progress Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
23:34, 2019-06-07

Mass rallies demand civilian rule in Sudan Marches against Sudan's ruling generals are taking place in the capital city and across the country. Organizers said security services had stormed their offices without warning ahead of the Sunday's demonstrations....
19:34, 2019-06-30

| Isner rallies to reach Newport semi-finals Three-time champion John Isner rallied to beat Australian Matthew Ebden and reach the semi-finals of the ATP grass court tournament in Newport, Rhode Island....
09:51, 2019-07-20

WTA roundup: Garcia rallies to reach Strasbourg semis No. 4 seed Caroline Garcia of France rallied from a set and a break down and reached her first semifinal of 2019 with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 win Thursday over Ukrainian teenager Marta Kostyuk at the Internationaux de Strasbourg in France....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Right, left wing groups conduct competing D.C. rallies WASHINGTON - More than 200 Trump supporters from Proud Boys, an alt-right group, and a larger number of counterprotesters confronted each other at the Freedom Plaza....
19:34, 2019-07-07

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 10 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese activist says at least 10 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule. Nazim Sirraj told The Associated Press on Monday that three bodies were found next to a school in Omdurman, the t...
14:00, 2019-07-01

Mississippi State rallies to beat Southern 11-6 in NCAAs STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Rowdey Jordan had four hits, including a homer, Jordan Westburg hit a crucial two-run single and No. 6 national seed Mississippi State rallied to beat Southern 11-6 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Mississippi State (47-13) scored three runs in the seve...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 11 Sudanese activists say at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule...
00:00, 2019-07-02

Central Michigan rallies late to beat Miami 6-5 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — David Cole singled home the winning run in the top of the ninth inning to lead Central Michigan over Miami 6-5 on Friday night in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Cole singled up the middle to score Zach Gilles for the deciding run. Zach Cohn (5-3) pitched 2 1/3 inn...
08:00, 2019-06-01

The Latest: Verdasco rallies to beat Edmund at Wimbledon Fernando Verdasco came from two sets down to knock Kyle Edmund out of Wimbledon and reach the third round for the first time since 2015        ...
19:51, 2019-07-03

Europe rallies as bond yields drop to new lows Investors returned to bonds on Wednesday, setting off another slide in benchmark debt yields, amid fears of a global trade war and recession, bets central banks will cut interest rates and falling oil prices....
15:51, 2019-07-03

Wall Street rallies on Mexico relief, M&A cheer Wall Street's main indexes gained on Monday, after the United States abandoned its plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, while a multi-billion dollar deal in the industrial space added to the upbeat sentiment....
19:00, 2019-06-10

Trump Rallies G.O.P. to Oppose Resolution Against Racist Language President Trump, declaring he does not “have a RACIST bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist....
18:51, 2019-07-16

Gauff rallies, outlasts Hercog to reach 4th round American teenager Coco Gauff saved two match points in the second set, won a tiebreaker and then outlasted Slovenia's Polona Hercog for a 3-6, 7-6 (7), 7-5 victory in the third round at Wimbledon on Friday....
22:34, 2019-07-05

WTA roundup: Putintseva rallies to reach quarters in Germany Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan saved three set points in the first set and went on to defeat Mona Bathel 7-6 (8), 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Nurnberger Versicherungscup in Germany....
00:00, 2019-05-23

Thompson rallies for 2-stroke win at ShopRite LPGA Classic Lexi Thompson made a 20-foot putt for an eagle on the 18th hole to complete a late comeback and win the ShopRite LPGA Classic        ...
00:34, 2019-06-10

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Andrew Naismith had a pinch two-run double in the eighth inning as Jacksonville State rallied late to beat Illinois 7-5 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Saturday at the Oxford Regional. Jacksonville State (38-22) was scoreless until its first four batters in the seventh go...
03:01, 2019-06-02

Rallies in all 50 states aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that makes abortion legal in the United States....
21:01, 2019-05-21

Sutherland rallies, outlasts Parel _ again _ on senior tour Kevin Sutherland birdied the second hole of a playoff with Scott Parel at Wakonda Club to win the Principal Charity Classic in the third-largest comeback in PGA Tour Champions history        ...
11:51, 2019-06-03

Loeb to contest two national rallies in Hyundai i20 World Rally Car Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb will contest a pair of upcoming national rallies in a Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC, starting with next week's Rallye Vosges French Rally Championship round...
18:51, 2019-06-06

AOC rallies for 9/11 compensation fund, Congress expected to back bill The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to get crucial funding to help extend it for years when it finally hits Congress next week, it was announced at a Ground Zero rally on Sunday. “I’m told that we have 330 representatives that have signed on so we are very optimistic … t...
04:34, 2019-06-10

Rallies in all 50 states Tuesday aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday, to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that makes abortion legal in the United States....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Slack Shows Up for Work and Rallies in Wall Street Debut Slack's newly public shares aren't slacking off. The work messaging service grew 49% in value after its stock started trading Thursday under the ticker "WORK"....
10:34, 2019-06-21

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressure on Democratic leaders in Congress to back a push to oust the president....
00:34, 2019-06-16

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s workers walked out on strike to fight for a $15 minim...
00:34, 2019-05-24

Tsonga rallies past qualifier to reach quarterfinals in Lyon Former champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga rallied past Canadian qualifier Steven Diez to reach the quarterfinals and extend his perfect record at the Lyon Open on Wednesday        ...
03:51, 2019-05-23

Tsipras rallies faithful but Greece is set to reject his radical dream Charismatic prime minister was once a hero of progressives but is likely to lose election after years of political compromiseIn Syntagma Square, all the way from the grubby marble stairs opposite the Greek parliament down to the bottom of the plaza, people have gathered. Some are holding flags – the...
12:34, 2019-07-07

Hong Kong expects more rallies demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended an unpopular extradition bill and refused to apologize for promoting it....
05:17, 2019-06-16

Dozens of protesters arrested at rallies on Kazakh leader's birthday Kazakh police detained dozens of protesters who took to the streets of major cities on Saturday to mark the 79th birthday of veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev by demanding he cede power, Reuters witnesses said....
23:00, 2019-07-06

Lululemon rallies but another athleisure stock is racing ahead of the pack Lululemon worked up a sweat Thursday, but another athleisure stock is besting the competition: Under Armour. The workout gear stock is tracking for its best annual performance in five years....
23:51, 2019-06-13

Harper's 2-run double in 9th rallies Phillies past Dodgers Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer, Brad Miller and Scott Kingery also connected, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-8       ...
11:51, 2019-07-17

Calhoun rallies Angels past Rangers 3-2 to snap 5-game skid ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kole Calhoun drove in the tying run in the ninth inning with an RBI double and then score the winner on pinch-hitter Jared Walsh’s single to left field as the Los Angeles Angels rallied for a 3-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. Rangers left fielder Hunter P...
09:17, 2019-05-26

Sudan: Mass rallies turn deadly in quest for civilian rule There have been reports of sniper fire at mass rallies in Sudan, with at least five people dying. Large crowds took to the streets across the county to demand democratic rule....
23:51, 2019-06-30

Youth climate activists set for nationwide rallies ahead of landmark case Young people to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connecticut will screen a film. And in rural North Carolina, activists will draw on a toxic spill to commemorate the environment...
02:34, 2019-06-01

Nikkei rallies as Fed rate cut hopes lift sentiment, cyclical stocks Japan's Nikkei rebounded sharply on Wednesday morning thanks to a rally in U.S. stocks after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a possible rate cut in a boost to riskier assets....
05:34, 2019-06-05

