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Opposition candidate repeats win in Istanbul mayor’s race

In a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an opposition candidate declared victory in the Istanbul mayor’s race for a second time after the government-backed candidate conceded defeat...

Opposition candidate repeats win in Istanbul mayor’s race

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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 Erdoga...
2019-06-23, 21:16

Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election. The post Opp...
2019-06-23, 19:16

Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul’s mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan’s ruling party The ruling party candidate, Binali Yildirim, conceded the race after preliminary results showed Ekrem Imamoglu leading with nearly 54 percent of the ...
2019-06-23, 19:32

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...
2019-06-23, 21:32

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 Tayy...
2019-06-23, 22:48

Erdogan says opposition candidate's alleged insult could bar him from Istanbul mayoralty Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be ba...
2019-06-19, 22:48

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 megalo...
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Turkey's AK Party candidate says opposition leading Istanbul vote count Turkey's AK Party candidate for Istanbul mayor Binali Yildirim said on Sunday his opposition rival Ekrem Imamoglu was ahead for now, offering his con...
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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 ...
2019-06-17, 16:00

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 ...
2019-06-17, 17:16

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition’s candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win agai...
2019-05-22, 13:48

Turkey's opposition headed for big Istanbul win, in blow to Erdogan Turkey's main opposition headed for a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip ...
2019-06-23, 21:32

Opposition leads in Istanbul vote seen as test for Erdogan Turkey's main opposition appeared headed for victory on Sunday in a re-run of Istanbul's mayoral election, dealing one of the biggest blows to Presid...
2019-06-23, 19:32

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 Erd...
2019-06-24, 05:48

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...
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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 presiden...
2019-06-28, 11:16

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 ...
2019-06-22, 23:48

Turkey's opposition leads based on initial results in Istanbul re-run Turkey's main opposition was leading with 53.6% of votes versus 45.4% for President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party in Istanbul's high-stakes re-run mayora...
2019-06-23, 19:32

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...
2019-06-24, 05:48

Turkish government’s candidate for Istanbul mayor concedes defeat after first results from rerun election are reported ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish government’s candidate for Istanbul mayor concedes defeat after first results from rerun election are reported. The pos...
2019-06-23, 19:16

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...
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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 te...
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Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irreg...
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Turkey’s President Suffers Stinging Defeat in Istanbul Election Redo Voters were outraged that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered a redo of the same election two months ago after his party lost control of Turkey’s ...
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Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar Strong rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in th...
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UK PM candidate Hunt says: EU will do a new Brexit deal with me Jeremy Hunt, one of the leading candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would leave the European Union without a deal but wit...
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Who is Marianne Williamson? A look at the controversial Democratic candidate Williamson, an author, spiritual leader and self-help expert, topped the list of most-searched-for people during the second Democratic debate on Thur...
2019-06-29, 02:32

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp d...
2019-08-01, 04:00

EU Ministers Select Georgieva as Candidate for IMF Chief European Union finance ministers have selected their nominee to be the next chief of the International Monetary Fund in a move that would require a c...
2019-08-03, 16:00

The Trailer: Democrats weren't really clamoring for another candidate In this edition: Tom Steyer's running no matter what Democrats say, the GOP is running against Pelosi and "AOC" again, and Republican women try to wi...
2019-07-10, 06:32

Who Is Andrew Yang, the Internet’s Favorite Candidate? Andrew Yang, a businessman from New York, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His focus on preventing mass unemployment caused by the...
2019-05-22, 11:32

UK PM candidate Hancock says future relationship with EU should be changed Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said that he would renegotiate the future relationship w...
2019-05-29, 12:48

Eliminated UK PM candidate Raab backs Johnson Dominic Raab, a former minister knocked out of the race to become British prime minister, backed frontrunner Boris Johnson on Wednesday, telling the ...
2019-06-19, 14:32

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fe...
2019-07-17, 08:32

How AOC and a queer candidate for DA could create a sex work revolution A vote in a New York borough is part of the congresswoman’s effort to change her partyIt doesn’t look like much but, subject to a vote this week, the...
2019-06-23, 15:16

UK must be ready to leave EU without a deal: PM candidate Javid Britain must be ready to leave the European Union without an exit deal on Oct. 31, interior minister Sajid Javid said on Thursday, as he seeks to suc...
2019-06-13, 14:32

Candidate to run global food body will 'not defend' EU stance on GM Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle tells US she would be more open to its interests in UN roleEurope’s candidate to run the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organis...
2019-06-02, 14:00

UK PM candidate Johnson: I would not back U.S. military action against Iran The leading candidate to become Britain's next Prime Minister, lawmaker Boris Johnson, said on Monday he would not currently back the United States i...
2019-07-16, 03:32

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the curr...
2019-05-23, 08:32

UK PM candidate Johnson says he can deliver Brexit and defeat Labour Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Wednesday he could get Brexit done and win an election as he vo...
2019-06-12, 13:00

