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Former rebel wins Uruguay vote
Jose Mujica,a former leftist fighter, secures presidency after rival concedes defeat.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2009 03:57 GMT
Senate 'ends' Uruguay abortion ban
President expected to veto move to decriminalise abortions.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2008 21:05 GMT
Uruguay leader replaces ministers
President says six cabinet members will now concentrate on party activities.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2008 05:18 GMT
Lula in Uruguay for trade talks
Brazilian president courts smaller neighbour to bolster South American trading bloc.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2007 13:05 GMT
Chavez calls for joint Mercosur stand
The president of Venezuela has urged the South American trade bloc Mercosur to act as a common front against US free trade deals.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2006 13:56 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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