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Merkel hails Portugal's austerity efforts
German Chancellor makes another trip to bailed-out eurozone country in show of support for Lisbon's stance on cuts.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2012 05:25 GMT
Mass protest fills downtown Buenos Aires
Tens of thousands demonstrated in Argentina's capital against inflation, rising crime and President Christina Kirchner.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2012 12:07 GMT
Portugal unveils austere 2013 budget
Budget raises taxes and envisages retrenchment of 12,000 public-sector staff as recession grips the economy.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2012 21:10 GMT
Portugal braces for austerity-laden budget
Draft budget set to raise taxes despite austerity fatigue and can push Portugal into a recessive spiral like Greece.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2012 12:21 GMT
Portugal votes for new government
Opposition Social Democrats predicted to unseat Prime Minister Jose Socrates' Socialists, in power since 2005.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2011 11:36 GMT
Portugal to vote in general elections
The ballot is forecast to unseat the government and bring the main opposition party to power.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2011 00:21 GMT
Portugal PM quits after losing austerity vote
Jose Socrates quits after all five opposition parties vote against his latest proposal for spending cuts and tax hikes.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2011 22:02 GMT
Portuguese president wins new term
Portugal's president Anibal Cavaco Silva has been elected to a second term.
Last updated: 24 Jan 2011 02:24 GMT
France wins $20bn China contracts
Chinese president signs several deals, including for French aircraft and nuclear fuel, during state visit to Paris.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2010 23:25 GMT
Guatemala volcano rains chaos
Volcano spews rocks and ash on capital city, destroying homes and forcing many to evacuate.
Last updated: 29 May 2010 02:33 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
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