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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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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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