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.
The second round of Syrian talks that kicked off in Kazakhstan's capital Astana on October 2 has ended with a joint declaration.
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."
Russian investigators questioned a top ally of opposition leader Alexei Navalny after excluding his coalition from a regional election.
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.
The second round of consultations of Syrian opposition groups will be held in Kazakhstan's Astana in mid-September.
Syrian opposition groups would like to have another round of consultations in Astana.
Syrian talks have kicked off in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.
Russia has withdrawn the opposition Progress Party led by arch Putin foe Alexei Navalny from the list of authorised parties.
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.
A Ukrainian lawmaker said he was detained by Russian police ahead of a Moscow march to honour opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in central Moscow late ahead of a major opposition rally this weekend, investigators and police said.
Masked intelligence service agents arrested the mayor of Caracas, his wife and opposition figures.
Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny could be facing jail after a sudden twist in his controversial fraud trail, which has angered his supporters.
Pakistan's top military commanders convened a special meeting night after clashes between police and opposition protesters.
Turkey's outgoing premier Erdogan was sworn in as president, as opponents who accuse him of authoritarianism stormed out of the ceremony.
Opposition politician Imran Khan and a populist cleric led protesters marching on parliament in a high-stakes bid to depose the prime minister.
Islamabad braced for political unrest as two opposition leaders vowed to defy a court order and march on the city for a major protest
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.
Russian police on Friday were searching the home of opposition leader and President Vladimir Putin's biggest critic Alexei Navalny, his lawyer said.