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2008-06-29 21:02:10

Some of the most effective Internet political attacks in the current U.S. campaign have come from political amateurs, The New York Times said Sunday, Robert Greenwald is a professional film director whose work has included the movie musical Xanadu and the TV movie The Burning Bed.

2006-07-03 16:25:23

By Alistair Bell MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's left, still smarting from a 1988 presidential vote it says was stolen from it, simmered with anger on Monday as its dreams of power were frustrated by another contested election.

2006-06-30 08:21:11

By Haitham Haddadin KUWAIT (Reuters) - Powerful Islamist and reformist candidates swept Kuwait's elections but women failed to win a single seat in their first attempt to run for parliament, results showed on Friday.

2006-06-29 11:11:19

By Haitham Haddadin and Yara Bayoumy KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwaiti women voted and competed for office in parliamentary elections on Thursday for the first time in the Gulf Arab state.

2006-05-19 16:48:23

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Conservative ruling party candidate Felipe Calderon has a 5 point lead in Mexico's presidential race, Zogby International polling firm said on Friday.

2006-04-26 13:13:22

By Kieran Murray MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The conservative ruling party candidate in Mexico's presidential election is on a roll after a strong performance in the first televised debate of the campaign and a string of mistakes by his main leftist rival.

2006-01-25 01:10:59

By Miguel Angel Gutierrez MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Thousands of Mexican students heckled presidential candidate Roberto Madrazo at a rally on Tuesday, forcing him to cut short a speech and handing him a major embarrassment only days after campaigning began.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.