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ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algeria swore in Abdelmadjid Tebboune as president on Thursday as the Hirak protest movement debated its response to his offer of dialogue to end a months-long political crisis. Newly elected Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune gestures during a swearing-in ceremony in Algiers, Algeria December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina Hirak has mobilized huge street
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FILE PHOTO: French High Commissioner for Pension Reform Jean-Paul Delevoye is pictured as France faces a second day of strike protests against the government’s pension reform plans, in Paris, France December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – The French government’s High Commissioner for Pensions Jean-Paul Delevoye resigned on Monday after local media reported that
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MADRID (Reuters) – Big polluting countries faced last-ditch pressure from smaller nations on Friday to show serious commitment to averting catastrophic climate change as negotiators battled to salvage a result from a fraught U.N. summit in Madrid. EU Executive Vice-President in charge of the European Green Deal, Frans Timmermans poses with ministers and envoys from
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(Reuters) – It was a straight forward message: “Get Brexit done.” The mantra of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party during the national election campaign was aimed at harnessing voter frustration at a parliamentary logjam over Britain’s exit from the European Union. It worked. Beyond the traditional strategy of swaying voters in
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Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his house to head to a polling station to vote in the general election in London, Britain, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel voiced worry about Britain’s election on Thursday, describing the possible rise of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn as a threat
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