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2006-04-09 12:12:31

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's conservative opposition Fidesz won most votes in the first round of general elections on Sunday, an exit poll showed.

2006-04-09 03:30:00

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's 8 million voters went to the polls on Sunday to choose between a Socialist-led government which says the country must embrace globalization and an opposition that wants a "patriotic" economic policy.

2006-04-09 00:42:20

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's 8 million voters started voting on Sunday to choose between a Socialist-led government which says the country needs to embrace globalisation and an opposition which wants a "patriotic" economic policy.

2006-03-30 23:49:33

By Simon Gardner COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's government took a strong lead as local poll results came in on Friday, with its Marxist allies also performing better in a vote closely watched for its impact on the peace process with Tamil Tiger rebels.

2006-03-30 23:33:36

By Simon Gardner COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's government made early gains as local poll results trickled in on Friday, with hardline Marxists expected to increase their vote in a poll that could affect the peace process with Tamil Tiger rebels.

2006-03-30 18:20:08

By Simon Gardner COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's government and its hardline Marxist allies made early gains as local election results trickled in before dawn on Friday in a poll analysts say could impact on a peace bid with the Tamil Tigers rebels.

2006-03-29 21:22:03

By Peter Apps COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankans began voting on Thursday in local government elections widely seen as a litmus test of the popularity of President Mahinda Rajapakse's hardline Marxist allies that could impact on a fragile peace process.

2006-03-28 15:25:00

The debate on immigration poses deep political risks for a divided Republican Party that could see its recent gains among Hispanics wiped out if Congress approves a bill that gets tough with illegal workers.

2006-03-24 15:35:00

Republicans, beset by an array of political troubles, are cranking up the attacks on Democrats and trying to change the subject from President George W. Bush ahead of November's congressional elections.

2006-03-05 04:33:43

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's ruling conservatives are tying for public support with the opposition socialists after losing a two percentage point poll lead in less than a month, opinion polls showed on Sunday.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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