News Headlines - 08 October 2012

Venezuela's Chavez re-elected to extend socialist rule | Reuters

Venezuela's socialist President Hugo Chavez won re-election on Sunday, quashing the opposition's best chance at unseating him in 14 years and cementing himself as a dominant figure in modern Latin American history.

Libyan PM forced to stand down - Xinhua

Libya’s parliament has passed a no-confidence vote in the newly-elected Prime Minister, Mustafa Abu Shagur, dismissing him from his post. Abu Shagur has been forced to stand down after the national congress rejected his second proposed cabinet line-up.

Iran Lawmakers Press Ahmadinejad on Economy - WSJ.com

Iranian lawmakers on Sunday attacked President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over the decline of the country's currency—questioning a subsidy overhaul the president has championed and demanding he account for his handling of the economy—as the crisis threatens to morph into a broader political showdown.

France to Boost Antiterror Laws - WSJ.com

The French government aims to strengthen antiterrorism laws and boost security at places of worship, French President François Hollande said Sunday, after authorities mounted a series of raids against an alleged Islamic terror network suspected of targeting France's Jewish community.

Welcome to the Nasty Party conference - The Independent

David Cameron's efforts to improve his party's image undermined by tonight's meeting of 900 Tory activists opposed to same-sex union









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