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  1. Bloc Party

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

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  1. Bulgaria profile - Timeline

    …to premiership as his GERB party forms coalition with fellow centre-right Reformist Bloc

    …Soviet bloc's longest-serving leader 1954-89: Head of Communist Party President from 1971 to 1989… to premiership as his…

    …referendum and republic declared. Communist Party wins election. Georgi Dimitrov elected prime minister. Todor Zhivkov was the Soviet bloc's longest-serving leader 1954-89: Head of… 2004 March…

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  2. Czech Republic Slovakia: Velvet Revolution at 25

    …government and its policies. The leading party, Smer, was forced to cancel a concert…

    …taking part in the demonstration, led to what would later become known as the Velvet Revolution, an avalanche of popular…

    …current government and its policies. The leading party, Smer, was forced to cancel a concert planned to coincide with the anniversary after performers expected to take part pulled out because they did…

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  3. Newspaper review: 'Brexit', Philae fears and 'road to hole'

    …Germany as the "greatest power" in the bloc and this "would be a nightmare for Berlin" and…

    Party, after Nicola Sturgeon was confirmed as its new leader. She is replacing Alex Salmond, who quit as party head and…

    …With less than a week to go until the by-election in Rochester and Strood - triggered by sitting Conservative MP Mark Reckless defecting to the UK Independence Party - several papers chew over the… of…

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  4. Nicaragua profile - overview

    …Ortega, who has aligned Nicaragua with Russia and the anti-US bloc in Latin America…

    bloc in Latin America Country profiles compiled by BBC Monitoring By 1990, when the Sandinistas were defeated… in…

    …President Ortega, who has aligned Nicaragua with Russia and the anti-US bloc in Latin America Country profiles compiled by BBC Monitoring By 1990, when the Sandinistas were defeated in elections… held…

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  5. Albania profile - Leaders

    …Socialist Party boycotted the vote, and Mr Nishani was the only candidate put forward by…

    …Socialist Party won a landslide victory that brought to an end eight years of conservative rule. Mr Rama's main campaign…

    …that the poll would be "a crucial test" for its further progress towards integration in the bloc. The outcome of the previous election, which returned the centre-right Democratic Party to power in…

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  6. Bulgaria profile - Leaders

    …candidate of the then-ruling centre-right GERB party, Mr Plevneliev's victory was expected…

    …coalition government made up of his GERB party and the Reformist Bloc in November 2014, following snap elections the…

    …GERB party and the Reformist Bloc in November 2014, following snap elections the previous month. The prime minister said his new government would work to guarantee stability, but warned that hard…

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  7. BBC - Music - Bloc Party

    Bloc Party Click here to change. Bloc Party Formed 2003. Please Note: you do not have…

    Bloc Party chat to Lauren Laverne Bloc Party were live with Lauren to chat about reforming and their newest album, Four…

    Bloc Party chat to Lauren Laverne Bloc Party were live with Lauren to chat about reforming and their newest album, Four. Add "Lauren Laverne: Bloc Party are live in session.: Bloc Party chat to Lauren…

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  8. Cyprus profile - Leaders

    …that could reignite the bloc's debt crisis. Cyprus had been shut out of international…

    …triggering fears of a financial collapse that could reignite the bloc's debt crisis. Cyprus had been shut out of…

    …Northern Cyprus. He was the candidate of the nationalist, pro-independence National Unity Party, which he has led with a two-year break since 1983. He took over the party and premiership from veteran…

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  9. As it happened: Euro elections 09

    …governing parties, the People's Party and the Socialist Democrats, are set to achieve…

    …0223 In addition to British National Party, right-wing and extremist parties have increased their share of the vote in…

    …1945 Across the rest of Europe, the centre-right European People's Party (EPP) bloc is expected to remain the main force, followed by the European Socialists. Far-right parties are meanwhile hoping to…

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  10. BBC - Radio 1 - Zane Lowe - Bloc Party Video Exclusive

    …matured, BLOC PARTY GODS Paddy, Lancaster brilliant video and brilliant track, cant wait…

    party ever since they started doing gigs. This has proved to me that bloc party can in fact get even better Ralph…

    …about bloc party. The video is suprisingly good to. I can't wait for the UK tour to start next year, and the album release. Jack Layzell, Cheshunt Love the song! Video could do alot more than it does…

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  3. Germany's Greens seek stronger national presence

    Party state premier. "Our goal is also to build on these election results nationwide…

    …participate join an eighth as part of the first red-red-green coalition in Thuringia under a Left Party state premier…

    …problems. Convince, don't convert A proposal on the party's future course was hotly debated before the conference. The Greens have become an integral part of German society, according to chairman of…

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