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Activist's allegations of torture by Russian prison guards spark Moscow protest

Russian opposition activist Ildar Dadin claims he is being beaten, repeatedly tortured and threatened with rape and murder in Karelia penal colony in the northwest of the…

Russian opposition activist Ildar Dadin claims he is being beaten, repeatedly tortured and threatened with rape and murder in Karelia penal colony in the northwest of the…

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Venezuela: policeman killed as anti-government unrest spreads

Anti-government protesters across Venezuela have clashed with security forces as unrest spreads. A policeman was shot dead on Wednesday night in

Anti-government protesters across Venezuela have clashed with security forces as unrest spreads. A policeman was shot dead on Wednesday night in

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Spain's Rajoy welcomes Socialists' decision to end political deadlock

Mariano Rajoy is heading towards a second term as Spain’s Prime Minister, after Socialists agreed not to block his latest bid to form a government.

Mariano Rajoy is heading towards a second term as Spain’s Prime Minister, after Socialists agreed not to block his latest bid to form a government.

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Venezuela's opposition holds protests after quashed referendum

Several thousand anti-government demonstrators have taken to the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas following last’s weeks move by election officials to block a recall…

Several thousand anti-government demonstrators have taken to the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas following last’s weeks move by election officials to block a recall…

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Venezuela's opposition accuses government of ''coup''

In Venezuela, the opposition has accused the government of staging a coup after their bid to hold a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro was suspended.

In Venezuela, the opposition has accused the government of staging a coup after their bid to hold a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro was suspended.

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Turkey suspends more than 12,000 police officers

Officials say it is in connection with suspected links with the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who denies claims he masterminded a failed coup in Turkey in July.

Officials say it is in connection with suspected links with the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who denies claims he masterminded a failed coup in Turkey in July.

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Colombia and FARC rebels scramble to revive their peace deal

The race is on to salvage Colombia's peace deal as the government and FARC rebels plan new talks in the hope of reviving the pact

The race is on to salvage Colombia's peace deal as the government and FARC rebels plan new talks in the hope of reviving the pact

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Syrian opposition group calls on Cairo for help to resolve the civil war

The Cairo Conference for Syrian Opposition delegation is in talks with Egypt to try to convince the Arabic power to have more involvement in efforts to resolve the Syrian civil…

The Cairo Conference for Syrian Opposition delegation is in talks with Egypt to try to convince the Arabic power to have more involvement in efforts to resolve the Syrian civil…

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At least 32 people killed in DRC during two days of violence

At least 32 people have been killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the last two days, according to a police spokesman.

At least 32 people have been killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the last two days, according to a police spokesman.

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Erdogan says US 'should not harbour a terrorist' like Gulen

The Turkish president, who is in New York for the UN General Assembly, has accused the United States of “harbouring a terrorist” by refusing to hand over the exiled cleric Fethullah…

The Turkish president, who is in New York for the UN General Assembly, has accused the United States of “harbouring a terrorist” by refusing to hand over the exiled cleric Fethullah…

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Gabon's opposition leader declares himself president after disputed election

Gabonese opposition candidate Jean Ping declared himself president on Friday (September 2), after a disputed election that triggered two days of post-election riots against President Ali…

Gabonese opposition candidate Jean Ping declared himself president on Friday (September 2), after a disputed election that triggered two days of post-election riots against President Ali…

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Protesters clash with police in Venezuela

Venezuelan police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of anti government protesters on a highway in Caracas on Thursday.

Venezuelan police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of anti government protesters on a highway in Caracas on Thursday.

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Venezuela opposition stages huge anti-Maduro rally in Caracas

Venezuela’s opposition vowed to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after more than a million people protested on the streets of Caracas against his…

Venezuela’s opposition vowed to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after more than a million people protested on the streets of Caracas against his…

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Brazil: thousands demonstrate against Temer

Brazilians watching television in a Rio de Janeiro restaurant shouted “Out Temer” and jeered as newly sworn in President Michel Temer addressed the nation on…

Brazilians watching television in a Rio de Janeiro restaurant shouted “Out Temer” and jeered as newly sworn in President Michel Temer addressed the nation on…

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Zimbabwe minister says illegal protesters will face full wrath of the law

Zimbabwe's home affairs minister, Ignatius Chombo, has warned opposition parties who plan to hold a protest on Friday calling for electoral reforms that any unsanctioned protests would not be tolerate

Zimbabwe's home affairs minister, Ignatius Chombo, has warned opposition parties who plan to hold a protest on Friday calling for electoral reforms that any unsanctioned protests would not be tolerate

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Venezuela opposition signature drive 'probably' set for October

Venezuela’s National Election Council (CNE) says the country’s opposition will “probably” be able to continue its progress towards a mid-term recall referendum in late…

Venezuela’s National Election Council (CNE) says the country’s opposition will “probably” be able to continue its progress towards a mid-term recall referendum in late…

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Russian opposition figure Navalny spared time behind bars

Prominent opposition figure Alexei Navalny has avoided time in prison after prosecutors claimed that he had violated the terms of a his suspended sentence.

Prominent opposition figure Alexei Navalny has avoided time in prison after prosecutors claimed that he had violated the terms of a his suspended sentence.