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Argentina – the crisis in six charts

Image copyright AFPImage caption Argentines are angry that the government turned to the IMF (FMI in Spanish) Argentina is once again looking into the barrel of an economic crisis. The currency is sliding, inflation rising and there could well be...
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Admitting Errors, Ex-President of Angola Exits Politics

Admitting Errors, Ex-President of Angola Exits Politics

José Eduardo dos Santos, the former president of Angola who was one of Africa’s longest-serving heads of state, stepped down on Saturday from the leadership of the country’s governing party, acknowledging that he had made mistakes in almost four decades.....
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Kurtis Patterson ‘frustrated’ at not converting starts

Kurtis Patterson ‘frustrated’ at not converting starts

11:50 AM ET Varun Shetty in Alur “The answer is straight up ‘no’.” That was Australia coach Justin Langer’s response to the Weekend Australian when asked a few weeks ago if he knew who the best six batsmen in Australia...
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Argentina’s currency woes deepen crisis

Argentina’s currency woes deepen crisis

Argentina‘s currency woes have deepened in recent weeks despite determined policy responses on the part of the government and the central bank, as well as a $50bn financial package from the IMF. The country is now the world’s riskiest sovereign...
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30 dead, 9 missing after 6.7 magnitude earthquake hits Japan

30 dead, 9 missing after 6.7 magnitude earthquake hits Japan

Japanese rescue workers and troops searched Saturday for the missing for a third straight day in a northern hamlet buried by landslides from a powerful earthquake in Japan. Power was restored to most households and international flights resumed to the...
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Swedish election: PM says voting for anti-immigration SD is ‘dangerous’

Swedish election: PM says voting for anti-immigration SD is ‘dangerous’

Image copyright ReutersImage caption PM Stefan Lofven carries red roses – the Social Democrats emblem – after Friday’s TV debate Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has begun the final day of the general election campaign by warning a...
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Here’s what we learned about Brett Kavanaugh after 2 days of Senate hearings

Here’s what we learned about Brett Kavanaugh after 2 days of Senate hearings

The less said, the better. That’s the mantra of any nominee before the Senate, especially when the White House and Senate are in the same party’s hands. The aim, after all, is to win confirmation, and in these partisan times,...
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Pentagon chief Mattis holds talks in UAE after Yemen warning

Pentagon chief Mattis holds talks in UAE after Yemen warning

US Defence Secretary James Mattis has held talks with Abu Dhabi’s crown prince in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), days after warning the Gulf state that Washington’s support for its military intervention in Yemen was not unconditional. Mohammed bin...
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Kosher restaurant attacked in Chemnitz amid German neo-Nazi protests

Kosher restaurant attacked in Chemnitz amid German neo-Nazi protests

Global protests held as climate talks stumble Read more In Burkina Faso, terrorism is spreading to the east Read more Dos Santos steps down as leader of Angola’s ruling party Read more Egyptian court sentences hundreds over 2013 protest Read...
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Trump Administration Discussed Coup Plans With Rebel Venezuelan Officers

Trump Administration Discussed Coup Plans With Rebel Venezuelan Officers

In a speech in April, when he was still White House policy chief for Latin America, Mr. Cruz issued a message to the Venezuelan military. Referring to Mr. Maduro as a “madman,” Mr. Cruz said all Venezuelans should “urge the...
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