Filmmaker drowns while shooting video for US Senate candidate A filmmaker drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a video for a prospective US Senate candidate, authorities said. Jesse Hubbell, 40, and wannabe ...
2019-06-21, 21:48

Argentine presidential candidate enters hospital for tests The Argentine politician chosen by former President Cristina Fernández to be their party's presidential candidate has checked himself into a hospital...
2019-06-04, 06:32

UK PM candidate Gove to meet Trump later today: Sky News U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to hold a one-on-one meeting with British environment minister Michael Gove, a contender to replace Prime Min...
2019-06-04, 15:16

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as ca...
2019-05-23, 07:32

AOC drums up support for Queens DA candidate Tiffany Cabán Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday drummed up support for Queen’s District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán at a rally ahead of this week&...
2019-06-24, 09:01

The Candidate review – corruption and paranoia at the Spanish seaside Antonio de la Torre is magnetic as a politician at the centre of a web of betrayal in Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s slow-burn thrillerThis is one of those rare...
2019-08-01, 16:32

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer̵...
2019-07-12, 18:16

LIVE Updates: Om Birla To Be NDA Candidate For Lok Sabha Speaker Parliament LIVE Updates: The 17th Lok Sabha began on Monday after the national elections during which President Ram Nath Kovind administered oath to ...
2019-06-18, 08:32

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today r...
2019-07-10, 23:32

Odisha Congress Candidate Critical After Being Shot At By Men On Bike A Congress candidate from Odisha's Aska assembly seat was critically injured on Wednesday after four unidentified people shot at him, the police said...
2019-05-22, 22:16

Roberto Lavagna makes up his mind: 'I am a candidate for president' With the deadline for candidates to register for the PASO primaries fast approaching, the line-up is becoming more defined by the day: Roberto Lavagn...
2019-05-21, 15:16

A second GOP candidate says he won't have a solo meeting with any woman not his wife A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional s...
2019-07-18, 03:16

UPDATE 2-Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticised for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favourite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticised on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister ...
2019-06-11, 14:16

Tulsi Gabbard was most searched candidate after Democratic debate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard — an Army National Guard veteran who served in Iraq — received the most attention in online searches after Wednesday night’s...
2019-06-28, 05:48

Every Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Stance on the Minimum Wage When you look at your paycheck, do you wish the amount was higher? If so, you might be interested in what our many Democratic presidential candidates...
2019-08-08, 00:00

Third candidate for UK prime minister reveals past drug use Britain’s environment secretary acknowledged using cocaine on “several occasions” two decades ago, the latest politician hoping to become prime minis...
2019-06-09, 00:48

Police called to disturbance at UK PM candidate Johnson's home British police were called on Friday to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman after a neighbor of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the nex...
2019-06-22, 10:16

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax globa...
2019-07-04, 21:32

Trump Holds Rally in Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president held a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the ...
2019-05-21, 14:48

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the fe...
2019-06-22, 03:16

Andrew Yang Is the Most Dangerous Democratic Presidential Candidate Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debates revealed many things, but I want to focus on what was easily the most chilling moment of last night...
2019-08-01, 19:32

An Afghan Candidate Wrote His Will, Then Survived a Suicide Squad Attackers reached the office of Amrullah Saleh, President Ashraf Ghani’s running-mate, after setting off a car bomb. The battle lasted nearly seven h...
2019-07-31, 22:48

Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate and California Rep. Eric Swalwell plans to meet Wednesday with people affected by gun violence in ...
2019-06-12, 08:48

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election filed a challenge Friday against the result in the country's top court just days after se...
2019-05-24, 18:16

UK PM candidate Johnson dodges question on past drug use Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, dodged a question about his past use of drugs on Wednesday, saying t...
2019-06-12, 13:16

UK PM candidate Johnson could send lawmakers away to go for no-deal Brexit: Sky If Boris Johnson becomes British prime minister next week, he could send lawmakers home for up to two weeks in October to prevent them stopping a no-...
2019-07-16, 17:32

UK PM candidate Hunt: Brexit paralysis has damaged UK's reputation Britain's paralysis over implementing the decision to leave the European Union has damaged its standing on the world stage, said foreign minister Jer...
2019-06-17, 16:32

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and ...
2019-07-18, 15:16

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the dru...
2019-06-08, 20:00

Candidate loses German election after film makers weigh in BERLIN (AP) — A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative fo...
2019-06-16, 22:32

UK PM candidate Johnson increases support in third round of leadership contest Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favorite to be Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after he increased his support...
2019-06-19, 22:48

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, moc...
2019-05-22, 09:32

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar unveils plan for senior Americans Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., unveiled her plan for seniors Friday that includes assistance for people with chronic ailments, a strengthening of Medic...
2019-07-13, 05:00

Mississippi Governor Candidate: Woman Reporter Cannot Cover His Campaign Alone JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor says he would not let a woman journalist follow him while campaigning unless s...
2019-07-11, 05:32

After female candidate’s defeat in N.C. primary, Liz Cheney says GOP needs to do more to win votes of women The top-ranking female House Republican was speaking one day after Greg Murphy bested Joan Perry to win the GOP nod for a House seat in North Carolin...
2019-07-10, 22:16

