Maldives police arrest 192, opposition leader, after clashes

Maldives police arrested 193 people including the leader of an opposition party after clashes broke out late on Friday with protesters demanding the government free the Indian Ocean archipelago`s ex-president from prison.

South Sudan opposition leader says under `house arrest`

A South Sudanese opposition leader who has spoken out against both sides in the civil war said Friday he appeared to have been placed under house arrest.

Bangladesh's opposition leader attacked at election rally but unhurt

Assailants wielding iron rods attacked the car of Bangladesh`s former prime minister and main opposition leader Khaleda Zia on Monday during an election rally and then shot at it as the vehicle sped away but she was unhurt, officials said.

Moscow funeral for slain Kremlin critic Nemtsov

 Mourners for slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov prepared to gather for his funeral in Moscow Tuesday, as Polish and Latvian officials said they had been barred from entering Russia on the eve of the ceremony in retaliation for EU sanctions over Ukraine.

Bangladesh opposition calls fresh 72-hour shutdown from tomorrow

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia's party has announced a 72-hour nationwide shutdown from tomorrow to intensify pressure on the government to hold fresh elections, raising tensions in the country already plagued by political standoff that has claimed over 100 lives.

Protesters demand Venezuela opposition leader`s release

About 300 people gathered Wednesday to demand the release of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, one year after he was jailed for allegedly inciting mass protests against the government.

Venezuela opposition leader charged over `plot` to kill President

Venezuelan prosecutors charged a prominent opposition leader with conspiracy Wednesday in relation to an alleged plot to assassinate leftist President Nicolas Maduro.

Rahul Gandhi commits blooper, calls PM Modi 'Opposition leader'

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday committed a faux pas when he apparently referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "opposition leader".

US prez meets Syrian opposition leader, promises support to restore peace

US President Barack Obama has met Syrian Opposition leader Ahmad Jarba at the White House and lend his support to their fight for democracy and protection of human rights.

Syrian opposition leader calls for `means to fight` Assad

Leader of the Syrian opposition Ahmad Jarba called on the "free world" to provide "the means to fight" the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and jihadist rebels, as the conflict entered its fourth year on Friday.

Venezuela opposition leader surrenders to police

Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez re-emerged from days of hiding to address an anti-government demonstration and then surrendered to authorities on Tuesday in a move that he said will open the world`s eyes to the increasingly authoritarian bent of Venezuela`s socialist government.

Venezuelan opposition leader to surrender in Caracas

Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, the target of a Venezuelan police manhunt for allegedly inciting violence at anti-government protests that ended with three deaths, has said that he will surrender himself after staging one more demonstration.

Russian opposition leader Navalny freed, vows defiance

President Vladimir Putin`s chief political opponent walked free from a Russian court on Wednesday after it suspended his five-year sentence for theft, and said he could never be `hounded` out of political life.

Cambodian opposition leader warns of `sham` election

Cambodia`s newly returned opposition leader has denounced political intimidation and warned that this month`s election will be a "sham" unless he is allowed to stand as a candidate.

Date set for Kazakhstan opposition leader`s trial

Supporters of Kazakhstan opposition leader Vladimir Kozlov said that his trial on charges is set to begin next week.

Greek opposition leader says government won`t last

Tsipras proposes a moratorium on the payment of Greece`s debt until the country returns to growth.

MP opposition leader criticises Governor`s address

Leader of Opposition Ajay Singh said the customary address of the Governor has failed to take note of the issues concerning governance.

Tripura oppn leader picks holes in Lokayukta Act

Opposition leader Ratan Lal Nath said the body cannot work independently in the present arrangement.

Yemen releases southern opposition leader

Yemen`s main southern opposition
leader, Hassan Baoum, was released from jail along with his
son just hours after the formation of a transitional unity
government.

Unity against Assad: Syrian opposition leader

A prominent Syrian opposition figure
says coordinating the country`s fragmented opposition is "very
important, even urgent" if the pro-democracy revolution is to
advance further.