Syria's main opposition group will not return to peace talks until its humanitarian demands are met, chief coordinator Riad Hijab said Wednesday after the UN suspended negotiations in Switzerland until February 25.
Syria's main opposition group said Tuesday that it will not attend a planned afternoon meeting with the UN special envoy, adding further doubts about the prospects for peace talks in Switzerland.
Tens of thousands of people on Friday staged a state-sponsored rally in the Chechen capital Grozny in support of strongman Ramzan Kadyrov, days after he caused a furore by vowing to destroy critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The strongman leader of Russia's Chechnya region, Ramzan Kadyrov, on Tuesday threatened to eradicate "enemy" opposition in Russia, raising more concerns about the fate of Kremlin critics and independent media in the country.
Venezuela headed into ever murkier political waters Monday as the Supreme Court declared the newly opposition-controlled legislature null and void and the opposition vowed to continue defying the judges.
Tens of thousands gathered in an Algerian village Friday for the burial of Hocine Ait-Ahmed, one of the fathers of the country's struggle for independence and a key opposition figure.Ait-Ahmed died last week in Switzerland aged 89.
Syrian authorities have released two prominent members of the domestic opposition who were arrested on Wednesday as they travelled to Riyadh to meet other regime opponents, their party said.
Russia said on Wednesday it had issued an international arrest warrant for top opposition leader Mikhail Khodorkovsky, as Moscow ramped up the pressure on a leading critic of President Vladimir Putin.
The leftist party of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Tuesday challenged the election of 22 opposition lawmakers in this month's landmark polls, according to opposition leaders who slammed a "procedural coup.
Russian investigators on Tuesday raided the apartments of employees of Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky's Open Russia group, less than two weeks after Moscow charged the former tycoon with murder.
Russian police on Saturday detained over 30 activists, including the leader of a liberal party and several other prominent figures who marked Constitution Day with protests in Moscow over rights abuses.
Al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate on Saturday rejected the outcome of a Saudi-hosted conference of Syrian opposition figures which agreed to negotiate with the Damascus regime, branding it a "plot"."It is a plot, not a conference. Such...
One of Syria's main rebel groups, Ahrar al-Sham, on Thursday pulled out of opposition talks aimed at forging a united front ahead of potential discussions with President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Representatives from Syria's fragmented opposition began an unprecedented meeting hosted by Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, seeking a united front for potential talks with President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Some 4,000 people rallied in Armenia's capital Yerevan on Monday to protest against constitutional reforms to curb presidential powers adopted in a controversial referendum."Take to the streets, be part of a revolution!