Tunisia approves law excluding presidential candidate leading in polls Tunisia's parliament passed an amendment to its electoral law on Tuesday that would bar businessman Nabil Karoui, owner of a private TV station criti...
2019-06-18, 20:32

UK PM candidate Johnson says he would seek to bridge gaps in wealth and opportunity Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Wednesday the government should be seeking to bridge wealth, pr...
2019-06-12, 13:00

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson turns down chance to meet Trump: ITV U.S. President Donald Trump had a 20 minute phone call with Boris Johnson on Tuesday but the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime ministe...
2019-06-04, 14:48

German far-right candidate loses mayoral bid after film industry petition Writers, directors and actors called on voters in Goertliz to not to succumb to AfD party’s ‘hate and enmity’ A 51-year-old immigrant has been electe...
2019-06-17, 11:16

EU's Tusk proposes Commission job for center-left candidate: official European Council President Donald Tusk has proposed giving the post of EU chief executive to Europe's center-left political bloc in the European Comm...
2019-06-30, 13:48

PM candidate Hancock says UK can't ban Huawei until British replacement is found: The Telegraph British Prime Minister candidate Matt Hancock said that the UK cannot ban Huawei Technologies Co Ltd until a British home-grown replacement is found,...
2019-06-05, 03:01

Biden: Democratic candidate criticized for supporting abortion funding ban Campaign confirms Biden still supports the Hyde amendment, a law that bars the government from paying for abortion servicesReproductive rights groups...
2019-06-05, 20:48

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-con...
2019-06-18, 09:48

Presidential candidate Warren says she won't give ambassador positions to donors Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she will significantly increase the U.S. diplomatic force and not give those jobs t...
2019-06-28, 23:48

Swalwell on Biden: 'We can't have a candidate who has ideas that are staler than Donald Trump's' Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell offered an early jab at front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden ahead of Thursday night's second...
2019-06-28, 13:16

UK PM candidate Sajid Javid ready for Brexit without deal: The Telegraph British interior minister Sajid Javid, who is running in the leadership race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, would be prepared to take Britain...
2019-06-01, 00:48

U.S. Democratic 2020 candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the fe...
2019-06-21, 19:16

No Brexit deal possible with Irish backstop still in place, says UK PM candidate Hunt Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, one of the two contenders to be the next prime minister, said it would be impossible to have a European Union...
2019-07-02, 13:48

Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke raises $3.6 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised $3.6 million in the second quarter, according to his campaign, a lackluster haul for a candida...
2019-07-16, 08:16

Kamala Harris has the least defensible healthcare position of any Democratic candidate Kamala Harris was the big winner overall in Thursday night's debate, but she also managed to create more confusion over her healthcare position. With...
2019-06-28, 22:48

Chris Matthews Is a Strong Candidate for 'Man With the Worst Jeffrey Epstein Take' MSNBC’s Chris Matthews suggested on Tuesday that politicians flew on Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet, known as the “Lolita Express,” in part because th...
2019-08-14, 23:00

Silicon Valley has found its presidential candidate in Andrew Yang Silicon Valley workers say they gravitate toward Yang, who is running for president as a Democrat, because of his approach to research and understand...
2019-07-18, 03:16

UPDATE 1-U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the fe...
2019-06-21, 22:32

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and cautio...
2019-07-03, 14:16

Security at debate didn’t realize John Hickenlooper was a candidate There’s no debate about it — John Hickenlooper has a serious name recognition problem. The candidate had an awkward run-in with security Wednes...
2019-06-27, 20:00

US Democrats In First 2020 Debate, Elizabeth Warren As Top-Tier Candidate Ten Democrats clashed yesterday in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race, with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier candidate...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Progressive candidate concedes in New York City Democratic primary The Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney finally came to end an end on Tuesday with political newcomer Tiffany Cabán, a progressive b...
2019-08-07, 22:00

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson avoids questions about police visit Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, said on Saturday that party members were not interested in why police were called ...
2019-06-22, 20:32

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexi...
2019-05-29, 12:48

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no go...
2019-06-09, 01:00

Richest Poll Candidate, Worth Rs 1,107 Crore, Loses His Deposit The richest candidate in the Lok Sabha elections -- Ramesh Kumar Sharma, an Independent from the Patliputra seat in Bihar who declared over Rs 1,107 ...
2019-05-25, 19:32

Judges Throw Out Brexit Case Against UK PM Candidate Boris Johnson Judges at London's High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, f...
2019-06-08, 01:16

UK PM candidate Johnson declines to say if girlfriend will live with him in Downing Street Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's prime minister this month, declined to say on Monday whether his girlfriend would live with him in...
2019-07-16, 03:32

Cuomo yet to endorse 2020 candidate, despite early push for Biden In January, Cuomo told WAMC radio “of all the names are out there, Joe Biden has the best case [to become president] because he brings most of the se...
2019-07-02, 00:32