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe rallies as bond yields drop to new lows Investors returned to bonds on Wednesday, setting off another slide in benchmark debt yields, amid fears of a global trade war and recession, bets central banks will cut interest rates and falling oil prices....
15:17, 2019-07-03

Teen Coco Gauff rallies to continue thrilling, historic Wimbledon run Maybe Cori “Coco” Gauff knew it when she won the second set, pounding her chest and shouting, her mother doing the same in a box near the court. Maybe she knew it upon breaking Polona Hercog in the third, the Slovenian’s forehand flying wide and her dad, Corey, pumping a fist. Mayb...
02:51, 2019-07-06

Wall Street rallies as trade optimism lifts tech stocks Wall Street's main indexes rallied on Monday, with the S&P 500 hitting an all-time high, as technology stocks gained on growing optimism around U.S.-China trade talks and a likely reprieve for Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
19:34, 2019-07-01

| Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies An international rights group has demanded Sudan's military rulers guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a deadly military crackdown that has left more than 100 people dead since early June....
22:17, 2019-06-28

'Free Hong Kong!': protesters' demands widen as rallies continue Demonstrators back on the streets for first time since last week’s storming of legislatureTens of thousands of protesters have marched to keep up the pressure on the Hong Kong government to withdraw a controversial extradition bill, in the latest of a series of mass rallies that have drawn millions ...
12:34, 2019-07-07

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling military. The protest leaders said on Monday they’ve begun a “revolutionary escalation&#...
15:17, 2019-06-17

Gold Rallies Amid Safe-Haven Buying, Dollar Weakness Gold prices climbed Thursday, boosted by a bout of safe-haven buying as stocks and oil fell and a weaker dollar.following fresh data pointing to a slowdown in global economic activity....
02:34, 2019-05-24

Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow encouraged him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016 Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress about the project....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong police seize huge explosives cache ahead of rallies One man has been arrested after "very powerful" explosives were found at a storage unit used by a pro-independence group. Weeks of sometimes violent protests spurred a fresh rally calling on police to restore order....
23:00, 2019-07-20

Abortion rights supporters' voices thunder at #StopTheBans rallies across the nation Hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies took place across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by states to restrict access to abortions.        ...
23:00, 2019-05-21

Vanderbilt rallies past Louisville to reach College World Series finals Vanderbilt will face Michigan in the best-of-three championship series after scoring two runs in the ninth to eliminate Louisville.       ...
13:17, 2019-06-22

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as the US prepares to unveil a long-awaited plan for the Middle East....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Angelique Kerber’s title defence ends but Serena Williams rallies to victory • Defending champion loses 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 to Lauren Davis• Serena Williams wins 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 against Kaja JuvanIt is well over two decades since any woman other than Serena Williams and Venus Williams successfully defended the women’s title at Wimbledon. Angelique Kerber, who won here in such style ...
02:17, 2019-07-05

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime to reach NCAA championship game The Virginia Cavaliers rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend the Duke Blue Devils and advance to the NCAA        ...
23:17, 2019-05-25

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX fall as dollar rallies on dimmer hopes of aggressive U.S. rate cut Most Latin American currencies slipped on Friday as the dollar was lifted by hopes that the U.S. Federal Reserve would not cut rates aggressively at its meeting this month. The dollar rally was spurred by investors trimming bets of a 50-basis-point cut in U.S interest rates in July after data sh...
01:51, 2019-07-06

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, even though they continued for months after that. Th...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Abortion rights supporters make voices heard loud and clear at #StopTheBans rallies across the nation Hundreds of rallies took place across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions.        ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Chapman's 3-run homer in 9th rallies A's past Rays 5-4 Matt Chapman hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics stunned the skidding Tampa Bay Rays with a 5-4 comeback victory       ...
09:00, 2019-06-21

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to carry the Electoral College if the 2020 election were held today. This is happening despite the fact that Trump’s immigration policy continues to garner ...
20:17, 2019-07-09

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
19:17, 2019-05-27

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Pakistan Opposition Leader Is Arrested Former Pakistan President Asif Zardari was arrested on Monday on longstanding money-laundering charges in a move opponents of the government said was part of a clampdown on them directed by the government and military....
18:34, 2019-06-10

| Cameroon opposition leader kidnapped again The chairperson of Cameroon's main opposition party, Ni John Fru Ndi, has been kidnapped again in the English speaking Northwest Region, two months after an initial abduction, his party says....
19:34, 2019-06-29

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election....
13:51, 2019-05-24

| Zimbabwean opposition MP charged with treason Zimbabwean MP Job Sikhala, vice-chairman of the opposition MDC party, has been charged with treason for allegedly saying he wanted to overthrow the president....
16:34, 2019-07-09

|Parliament'snewfinancechairpromisestowrapupSteinhoff,VBSprobes Newly-elected chairperson of Parliament's standing committee on finance Joe Maswanganyi says the Steinhoff and VBS sagas will "reach a conclusion" under his watch as committee head....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Uruguay opposition posts big win in presidential primaries Uruguay's conservative opposition has posted a big win in presidential primaries, firing a warning at the ruling coalition ahead of national elections in October as the South American nation grapples to revive economic growth....
14:17, 2019-07-01

Venezuela's government and opposition to reset talks President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido both signaled in the past days a willingness to return to the negotiating table. The two sides have already met twice in talks hosted by Norway....
19:34, 2019-06-30

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia’s opposition leader SYDNEY (AP) — Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia’s new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday. The 56-year-old became the new leader of the country’s main opposition party when he stood unopposed to replace the outgoing...
09:51, 2019-05-27

Anthony Albanese set to become Australia's opposition leader Veteran Sydney lawmaker Anthony Albanese will become Australia's new opposition leader this week, after being made head of the Labor Party on Monday....
06:34, 2019-05-27

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Opposition says 'injustice' will galvanize Istanbul voters The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul says he believes "the injustice" caused by the cancellation of his win in March will galvanize voters in his favor in Sunday's rerun election....
17:17, 2019-06-17

Albanian opposition resume protest to oust PM Albanian opposition supporters rallied on Monday in their tenth national protest since February to pressure Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit over what they say is election fraud....
00:00, 2019-07-09

| Malawi opposition rally against election 'robbery' Malawian opposition supporters have marched through the capital Lilonge and burst into government offices to protest against alleged fraud in elections last month that returned Peter Mutharika as president....
00:34, 2019-06-05

Opposition says ‘injustice’ will galvanize Istanbul voters ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul says he believes “the injustice” caused by the cancellation of his win in March will galvanize voters in his favor in Sunday’s rerun election. In an interview Monday with The Associated Press, Ekrem Imamoglu also said a...
15:17, 2019-06-17

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock...
20:00, 2019-05-25

Russia’s opposition leader Navalny gets 10-day sentence Russia’s opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 10 days in jail on charges of taking part in an unsanctioned rally. A court in Moscow on Monday found Navalny guilty of violating rules for holding a rally last month...
19:34, 2019-07-01

The Latest: Exit polls: Danish opposition likely to win The Latest on Denmark's general election (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Exit polls in Denmark say that the opposition bloc that includes the center-left Social Democrats will get the most votes in the general election....
21:17, 2019-06-05

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament resumes next month....
06:34, 2019-06-23

AP Interview: Albania PM says opposition ruining EU chances Albanian prime minister says the opposition’s main goal in its ongoing political contest is to disrupt the country’s efforts to launch full membership negotiations with the European Union...
00:17, 2019-06-22

