Labour Party
  • In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2011 file photo, Israel's Labor party candidate and former journalist Shelly Yachimovich.

    Former journalist has led her party toward a focus on social and economic issues, leaving its anti-war past behind at a time of strong nationalist sentiment.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 15, 2013, 3:29 PM EST
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  • Caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte, right, and Labor Party Leader Diederik Samsom, left, smile in front of a picture symbolizing the theme of the new government, "building bridges", during a joint press conference in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday Oct. 29, 2012.

    Ruling coalition made up of the pro-free market VVD party and the center-left Labor Party plans to slash government spending by 2017.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 11:00 AM EST
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  • LITHUANIA, Vilnius.

    Country of 3 million people saw one of Europe's worst recessions and data show that  living standards continue to decline.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 9:00 AM EST
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  • Lithuanians exasperated with economic hardship handed a stunning victory to a populist party led by a disgraced Russia-born millionaire.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 4:00 AM EST
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