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Buenos Aires Herald
Solanas, Cobos to present new centre-left alliance, settle candidacy dispute in PASO
Senator Fernando "Pino" Solanas and lawmaker Julio Cobos confirmed a new centre-left alliance will be presented on April 7 at Buenos Aires City's Teatro Coliseo.
French socialists attack the right in campaign kick-off
France's ruling Socialist Party kicked off its European election campaign on Monday with the ambition of securing the majority of French seats in the European Parliament, which is currently held by the country's centre-right party, EurActiv France reports.
Troika calls for Portugal to back continued austerity
International creditors called on Wednesday for all parties and citizens in Portugal to back austerity measures for "a few more years" after its financial bailout package ends in May. "The troika have let it be known that it will be good to have a bigger consensus, not only with the PS but also with the whole of Portuguese society," said Miguel ... (more)
[EU Elections] Belgian PM feels the heat from left
His socialist party is doing badly in opinion polls. The leftist Workers' Party of Belgium , by contrast, could for the first time succeed in passing the 5 percent threshold.