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks...
21:17, 2019-06-02

How will the far-right AfD party shape the European Parliament? Germany's right-wing populist AfD party will only have limited influence in the European Parliament. But its lawmakers hope to learn from more seasoned populist leaders....
00:34, 2019-06-17

Georgian protesters try to break into parliament TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have tried to storm the parliament building in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and are calling for the government’s resignation. The unrest was sparked by the appearance Thursday of Russian legislator Sergei Gavrilov in the building as part of an...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Protests mar the opening of the European Parliament Some legislators from right-wing parties, Brexiteers and Catalan independence backers have disrupted the formal opening session of the European parliament...
11:34, 2019-07-02

Far-right Greek party crashes out of Parliament A far-right, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal, violent neo-Nazi group into Greece’s third-largest party during the country’s economic crisis has been ejected from Parliament in the latest national election...
00:17, 2019-07-08

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
14:17, 2019-05-26

Highlights: Europe votes for EU parliament Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 countries, seven of which held ballots between Thursday and Saturday, with the remainder voting on Sunday (times CET):...
20:34, 2019-05-26

European Parliament: Who is David Sassoli Italian Democratic Party politician and former TV journalist David Sassoli has been elected as president of the European Parliament for the next two-and-a-half years....
16:00, 2019-07-03

Vaiko Set To Return To Parliament After 15 Years, With Help From DMK MDMK Chief V Gopalasamy or Vaiko, one of the is all set to return to parliament after 15 years. His party today nominated him as its candidate for upcoming elections to the Rajya Sabha....
14:51, 2019-07-02

Next Tory PM will not be able to suspend parliament – Bercow Speaker says it is ‘blindingly obvious’ that no-deal Brexit cannot happen without vote• Latest political developments - liveJohn Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, has said it is “blindingly obvious” that the new Conservative prime minister will not be able to suspend parliament to push th...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Congolese finally pay tribute to late opposition leader Tens of thousands of mourners, some of whom camped outside overnight, gathered on Friday to finally say farewell to Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son was declared president earlier this year....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Zetsche's elevation to Daimler chairman faces opposition Investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche responsible for falling profits, a costly European diesel emissions recall and recalls connected with Takata airbags, among other things, a German newspaper says....
17:17, 2019-07-18

OAS meeting ends in disagreement over Venezuela opposition delegation Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) ended two days of meetings on Friday without a clear plan for increasing pressure on embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, despite a majority vote to recognize a representative from the country's opposition....
05:17, 2019-06-29

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedroom of their suspect – Guaido’s chief of staff, Roberto Marrero – finding two military-st...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Uruguay withdraws from OAS meeting over Venezuela opposition delegation Uruguay on Thursday withdrew from a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) being held in Medellin, Colombia, in protest of the presence of what it said was an illegitimate delegation from Venezuela....
23:01, 2019-06-27

Trial begins against Istanbul head of opposition party ISTANBUL (AP) — The trial against the leader of an opposition party in Istanbul on numerous charges, including insulting the country’s president, has been adjourned until July 18. Canan Kaftancioglu, who heads the secular Republican People’s Party in the city is on trial for social media...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders HONG KONG (AP) — The largely youth-driven movement challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure. And that adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colo...
05:00, 2019-06-18

"Accept Defeat With Grace," BJP Tells "Demoralised" Opposition The BJP Tuesday condemned opposition parties for questioning the credibility of Electronic Voting Machines and asked them to accept their defeat with grace if the people vote Prime Minister Narendra......
20:34, 2019-05-21

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, following the death of a U.S. citizen in prison last week....
02:34, 2019-05-22

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last week. A government minister, meanwhile, is defending the nation’s...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed....
00:34, 2019-05-28

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police before elections Albanian opposition supporters scuffled with police outside vote-counting centres on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locations in a dispute over whether to hold local elections on June 30....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Tuesday that his office is investigating two diplomatic representatives of Guaidó accused of mis...
20:34, 2019-06-18

UK opposition Labour Party will not back PM May's Brexit deal Britain's main opposition Labour Party said it will not support Prime Minister Theresa's May latest attempt to secure Brexit after she offered sweeteners in her fourth attempt to break the parliamentary impasse and pass her negotiated deal with the EU....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, and that a Libra Association would oversee the Lib...
00:00, 2019-06-19

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
02:51, 2019-06-02

Congolese paying tribute to late opposition leader KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Tens of thousands of Congolese are descending on a stadium in the capital to pay their respects to the late opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi. The 84-year-old died in Belgium two years ago, but the regime in power in Congo at the time blocked the return of his remains for f...
16:17, 2019-05-31

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
21:00, 2019-06-11

May Lays Out New Brexit Plan Seeking More Opposition Support British Prime Minister Theresa May laid out a fresh plan to get Parliament to back her Brexit divorce package, dangling the prospect of a second Brexit referendum and other concessions....
22:34, 2019-05-21

Sudanese opposition rejects military's schedule for elections Sudan's opposition rejected on Tuesday a plan by military authorities to hold elections within nine months, a prominent opposition figure said, after the country's worst day of violence since ex-president Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
11:34, 2019-06-04

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations The leader of Britain's main opposition party has questioned whether the government had evidence to back up its accusations that Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the entrance to the Gulf, and warned against escalating tensions....
12:34, 2019-06-15

Opposition leader's body returning to Congo for funeral The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president....
14:17, 2019-05-30

Thai court accepts complaints against PM, opposition leaders Thailand’s Constitutional Court has accepted complaints against the prime minister and two opposition party leaders in cases that could see them disqualified from office...
16:51, 2019-07-19

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries have been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall for time....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, the Norwegian and Venezuelan governments said on Thursday, after a Socialist Party leader announced the end of a round of Oslo-backed talks to end a political crisis....
06:17, 2019-07-12

Opposition leader’s body returning to Congo for funeral KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president. Family members had accused the former government of Joseph Kabila of blocking a funeral for Tshisekedi because it feared demons...
13:51, 2019-05-30

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock....
20:00, 2019-05-25

EU urges Albania’s opposition to hold peaceful protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition is stag...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Pawan Chamling Says He Is Ready To Carry Out Role Of Opposition After serving Sikkim as chief minister for over 24 years, Pawan Kumar Chamling on Saturday said he respects the mandate of the people and is ready to discharge the role of an opposition leader....
17:17, 2019-05-25

Istanbul election rerun set to be won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan Istanbul election set to be won by Turkish opposition party, according to unofficial results that would deal a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
21:17, 2019-06-23

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security....
19:17, 2019-05-23

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
01:17, 2019-06-11

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts MOSCOW (AP) — The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan’s presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country. Amirzhan Kossanov polled only 16% in Sunday’s vote, which elected a loyalist of Kazakhstan...
19:34, 2019-06-14

After Modi’s stunning win, a grim future for India’s opposition For the storied Indian National Congress, which governed the country for much of its post-independence history, there were no silver linings to Thursday’s defeat....
00:51, 2019-05-25

Opposition in Georgia demand more resignations, early election A coalition of opposition parties in Georgia on Friday demanded the interior minister's resignation, the release of protesters detained the previous night, and talks on holding an early parliamentary election, one opposition leader said....
16:34, 2019-06-21

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged....
09:51, 2019-05-24

Blow to Turkey's Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul Turkey's main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a new beginning in the country's largest city....
23:34, 2019-06-23

Albanian opposition rally renews call for PM to quit Albanian opposition supporters took to the streets again on Saturday in a mostly peaceful protest, the sixth national one in three months, calling on Prime Minister Edi Rama to step down to pave the way for early elections....
07:17, 2019-05-26

