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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentine President-elect Alberto Fernandez unveiled his cabinet and new central bank chief on Friday evening, laying out his core team days before the center-left leader takes office facing a stalled economy, rising debt fears and painful inflation. Argentina’s President-elect Alberto Fernandez announces his cabinet ahead of taking office on December 10,
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Argentina’s President-elect Alberto Fernandez announces his cabinet ahead of taking office on December 10, in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentine President-elect Alberto Fernandez unveiled his cabinet on Friday evening, laying out his core team days before the center-left leader takes office facing a stalled economy, rising debt
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends the launch of a general campaign poster at the Kent Showground in Detling, Kent, Britain, December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool MAIDSTONE, England (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that Britain would have enough time to strike an agreement with the European Union about future trade ties,
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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary’s nationalist government plans to tighten control over theaters, in a move critics said could undermine their independence and stifle artistic freedom. FILE PHOTO: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speaks during a news conference in Budapest, Hungary, October 30, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo According to draft legislation seen by Reuters on Friday, the
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BERLIN (Reuters) – The new co-leader of Germany’s Social Democrats said on Friday she doubted that their coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives would survive but was ready to give it a chance. Delegates, including candidates for leadership Norbert Walter-Borjans and Saskia Esken, vote during a party congress of the SPD in Berlin, Germany, December
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon appealed to friendly states on Friday to help it import essential goods as it grapples with an acute economic crisis, and official sources said France would convene an international meeting next week to mobilize support for the country. FILE PHOTO: Lebanon’s caretaker Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri speaks after meeting with President
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