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Uruguayan vote rests on a knife-edge
Party of outgoing President Mujica leading in polls but no party expected to secure enough votes to win in first round.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2014 08:31 GMT
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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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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