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Suu Kyi eyes historic win in Myanmar elections
Suu Kyi eyes historic win in Myanmar elections

Myanmar's boisterous election campaign draws to a close Friday, two days before milestone polls that could finally propel Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy party to power after a decades-long struggle against the military.

Suu Kyi eyes historic win in Myanmar elections
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Syrian opposition sign joint document in Kazakhstan's Astana

The second round of Syrian talks that kicked off in Kazakhstan's capital Astana on October 2 has ended with a joint declaration.

Syrian opposition sign joint document in Kazakhstan's Astana
'Change is possible': Thousands join Moscow opposition protest
'Change is possible': Thousands join Moscow opposition protest

Thousands of people poured onto Moscow's streets for the first authorised opposition protest in a year-and-a-half, with Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny telling the crowds: "Change is possible."

'Change is possible': Thousands join Moscow opposition protest
Russia probes Kremlin critic ally after nixing vote registration
Russia probes Kremlin critic ally after nixing vote registration

Russian investigators questioned a top ally of opposition leader Alexei Navalny after excluding his coalition from a regional election.

Russia probes Kremlin critic ally after nixing vote registration
Lawyer and politician Alexei Navalny. ©RIA Novosti
Russia bars anti-Kremlin coalition from upcoming polls

A Russian opposition coalition co-led by leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has had nearly all its candidates barred from September regional and local elections.

Russia bars anti-Kremlin coalition from upcoming polls
Second round of Syrian opposition talks to be held in Astana
Second round of Syrian opposition talks to be held in Astana

The second round of consultations of Syrian opposition groups will be held in Kazakhstan's Astana in mid-September.

Second round of Syrian opposition talks to be held in Astana
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Syrian opposition proposes holding second round of consultations in Astana

Syrian opposition groups would like to have another round of consultations in Astana.

Syrian opposition proposes holding second round of consultations in Astana
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Syrian talks kick off in Kazakhstan's Astana

Syrian talks have kicked off in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.

Syrian talks kick off in Kazakhstan's Astana
Russia removes Navalny-led opposition party from approved list
Russia removes Navalny-led opposition party from approved list

Russia has withdrawn the opposition Progress Party led by arch Putin foe Alexei Navalny from the list of authorised parties.

Russia removes Navalny-led opposition party from approved list
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Kazakhstan ready to consider providing platform for Syrian talks: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan has confirmed that Syrian opposition representatives appealed asking Nursultan Nazarbayev to provide a platform for dialogue on the Syrian conflict. According to the Ministry, Kazakhstan's involvement is quite possible.

Kazakhstan ready to consider providing platform for Syrian talks: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Detained Ukrainian lawmaker released from custody in Moscow
Detained Ukrainian lawmaker released from custody in Moscow

A Ukrainian lawmaker said he was detained by Russian police ahead of a Moscow march to honour opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.

Detained Ukrainian lawmaker released from custody in Moscow
Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead: official
Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead: official

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in central Moscow late ahead of a major opposition rally this weekend, investigators and police said.

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead: official
Venezuela arrests Caracas opposition mayor
Venezuela arrests Caracas opposition mayor

Masked intelligence service agents arrested the mayor of Caracas, his wife and opposition figures.

Venezuela arrests Caracas opposition mayor
Russia to deliver Navalny verdict amid anger at Putin
Russia to deliver Navalny verdict amid anger at Putin

Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny could be facing jail after a sudden twist in his controversial fraud trail, which has angered his supporters.

Russia to deliver Navalny verdict amid anger at Putin
Pakistan military leaders to meet after deadly clashes
Pakistan military leaders to meet after deadly clashes

Pakistan's top military commanders convened a special meeting night after clashes between police and opposition protesters.

Pakistan military leaders to meet after deadly clashes
Erdogan sworn in as Turkey president, opposition storms out
Erdogan sworn in as Turkey president, opposition storms out

Turkey's outgoing premier Erdogan was sworn in as president, as opponents who accuse him of authoritarianism stormed out of the ceremony.

Erdogan sworn in as Turkey president, opposition storms out
Pakistan anti-government protesters march on parliament
Pakistan anti-government protesters march on parliament

Opposition politician Imran Khan and a populist cleric led protesters marching on parliament in a high-stakes bid to depose the prime minister.

Pakistan anti-government protesters march on parliament
Pakistan prepares for anti-government protests
Pakistan prepares for anti-government protests

Islamabad braced for political unrest as two opposition leaders vowed to defy a court order and march on the city for a major protest

Pakistan prepares for anti-government protests
Syrian opposition elects Hadi el-Bahra as new leader
Syrian opposition elects Hadi el-Bahra as new leader

The Syrian National Coalition, the main exiled opposition group seeking the overthrow of Bashar al-Assad, elected Saudi-based Syrian opposition figure Hadi el-Bahra as its new president.

Syrian opposition elects Hadi el-Bahra as new leader
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny. ©Reuters/Maxim Shemetov
Russian police search opposition leader Navalny's home

Russian police on Friday were searching the home of opposition leader and President Vladimir Putin's biggest critic Alexei Navalny, his lawyer said.

Russian police search opposition leader Navalny's home