Queens DA candidate jabs AOC-backed opponent’s lack of experience Queens Borough President Melinda Katz on Sunday attacked the lack of experience of other competitors in the borough’s District Attorney race &#...
2019-06-23, 22:00

Ross Perot, self-made billionaire and presidential candidate, dead at 89 Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made billionaire from Texas who launched two unsuccessful presidential bids as a third-party candidate, has died. He w...
2019-07-09, 19:16

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...
2019-06-08, 13:32

Potential IPO candidate BioNTech secures $325 million in financing round German biotech firm BioNTech has secured $325 million in a private financing round to boost its cancer immunotherapies pipeline, the company said on ...
2019-07-09, 16:16

Top Court Grants BJP Bengal Candidate Protection From Arrest For 5 Days The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted protection from arrest till May 28 to Arjun Singh, the BJP candidate from Barrackpore constituency in West Ben...
2019-05-22, 13:32

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe sign...
2019-06-13, 00:16

Swedish prosecutor to investigate far-right EU candidate over sexual misconduct claim Swedish prosecutors opened an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by the Sweden Democrats' top candidate for the European Parliament electio...
2019-05-22, 15:48

Online video of GOP House candidate may target super PACs RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In the special election for a North Carolina congressional seat left vacant following allegations of ballot fraud, a polished, s...
2019-05-24, 22:48

Ruling party candidate declared winner of Mauritania election Mauritania's government-backed candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani won the presidential election on Sunday, cementing the power of a ruling party that h...
2019-06-24, 05:48

Billionaire, two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot dies at 89 Two-time independent presidential candidate and billionaire Texas businessman H. Ross Perot died Tuesday after months of battling cancer, his family ...
2019-07-10, 00:16

2020 candidate Joe Biden proposes health law that improves, builds on ACA Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Monday unveiled his healthcare plan -- a modified version of the Affordable Care Act, plus a public cove...
2019-07-15, 20:00

AOC endorses Queens candidate, testing her political influence on New Yorkers Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has thrown her support behind District Attorney candidate Tiffany Caban who, like her, was perceived as an ins...
2019-05-22, 20:48

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg has said he took...
2019-07-01, 19:00

It is time, once again, to reckon with presidential candidate and meme-warrior Marianne Williamson Last night’s Democratic debates were about what you’d expect. The candidates talked over each other continuously; Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren...
2019-07-31, 21:32

PhD candidate sentenced to life in prison for Chinese student's kidnapping, death A former PhD candidate convicted of kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois student was sentenced to life in prison after the jury fa...
2019-07-19, 15:48

How Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden would increase Social Security benefits Biden, who is currently leading in the polls, wants to change Social Security to prevent the eldest workers from running out of money and the the poo...
2019-07-31, 18:00

Alyssa Milano raises eyebrows after announcing which candidate's fundraiser she'll be attending Actress and political activist Alyssa Milano raised some eyebrows on Tuesday evening after she announced she'd be attending her first fundraiser of t...
2019-07-17, 11:00

Democratic candidate Joe Biden unveils criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Tuesday that aims to lower incarceration rates, end mand...
2019-07-23, 18:32

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favorite Boris Johnson should ...
2019-06-11, 10:00

Ph.D. candidate's maternity-style photo shoot with thesis goes viral Sarah Whelan Curtis, a Ph.D. candidate at Emory University, did a maternity-style photoshoot with her thesis. It went viral on Twitter.   ...
2019-06-06, 01:32

Democratic presidential candidate Moulton: restore benefits of military discharged for being gay Democratic U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday said if elected he would seek to retroactively upgrade the di...
2019-06-06, 21:00

Avenatti: Every 2020 candidate should go on record over indictments in hush-money case Michael Avenatti, the former attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels, is demanding a very specific "litmus test" for the 2020 Democratic presiden...
2019-07-18, 23:16

Actor Jeff Daniels says Democrats need a candidate who can 'punch [Trump] in the face' Jeff Daniels has been very critical of President Donald Trump's administration and the actor isn't backing down as the country heads into an election...
2019-08-01, 05:32

UK PM candidate Hancock vows tax cut for small retailers funded by new Amazon tax -The Telegraph British health minister Matt Hancock, who is a candidate for prime minister, has vowed to "level the playing field" by scrapping the business rates f...
2019-06-07, 00:32

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position...
2019-06-07, 00:32

Democratic presidential candidate Harris vows to shield 'Dreamers,' others from deportation Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday said she would shield six million undocumented immigrants from deportation, a significan...
2019-06-12, 22:16

British police called to home of PM candidate Boris Johnson after altercation British police were called to the home of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next prime minister, after neighbors heard a loud altercation between...
2019-06-22, 12:32

Cuomo backs Queens DA candidate Melinda Katz with planned fundraiser Gov. Andrew Cuomo is jumping into the hotly contested Queens District Attorney’s race and holding a fundraiser for local machine favorite, Queens Bor...
2019-06-04, 08:32

