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Pedro Passos Coelho, a businessman and opposition leader, is set to succeed Jose Socrates as Portugal's prime minister after his party scored a convincing victory in Sunday's election.

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Spain economy eyed after Portugal pleaupdated: Fri Apr 08 2011 06:53:00

CNN's John Defterios investigates Spain's economy, following Portugal's admission it needs financial aid.

Portugal admits financial aid is neededupdated: Thu Apr 07 2011 01:30:00

Portugal is seeking a bailout from the European Union after its government Wednesday admitted the country needed help.

Why Portugal seeks an EU bailoutupdated: Thu Apr 07 2011 01:30:00

CNN's Felicia Taylor examines why Portugal has joined the growing list of EU countries seeking bailout.

Portugal trying to avoid bailoutupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 00:56:00

CNN's Al Goodman discusses whether Portugal's debt crisis could spread to Spain.

Portugal's prime minister resigns after austerity vote failureupdated: Thu Mar 24 2011 11:23:00

Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates resigned Wednesday in a televised speech to his debt-ridden nation after parliament rejected his government's austerity plan intended to ease the financial crisis.

Portuguese president cruises to re-election winupdated: Sun Jan 23 2011 20:24:00

Portuguese voters handily re-elected President Anibal Cavaco Silva to another five-year term on Sunday, as the incumbent beat six other contenders to avoid a runoff election.

Europe leaders agree Kosovo forceupdated: Fri Dec 14 2007 16:34:00

European leaders agreed Friday to send an 1,800-strong security force to maintain stability in Kosovo, although they stopped short of backing independence for the province.

Kosovo's house of painupdated: Fri Dec 14 2007 16:34:00

A house scarred by Serbian violence becomes a monument to Kosovo's push for independence. CNN's Alessio Vinci reports.

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