India's Opposition Faces Up to Modi's Dominating Victory After suffering a landslide victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, two of India’s leading opposition figures offered their resignations. Though their party leaders refused to let them step down, the gestures reflected how badly they were defeated....
22:17, 2019-05-26

Maduro Representatives, Opposition Discussed Early Elections Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s top lieutenants discussed the possibility of early presidential elections in talks with the opposition in Norway this week, according to people familiar with the talks....
01:17, 2019-05-31

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
11:34, 2019-07-05

All 5 VVPATs Should Be Counted First: 22 Opposition Parties To Poll Body Opposition parties turned out in strength at the Election Commission today with a list of demands that they said were "confidence-building measures" and questioned the movement of Electronic Voting......
15:00, 2019-05-21

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
11:01, 2019-06-10

Japan opposition leader sees 'double election' unlikely Prospects are fading for a snap election for parliament's lower house in tandem with a summer upper house poll, the leader of Japan's second-biggest opposition party said on Thursday....
03:00, 2019-06-21

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results....
23:34, 2019-06-23

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
00:17, 2019-05-23

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign to recapture the territory....
17:34, 2019-07-13

Nicaragua opposition says open to resuming talks on standoff Nicaragua’s political opposition says it is willing to resume dialogue with President Daniel Ortega’s government over resolving the country’s political standoff...
04:00, 2019-07-06

European Parliament begins voting for new president With many MEPs voicing their disapproval over the nominations for the bloc's top four posts, it remains to be seen whether lawmakers will follow the recommendation of EU leaders when picking the assembly's next speaker....
11:00, 2019-07-03

Voting in PNG parliament shows Marape has support to be new PM Voting in Papua New Guinea's parliament on Thursday showed former finance minister James Marape had enough support to replace Peter O'Neill as prime minister after weeks of political turmoil over the handling of a gas development deal....
07:51, 2019-05-30

Austrian parliament votes to ban glyphosate weedkiller Austria is set to become the first EU country to completely ban weedkiller glyphosate, originally developed by Monsanto and marketed under the name Roundup. The ban could clash with the EU law....
06:00, 2019-07-03

Man Found Guilty Over Car Attack Outside UK Parliament That Injured Many A London jury on Wednesday convicted a man of attempted murder after he tried to mow down cyclists and police with his car outside the British parliament last year in an attack that prosecutors said......
00:51, 2019-07-18

After "Where Is He" Murmurs In Parliament, Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Congress's Rahul Gandhi gave Parliament a miss this morning as the 17th Lok Sabha began after the national elections. On Day One, the elected lawmakers took oath as members of the house - led by Prime......
16:17, 2019-06-17

Maldives ex-president elected parliament speaker MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives’ parliament has overwhelmingly voted the country’s first democratically elected president as the speaker of the house. Mohamed Nasheed received 67 votes from among 87 members. His rival received 17 votes past midnight Tuesday. The speaker also has a rol...
06:51, 2019-05-29

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate action...
05:17, 2019-05-29

European Parliament opens with show of defiance The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
16:00, 2019-07-02

Far-right parties form new group in European Parliament A group of 73 lawmakers from far-right groups across Europe wants to devolve power back to EU member states, curb immigration and stop the spread of Islam. Italy's League and France's National Rally are at its head....
05:00, 2019-06-14

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to devolve power from Brussels back to capitals....
15:00, 2019-06-13

The Latest: Italy’s Sassoli 7 shy of leading EU Parliament David-Maria Sassoli, an Italian member of the Socialists & Democrats bloc at the European Parliament, fell just short of an absolute majority in the first round of voting to become the next president of the legislature...
12:00, 2019-07-03

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
19:51, 2019-05-22

Moldova: Ousted president against dissolving parliament MOSCOW (AP) — Moldova’s ousted president says he wants to cancel a decision by his interim replacement to dissolve parliament amid a deepening political crisis. Igor Dodon said Tuesday he has signed a decree seeking to override interim president Pavel Filip’s call for snap parliamentary ...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Ukraine’s parliament rebels against president’s decree KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian party leaders have rebelled against the new president’s decision to disband parliament and ignored his call to amend the election law. Parliamentary leaders met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy Tuesday and had publicly backed his plans to hold early elections under new r...
15:51, 2019-05-22

The Latest: Slovak far-right could reach European Parliament A far-right party in Slovakia that openly admires the country’s wartime Nazi puppet state could win seats in the European Parliament for the first time...
10:34, 2019-05-25

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical' With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considered perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee,......
18:17, 2019-06-20

Suspending parliament should not be ruled out, says Dominic Raab Tory leadership contender says dropping widely criticised idea would weaken UK negotiating positionThe Tory leadership contender Dominic Raab has said the possibility of sidelining parliament to force through Brexit should not be ruled out, as to do so would weaken the UK’s negotiating position in B...
13:00, 2019-06-08

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
20:34, 2019-06-05

UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct. 31....
11:51, 2019-06-11

What to Watch For in the European Parliament Election Results More than 400 million Europeans are eligible to vote in an election that will measure the strength of populists — and of supporters of the European Union....
16:00, 2019-05-26

Georgia: Protests held by parliament for 4th straight day TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have convened outside the Georgian parliament building, calling for the resignation of the interior minister and for changes in the election code. The demonstration on Sunday marked the fourth straight day of anti-government protests that also focus on...
23:51, 2019-06-23

Nigeria parliament on lockdown after clash with Shi'ite group Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Fragmented parliament complicates EU leadership contest The task of picking the five names that will hold the European Union's top jobs and guide its future just got harder after EU assembly elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country bloc....
05:01, 2019-05-27

BJP's Locket Chatterjee vs Trinamool In Parliament Over "Cut Money" BJP lawmaker Locket Chatterjee's comments on "cut money" - a term used to describe bribery allegations against Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress - provoked a row in parliament......
13:34, 2019-07-03

EU parliament confirms von der Leyen as next executive head The European Parliament on Tuesday confirmed Ursula von der Leyen, a German conservative, as the next president of the executive EU Commission by 383 votes to 327 against, the speaker of the assembly, David Sassoli, said....
21:00, 2019-07-16

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage....
10:17, 2019-05-24

Aadhaar Amendment Bill Passed By Parliament The Parliament has passed an amendment bill which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank accounts and get mobile phone connections....
17:34, 2019-07-08

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to address lawmakers fueled the anti-Moscow rallies....
16:51, 2019-06-21

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push through Brexit....
19:17, 2019-06-06

The Latest: Georgia’s parliament speaker resigns TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Latest on protests in the Georgian capital (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The speaker of Georgia’s parliament has resigned in the aftermath of violent clashes sparked by the appearance of a Russian lawmaker in parliament. Kakha Kaladze, one of the leaders of the rulin...
14:34, 2019-06-21

Ukraine’s parliament snubs new president on election law Ukrainian lawmakers have turned down the newly-sworn president’s proposal to amend the election law, a blow to his hopes to get more of his supporters into parliament...
20:17, 2019-05-22

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other clubs are also concerned."...
07:17, 2019-06-08

| Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition Nigeria's broadcasting authority shut down private radio and television stations owned by a key opposition figure who hours earlier said his media operations were being targeted in a crackdown....
15:34, 2019-06-07

Opposition candidate wins rerun of Istanbul mayoral election The opposition candidate in the rerun of the mayoral race for Turkey's largest city claimed victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party....
23:00, 2019-06-23

