Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is free pending an appeal of his conviction for corruption. Navalny was sentenced to five years.
Alexei Navalny says he was given no reason for being barred from boarding a flight from Moscow to Frankfurt. He intended to appear at the ECHR, which is ruling on the legality of his numerous detentions.
The Russian opposition leader was given permission to leave Russia for Europe after being barred. He is planning to attend the European Court of Human Rights for a hearing.
Bangladesh's general election has been delayed after a decision to include a new alliance of opposition parties led by former PM Khaleda Zia's BNP. The ruling Awami League (AL) could now face an uphill electoral battle.
Paul Biya has been sworn into office for the seventh time as Cameroon's president. He is putting his own interests above those of the country, says historian Ndifor Richard.
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