Leopoldo Lopez is accused of inciting violence during anti-government demonstrations.
Move will delay the formation of an urgently needed power-sharing government.
Prabowo Subianto pulled out of the count just before the result was declared, alleging massive fraud.
The operation follows a stream of purges targeting the police, judiciary and state institutions this year.
The Algeria-mediated talks are aimed to calm long-standing tensions with Tuareg rebels in north.
With about 96% of the results in, the ANC has 62% of the vote, followed by the Democratic Alliance with 22%.
General Sanogo was arrested last fall in connection with the disappearance of dozens of soldiers.
Zimbabwe's president claims he decreased his monthly salary to $4,000 to reflect "hard times."
President Juan Manuel Santos called on lawmakers to back efforts to strike peace deal with Marxist rebels.
Part of strategy to stop illegal child migration to the U.S.
Juan Manuel Santos's election victory will allow him to continue peace talks with Marxist guerrillas.
Three wanted for questioning in an alleged plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro.
Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday spoke to the media for the first time since her government was ousted in May.
Washington is seeking to court the new Indian premier and revive stalled relations with New Delhi.
Authorities are investigating corruption claims one year after Beijing launched anti-graft campaign.
Ashraf Ghani has called for an "extensive audit" of votes cast in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election.
British authorities denied the investigation was linked to the Ukraine crisis.
Despite pressure from the U.K. and the U.S., the bloc is unlikely to do more than speed existing sanctions.
The top U.N. human rights official said Snowden's spying revelations had been in the public interest.
William Hague's departure is part of P.M. David Cameron's biggest ever reshuffle of top gov't jobs.
Selection of moderate Sunni Islamist may be first step towards the creation of a coalition government.
Security areas were hit by two successive explosions.
The strike is just the latest challenge faced by the unity government, which is grappling with internal tensions.
The Iraqi prime minister aims to form a new cabinet on time despite an intensifying Sunni insurgency.
Obama voiced serious concerns about the growing number of civilian casualties resulting from conflict.
Despite progress on military cooperation, there were no major breakthroughs during two-day talks.
Will send up to 300 U.S. military advisers to Iraq to assist in training and advising Iraqi forces.
Measures aimed at addressing the problems that have engulfed the healthcare system provided to veterans.