UK opposition leader Corbyn: Real danger of no-deal Brexit There is a danger of a no-deal Brexit and Britain's main opposition Labour Party will do everything it can to stop that from happening, its leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday....
15:34, 2019-05-30

Will Challenge Opposition Chief Rule If Congress Allows: Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said the single largest party in Lok Sabha deserves the post of Leader of Opposition and alleged that the rule cited to deny it the status was......
00:17, 2019-06-08

| Wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Lopez in Spain Lilian Tintori, the wife of Venezuela's leading opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez, and their daughter are in Madrid after having taken refuge in Spain's embassy in Caracas, the Spanish government says....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Argentina's Macri chooses opposition figure as running mate Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he's choosing the leader of the largest opposition bloc in the Senate as his running mate in October's presidential election....
01:00, 2019-06-12

Argentina’s Macri chooses opposition figure as running mate BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine President Mauricio Macri says he’s choosing the leader of the largest opposition bloc in the Senate as his running mate in October’s presidential election. Macri said Tuesday on Twitter that he chose Miguel Angel Pichetto because Argentina will &#...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Cameroon opposition leader released after abduction in Anglophone region The leader of one of Cameroon's main opposition parties was released by his captors on Saturday after being abducted by unidentified gunmen in the country's restive Anglophone region a day earlier, his party said....
03:17, 2019-06-30

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's government withdrew an invitation to an official ceremony sent to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiadó, she said on Friday, playing down the idea that it showed skepticism from President Jair Bolsonaro's ex-military advisers....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Sudanese opposition says it is suspending civil disobedience and strike: statement Sudan's protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike from Wednesday until further notice....
21:00, 2019-06-11

Opposition conservatives prevail in Greek local election runoffs Local elections in Greece on Sunday saw the conservative opposition party making further gains against the ruling Syriza ahead of an expected general election next month, initial results indicated....
21:34, 2019-06-02

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices....
01:00, 2019-06-03

Opposition Leaders Link Maharashtra Minister To 340 Crore Scam Opposition leaders on Thursday staged a protest, accusing Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil of involvement in a "Rs 342 crore scam" pertaining to two land deals in Pune district....
23:00, 2019-06-27

Exclusive: The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door....
12:34, 2019-06-11

Thailand's opposition alliance to nominate rising star Thanathorn as PM Thailand's anti-military Democratic Front alliance will on Wednesday nominate rising political star Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit for prime minister, facing off against junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha, a spokeswoman said....
11:34, 2019-06-04

DR Congo: Body of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi returned After two years, the body of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been returned from Brussels. It was delayed over concerns that opposition supporters would call to oust then-President Joseph Kabila....
06:17, 2019-05-31

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer who opposition says was tortured CARACAS - Venezuelan authorities late on Saturday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged involvement in a coup plot against President Nicolas Maduro....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies....
09:17, 2019-06-24

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government......
02:51, 2019-06-03

Let It Go: Rajnath Singh To Opposition On Kiran Bedi's Now-Deleted Tweet Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday appealed to the opposition, particularly the DMK, to put to rest the controversy over a tweet by Puducherry LG Kiran Bedi, saying she has deleted it and......
12:00, 2019-07-04

Sudan military and opposition agree on power-sharing deal Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a rotating presidency and civilian-military ruling council....
05:17, 2019-07-05

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan....
18:00, 2019-05-26

Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long conflict, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday....
07:17, 2019-05-26

Norway says Venezuela government, opposition to hold new round of talks Norway said on Saturday that representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition will return to Oslo next week following an initial round of preliminary talks about how to address the country's political crisis....
07:17, 2019-05-26

Sudan’s leading opposition party rejects strike call KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan. The opposition Umma Party said Sunday it opposes the “prep...
15:34, 2019-05-26

Venezuelan opposition returning to Barbados to continue talks with government Venezuela's opposition said on Sunday it will return to Barbados to continue talks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro as part of efforts to resolve the South American nation's political crisis....
07:00, 2019-07-15

Pakistani judge rejects opposition blackmail claims over ex-PM's conviction A senior Pakistani judge on Sunday denied being blackmailed into convicting ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for graft last year after the main opposition party showed secretly taped video that appeared to show him saying he was threatened over the case....
17:17, 2019-07-07

Opposition Candidates From Erstwhile Royal Families Defeated In Election As the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party swept the parliamentary election, opposition candidates from erstwhile royal families failed to hold their fort....
22:17, 2019-05-24

Mexican officials blame federal police strike on opposition Mexican government officials are blaming the political opposition, corrupt federal police and outside players for a revolt by officers who are opposed to being absorbed into the new National Guard...
05:00, 2019-07-05

Opposition Demand On VVPATs Rejected By Election Body Day Before Counting The Opposition demand to tally the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail) slips before the Electronic Voting Machines has been turned down by the Election Commission....
12:34, 2019-05-22

"Tejashwi Yadav Won't Leave Opposition Midway": RJD Snubs Congress Tejashwi Yadav will not resign like Rahul Gandhi did, the RJD today said in a snub to ally Congress, which had called for the Bihar leader's resignation over the opposition alliance's national......
14:34, 2019-07-04

Duterte's allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from the Philippines' midterm elections last week show the president's allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats being decided, while a shutout of the opposition slate heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of massive human rights violations....
04:34, 2019-05-22

Venezuela's opposition congress names ad-hoc central bank board Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday appointed an ad-hoc board for the country's central bank with the aim of "protecting its international reserves" from President Nicolas Maduro's government....
22:34, 2019-07-16

Venezuela opposition pledges equal treatment for creditors in possible restructuring Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from power, according to a document published on Wednesday....
04:34, 2019-07-04

Opposition Parties On Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Ahead Of Poll Result After flagging the movement of voting machines in five states, the opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in......
10:34, 2019-05-22

Opposition Parties' Night Vigil Outside EVM Rooms Amid 'Tampering' Row The opposition parties in several states are keeping a round-the-clock vigil on the storage rooms where the voting machines are kept in high security, ahead of the counting of votes in the national......
10:34, 2019-05-22

In Opposition Liaising To Stop BJP, Sharad Pawar Opens New Line Leading players in the opposition are working the phones and establishing a connect with a group of political leaders who can swing numbers in case the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) falls......
10:34, 2019-05-22

Ravi Shankar Prasad Slams Opposition "Hypocrisy" On EVM Issue Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Wednesday accused the Opposition of adopting double standards on the issue of EVMs, saying leaders from their parties had become chief ministers and Prime Ministers......
21:34, 2019-07-03

Duterte’s allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from Philippine elections show Duterte’s allies won a majority in the Senate race, while a shutout of the opposition heralds a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of human rights violations...
05:34, 2019-05-22

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the result of the April 17 election after complaining that the vote was rigged....
20:17, 2019-05-24

German opposition demand bungled toll contract details The Greens and the FDP have demanded the transport minister turn over documents pertaining to toll contracts. Scheuer awarded the contracts before the legality of the system was clear and now Germany must pay damages....
00:34, 2019-06-23

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of even his own party to win a second term in office....
12:00, 2019-05-24

Talks between Venezuela government and opposition continuing, says mediator Norway Talks between the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing in Barbados, the foreign ministry from mediator Norway said late on Thursday in a rare statement about the progress of the discussions....
08:51, 2019-07-19

Bihar Assembly Adjourns As Opposition Wants Health Minister's Resignation Bihar Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday as the opposition parties shouted slogans demanding the resignation of Health minister Mangal Pandey over the deaths of more than 150 children due to acute......
14:51, 2019-07-02

| Rahul Gandhi resigns as leader of India's opposition Congress Rahul Gandhi quit as head of India's main opposition Congress party, taking the blame for a second-straight election humiliation by right-wing Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
00:51, 2019-07-04

