Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government’s tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when Parliament resumes next month.
Four opposition groups of Iran who are working with groups supporting sanctions against Iran filed complaint against Iranian Canadian Congress (ICC) board of directors for revealing the identities and pursuing economic corruption.
Sudan’s main opposition groups have jointly demanded the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir over deteriorating living conditions in the African country, which has been the scene of numerous anti-government rallies over the past two months.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday rejected opposition complaints of vote rigging and said people had gone to the polls enthusiastically in a largely peacefully general election that her ruling alliance swept with a landslide.
Zimbabwe authorities are abducting opposition activists and launching court cases to suppress protests, the opposition MDC party said, despite the president's boast of introducing new freedoms to criticize his government.
The Roman Catholic Church formally changed its teaching on Thursday to declare the death penalty inadmissible whatever the circumstance, a move that is likely to be viewed askance in countries where capital punishment is legal.