UK PM candidate Stewart talking with Gove about combining forces to thwart Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he is in talks with his rival Michael Gove about teaming up to block Bo...
2019-06-19, 14:32

Film producer shooting ad for prospective US Senate candidate likely drowned: officials A film producer from Boston died this week after officials say he likely drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a political ad for a prospective U....
2019-06-21, 16:16

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrum...
2019-06-03, 22:48

Guatemala center-left candidate concedes defeat in presidential election Guatemalan center-left candidate and former first lady Sandra Torres has conceded defeat to her conservative rival Alejandro Giammattei in the countr...
2019-08-12, 08:00

UK PM candidate Gove open to short Brexit delay if deal is close Michael Gove, a candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would be prepared to delay Brexit for a few days or weeks beyond the...
2019-06-09, 20:16

Brexit backers help PM candidate Johnson extend lead in funding battle Boris Johnson has increased his funding lead over Jeremy Hunt in the race to become the next British prime minister, backed by financiers and busines...
2019-07-03, 21:00

UK prime minister candidate Boris Johnson wants immigrants to learn English Boris Johnson reportedly would require immigrants in Britain to learn English. Johnson, who is leading in the race to succeed Theresa May as UK prime...
2019-07-07, 14:00

Finland's center-left coalition concludes government talks: PM candidate Finland's center-left coalition partners on Sunday concluded their talks to form a new government, the chairman of Finland's election-winning Social ...
2019-06-02, 19:48

Indonesia Court Rejects Presidential Candidate’s Voting Fraud Claims Judges threw out accusations by Prabowo Subianto, the son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, clearing the way for a second term for President Jok...
2019-06-27, 23:32

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate vs Trump Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival,...
2019-08-06, 22:32

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang blasts NCAA for its new rule on agents Presidential candidate Andrew Yang criticized the NCAA's new requirements for agents overseeing players who test the NBA draft waters.  &#...
2019-08-09, 06:32

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke somehow made an apolitical punk playlist Ever since he attempted to snatch Ted Cruz’s Senate seat from the jaws of the GOP, much has been made of Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock bonafides. Profile...
2019-05-23, 00:48

Georgia GOP candidate appears to threaten Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders in video A congressional candidate in Georgia is targeting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders all but literally. A campaign video from Repu...
2019-05-26, 01:16

Biden Leads Democrats As Minorities Favour Most Electable Candidate: Poll Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival,...
2019-08-07, 04:32

Houston mayoral candidate under fire for telling teens to keep their ‘legs closed’ A Houston mayoral candidate got into a heated exchange with a group of teens after he told them they “should keep their legs closed” duri...
2019-07-01, 19:32

Candidate Biden says Trump's foreign policies have harmed America's standing Former Vice President Joe Biden, in his first major foreign policy address as a Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday blasted U.S. President...
2019-07-12, 01:32

Muslim group calls on Conservative candidate to step down over social media posts In a statement to Global on Friday, Melek didn't deny sharing any specific messages on social media, but said she does not support conversion therapy...
2019-08-04, 20:16

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as a 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health p...
2019-05-29, 09:48

Candidate says Democrats 'will lose 48 states' if they back ending private health insurance Democratic 2020 candidate Tim Ryan says President Trump would wipe out his opponent if the other candidate proposes eliminating private health insura...
2019-07-31, 22:48

Poll: Biden only Democratic candidate with wide lead over Trump in hypothetical matchup A recent poll found that former Vice President Joe Biden is the only 2020 Democratic candidate to hold a wide lead over President Donald Trump in a h...
2019-07-08, 16:48

No-deal Brexit warnings multiply as Trump praises PM candidate Boris Johnson Britain's finance minister on Thursday warned those in his party vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job that a no-deal Brexit would endanger the ...
2019-05-30, 18:32

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide, police say A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into...
2019-07-17, 20:32

Early Mauritania poll results show ruling party candidate ahead Early poll results put Mauritania ruling party candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani comfortably ahead after Saturday's presidential election, taking 50.4...
2019-06-23, 15:00

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates to Democratic Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to Democratic presidential hopeful and U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard, according to newly...
2019-07-16, 13:48

Democratic candidate Warren sees U.S. economic downturn; urges quick steps Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday warned of "serious" signs that the U.S. economy could skid into a downturn either this y...
2019-07-22, 14:32

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self in murder-suicide: cops A Democratic candidate who was seeking election to the Mississippi House of Representatives, and who had just been served divorce papers, walked into...
2019-07-18, 08:32

‘It is deception’: Brooklyn court candidate slams victor who switched to Jewish surname A Jewish Brooklyn judicial candidate says she was robbed of victory when her Protestant opponent changed her name to Cohen to seem more kosher at the...
2019-06-30, 04:48

Longshot candidate Michael Bennet sees Russia, not China, as greater threat to US Longshot White House candidate Michael Bennet – the senior U.S. senator from Colorado – drew criticism following Thursday’s second Democratic debate ...
2019-06-28, 16:32

