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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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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.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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