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  1. Bloc Party

    Biographical information and album reviews for British indie rock band Bloc Party

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  1. Sweden election: Social Democrats rule out far-right pact

    …alliances between parties and not just within bloc boundaries. This is what we should do…

    …said. "We must have cooperation across bloc boundaries. Now begins the process of forging alliances between parties and…

    party is set to return to power, but with no clear parliamentary majority. They give the centre-left bloc 43.7%, ahead of 39.3% for Fredrik Reinfeldt's centre-right ruling coalition. The far-right…

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  2. Pride and sadness: Young voters' views from Sweden

    … can look beyond party and voting-bloc borders and solve this without…

    …Sweden can look beyond party and voting-bloc borders and solve this without our quite scandalous anti-immigration party

    …voting-bloc borders and solve this without our quite scandalous anti-immigration party. The situation feels a bit shaky but Mr Lofven hopefully set the tone yesterday, speaking of a new Sweden without…

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  3. Austria profile - Timeline

    parties. People's Party head Wolfgang Schuessel becomes chancellor with Susanne Riess…

    part of power struggle within party. 2002 November - Schuessel's People's Party makes sweeping gains in general election…

    Party enters government for first time following protracted coalition talks between main parties. People's Party head Wolfgang Schuessel becomes chancellor with Susanne Riess-Passer of the Freedom…

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  4. Iraq profile - timeline

    Party claims responsibility for an attack on Deputy Prime Minister, Tariq Aziz, at…

    …A chronology of key events: 1534 - 1918 - Region is part of the Ottoman Empire… led by the Arab Socialist Baath Party

    …A chronology of key events: 1534 - 1918 - Region is part of the Ottoman Empire. 1534-1918 - Ottoman rule. 1917 - Britain seizes control, creates… region. 1979 - Saddam Hussein succeeds Al-Bakr as…

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  5. Italy profile - Timeline

    …themselves Democratic Party of the Left. Corruption probe 1992 - Revelations of high level…

    …Democratic Party of the Left. Corruption probe 1992 - Revelations of high level corruption spark several years of…

    …1963 - Italian Socialist Party joins Christian Democrat-led coalition under Prime Minister Aldo Moro. 1972 - Giulio Andreotti becomes prime minister - a post he will hold seven times in 20… Craxi's…

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  6. Fiji profile - timeline

    …Fiji Labour Party with trade union support. Supremacist coups 1987 April - Indian… Fiji…

    …Fijians enfranchised; predominantly Fijian Alliance Party (AP) set up. 1970 - Fiji becomes independent with Ratu Sir…

    …end. Fijians get the vote 1963 - Women and Fijians enfranchised; predominantly Fijian Alliance Party (AP) set up. 1970 - Fiji becomes independent with Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara of… the AP as prime…

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  7. Syria profile - Timeline

    …dissolution of Syrian political parties, to the dismay of the Baath party, which had…

    …Syrian political parties, to the dismay of the Baath party, which had campaigned for union. Israel occupied…

    …president Gamal Abdel Nasser heads the new state. He orders the dissolution of Syrian political parties, to the dismay of the Baath party, which had campaigned for union. Israel occupied the Golan…

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  8. Will Scottish referendum encourage Africa's separatists?

    …Soviet bloc. "Now, none of the major players support a faction against the government…

    …Cameroon, no party similar to the SNP will be allowed to win an election," Mr Akwanga says. On the other side of the…

    …when they relied heavily on the support of either Western powers or the former Soviet bloc. "Now, none of the major players support a faction against the government," Mr Gorjao told the BBC… dangerous…

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  9. Poland profile - Timeline

    …Alliance (SLD) and the Peasants' Party forms government with SLD leader Leszek Miller as…

    …the Peasants' Party forms government with SLD leader Leszek Miller as prime minister. 2002 December - EU summit… 2005…

    …Conservative Law and Justice party comes first in general elections. 2005 October - Law and Justice candidate Lech Kaczynski wins presidential election. Minority government led by Kazimierz…

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  10. Russia must boost Crimea forces, says defence minister

    …presence in countries bordering Russia, including the Baltic states, which used to be part

    …Russia, including the Baltic states, which used to be part of the Soviet bloc. Russia sent thousands of extra troops…

    …plans to bolster its military presence in countries bordering Russia, including the Baltic states, which used to be part of the Soviet bloc. Russia sent thousands of extra troops to the Black Sea…

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    party for an upcoming episode of The Block Glasshouse. Biggin & Scott will auction the…

    …for a special party before the doors open to fans on the weekend. Former Collingwood footballer Darren Jolly and his…

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