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We apologise for our mistakes: Tejashwi Yadav on RJD rule in Bihar [Video]

We apologise for our mistakes: Tejashwi Yadav on RJD rule in Bihar

Bihar Assembly's opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav lashed out at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led government on July 2 during an event, while also admitting the mistakes done during the rule of his..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:20Published
Malawi opposition leader sworn in as president [Video]

Malawi opposition leader sworn in as president

Lazarus Chakwera won the rerun of the presidential election with just less than 59 percent of the vote, marking a landmark result in African politics.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published
UK's COVID-19 death toll tops 40,000, worst in Europe [Video]

UK's COVID-19 death toll tops 40,000, worst in Europe

The United Kingdom's COVID-19 death toll now exceeds 40,000, by far the worst yet reported in Europe, raising more questions about Prime Minister Boris Johnson's handling of the coronavirus crisis...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:18Published
Sir Keir Starmer responds to Boris Johnson's revised lockdown measures [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer responds to Boris Johnson's revised lockdown measures

UK opposition leader Keir Starmer called for more clarity Sunday on the government's plans to relax the coronavirus lockdown, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a modest easing of the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:43Published
Venezuela charges two ex-US soldiers with 'terrorism, conspiracy' [Video]

Venezuela charges two ex-US soldiers with 'terrorism, conspiracy'

Luke Alexander Denman and Airan Berry are among 31 people captured by Venezuelan military over failed armed incursion.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:18Published
Report: Venezuela opposition plotted Maduro overthrow [Video]

Report: Venezuela opposition plotted Maduro overthrow

A 42-page document deals a blow to credibility of opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has denied any links to the plot.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:54Published

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Croatia's opposition leader stepping down after vote defeat

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The leader of Croatia’s main liberal opposition party announced his resignation Monday, a day after a crushing defeat in the country’s parliamentary election held amid a.. - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Zimbabwe: Chamisa Writes to Chakwera, Praises Malawi's Military, Judiciary for Defending Constitution

[New Zimbabwe] MDC Alliance president, Nelson Chamisa has praised Malawian state institutions for defending the neighbouring country's constitution through a presidential poll rerun that has seen.. - Published

A Look At Hong Kong's Future After China Passes Controversial Law

Beijing passed a sweeping new law to crack down on dissent in Hong Kong. NPR's Scott Detrow speaks to opposition leader Lee Cheuk-yan about the future of the pro-democracy movement.
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Malawi’s Election Rerun: Lessons For Africa’s Opposition Groups – Analysis

malawi’s election rerun: lessons for africa’s opposition groups – analysis
By Jonathan Doernhofer Opposition candidate Lazarus Chakwera achieved victory in the re-run of Malawi’s presidential election held on June 23rd. With his inauguration as president on June 28,..
Eurasia Review - Published

Stalin demands free rice till November

Opposition leader and DMK chief M.K. Stalin on Saturday wanted to know why Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, who claimed to have followed the Ce
Hindu - Published

UK court sides with Venezuela opposition leader in US$1 billion gold bullion dispute

uk court sides with venezuela opposition leader in us$1 billion gold bullion dispute
Venezuela’s opposition has cried victory after a London judge ruled that the British government had “unequivocally recognised” opposition leader Juan Guaido as the troubled Latin...
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British judge denies Venezuela access to gold in bank vault

LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Thursday refused to give Venezuela control of over $1 billion in gold sitting in a Bank of England vault, ruling that it is unlawful to give it to President Nicolás.. - Published

UK court rejects Maduro’s claim on $1bn of Venezuelan gold held by BoE

High Court says opposition leader Juan Guaidó is ‘unequivocally’ recognised as legitimate president - Published

UK Government recognises Juan Guaido as president of Venezuela, High Court rules

The UK Government has “unequivocally recognised” opposition leader Juan Guaido as president of Venezuela, the High Court has ruled in a battle over a billion US dollars (£800 million) of gold..
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Russia: Preliminary Results In Constitutional Plebiscite Pave Way For Putin’s Continued Rule – Analysis

russia: preliminary results in constitutional plebiscite pave way for putin’s continued rule – analysis
(RFE/RL) -- Preliminary results indicate that a national, nonbinding plebiscite has approved a sprawling package of constitutional amendments that, among other things, would open the way for President..
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Who gets the gold? Venezuela’s rival leaders clash over stash in London vault

who gets the gold? venezuela’s rival leaders clash over stash in london vault
CARACAS, Venezuela — The political battle over control of Venezuela has turned to a $1.8-billion stack of gold bars sitting in the Bank of England’s vault in London, where a judge is expected to..
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EU summons Venezuela envoy in response to expulsion order

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top diplomat said Tuesday that the bloc will summon Venezuela's ambassador over the South American country's decision to expel the EU envoy in Caracas, insisting.. - Published

Venezuela's Maduro orders EU envoy to leave after sanctions

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Monday ordered the European Union’s ambassador to leave the country, hours after the bloc that's pushing for a democratic.. - Published

Zimbabwe: Opposition Leader Petitions Security Forces to Disregard Unconstitutional Orders

[263Chat] Leader of opposition political party, Build Zimbabwe Alliance's online petition for state security agents to stop obeying unconstitutional orders, has gained momentum. - Published

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Congratulates Malawi's New Leader

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has hailed the people of Malawi for overcoming the twin challenges of Covid-19 and voting without observers in a historic election rerun that saw opposition leader Dr.. - Published

Malawi: Lazarus Chakwera Sworn in As President After Claiming Re-Run Poll

[RFI] Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera was sworn in Sunday as the country's new president after winning Tuesday's re-run of a disputed election. - Published

Malawi: Opposition Leader Sworn in As President After Repeat Vote

[DW] Lazarus Chakwera has called for unity and vowed during his inauguration speech "to make Malawi a peaceful, prosperous nation." The former evangelical preacher won last week's rerun election after.. - Published Also reported by •Deutsche WelleAl JazeeraWorldNews

Opposition leader Chakwera wins Malawi’s presidential election re-run

opposition leader chakwera wins malawi’s presidential election re-run
Malawi's opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera won this week's presidential election re-run with 58.57 percent of the vote, the electoral commission said Saturday. ......
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Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera wins historic poll rerun

Lazarus Chakwera wins nearly 60% of the vote to defeat the incumbent and become Malawi's president.
BBC News - Published

Malawi opposition leader declared winner of presidential re-run

It was a dramatic reversal of the incumbent’s discredited win in a process that has been seen as a triumph for African democracy
Hindu - Published

Martin named new Irish prime minister, vows to tackle deep recession

Ireland's parliament picked veteran opposition leader Micheál Martin as prime minister on Saturday to head the first ever coalition uniting the two parties that have battled each other for power since..
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Dramatic scenes witnessed at Neyyatinkara municipality meet

Chairperson and opposition leader hospitalised
Hindu - Published

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