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ET Venezuela’s largest opposition parties on Wednesday said they would boycott the April 22 presidential elections, casting further doubt on the legitimacy of the vote in which leftist leader Nicolás Maduro is seeking a second, six-year term.The opposition’s boycott call came as the U.

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Harare residents walk past campaign posters portraying Zimbabwe Opposition and Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai in Harare on November 15, 2017./ AFP PHOTO / - (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)The death of Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has left his party in disarray ahead of presidential elections later this year.

14, 2018 5:00 a.275 billion a year to boost Jordan’s security Wednesday, increasing its aid to a key ally in the tumultuous Middle East.

Dow Jones, a News Corp companyNews Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services Former prime minister to step down as leader of National Party, effective Feb.27 Feb.

The Vatican visit was the first by a Turkish president since 1959 Updated Feb.5, 2018 2:49 p.

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Media regulator shuts down television transmissions, unusual in a country with relatively strong press freedoms Jan.30, 2018 7:34 a.

Dow Jones, a News Corp companyNews Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services Facing protests over new lines, some companies are supersizing the old ones Jan.17, 2018 5:30 a.

Malaysia’s opposition named Mahathir Mohamad, 92, as candidate for prime minister in an election that must be held by August.Once Malaysia’s longest serving premier, Mahathir will battle against his own hand-picked heir , Prime Minister Najib Razak, 64.

Antigovernment demonstrations were met by counterprotests from regime supporters on Saturday, as the nation grappled for a third day with public displeasure over President Hassan Rouhani’s economic management.More than 100 people outside the gates of Tehran University were seen chanting slogans including, “Leave Gaza, leave Lebanon, my life for Iran,” a critique of spending on Iranian proxies abroad, and “Death to the dictator!

Dow Jones, a News Corp companyNews Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services Forty rebel groups say they instead are committed to U.-led peace process Associated Press Dec.

MEXICO CITY—After long and sometimes contentious negotiations, two of Mexico’s main opposition parties agreed to run together in next year’s presidential election, shaking up the political landscape less than seven months before the vote.At a crowded event Friday night, the leaders of the conservative National Action Party, or PAN, which governed Mexico from 2000 to 2012, and the center-left Party of the Democratic Revolution, or PRD, registered the alliance before the electoral agency.

The cabinet of Zimbabwe’s new president includes no members of the opposition, but two senior officials of the military, whose intervention earlier this month led to the exit of longtime leader Robert Mugabe.The 22-member cabinet, announced late Thursday, is likely to be a disappointment to many Western governments, who had hoped President Emmerson Mnangagwa would lead a more inclusive government ahead of next year’s elections.

Zimbabwe’s new president, who was sworn in Friday before a cheering stadium crowd in Harare, reached out to political opponents in his inaugural address and pleaded with foreign investors to return to the crisis-hit country.Emmerson Mnangagwa, the former revolutionary and right-hand man of his ousted predecessor, Robert Mugabe, said shortly after his oath of office: “I am not oblivious to the many Zimbabweans from across the political, ethnic and racial divide who have helped make this day and thus have legitimate expectation.

Dow Jones, a News Corp companyNews Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services Antonio Ledezma, who led protests against President Nicolás Maduro’s government, crossed the border into neighboring Colombia Updated Nov.17, 2017 6:02 p.

16, 2017 9:38 a.ET Cambodia’s Supreme Court ruled to dissolve the main opposition party Thursday, effectively turning the country into the world’s newest one-party state and cementing long-serving leader Hun Sen’s grip on power.
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