*Will need to bargain with right, independents in Congress. SANTIAGO, Nov 18- Chile presidential favorite Michelle Bachelet is seen strolling to victory in next month's run-off vote, but she will face an uphill battle to push through an ambitious reform program and is set to inherit a weakening economy.» Read More
LAUNCESTON, Australia, Oct 25- Australia, Indonesia and Mozambique appear quite disparate countries, but they all have one thing in common insofar as they want to supply Asia with large volumes of coal and liquefied natural gas. Perhaps the most stark contrast is between neighbours Australia and Indonesia, which are pursuing almost polar opposite policies.
LISBON, Sept 30- Portugal's ruling Social Democrats took a heavy beating in local elections on Sunday as voters passed their verdict on the austerity measures that accompanied the 2011 international bailout.
LISBON, Sept 30- Portugal's ruling Social Democrats took a heavy beating in Sunday's local elections as voters passed their verdict on national austerity measures accompanying the country's 2011 bailout by international lenders.
SINTRA, Portugal, Sept 27- Disillusion with Portugal's main parties, both battered by association with the country's deep economic crisis and international bailout, is translating into a surge in independent candidates for Sunday's local elections.
WASHINGTON, Sept 23- As Republican lawmakers pushed ahead on Monday with a campaign to scuttle President Barack Obama's healthcare program, a survey suggested that they risk a public backlash should their efforts lead to a government shutdown or a default.
*Coalition could end up with 30- seat majority. SYDNEY, Sept 8- Australia's prime minister-elect risks becoming a victim of his own success following an emphatic election win that threatens to reopen splits within his conservative coalition.
*Senate may be a roadblock to Abbott agenda. CANBERRA, Sept 8- Australia's incoming conservative government promised to re-boot a stalled mining boom and revive an appetite for investment on Sunday after leader Tony Abbott swept into office on a platform to scrap a mining tax and run a stable administration.
SYDNEY/ CANBERRA, Sept 7- Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott swept into office in national elections on Saturday as voters punished the outgoing Labor government for six years of turbulent rule and for failing to maximise the benefits of a now fading mining boom.
SYDNEY/ CANBERRA, Sept 7- Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott swept into office in a landslide election on Saturday as voters punished the outgoing Labor government for six years of turbulent rule and for failing to maximise the benefits of a now fading mining boom.
SYDNEY/ CANBERRA, Sept 7- Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott was headed for a landslide victory on Saturday as voters punished Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's Labor government for six years of turbulent rule and for failing to maximise a now fading mining boom.
SYDNEY, Sept 7- Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott voted at a Sydney surf club on Saturday, exuding confidence as polls pointed to a landslide election win over Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and an end to six years of troubled Labor rule.
SYDNEY, Sept 7- Australia conservative leader Tony Abbott cast his vote at a Sydney surf club on Saturday, exuding confidence as polls pointed to a landslide victory over Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and an end to six years of Labor rule. I don't believe the polls, Kevin Rudd doesn't believe the polls.
PARIS, July 8- When the Muslim Brotherhood won power it seemed Egypt's nascent democracy would allow the movement to realise its dream of making Islam the guiding principle in politics.
SANTIAGO, June 30- Former Chilean leader Michelle Bachelet steamed toward another presidential bid on Sunday with a lopsided primary win that prompted her center-left rivals to concede early in the evening and vow to support her in the November election.
SANTIAGO, June 30- Michelle Bachelet handily won her leftist bloc's primary election on Sunday, reaffirming the popular politician is likely to stage a presidential comeback against a struggling right-wing rival in the Nov. 17 vote.
ATHENS, June 25- Greece's weakened coalition government is expected to survive the departure of a junior partner for now but will be forced to resist any fresh demands from its foreign lenders to prevent its tiny parliamentary majority from crumbling.
CNBC's John Harwood reports major liberal donors are opening up their wallets to aid Democrats in the coming November elections, and debating whether Independents and swing states will throw their support to Mitt Romney, with James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Dan Gross,Yahoo Finance;and Rep. Heather Wilson, (R-NM).
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