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Canada’s opposition leader concedes defeat after Trudeau victory – video

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Canada's opposition leader, Erin O’Toole, conceded defeat early on Tuesday, despite his Conservative party leading in the national popular vote.O’Toole's centrist campaign failed to persuade enough voters to toss out ...

Hong Kong leader defends election after single opposition figure makes it to 1,500-strong committee

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Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, has defended the weekend’s election of a powerful committee to appoint senior leaders, after just one non-establishment candidate was elected among the 1,500 positions. Under a...

Myanmar opposition announces ‘defensive war’ against junta

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Myanmar’s self-declared parallel government, which was set up by pro-democracy politicians, has announced a “defensive war” against the junta, calling for civilian armed groups to target the military and its assets. D...

Belarus opposition leader jailed in Lukashenko ‘purge’

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A Belarusian court has sentenced the senior opposition leader Maria Kalesnikava to 11 years in prison, punishing one of the most prominent opponents of the country’s authoritarian leader, Alexander Lukashenko. Kalesni...

Nuclear storage plans for north of England stir up local opposition

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The long-running battle to build an underground nuclear waste facility in the north of England has run into fresh problems, as communities reacted with shock to the news that they were being considered as locations. ...

Our art deals with real injustices, some in Palestine: no wonder we faced opposition « Forensic Architecture

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Op Woensdag, protesters in Manchester reclaimed one of the city’s main cultural institutions. Despite the rain, pro-Palestine activists gathered in front of the closed doors of the Whitworth gallery, part of the Univ...

Zambia opposition leader takes election lead over Edgar Lungu

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The Zambian opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, has taken an early lead over his long-time rival and the incumbent, Edgar Lungu, in the country’s tight and tense presidential election, with the national electoral c...

Canada athletes may not be safe at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, opposition leader says

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The leader of Canada’s Conservative opposition party has warned that it may soon be too dangerous for Canadians to travel to China for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Speaking at a news conference on Ontario on T...

UK is on your side, Boris Johnson tells Belarus opposition leader

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The UK is on the side of Belarusian opposition leaders trying to bring down the tyrannical regime led by Alexander Lukashenko, Boris Johnson gesê. The prime minister gave his full support to Sviatlana Tsikhanouska...

Syria: Assad attacks former opposition stronghold with missiles and artillery

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Bashar al-Assad has attacked a former opposition stronghold with missiles and artillery shelling in an attempt to crush a simmering insurrection, in an unprecedented development in Syria’s decade-long war. Deraa al-Ba...

Funding cuts to go ahead for university arts courses in England despite opposition

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Ministers have been accused of “one of the biggest attacks on arts and entertainment in English universities in living memory” after proposals to cut funding for arts and creative subjects in higher education were con...

Boris Johnson accused of losing ‘moral backbone’ as plan for Troubles amnesty faces wall of opposition – politics live

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Nuutste opdaterings: Labour calls plans for statute of limitations to end prosecutions related to the Troubles before 1998 ‘staggeringly insensitive’

Ex-EU head Donald Tusk elected leader of Polish opposition party

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The former European Union leader and ex-prime minister Donald Tusk has been elected head of the strongest party in Poland’s fragmented opposition. Tusk, 64, said he was returning to Polish politics and to the oppositi...

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern implies opposition leader is a ‘Karenin parliament debate – video

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New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has told opposition leader Judith Collins changes to the country's hate speech laws won't prevent her from being called a Karen. The opposition leader referenced a tweet she w...

Jacinda Ardern suggests opposition leader Judith Collins is a ‘Karen’

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New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has suggested her opposition party counterpart could be called a “Karen” during a fierce debate in parliament over laws governing hate speech. Judith Collins, the leader o...

Belarus opposition calls on EU to close sanctions ‘loopholes’

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An aide to the Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya has called on the EU to “close loopholes” in its sanctions on Alexander Lukashenko’s regime. The EU approved sanctions last week targeting industrie...

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