After joking tweet, comedian gets love life advice from Democratic candidate Warren A comedian who asked for help with her love life on Twitter said she was left "crying and shaking" from an inspirational phone call with Democratic p...
2019-05-22, 09:32

Guatemala's center-left candidate Torres takes early lead in election Early results from Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday showed center-left candidate Sandra Torres leading the race from her nearest conservat...
2019-06-17, 10:00

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign...
2019-07-12, 01:16

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal tar...
2019-07-18, 18:16

UK PM candidate Gove: rushed no-deal Brexit would give Labour's Corbyn power Michael Gove, one of the leading contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would delay Brexit rather than rushing into a no-d...
2019-06-06, 09:48

Beyond the highlight-reel throws, Victor Robles has quietly become a Gold Glove candidate The Nationals' 22-year-old rookie center fielder has showed off his cannon — and bolstered the team defense. Advanced metrics place him as one of MLB...
2019-08-15, 03:32

UK PM candidate Johnson: Labour Party leader Corbyn guilty of anti-Semitism The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Co...
2019-07-16, 03:32

U.S. presidential candidate Cory Booker proposes office to fight white supremacy U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Thursday said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes if elected, becoming the lat...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker walks the line between business and the left New Jersey senator and 2020 presidential candidate Cory Booker sat down with CNBC's John Harwood in a Des Moines coffee shop to discuss his idea...
2019-06-13, 13:48

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 ca...
2019-07-10, 00:16

Rwanda's disappearing opposition Disappeared or dead - Rwanda's opposition party Forces Democratiques Unifiées is mysteriously "losing" members. The fate of the government critics is...
2019-08-05, 15:00

Andrew Yang, 2020 candidate: My '$1,000 per month' plan offers 'economic resources' to every American A proposal to pay every American adult $1,000 per month is an opportunity to "put economic resources directly into" the taxpayers' hands, Andrew Yang...
2019-05-25, 08:32

Twitter's Jack Dorsey maxes out donations to Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic presidential candidate Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to U.S. Representative and presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, according to Federal Electi...
2019-07-16, 19:32

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled her vision Thursday for reining in Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private eq...
2019-07-18, 21:16

Aaron Hicks ends wild Yankees-Twins game with catch of the year candidate Aaron Hicks came through with what might be the catch of the year to preserve the Yankees' win over the Twins in extra innings.   ...
2019-07-24, 17:32

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self after being served divorce papers, police say The Marshall County sheriff said that Carl Robinson shot his wife LaToya Thompson at the clinic where she worked before fatally shooting himself. &#...
2019-07-19, 18:48

Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Releases Plan to Eliminate Lead Poisoning in America Many presidential candidates have released climate change plans, but what about plans to address environmental health hazards like lead? Democratic c...
2019-06-11, 20:48

Alabama US Senate candidate says Americans are 'preoccupied with homosexual activities,' 'wife swap shows' Alabama’s secretary of state who is running for U.S. Senate told supporters over the weekend that America’s culture is in decline because people are ...
2019-07-16, 07:48

Jimmy Kimmel spins the Democratic presidential candidate guest wheel, lands on Amy Klobuchar With most of the late-night hosts taking this holiday week as a cue for a week-long holiday, Jimmy Kimmel was the only game in town on Tuesday. He’s ...
2019-05-29, 18:32

2020 candidate John Delaney pitches vastly unusual climate change plan Maryland congressman wants to capture carbon dioxide pollution heating the planet and transport it in pipelines criss-crossing USThe first three Demo...
2019-05-23, 21:16

Mississippi GOP candidate responds to 'sexism' claims, says public can 'perceive' things when man alone with female reporter A Mississippi gubernatorial candidate responded to sexism claims from a female reporter who he informed couldn't shadow him unless another person acc...
2019-07-12, 07:16

Young Voter Money 2020: Democratic candidate Seth Moulton on how he can improve your finances Massachusetts Democratic congressman Seth Moulton is running for president. These are his ideas on the green economy, student debt, gun control, and ...
2019-07-14, 19:32

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not per...
2019-06-08, 01:48

Lincoln Chafee, Our Sweet, Failed Presidential Candidate, Has Switched Parties for the Fourth Time Lincoln Chafee, a tender-seeming bunny of a man who never stood a chance of becoming president, has officially switched parties for the fourth time, ...
2019-06-05, 06:00

| 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 p...
2019-07-10, 02:16

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 ...
2019-05-24, 12:32

PNG opposition says new defections mean it has enough support to oust PM Opponents of Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said on Friday they had mustered enough support in parliament to oust him over a ran...
2019-05-24, 10:48

| 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 a...
2019-06-29, 22:32

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...
2019-06-10, 18:00

| 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, Morga...
2019-05-27, 19:16

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The...
2019-07-22, 17:48

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 afte...
2019-06-09, 03:00

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate vs Trump: Reuters/Ipsos poll Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival,...
2019-08-07, 01:00

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says he'd legalize marijuana and boost mental health care for veterans Samantha Lee 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran, joined Business Insider Today for a town hall. Moulton ...
2019-06-20, 01:48