Plea Seeking Appointment Of Lok Sabha Leader Of Opposition Rejected The Delhi High Court Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking directions to the Lok Sabha speaker to appoint a Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the House....
13:17, 2019-07-08

Nitish Kumar Calls EVM Allegations "Bogus", Says Opposition "Nervous" Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dubbed the allegations made by Opposition pertaining to the unsecured movement of EVMs in Bihar as "bogus" and added that such statements made by the......
15:00, 2019-05-21

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike, military says communication not suspended Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held a general strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
00:00, 2019-05-29

Venezuelan opposition and Maduro government to hold talks in Barbados Negotiations are set to resume Monday between the Venezuelan government and the opposition group calling for its ouster in a bid to end months of political instability, the two sides announced....
08:17, 2019-07-08

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the toxic work culture that staffers endure....
06:51, 2019-05-22

MEPs create biggest far-right group in European parliament ID’s influence doubtful, however, after falling short in aim to become third-biggest blocMarine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini’s MEPs have joined forces with anti-immigration parties across Europe to create the biggest far-right group in the European parliament.Despite promises to become “a thorn in the ...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill Tabled In Parliament Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has introduced the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha today. We give you a lowdown....
19:51, 2019-07-15

Bypassing parliament on no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, says campaigner Legal campaigner Gina Miller said on Sunday any attempt to suspend Britain's parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, announcing her intention to challenge such a move in court if necessary....
12:00, 2019-07-14

Germany's 'Die Partei' takes satire to the European parliament After lampooning Germany's traditional parties in the EU elections, the satirical party "Die Partei" is sending two representatives to Brussels. But when things get serious, where do the jokes end and the politics start?...
00:00, 2019-06-08

How young voters matter in European Parliament elections Brexit, global warming, digital rights: Young people in the EU have taken to the streets and gained the attention of politicians in Brussels and across the bloc. Can they now make their mark on the European Parliament?...
09:34, 2019-05-23

EU's Tusk asks European Parliament to approve von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European Commission....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Russian parliament calls for sanctions on 'unfriendly' Georgia The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to draw up tough economic sanctions against Georgia, a move that would sharply escalate a political crisis between the neighbors....
14:34, 2019-07-09

Did Not Ask For Front-Row Parliament Seat For Rahul Gandhi, Says Congress The Congress on Tuesday said that it has not demanded a front-row seat for Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha and dismissed media reports as "propaganda"....
01:17, 2019-07-10

Queen Elizabeth Is The Reason UK PM Would Struggle To Suspend Parliament Boris Johnson is threatening to suspend Britain's Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit if he becomes prime minister -- and some politicians are planning to fight him in court. But he would......
00:17, 2019-07-13

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff University....
03:34, 2019-05-24

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc's executive after some in the assembly criticized her nomination....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Polish schoolgirl takes climate fight to parliament A teenager started her summer holidays by campaigning in front of Poland's parliament on Friday in a bid to get politicians to act on climate change before an election later this year....
17:17, 2019-06-28

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
19:34, 2019-06-21

BJP's Pragya Thakur Missing In Court, A Regular In Parliament Pragya Singh Thakur may not be regular with her court appearances despite being a terror accused. But when it comes to attendance in Lok Sabha, the first-time lawmaker is definitely a topper.......
18:51, 2019-07-05

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and other charges....
15:00, 2019-05-24

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a new parliament. From Portugal to Finland, from Italy to Britain, students followed the call of Swedis...
01:34, 2019-05-25

Rudd hints at 'tactics' to block parliament suspension Amber Rudd has dropped her opposition to a no-deal Brexit but vowed to fight any bid by the next prime minister to suspend parliament to force it through....
06:17, 2019-07-15

Thai Parliament votes for coup leader to stay on as PM Thailand’s Parliament has elected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister in a vote helping maintain the military’s dominance of politics five years after he led a coup...
02:51, 2019-06-06

Suspending Parliament would be an insult to D-Day veterans, says Matt Hancock Cabinet minister Matt Hancock today claimed Tory leadership contenders willing to prorogue Parliament over Brexit were insulting D-Day veterans who had fought for democracy....
18:51, 2019-06-10

Thailand's parliament votes in pro-army house speaker A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand's house speaker in the first working session of the country's new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government....
16:34, 2019-05-25

TV Broadcasters Outside Parliament Can't Shake 'Stop Brexit Steve' Protester, with megaphone, wins cat-and-mouse game with TV reporters covering U.K.’s break with EU by getting into shot every time; BBC built a scaffold, Steve Bray got taller signs. ‘Could you possibly, please, just be quiet for a moment?’...
21:51, 2019-06-06

AP Interview: Catalan separatist vows EU parliament fight The most prominent jailed leader of Catalonia’s separatist movement is vowing to take his fight to the European Parliament after being suspended as a lawmaker in Spain...
16:34, 2019-05-24

Europe’s voters elect new parliament as nationalism mounts SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections after a series of scandals overshadowed the debate on key issues of the EU’s future. Voters on Sunday are casting ballots for their country’s 17 seats in the 751-member European Parliament. The vote is seen...
06:34, 2019-05-26

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers The four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in Parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, that could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
14:17, 2019-05-24

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger......
15:51, 2019-07-11

Thai parliament convenes to elect prime minister The vote is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 elections....
17:34, 2019-06-05

Poland, UK's Farage dash far-right hopes for EU parliament alliance Far-right parties' hopes of forging a powerful new eurosceptic bloc in the European Parliament suffered a double blow on Wednesday when Poland's ruling nationalists and Britain's Brexit Party both said they would not join such a grouping....
17:17, 2019-06-05

Spain parliament to keep same number of seats despite suspended Catalans The Spanish parliament's speaker said on Wednesday the suspension of four Catalan lawmakers currently facing trial over their involvement in a 2017 regional independence bid would not affect the total number of seats in the house....
17:17, 2019-06-05

Thailand’s parliament votes in pro-army house speaker BANGKOK (AP) — A military-aligned candidate has won majority support to become Thailand’s house speaker in the first working session of the country’s new House of Representatives, signaling further army dominance in the next government. Former Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai was named speak...
19:17, 2019-05-25

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
19:00, 2019-05-26

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
23:17, 2019-05-22

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move......
00:34, 2019-06-29

Albania: Parliament starts procedure to oust the president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started the procedure to oust President Ilir Meta for violating the constitution with his attempt to cancel upcoming municipal elections. Taulant Balla of the governing Socialist Party parliamentary group said Monday 55 lawmakers had made the req...
15:17, 2019-06-17

EU parliament to decide on hard-won pick for Commission head EU governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, will seek support in the EU parliament on Wednesday hoping to secure the confirmation that she will need in two weeks' time....
14:51, 2019-07-03

LIVE From Parliament: Request All Parties To Contribute, Says PM Modi Live Updates: The parliament's first session after the constitution of the new government at the Centre is scheduled to start today, during which the the Union budget will be presented and several key......
07:34, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing property. As the protesters entered the building, police initially retreated to avoid confrontation and give the demonstrators the run of the building....
22:00, 2019-07-02

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament building....
02:17, 2019-07-02

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumbent Petro Poroshenko....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiations....
10:51, 2019-05-30

Man who drove car into police at UK parliament guilty of attempted murder A man who drove his car into cyclists and then rammed it into barriers outside Britain's parliament narrowly missing police officers was found guilty of attempted murder on Wednesday in what prosecutors said appeared to be a terrorist attack....
13:34, 2019-07-17

