India probing iPhone hacking complaints by opposition politicians

Rahul Gandhi, a senior leader of India’s main opposition Congress party, addresses the media in New Delhi, India, August 11, 2023. REUTERS/Altaf HussainNEW DELHI, Nov 2 (Reuters) – India’s cyber security agency is investigating complaints of mobile phone hacking by senior opposition politicians who reported receiving warning messages from Apple Vaishnaw was quoted in the … Read more

Opposition mounts in Arab countries that normalized relations with Israel

FILE – Thousands of Moroccans take part in a protest in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza and against normalisation with Israel, in Casablanca, Morocco, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023. Countries in the Middle East that have normalized or are considering normalizing relations with Israel are coming under growing public pressure to cut those ties because of … Read more

Opposition mounts in Arab countries that normalized relations with Israel

Arab nations where monarchies typically quash dissent and that have normalized or are considering improving relations with Israel are coming under growing public pressure to cut those ties because of Israel’s war with Hamas. Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Rabat and other Moroccan cities in support of the Palestinians. … Read more

Bangladesh launches new India-assisted rail projects and thermal power unit amid opposition protests

Smoke rises from flames near the stage set for a protest by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. Police in Bangladesh’s capital fired tear gas to disperse supporters of the main opposition party who threw stones at security officials during a rally demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina … Read more

Bangladesh’s main opposition to boycott vote if Hasina stays put

A public bus burns after it was set on fire by unidentified people during a countrywide blockade called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in protest against police action at their Saturday rally, where police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as clashes erupted, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, October 31, 2023. REUTERS/Mohammad… The Bangladesh Nationalist Party … Read more

US House Republicans’ Israel-only aid bill faces opposition in Senate

for a $106 billion package that would include aid for Israel and Ukraine and funding to boost competition with China in the Indo-Pacific as well as security along the U.S. border with Mexico. Republicans have a narrow majority in the House, but Biden’s fellow Democrats control the Senate. To become law, the bill would have … Read more

2 die in Bangladesh as police clash with opposition supporters seeking PM resignation

Police look for activists of main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) who were trying to enforce a three-day blockade in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Oct.31, 2023. BNP has called for country-wide blockade to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the transfer of power to a non-partisan caretaker government to oversee general elections. At … Read more

2 die in Bangladesh as police clash with opposition supporters seeking prime minister’s resignation

Police detain activists of main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) who were trying to enforce a three-day blockade in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Oct.31, 2023. BNP has called for country-wide blockade to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the transfer of power to a non-partisan caretaker government to oversee general elections. Hasina on … Read more

Taiwan opposition to team up for parliamentary elections

Vice President William Lai, the presidential candidate of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), has led in most opinion polls, leaving the candidates of the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT), Hou Yu-ih, and the Taiwan People’s Party (TPP), Ko Wen-je, to battle it out for second place. The issue of China, which views self-ruled Taiwan as … Read more

Colombian opposition politicians defeat Petro’s coalition in local, regional elections

Petro, a 63-year-old economist who was elected in August 2022 as the first leftist president in Colombia’s history, has low poll ratings, and Sunday’s outcome is expected to influence the 2026 presidential election.In the capital of Bogota, the ruling coalition’s candidate, Gustavo Bolivar, came in third place for mayor, one of the top government positions … Read more