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2009-05-25 12:20:08

A plurality of Swedes is in favor of ditching the kronor and adopting the euro as the nation's currency, a poll indicates. The survey by the polling firm Novus on behalf of the Liberal Party was published in the Dagens Nyheter newspaper Monday.

2008-09-02 18:00:08

Tokyo, Sept. 2 (Jiji Press)--The ruling Liberal Democratic Party decided Tuesday to hold an election on Sept. 22 to choose its next president to succeed Yasuo Fukuda, who on Monday abruptly announced his resignation as its president and Japan's prime minister.

2006-07-26 00:23:58

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's unpopular president Roh Moo-hyun faced another likely setback to his leadership on Wednesday as voting started in parliamentary by-elections that were expected to be swept by the main opposition.

2006-06-04 21:41:25

SEOUL (Reuters) - The approval rating for South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun has fallen to a new low of 20.2 percent following a stinging defeat for his left-of-centre party in local elections, a poll published on Monday showed.

2006-05-31 20:44:43

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's main conservative party scored a landslide victory in local elections, official results showed on Thursday, dealing a blow to President Roh Moo-hyun and a key aide tipped as a possible successor.

2006-05-31 11:52:43

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's opposition won a crushing victory over President Roh Moo-hyun's ruling party in local elections on Wednesday, according to the official election commission and television exit polls.

2006-05-31 05:41:36

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's opposition was headed for a crushing victory over President Roh Moo-hyun's ruling party in local elections across the country on Wednesday, according to television exit polls.

2006-03-31 02:04:05

By Teruaki Ueno TOKYO (Reuters) - The leader of Japan's main opposition Democratic Party said on Friday he would resign to take responsibility for a botched attempt to discredit Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's ruling party.

2006-02-28 03:02:08

By Teruaki Ueno TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese opposition lawmaker apologized on Tuesday for alleging shady financial links between the ruling party and a disgraced Internet entrepreneur, in an incident that has embarrassed his faltering party.

2006-01-21 09:31:15

By Janet Guttsman TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Conservatives are heading for victory in Monday's federal election after 12 years out of power, but will not win a majority of seats in Parliament, according to opinion polls published on Saturday.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.