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Cyprus feeling the effects of world economic crisis

As is widely known, the present financial crisis, a crisis of the system itself, has hit parts of Europe particularly hard.

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Evo Morales remains popular despite corruption charges

Socialist-oriented projects, aimed at shoring up national independence and protecting indigenous rights, were on track. Yet the specter of governmental corruption had materialized.

New political movement rising in Mexico

A new center-left political movement, called the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) has emerged on the Mexican political landscape.

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On the 202nd anniversary of Mexican independence

On Sept.16, Mexico celebrated its two hundred and second independence day. Is independence slipping through the Mexican people's fingers?

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Portugal’s optimistic prime minister "on another planet"

Unions say Portugal's prime minister is "living on another planet" after he predicted investment in the crisis-hit economy would bounce back next year.

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An in-depth look at Germany’s Left Party congress

The media were keen for a real wide split in the party. In truth, a lot of the members feared the same.

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Mexico's upcoming elections: The candidates, the issues

On July 1, Mexico will hold elections for president and for the 128 seat Senate and 500 seat Chamber of Deputies.

G8 meets in attempt to stop meltdown

Leaders of the Group of 8 countries of the world's largest economies are meeting at Camp David, Maryland, to begin talks on the global financial crisis.

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Controversial new president inherits changing World Bank

Jim Yong Kim, the Korean-American president of Dartmouth College picked to lead the World Bank by President Obama, was confirmed today by a vote of the institution's 25-member executive board.

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