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Sudan protesters urge return to night-time rallies over 'massacre'

Sudan protesters urge return to night-time rallies over 'massacre' Mon, 17 Jun, 2019

The Sudanese movement whose protests triggered the ouster of autocrat Omar al-Bashir called  on its supporters to renew night-time rallies to condemn the "massacre" of demonstrators at a Khartoum sit-in.
Egypt former president Morsi dies after falling ill in court

Egypt former president Morsi dies after falling ill in court Mon, 17 Jun, 2019

Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi, an Islamist who was ousted after one year of divisive rule, died after falling ill during a court hearing Monday, the attorney general said. He was 67.
Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader

Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader Sun, 16 Jun, 2019

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city's streets Sunday in a vehement show of opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony.
Sudan rivals agree to new talks as protest strike ends: mediator

Sudan rivals agree to new talks as protest strike ends: mediator Tue, 11 Jun, 2019

Protest leaders have agreed to end a campaign of civil disobedience launched after a deadly crackdown on demonstrators and to resume talks with Sudan's ruling generals, an Ethiopian mediator said.
Nicaragua releases anti-Ortega protest leaders

Nicaragua releases anti-Ortega protest leaders Tue, 11 Jun, 2019

Nicaragua released dozens of protest leaders detained amid last year's deadly uprising against President Daniel Ortega, under a controversial new amnesty law that paves the way for fresh talks with the opposition.
Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Sun, 02 Jun, 2019

 Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters took to the streets again   to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks. At least seven police officers and a demonstrator were injured in scattered violence during the protest.
Papua New Guinea prime minister quits after weeks of turmoil

Papua New Guinea prime minister quits after weeks of turmoil Sun, 26 May, 2019

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced his resignation after seven years in the top job following weeks of high-level defections from the ruling party.
EU citizens angry at being denied a vote in UK

EU citizens angry at being denied a vote in UK Thu, 23 May, 2019

Hundreds of EU citizens trying to cast their vote for the European Parliament elections in the United Kingdom on Friday have been turned away because of administrative mistakes, a campaign group said.

India's PM Modi wins historic general election victory Thu, 23 May, 2019

Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed an "inclusive" future for all Indians on Thursday after a landslide election victory that crushed the Gandhi dynasty's comeback hopes once again.
Resignation calls grow as UK PM May's final Brexit gambit bombs

Resignation calls grow as UK PM May's final Brexit gambit bombs Wed, 22 May, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May's final Brexit gambit was in tatters  as lawmakers in her own party rejected a compromise offer and called for her to resign immediately.
Malawians vote in tough election for President Mutharika

Malawians vote in tough election for President Mutharika Tue, 21 May, 2019

Malawians headed to polling stations for presidential and legislative elections seen as a tough test for President Peter Mutharika, who is facing challenges from the deputy president and a former pastor who heads the opposition.
Ukraine's new president Zelensky calls snap elections

Ukraine's new president Zelensky calls snap elections Mon, 20 May, 2019

Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelensky called snap parliamentary polls in his inaugural speech and said his top priority is ending the war with Russia-backed separatists in the country's east.

EU fears voter apathy despite populist surge

EU fears voter apathy despite populist surge Sun, 19 May, 2019

Four days before Europe's 400 million potential voters are called to the polls, EU leaders hope to reverse the usual low turnout to avoid opening the door to eurosceptic forces.
Sudan protesters tear down roadblocks, want army to resume talks

Sudan protesters tear down roadblocks, want army to resume talks Fri, 17 May, 2019

Hundreds of demonstrators worked to clear away bricks and debris, after military rulers demanded that roadblocks which have paralysed parts of Khartoum be dismantled before talks on a new transitional body can resume.
Sudan military council, opposition inch closer to final deal

Sudan military council, opposition inch closer to final deal Wed, 15 May, 2019

Sudan's military rulers and an alliance of protesters and opposition groups were set to meet  to hash out the details of a sovereign council designed to steer the country towards democracy during a three-year transition.
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