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September 17, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson resigned after his long-ruling Social Democratic Party suffered its biggest defeat since the 1920s in Sunday's election. But formation of a new government was clouded by division within the victorious center-right coalition that failed to win a parliamentary majority. Carlsson was asked to stay on as caretaker prime minister. The coalition of Conservatives, Liberals, Center Party and Christian Democrats won 47.1% of the vote.
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March 19, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Ruth Dreifuss, who served last year as Switzerland's first Jewish or woman president, warned in a newspaper interview against a "creeping acceptance" of anti-Semitism in the country. Dreifuss, a Social Democrat who held the rotating presidency last year, said a survey that found anti-Semitic tendencies in a major nationalist party was cause for concern, according to the Tages-Anzeiger. The U.S.-sponsored survey, released Wednesday, indicated that many Swiss reject anti-Semitism.
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March 19, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Ruth Dreifuss, who served last year as Switzerland's first Jewish or woman president, warned in a newspaper interview against a "creeping acceptance" of anti-Semitism in the country. Dreifuss, a Social Democrat who held the rotating presidency last year, said a survey that found anti-Semitic tendencies in a major nationalist party was cause for concern, according to the Tages-Anzeiger. The U.S.-sponsored survey, released Wednesday, indicated that many Swiss reject anti-Semitism.
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September 17, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson resigned after his long-ruling Social Democratic Party suffered its biggest defeat since the 1920s in Sunday's election. But formation of a new government was clouded by division within the victorious center-right coalition that failed to win a parliamentary majority. Carlsson was asked to stay on as caretaker prime minister. The coalition of Conservatives, Liberals, Center Party and Christian Democrats won 47.1% of the vote.
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