Akhilesh Yadav's 3-Day Parliament Attendance Explained, Barely Akhilesh Yadav, one of the opposition's most prominent voices, is yet to make a mark in parliament, where he has hardly been seen since the start of the budget session on June 17. The Samajwadi Party......
13:34, 2019-07-03

Hungary's Fidesz might join new grouping in European parliament: PM Hungary's Fidesz party could join a new grouping in the European parliament if staying in the center-right European People's Party (EPP) does not line up with national interests, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told state radio on Friday....
09:17, 2019-05-31

Austrian parliament topples Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Austrian lawmakers have voted for a motion of no confidence in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The vote was called by parties on the left, and supported by Kurz’s former far-right coalition partners....
22:51, 2019-05-27

Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a no-deal Brexit....
17:00, 2019-05-28

UK ministers could resign in battle over suspending parliament: BBC reporter Some British cabinet ministers could resign on Thursday to vote to block Theresa May's successor as prime minister from suspending parliament, the political editor of BBC's Newsnight program said....
23:51, 2019-07-17

Countries to watch as divided Europe chooses its parliament As voters in all 28 European Union countries elect a new shared parliament , here are some key races to watch in the battle to fill the 751 seats in the European Parliament: ITALY Italy's anti-migrant, anti-Islam interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has been campaigning hard to boost his right-wing Le...
14:17, 2019-05-26

Italy's Sassoli likely to be next EU parliament speaker after socialists back him The group of socialists in the European Parliament backed Italian lawmaker David Sassoli on Tuesday as their candidate for the presidency of the chamber, making him the most likely next speaker of the assembly....
01:00, 2019-07-03

First Day Of Parliament After Polls Today, Budget On July 5: 10 Points Parliament's first session after the national elections begins today, during which the government will present the Union budget and introduce several key bills. The budget will be presented by Union......
02:51, 2019-06-17

Austrian parliament backs EU's first total ban of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament passed a bill on Tuesday banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first time a European Union country has taken such strong action against the chemical over concerns that it can cause cancer....
22:51, 2019-07-02

Italian socialist Sassoli elected EU Parliament speaker The European Parliament elected Italian socialist lawmaker David Sassoli on Wednesday as its speaker for the next 2-1/2 years, completing the round of appointments for the bloc's top jobs after EU elections in May....
14:51, 2019-07-03

Masood Azhar, Man Behind Parliament Attack, Pulwama, Blacklisted At UN In a big diplomatic win for India, Pakistan-based Jaish-e Mohammed chief Masood Azhar was designated a "global terrorist" by the United Nations Security Council today after China removed its......
17:00, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Greens gain ground in EU parliament elections BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on European elections (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere in the European Union are celebrating big gains in elections for the bloc’s 751-seat parliament amid growing voter concerns over climate change. Provisional res...
09:51, 2019-05-27

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. China's central government urged an investigation into "criminal responsibility of violent offenders."...
10:51, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed government....
21:51, 2019-07-03

Ukrainian parliament rejects prime minister's resignation Ukraine's parliament voted to reject Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman's resignation on Thursday, with the largest faction arguing his resignation would lead to "chaos" before a snap election due in July....
13:17, 2019-05-30

Think I Will Quit Parliament, Contesting UP Elections: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Ramgarh MP Azam Khan on Sunday said that he is thinking of quitting his parliamentary post and contest in the next Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections....
00:00, 2019-06-03

European Parliament opens with stalemate over leadership posts The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
19:17, 2019-07-02

Revealed: Assault, robbery and blackmail among crimes in parliament Crimes reported in parliament have soared by nearly 50% in the last two years, with offences including assault, robbery, blackmail and drug possession, Sky News can reveal....
11:34, 2019-07-01

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight. If the bill passes, Israel would face its second election campaign in a matter of months. Prime Minister Benjam...
16:34, 2019-05-27

French parliament taskforce agrees on controls for 5G roll-out French parliamentarians edged closer on Wednesday to adopting new controls governing the roll-out of next generation 5G networks and infrastructure, as scrutiny grows globally over the potential security threat posed by Chinese group Huawei....
23:34, 2019-07-03

Danish center-left opposition wins election on welfare pledges Denmark appeared set to become the third Nordic country in a year to form a leftist government as voters in Wednesday's parliamentary election rebelled against austerity measures and dealt a blow to right-wing nationalists....
04:00, 2019-06-06

Sudan's main opposition coalition says agreed to mediator draft agreement Sudan's main opposition coalition said on Saturday it had received a draft agreement from the Ethiopian mediator and had agreed to all of its points defining the country's governmental structure for the transitional period....
01:00, 2019-06-23

Sudan’s opposition will propose members of a transitional, prime minister: source Sudan’s Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF) alliance will propose eight members of a transitional council, and Abdullah Hamdouk as prime minister, a source from the alliance told Reuters on Monday....
23:34, 2019-06-10

CNN host says Trump acting like 'toddler' after 'un-American' comments about opposition research CNN host John King had some strong words about President Trump Thursday after he said he would be willing to listen to opposition research from another country without telling the FBI....
22:17, 2019-06-13

Alabama's Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite Republican Party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next year, defying his party's leadership....
01:17, 2019-06-21

Sudan's main opposition coalition says it has agreed to mediator draft agreement Sudan's main opposition coalition said on Saturday it had received a draft agreement from the Ethiopian mediator and had agreed to all of its points defining the governmental structure for the transitional period....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Hong Kong protesters resume chorus of opposition to extradition bill Tens of thousands of Hong Kong people rallied for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers, as deep-seated anger and frustration at the government's handling of an extradition bill refuses to dissipate....
12:00, 2019-07-14

Venezuela opposition says it will meet Maduro envoys in Norway-mediated talks Venezuela's opposition will meet with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro's government in Barbados for talks mediated by Norway, the parties involved said on Sunday, as part of efforts to resolve an ongoing political crisis....
07:17, 2019-07-08

Anadarko pressed Occidental for cash, expecting investor opposition -filing Anadarko Petroleum exacted a top price for itself by repeatedly spurning Occidental Petroleum's approaches and pushing for all-cash offers, reasoning the market might react negatively to the blockbuster $38 billion deal, according to securities filings released on Friday....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Sudan opposition rejects military's offer of talks, dozens killed Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
04:00, 2019-06-06

Automakers wait and worry as opposition to tariffs on Mexican goods mounts Even if tariffs on Mexican goods are scrubbed, automakers are struggling to figure out operations under a president who calls himself as "tariff man."...
15:17, 2019-06-06

South Africa's opposition party calls for release of report on Ramaphosa South Africa's main opposition party called on Monday for the graft watchdog to release a report into allegations President Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament over a donation to his 2017 election campaign for the leadership of the ruling ANC....
15:00, 2019-06-10

UK opposition leader Corbyn calls remarks by President Trump racist Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the comments by President Donald Trump about four minority Democratic congresswomen are racist and called on the candidates to be the country's next prime minister to use the term....
21:00, 2019-07-18

| Malawi president accuses opposition of wanting to 'overthrow government by force' Malawi President Peter Mutharika accused the opposition which has rejected the outcome of last month's election of wanting to "overthrow the government by force"....
15:34, 2019-06-07

Lawmaker Pragya Thakur's Modifications In Oath Trigger Opposition Uproar BJP leader Pragya Thakur sparked off a new controversy today by attaching the name of her spiritual guru to hers while taking oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha. Opposition leaders protested in......
16:17, 2019-06-17

