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Canada opposition picks young social conservative to take on Trudeau
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Canada opposition picks young social conservative to take on Trudeau

Former House of Commons speaker Andrew Scheer will fight a 2019 election against Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Will North Korea bring the US and ASEAN together?, Chibok girls freed but concerns remain, What did Erdoğan get out of talks with Putin?, Venezuelan opposition should seek common ground with Chávist loyalists, A bipartisan case for Comey's dismissal
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Will North Korea bring the US and ASEAN together?, Chibok girls freed but concerns remain, What did Erdoğan get out of talks with Putin?, Venezuelan opposition should seek common ground with Chávist loyalists, A bipartisan case for Comey's dismissal

Yahoo News "Diplomatic relations between the US and countries in this region have often been hampered by different standards and interpretations of political integrity...," states an editorial. "At

Venezuela Supreme Court upholds sentence for opposition leader: lawyer
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Venezuela Supreme Court upholds sentence for opposition leader: lawyer

Yahoo News Venezuela's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez's nearly 14-year prison sentence, a day after US President Donald Trump called for his release. The founder of

Trump calls for release of Venezuela opposition leader after meeting wife
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Trump calls for release of Venezuela opposition leader after meeting wife

Yahoo News Washington (AFP) - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Venezuela to free jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez "immediately," posting a picture of himself and Vice President

Trump calls on Venezuela to release jailed opposition leader Lopez
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Trump calls on Venezuela to release jailed opposition leader Lopez

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Venezuela to release opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who was sentenced last year to nearly 14 years in prison on

Syria opposition picks delegation for new peace talks
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Syria opposition picks delegation for new peace talks

Yahoo News Syria's opposition on Sunday announced its 21-member delegation, including 10 rebel representatives, for a new round of UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva scheduled for February 20. The

Cambodian opposition names acting chief after leader resigns
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Cambodian opposition names acting chief after leader resigns

Yahoo News PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Executive members of Cambodia's beleaguered opposition party on Sunday accepted the resignation of Sam Rainsy, its charismatic leader, and named his deputy, Kem

Cambodia opposition leader Rainsy resigns from party
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Cambodia opposition leader Rainsy resigns from party

Yahoo News By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Sam Rainsy resigned from the presidency of Cambodia's leading opposition party on Saturday, shortly after Prime Minister Hun Sen threatened legal

Trump lashes out amid rising opposition to travel ban
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Trump lashes out amid rising opposition to travel ban

Bao Moi - WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump lashed out on Monday (Feb 6) at signs of rising public opposition to his controversial travel ban as tech giants threw their weight behind a push in US

Turkey to meet Syrian opposition, rebel groups in Ankara on Friday: sources
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Turkey to meet Syrian opposition, rebel groups in Ankara on Friday: sources

Yahoo News Turkey's foreign ministry undersecretary will hold talks with representatives of the Syrian opposition in Ankara on Friday, ministry sources said, ahead of U.N.-sponsored peace talks on

Russian opposition activist in hospital after sudden illness
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Russian opposition activist in hospital after sudden illness

Yahoo News MOSCOW (AP) — A private foundation says one of its employees, a prominent Russian opposition activist, has been hospitalized after a sudden illness reminiscent of a poisoning he suffered

Congo at crossroads as opposition chief Tshisekedi dies
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Congo at crossroads as opposition chief Tshisekedi dies

Yahoo News Longtime DR Congo opposition chief Etienne Tshisekedi died Wednesday at the age of 84 in Brussels, as talks aiming to end the nation's political crisis were under way in Kinshasa.

Party: Congolese opposition leader Tshisekedi dies at 84
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Party: Congolese opposition leader Tshisekedi dies at 84

Yahoo News KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's opposition icon Etienne Tshisekedi, who pushed for democratic reforms in the vast Central African nation for decades and once declared himself president

Syria opposition says U.N. can't pick delegates to peace talks
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Syria opposition says U.N. can't pick delegates to peace talks

Yahoo News Syria's main opposition body said on Wednesday it would be "unacceptable" for the United Nations to choose opposition delegates to the next round of peace talks in Geneva planned for this

Sudan opposition leader back from exile to 'end war'
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Sudan opposition leader back from exile to 'end war'

Yahoo News Sudanese opposition leader and ex-prime minister Sadiq al-Mahdi returned from exile Thursday, more than two years after he fled abroad, saying he wants to "end the war". Mahdi, whose

Lavrov to meet Syria's political opposition on Friday
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Lavrov to meet Syria's political opposition on Friday

Yahoo News Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold talks with officials from Syria's political opposition on Friday, Moscow said, seeking to reinvigorate efforts for a peace settlement. The

Venezuela opposition stages crisis protest march
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Venezuela opposition stages crisis protest march

Yahoo News Rivals and allies of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro rallied in the streets Monday as the opposition demanded early elections to oust him over the country's economic and political

Venezuela's opposition marches to demand regional elections
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Venezuela's opposition marches to demand regional elections

Yahoo News CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro are marching in Venezuela's capital to demand authorities set a date for overdue regional elections.

Syrian opposition will only discuss ceasefire at Kazakhstan talks, spokesman says
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Syrian opposition will only discuss ceasefire at Kazakhstan talks, spokesman says

Yahoo News A Syrian opposition delegation to peace talks set to open in the Kazakh capital on Monday said it would only discuss ways to salvage a fragile Russian-Turkish ceasefire it sees as having

U.S. envoy warns against being too trusting of Sudan's armed opposition
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U.S. envoy warns against being too trusting of Sudan's armed opposition

Yahoo News By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. envoy to Sudan and South Sudan urged the international community on Wednesday to be clear-eyed in dealing with armed Sudanese opposition

Cambodian PM hits opposition chief with new defamation suit
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Cambodian PM hits opposition chief with new defamation suit

Yahoo News PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's exiled opposition leader is facing two new defamation lawsuits stemming from a Facebook post that accused Prime Minister Hun Sen of offering a young

DR Congo opposition figure heads home after crisis deal
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DR Congo opposition figure heads home after crisis deal

Yahoo News A DR Congo opposition leader accused of "high treason" returned to Kinshasa on Sunday two weeks after a key deal to end a political crisis in the vast African country. Roger Lumbala, head

Syrian political opposition says it supports Astana talks
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Syrian political opposition says it supports Astana talks

Yahoo News The Syrian political opposition said Saturday it supports planned peace talks sponsored by Russia and Turkey in the Kazakh capital later this month. "Concerning the forthcoming meeting in

Polish opposition halts month-long parliament sit-in
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Polish opposition halts month-long parliament sit-in

Yahoo News Poland's liberal opposition on Thursday called an end to its unprecedented month-long occupation of parliament after the governing conservatives scrapped controversial planned media

Polish opposition ends blockade of parliament
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Polish opposition ends blockade of parliament

Yahoo News WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish opposition party Civic Platform ended its blockade of the speaker's podium in parliament on Thursday, stepping back in what had been a bitter standoff with the