Portugal's center-right govt returns to power, but bigger opposition parties say it is doomed

October 22, 2015 7:21 PM

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LISBON, Portugal – Portugal's president has invited the center-right coalition government of the past four years to return to power after it won a general election, even though it will be outnumbered in Parliament by opponents who vow to force it out within days.

The coalition won the Oct. 4 ballot with 38.4 percent of votes and will rule as a minority government, with Pedro Passos Coelho expected to continue as prime minister.

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