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2005-09-25 03:16:17

By Tomasz Janowski WARSAW (Reuters) - Poles vote on Sunday in an election expected to push the European Union's biggest new member to the right and set the pace of economic reform stalled under the ruling left.

2005-09-24 09:08:43

By Tomasz Janowski WARSAW (Reuters) - Poles vote on Sunday in a parliamentary election expected to move the European Union's biggest newcomer to the right and set the pace of economic reform.

2005-09-08 13:25:18

By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Public anger over the slow government response to Hurricane Katrina could deal a long-term blow to the Republican Party's aggressive effort to woo black voters, already the most loyal Democratic bloc.

2005-07-17 17:22:30

By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath, who took Britain into the forerunner of the European Union during his term in office in the early 1970s, died at home on Sunday, his party said. He was 89.

2005-07-17 01:02:36

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has welcomed the election of a new leader for Taiwan's main opposition party who rules out independence for the island.

2005-07-13 22:19:30

By Alice Hung TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's main Nationalist opposition selects a new leader on Saturday, nearly three months after reconciling with China's ruling Communists, in a vote seen as an early primary for the presidential race in 2008.

2005-07-10 10:02:33

By Claudia Kade BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's conservative opposition would try to repair relations between Berlin and Washington if it won a planned general election, according to its program for government seen by Reuters on Sunday.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'