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg pitches $1B plan to restrict guns, fight domestic terrorism Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg laid out a plan Tuesday to fight and prevent domestic terrorism, like the type that emerged in Texas...
2019-08-06, 20:00

"Why Is PM Mum?" Opposition Wants Discussion On Trump's Kashmir Claim Amid a massive controversy over US President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to "mediate" on Kashmir, the opposition...
2019-07-23, 08:32

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 s...
2019-06-30, 07:00

No time to chicken out: Hungary’s opposition gets creative Given just five minutes to present their European Parliament election campaigns on Hungary’s state media, opposition parties have been using their me...
2019-05-22, 13:32

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...
2019-06-02, 21:00

| 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 electio...
2019-06-05, 00:00

Khartoum banks shuttered on second day of opposition strikes Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum were closed on Wednesday on the second day of strikes organized by protest and opposition groups to pressure m...
2019-05-30, 00:16

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 election...
2019-07-01, 14:32

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-lef...
2019-06-05, 23:32

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 violen...
2019-05-25, 19:16

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...
2019-07-09, 01:48

Venezuela Withdraws From Planned Talks With Opposition Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro pulled his government out of negotiations with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis a...
2019-08-08, 11:00

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 membershi...
2019-06-21, 23:32

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....
2019-05-27, 11:48

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives such as student debt relief in...
2019-07-03, 17:16

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate versus Trump: Reuters/Ipsos poll Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival,...
2019-08-06, 12:48

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 operati...
2019-06-18, 04:48

Uruguay protests role of Venezuela’s opposition at gathering A representative for Uruguay has walked out of a meeting of regional countries in Latin America in protest over the participation of diplomats appoin...
2019-06-28, 02:16

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 t...
2019-07-14, 17:32

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 Guai...
2019-06-12, 03:48

Taiwan opposition party picks mayor to run for president Taiwan’s main opposition party has picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often ...
2019-07-15, 05:32

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 I...
2019-07-13, 13:32

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 V...
2019-06-29, 03:48

Albanians vote in mayoral polls boycotted by opposition Voting in Albanian mayoral elections that opposition parties are boycotting began calmly on Sunday after Western countries warned against violence, a...
2019-06-30, 13:48

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom while a government minister defended the nation’s potent array of se...
2019-06-12, 08:32

Swiss police use tear gas on Cameroon opposition protesters BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say officers used tear gas to disperse Cameroon opposition protesters trying to reach a Geneva hotel where the Central Afr...
2019-06-29, 18:32

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 c...
2019-07-01, 09:32

Ethiopia opposition see dangers if 2020 vote delayed Opposition politicians in Ethiopia are warning against a delay to national elections due in 2020 that would be the first under reformist Prime Minist...
2019-06-21, 19:48

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 ris...
2019-06-14, 19:32

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 politic...
2019-07-06, 03:16

U.N. details Venezuela torture, killings to neutralize opposition A United Nations report said on Thursday Venezuela's security forces had arrested and shot young men, planted drugs and arms on them and manipulated ...
2019-07-04, 18:32

Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue Talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition will continue, Norway's foreign ministry said on Thursday, after a top Socialist Party leader...
2019-07-12, 00:16

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 di...
2019-06-19, 22:48

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls SARANDA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to preven...
2019-06-19, 16:16

Cambodia targets 140 opposition figures to silence dissent: U.N. Cambodian authorities have questioned, summoned or detained more than 140 members of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in an escalatin...
2019-06-19, 14:32

"Forget Numbers": PM Reaches Out To Opposition Before Parliament Session Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underscored the constructive role of the opposition in a healthy democracy as the 17th Lok Sabha began. Speaking t...
2019-06-17, 09:32

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 re...
2019-07-18, 16:32

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...
2019-06-18, 22:32

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 had been wary of lengthy d...
2019-07-12, 05:16

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...
2019-07-05, 17:48

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping pol...
2019-08-03, 06:16

Trump says NRA could soften opposition to gun reforms after mass shootings U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition t...
2019-08-10, 00:32

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the lar...
2019-08-11, 00:00

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. Th...
2019-05-26, 21:32

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyu...
2019-08-04, 01:00

Thai PM faces first opposition challenge as he sets out plans Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faced opposition questions in parliament for the first time on Thursday as the former junta leader set ou...
2019-07-25, 08:16

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...
2019-05-26, 03:48

Argentina opposition set to defeat Macri after big primary upset Argentine voters soundly rejected President Mauricio Macri's austere economic policies in primary elections on Sunday, casting serious doubt on his c...
2019-08-12, 13:32

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 ...
2019-05-25, 21:48

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 av...
2019-05-25, 20:16

| 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 ha...
2019-05-31, 22:16

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...
2019-05-25, 17:32

Fears of violence as Zimbabwe’s opposition plan protests Government warns of reprisals as protests and strikes planned in country crippled by debtZimbabweans are bracing for fresh violence and unrest after ...
2019-08-14, 08:00

