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Barely more than a year after celebrating a big U.S. election win, frustrated conservative activists gathered on Thursday in sometimes open revolt over Bush administration policies on immigration, spending and domestic eavesdropping.
By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's opposition Conservatives looked more certain than ever on Wednesday to win the January 23 election, a new poll showed, as the ruling Liberals suffered the embarrassment of seeing their policy platform leaked to the media.
By Madeline Chambers LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair, facing a fight for the center ground with a Conservative opposition revived under its new leader, on Friday vowed to stay in office until he has seen through a program of reforms.
By Andrew Gray LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of one of Britain's three main political parties faced a mutiny by followers on Friday when he refused to resign after admitting he had undergone treatment for alcohol abuse.
By Terry Friel NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's parliament on Friday sacked 11 members caught on film taking cash for asking questions in the latest of a series of graft scandals that have angered, but not surprised, the country.
By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Conservatives chose David Cameron as their new leader on Tuesday, opting for youth to revive their fortunes and challenge British Prime Minister Tony Blair after three successive election defeats.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Conservatives chose David Cameron as their new leader on Tuesday, opting for youth to revive the party's fortunes and challenge British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
By Madeline Chambers LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Conservatives are expected to choose David Cameron, the party's youthful education spokesman, as their new leader on Tuesday to try to revive their fortunes and challenge British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
By Pawel Sobczak and Natalia Reiter WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's conservatives, buoyed by the presidential victory of their leader Lech Kaczynski, offered to embrace market reforms on Monday to try to coax their Civic Platform allies into a government.
By Mike Peacock and Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Conservatives on Thursday overwhelmingly backed inexperienced David Cameron to lead their party, making him hot favorite to become the next man to challenge Tony Blair's government.
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