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Pakistan rallies around Malala Yousafzai

The 15-year-old Pakistani woman gravely wounded in a Taliban attack, has come to symbolize a broadening struggle in that country, against the extremist views the Taliban seeks to enforce there.

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French presidential front-runner proposes sharp tax hike for the rich

French voters responded positively to the proposal, with recent polls showing a slight uptick in support for Hollande. The prospects of passing such tax-the-rich legislation will depend on parliamentary elections,.

French election pollsters: Sarkozy slipping, both left and far right advancing

France elects a new president on April 22, with a runoff possible on May 6. As this date approaches, it would appear that incumbent president Nicolas Sarkozy is going to have trouble holding on to power.

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Slovak government on anti-communist rampage

New legislation could end up sending members of the country's Communist Party and other leftists to prison for up to three years because of their beliefs and speech.

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Norway terror exposes Europe's far right

Breivik blames multicultural policies and "Marxists," as well as feminism and women in general for this coming catastrophe.

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Chile's right-wing president on the ropes

Right-wing President Sebastian Piñera's popularity rate is at 31 percent, down from 63 percent approval months earlier.

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Argentina: Prosecution for child-thefts during dictatorship begins

Two former Argentinian dictators and some of their henchmen are on trial for charges charges of concocting a scheme to kidnap the babies of political opponents they murdered.

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