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 Thurs...
2019-05-24, 23:16

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 talk...
2019-05-28, 01:01

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party...
2019-05-28, 15:48

Maduro halts talks with opposition to protest US sanctions Venezuela’s government says it will not attend a planned round of talks with the opposition this week to protest the Trump administration’s freezing ...
2019-08-08, 04:00

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between...
2019-08-03, 09:32

Russian police detain nearly 100 opposition protesters in Moscow Russian police on Saturday detained nearly 100 people attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sob...
2019-08-03, 16:00

Russian Police Detain Nearly 700 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist L...
2019-08-03, 23:16

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....
2019-06-02, 01:16

Hungary opposition gets 680,000 backers for anti-graft plan A Hungarian politician says 680,000 people have signed an appeal meant to pressure the government into joining a fledgling European anti-corruption b...
2019-06-05, 18:48

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 ...
2019-05-31, 15:16

Four killed in renewed Sudan protests, opposition medics say At least four protesters were killed and many injured by gunfire in the Sudanese city of Omdurman on Thursday, opposition medics said, as hundreds of...
2019-08-01, 19:32

"Kapalabhati For 10 Years": Ramdev's Stress-Relief Tip For Opposition Soon after Narendra Modi took oath as Prime Minister again for a second consecutive term on Thursday, yoga guru Ramdev took a potshot at opposition l...
2019-05-31, 08:48

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 Norwa...
2019-05-31, 05:01

VP Pence says he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Guaido U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido by phone on Wednesday and called again for Venezuelan Presi...
2019-05-30, 00:16

Nicaraguan opposition slams government’s no show at talks Nicaragua’s political opposition says President Daniel Ortega has “killed negotiations” by not sending representatives to a meeting aimed at restarti...
2019-08-01, 06:48

Greece scraps no-go areas at universities; opposition fumes Greek lawmakers on Thursday scrapped regulations making universities a no-go zone for police, a move authorities say will tackle lawlessness but whic...
2019-08-08, 21:00

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 ki...
2019-06-10, 11:00

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 ...
2019-05-24, 10:16

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture...
2019-05-31, 04:16

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days MOSCOW (AP) — A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned pr...
2019-05-22, 23:48

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 Brex...
2019-05-22, 05:48

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 la...
2019-05-23, 01:32

Russian opposition activists sentenced to 15 days in jail MOSCOW (AP) — An ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail on the day he was to be released. A Moscow co...
2019-06-10, 15:48

"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...
2019-05-21, 21:00

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" ...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Opposition rallies as Venezuela blackout eases in some areas Venezuela’s opposition seeks to harness anger over a massive blackout that deepened hardship nationwide, but turnout at opposition rally is relativel...
2019-07-24, 00:48

Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail No sooner had he walked out of a Moscow jail than activist Ilya Yashin was detained for a third time, accused of urging mass protests. Several opposi...
2019-08-19, 02:48

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 maj...
2019-05-23, 21:48

Russian opposition activists picket for free elections Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters d...
2019-08-17, 18:32

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 disq...
2019-07-19, 17:32

Prominent Russian opposition figure Navalny arrested again Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition figure, has been detained by police and his lawyer says he has been charged with unlawfully organi...
2019-07-24, 16:32

RTI Amendment Bill Passed; Dilutes Transparency Law, Says Opposition The bill to amend the landmark transparency law, the Right to Information Act, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid opposition allegations that it ...
2019-07-22, 15:00

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents s...
2019-07-19, 08:32

On Triple Talaq Bill, Government, Opposition Clash Again: 10 Points A fresh bill to make instant Muslim divorce or "triple talaq" illegal, which got stalled in the upper house of parliament and lapsed, was introduced ...
2019-06-21, 09:48

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 tortur...
2019-06-30, 17:32

Sudan's opposition agree power-sharing deal with military Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups agreed provisionally on Friday to share power for three years, bring...
2019-07-06, 01:32

Cameroon opposition leader abducted in English-speaking area Gunmen have abducted the leader of Cameroon’s main opposition party, John Fru Ndi, from his residence in the English-speaking northwestern town of Ba...
2019-06-29, 00:48

Russian couple face losing son after taking him to opposition rally Prosecutors lodge complaint to court claiming child’s health and life put in dangerRussian prosecutors are seeking to take an infant son away from hi...
2019-08-06, 19:32

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro halts talks with opposition over US sanctions Venezuela responded to President Donald Trump's move to freeze assets in the US by skipping talks with Juan Guaido's team in Barbados. The government...
2019-08-08, 08:32

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 oppos...
2019-05-31, 04:48

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 Je...
2019-05-30, 14:16

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 r...
2019-07-05, 08:32

Meeting between envoys for Venezuela's government, opposition ends with no deal A mediation meeting between Venezuela's government and the opposition has ended without an agreement as Norway holds talks aimed at resolving both si...
2019-05-30, 00:16

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...
2019-05-31, 17:16

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 opposit...
2019-07-07, 17:32