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Thousands in Serbia protest for 11th week against populists

Thousands in Serbia protest for 11th week against populists Sun, 17 Feb, 2019

Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia's capital for 11th week in a row against populist President Aleksandar Vucic and his government.
Venezuela opposition takes to streets over blocked aid

Venezuela opposition takes to streets over blocked aid Tue, 12 Feb, 2019

Thousands of opposition activists headed out into the streets of Venezuela on Tuesday to demand the military allow in desperately-needed aid, with President Nicolas Maduro's supporters due to rally against "imperialist intervention."
South Africa imposes severe power cuts ahead of election

South Africa imposes severe power cuts ahead of election Mon, 11 Feb, 2019

South Africa on Monday introduced its most severe electricity rationing in nearly five years, presenting President Cyril Ramaphosa with a major political challenge just months ahead of a May general election.
Venezuela's Maduro vows to block 'fake' aid 'spectacle'

Venezuela's Maduro vows to block 'fake' aid 'spectacle' Fri, 08 Feb, 2019

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro vowed on Friday not to let in "fake" aid from the United States requested by opposition leader Juan Guaido, which is being stockpiled at the border with Colombia.
Thai king moves to block sister's 'inappropriate' candidacy for PM

Thai king moves to block sister's 'inappropriate' candidacy for PM Fri, 08 Feb, 2019

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Friday moved to block his elder sister's surprise bid to run for prime minister in March, calling her candidacy for a populist opposition party "inappropriate" and unconstitutional.
Central African peace deal still not fully signed: minister

Central African peace deal still not fully signed: minister Thu, 07 Feb, 2019

Several parties to the Central African Republic's peace accord have yet to sign the much-trumpeted deal, a minister said on Thursday.
Bashir's hometown split as anti-government protests hit Sudan

Bashir's hometown split as anti-government protests hit Sudan Wed, 30 Jan, 2019

 Fed up by months of bread queues, price hikes and petrol shortages in Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir's hometown of Shendi, office worker Louay Mohamed Kheir, feels there's only one solution: "We need a new president."
Sudan's Bashir fights for survival as protests spread

Sudan's Bashir fights for survival as protests spread Sun, 27 Jan, 2019

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir does little to hide his contempt for the young men and women who have been protesting for more than a month to demand an end to his three-decade rule.
DR Congo rebels surrender in welcome for new President Tshisekedi

DR Congo rebels surrender in welcome for new President Tshisekedi Sat, 26 Jan, 2019

Six hundred Congolese rebels whose conflict killed several thousand people in the restive Kasai region, have ended their war and surrendered their weapons in a sign of support for new President Felix Tshisekedi, local authorities said on Saturday.

Spain, France, Germany give Venezuela's Maduro ultimatum

Spain, France, Germany give Venezuela's Maduro ultimatum Sat, 26 Jan, 2019

Spain, France and Germany on Saturday gave embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro an ultimatum, saying they would recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as president unless he calls elections within eight days.
China, Russia side with Maduro as US backs Venezuela challenger

China, Russia side with Maduro as US backs Venezuela challenger Thu, 24 Jan, 2019

Russia accused the United States on Thursday of trying to usurp power in Venezuela and warned against military intervention, putting it at odds with Washington and the EU which backed protests against one of Moscow's closest allies.

Ukrainian court sentences ex-president Yanukovich to 13 years in prison

Ukrainian court sentences ex-president Yanukovich to 13 years in prison Thu, 24 Jan, 2019

A Ukrainian court on Thursday sentenced former president Viktor Yanukovich in absentia to 13 years in jail on treason charges, a judge said, saying his conduct in office had opened the door to Russia's annexation of Crimea and conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Venezuela parliament head declares himself 'acting president' as thousands rally

Venezuela parliament head declares himself 'acting president' as thousands rally Wed, 23 Jan, 2019

National Assembly head Juan Guaido proclaimed himself Venezuela's "acting president" on Wednesday in a bid to oust leftist President Nicolas Maduro that was immediately endorsed by US President Donald Trump.

Hundreds rally in Sudan's capital for al-Bashir's ouster

Hundreds rally in Sudan's capital for al-Bashir's ouster Sun, 13 Jan, 2019

Hundreds of protesters marched in and around Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday, the fourth week of unrest that began over skyrocketing prices and a failing economy but which now calls for the ouster of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir.
Greece's Tsipras calls confidence vote after ally quits coalition

Greece's Tsipras calls confidence vote after ally quits coalition Sun, 13 Jan, 2019

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday said he would call a confidence vote in his government after his coalition ally quit, leaving him bereft of a parliamentary majority and raising the possibility of snap elections.

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