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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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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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