Alabama Republican Roy Moore weighs 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, is expected to announce on Thursday whether he will run again for the seat next year....
15:17, 2019-06-20

Opposition Win in Istanbul’s Mayoral Election Deals a Blow to Turkey’s Erdogan (ISTANBUL) — The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on leading Turkey’s largest city. “Thank ...
06:00, 2019-06-24

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira firms after opposition wins Istanbul election The Turkish lira strengthened overnight after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election on Sunday....
09:00, 2019-06-24

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections, setting off street celebrations by thousands of people....
05:17, 2019-07-05

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, and the government in Brasilia said it would decide later whether to accept them....
03:17, 2019-06-01

Sudan's army rulers end talks as opposition declares 'escalation of revolution' Sudan is lurching closer to a vicious cycle of violence as miltiary rulers and protesters harden their positions. The opposition has vowed to topple the military council after at least 30 protesters were killed....
06:17, 2019-06-04

Sudan's military and opposition sign first part of power-sharing deal Protesters and the ruling military inked a political declaration to end months of unrest. Both sides clashed over the east African country's future after President Omar al-Bashir was deposed three months ago....
11:00, 2019-07-17

Sudan military issues warning to opposition over planned protest rally Sudan's ruling military council said on Saturday that a coalition of protest and opposition groups would bear the responsibility for any loss of life or damage resulting from a protest march planned for Sunday....
18:17, 2019-06-29

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to disperse a sit-in protest outside the Defense Ministry....
03:34, 2019-06-04

‘There’s no opposition now’: how a quiet Canada town became a world leader in growing weed In an abandoned chocolate factory in Ontario, Canopy Growth is nurturing global ambitions. But could it thrive in Britain?The musky aroma hits you from the car park at the headquarters of Canopy Growth, the world’s largest cannabis company.Inside this nondescript warehouse – an abandoned Hershey’s c...
00:34, 2019-06-30

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
21:34, 2019-06-14

New Delhi vows free transport for women in what opposition calls a gimmick India's capital city plans to make its state-run bus and metro network free for women commuters, hoping that higher use of public transport will improve women's safety in one of the world's largest metropolitan areas blighted by gender crime....
14:34, 2019-06-03

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party had on leading Turkey’s largest city....
03:00, 2019-06-24

Istanbul election rerun: Opposition candidate wins key mayoral race Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu has taken the lead in a high-stakes rerun of Istanbul's mayoral race. The results deal a blow to President Erdogan's ruling party, who'd called for the controversial redo of the vote....
01:34, 2019-06-24

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country to democracy following three decades of autocratic rule....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Sudan's military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections, in a deal that brought thousands of people onto the streets to celebrate....
16:51, 2019-07-05

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's full independence from China as "more scary" than syphilis....
11:00, 2019-07-15

Sudan's ruling military, opposition sign power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and pro-democracy opposition have signed a power-sharing agreement after months of debate over the formation of a transitional government and violent protests....
15:34, 2019-07-17

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ruling party....
00:51, 2019-06-24

UN chief welcomes power-sharing deal between Sudanese military and opposition UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday he was “encouraged” by reports of a newly-inked power-sharing deal between the Forces for Freedom and Change – a coalition of opposition and protest groups – and Sudan’s ruling military council....
23:17, 2019-07-05

Iran strikes opposition positions on border with Iraqi Kurdistan - Tasnim Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards used drones and missiles to strike headquarters of a Kurdish militant group near Iran's border with neighboring Iraq's Kurdistan region, the Iranian semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Friday....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Sudan's military rulers and opposition reach power-sharing deal Rule will rotate between civilian and military members of governing councilThe military rulers of Sudan have reached a power-sharing deal with opposition members to cover the next three years until elections are held.The new sovereign council agreed upon on Friday morning will rule the country by ro...
19:51, 2019-07-05

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
14:38, 2019-05-21

U.K. Parliament report: Staffers say they were propositioned, berated, assigned to vacuum Latest report focuses on complaints and concerns of staff members as allegations of inappropriate behavior have reached the top levels of government....
21:34, 2019-07-12

Spain stops jailed Catalan from joining European Parliament Spain's Supreme Court has denied a request by a Catalan separatist leader to leave jail so he can become a European Parliament member after being elected last month....
14:00, 2019-06-14

Uddhav Thackeray To Visit Ayodhya Day Before Parliament Session Begins Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will visit Ayodhya next Sunday, a day before the monsoon session of Parliament begins, the party's spokesperson Sanjay Raut confirmed this evening. The plan had been......
20:51, 2019-06-08

UK PM candidate Raab says suspending parliament remains a Brexit option Suspending parliament remains an option to ensure Britain leaves the European Union on Oct. 31, former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said on Saturday, rejecting criticism of the measure from other Conservative leadership candidates....
19:34, 2019-06-08

Government Might Extend Ongoing Parliament Session By 2-3 Days: Report The government is considering extending the ongoing session of Parliament by at least two to three days in order to complete its legislative business, sources said today....
12:51, 2019-07-19

Suspending parliament for no-deal Brexit would be scandalous: Labour's Benn Any suggestion of suspending parliament to try to force through a so-called no-deal Brexit would be "scandalous" and probably will never happen, Hilary Benn, an opposition Labour lawmaker and chair of the Brexit parliamentary committee, said on Sunday....
12:17, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong Protesters Converge Outside Police Headquarters, Parliament Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters and blocked major roads Friday, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader and the release of anti-government......
09:34, 2019-06-21

Parliament Updates: Budget To Boost Investment, Says Nirmala Sitharaman Parliament Live Updates: A number of bills are scheduled to be discussed in both the Houses of the Parliament today. The discussions in the Lok Sabha today include the Central Universities (Amendment)......
11:51, 2019-07-12

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations with lawmakers....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong protesters block major highway near parliament Protesters have gathered near Hong Kong’s main government complex, blocking most of a major city highway. Demonstrators insist that a controversial law, allowing extradition to the Chinese mainland, be abolished....
08:34, 2019-06-21

Jailed separatists and far-right make for rowdy start to Spanish parliament Jailed Catalan separatists, far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years held a rowdy opening session on Tuesday of a parliament that reflected Spain's divisions and diversity like no other in recent memory....
17:34, 2019-05-21

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty Today: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into ministers who had skipped parliament duty and asked for a list of absentees to be given to him every evening. At a weekly meeting of the BJP parliamentary......
08:34, 2019-07-16

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to replace the spire with a "modern" design....
04:34, 2019-07-17

Austria moves toward Sept. 29 election as parliament draws toward close Austria on Wednesday took a step toward setting Sept. 29 as the date of its next parliamentary election as lawmakers passed a bill ending the current legislative period in a few weeks....
18:17, 2019-06-12

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
16:17, 2019-06-20

Parliament Session Live Updates: Several Bills Expected To Be Discussed A number of bills will be discussed in both the Houses of the Parliament today. The bills for discussionin the Lok Sabhacomprise thethe Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019;the Surrogacy (Regulation)......
11:00, 2019-07-15

South Africa swears in new parliament, excludes deputy president South Africa began swearing in its newly elected parliament on Wednesday, excluding President Cyril Ramaphosa's influential deputy David Mabuza, who put off taking up his seat to address accusations he had brought the ruling party into disrepute....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Zuckerberg, Sandberg decline summons to testify before Canada's Parliament Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg won't attend a hearing before the Canadian Parliament to which they were summoned, risking a contempt vote, the company confirmed Monday....
03:51, 2019-05-28