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Elections throw future of Portugal’s right wing government in doubt

The question of whether Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho will stay on, and on what basis, is the subject of intense negotiations.


The people in the tents say yes

"I will not leave - this park belongs to the people of Tijuana; we will defend it."


Germany: predictions after 25 years

After 25 years of unification, annexation, or occupation, the only safe predictions in Germany still seem to be the ones about lunar eclipses.


Today in history: An era ends in Eastern Europe

On this date in 1990,the Supreme Soviet gave approval to switch to a free market economy, the signal for the GDR to leave the now moribund Warsaw Pact.


Land and political prisoners: unfinished business for Colombian peace talks

Obstacles loom and agreements so far are partial ones. 


Today in history: It’s World Peace Day!

In 2015 the theme is "Partnerships for Peace - Dignity for All."


Tsipras' Syriza Party wins Greek election again

Greek voters handed a stunning victory to the left-wing Syriza party and its leader Alexis Tsipras, as they went to the polls for the third time in a year.


Wars and armament sales behind world's refugee crisis

Syrians, Iraqis, Afghans and other refuge-seekers are caught in a series of mouse-traps.


Today in Latin American history: Mexican independence from Spain is declared

Mexico celebrates its independence on this date in 1810. 


Europe’s elections: a coming storm?

The backdrop for elections in Greece, Portugal, Spain and Ireland is one of deep economic crisis ignited by the American financial collapse of 2007-08.

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