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Argentina
2016-07-22

Authorities declare state of emergency

German authorities declared a state of emergency in the southern city of Munich on Friday evening after gunmen attacked a busy shopping mall, killing at least eight people, television station NTV reported.

Argentina
2016-07-22

President Macri justifies utility rate hikes

During a visit to the province of Catamarca to inaugurate a new supply market, President Mauricio Macri once again justified the utility rate hikes implemented by his administration.

Argentina
2016-07-22

Prosecutor: natural gas rates cap not enough

A La Plata prosecutor yesterday asked for the courts to suspend the 400-percent cap recently introduced by the Macri administration on natural gas price increases nationwide, on the basis that no public hearings were carried out before the measure was implemented.

Argentina
2016-07-22

Gov't official hints at raising retirement age

A new economic controversy is making noise after suggestions that President Mauricio Macri’s administration could raise the retirement age.

Argentina
2016-07-22

Public officials ignore affidavits

Almost half of the public officials who are obliged by law to present financial affidavits before the Anti-Corruption Office (OA) declaring their interests and holdings have failed to do so, the government department said yesterday.

Argentina
2016-07-22

Nuns at convent were 'calm'

Argentina
2016-07-22

Obama pledges support to Germany

US President Barack Obama on Friday pledged support for Germany after gunmen went on a shooting rampage in a shopping mall in Munich.

Argentina
2016-07-22

Islamic State supporters hail deadly Munich shooting on social media

Supporters of the Islamic State militant group celebrated on social media a shooting rampage in a shopping mall in the southern German city of Munich on Friday that killed and wounded many people.

Argentina
2016-07-22

IMF's Lagarde to stand trial in Tapie case

France's highest appeals court ruled on Friday that International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400 million euros ($440 million) state payout in 2008 to businessman Bernard Tapie.

Argentina
2016-07-22

Trump accepts Republican nomination, vows to put 'America first'

Donald Trump accused Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of a legacy of "death, destruction, terrorism and weakness" as US secretary of state and vowed to be tough on crime and illegal immigrants in a speech on Thursday accepting the Republican presidential nomination.

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