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Former premier detained

In this May 30, 2011 photo, Portugal's former Prime Minister and former Socialist Party leader Jose Socrates addresses to supporters during an activity campaign, in Almada, outside Lisbon. Portugal's Attorney-General's office says police have detained the former prime minister as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud. A statement said Socrates, who was Portugal's prime minister from 2005 to 2011, was taken into custody late Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, with three others.

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