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Venezuela faces calls for probe after opposition activist dies in custody

Dozens of people with candles held a vigil outside the headquarters of the intelligence service, known as the Sebin, to protest the death.

Pakistan’s opposition leader jailed for 10 days ahead of by-elections

Friday's arrest of Shehbaz Sharif by agents of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Lahore involved a case of alleged corruption in a low-cost housing scheme.

Umno must wait for the dust to settle

Umno needs time to recuperate from the losses suffered in GE14, and to rebuild itself as a strong and credible opposition.

BN’s policies helped varsities improve on ranking, says Najib

The former prime minister says the improved performance shows that the criticisms by the then opposition of his government's initiatives were baseless.

Come clean if you got money from Najib, dares Sabah opposition...

Parti Cinta Sabah president Wilfred Bumburing says these leaders should do the honourable thing by returning the money to the government.

Autonomy for Sabah Umno to chart its own fate

Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says Sabah Umno will be given free hand.

Maldives opposition leader wins presidential poll

Before polls opened, police raided the campaign headquarters of the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) and searched the building for several hours in a bid to stop what they called 'illegal activities'.

Maldives opposition leader declares victory in presidential poll

Many voters across the Indian Ocean archipelago said they stood in line for over five hours to cast their ballots, while expatriate Maldivians voted in neighbouring Sri Lanka and India.

Funny you should scream ‘opposition mentality’, Mr Deputy Minister

Remember that supporters of Warisan, which now leads the Sabah government, also demonstrated before and after the May 9 polls.

Dr M defends decision to drop charges against Guan Eng

He is one of many opposition leaders under the previous administration who was victimised, says the prime minister.

Stay away from Mahathir, pro-Umno group tells Anwar

Pemantau Malaysia Baru leader Lokman Noor Adam says the PKR president elect should speak out against the 'inconsistencies' of Dr Mahathir Mohamad's government.

Thai junta charges 4 with sedition over T-shirts

Three of those arrested have been released on bail, according to a representative from the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights.

Cambodia opposition leader released from jail

Since the polls Hun Sen has begun to release critics from jail, a common relaxation of his grip on power that has followed election wins throughout his time in office.

No need for MCA to close shop over Balakong defeat, says...

Former Jelutong MP Jeff Ooi says Malaysia needs opposition parties to ensure check and balance against the government of the day and the MCA should reorganise itself to become more powerful.

Google pulls Russian opposition leader’s YouTube advert ahead of vote

Navalny's aide, Leonid Volkov, said in a social media post that Google deleted the videos after the Central Election Commission had sent a letter of complaint to Google.

MCA focuses on shaving PH’s majority in Balakong

BN chairman Ahmad Zahid Hamidi urges voters to make Balakong by-election a referendum of people's dissatisfaction with PH.

Selangor opposition leader appointed PAC chairman

According to regulations of Selangor state assembly, post is automatically held by opposition leader.

Criticisms justified as promises unfulfilled, admits Dr M

PM says it is known fact that most of new Cabinet members in his government lack experience needed in running country.

Umno is here to stay, says Sabah Umno Youth chief

Abdul Aziz Julkarnain dismisses talk by non-members that Umno will disband after the opposition bloc GBS – of which it is a member – is registered.

MCA: Strong opposition needed to ensure PH fulfils pledges

The party's vice-chairman Ong Chong Swen says the lack of a strong opposition means there is no check and balance.

MCA can still be an effective opposition

It is unfair for Pakatan Harapan to counter MCA’s criticisms with attacks on its logo or saying the party lacks credibility due to its past failings.

Brazil urges Venezuela’s opposition to unite against Maduro

As Venezuela’s collapse spawns hunger, hyperinflation and mass emigration, opposition leaders remain at odds over their strategies to defeat Maduro.

PH learning how to act like a government, says Dr M

The prime minister says Pakatan Harapan still has 'the opposition mentality' but has made adjustments over a short period of time.

Gabungan Bersatu Sabah: Final nail in the coffin for state Umno?

Analysts say Gabungan Bersatu Sabah, a new political bloc comprising opposition parties, may lead to the dissolution of Umno in the state.