Latest Socialist Party Stories

2006-07-19 07:19:54

By Kerstin Gehmlich PARIS (Reuters) - France's next president could live in a Paris apartment rather than the official Elysee Palace, walk to work every day and draw from his experience in organizing music festivals when setting out policies.

2006-07-08 17:12:03

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Former Milwaukee Mayor Frank P. Zeidler, the last Socialist to run a major U.S. city, has died, a spokesman for a Milwaukee hospital said on Saturday. Zeidler, 93, died on Friday of congestive heart failure.

2006-06-16 09:39:09

By James Mackenzie PARIS (Reuters) - With France's presidential elections less than a year away, the smaller parties that tripped up the Socialist Party challenge in 2002 by drawing off left-wing support are once again on the march.

2006-04-06 04:58:43

By Ron Popeski KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko's party backed a coalition with other "Orange Revolution" liberals on Thursday, consigning to opposition a party sympathetic to Moscow that won first place in a March 26 poll.

2006-03-18 09:10:00

Tens of thousands of Serbs rallied on Saturday to pay their last respects to Slobodan Milosevic, hailing as a hero the man who presided over years of bloodshed and was eventually ousted by his own people.

2006-03-16 08:46:58

By Ellie Tzortzi BELGRADE (Reuters) - A closed coffin bearing the body of former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic was put on view in Belgrade on Thursday and hundreds of mainly elderly loyalists queued up to pay their emotional last respects.

2006-03-14 17:43:18

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Former Yugoslav leader and war crimes defendant Slobodan Milosevic will be buried in Serbia, a senior official from his Socialist Party and his lawyer said on Tuesday.

2006-03-12 09:13:12

By Monika Lahjner BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbs paid emotional tribute to assassinated reformist Zoran Djindjic on Sunday, the third anniversary of his death, but there was no outpouring of grief for Slobodan Milosevic who died in detention in The Hague.

2006-01-22 18:50:34

By Ian Simpson and Axel Bugge LISBON (Reuters) - Anibal Cavaco Silva, a center-right candidate, won Portugal's presidential election on Sunday in a blow to the ruling Socialist Party already under pressure because of a stagnant economy.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]