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Argentina's Macri raises taxes, axes ministries after peso plunge

President announces raft of 'emergency' austerity measures in a bid to tackle the country's worsening financial crisis.

The IMF loan has provoked outrage from Argentinians

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Greece: Travellers stranded as ferry crew strike over pay

Greek sailors halt traffic as they demand a five percent rise in wages after eight years of austerity measures.

ferry

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Hundreds protest against high prices in Yemen's Aden

Demonstrators burn tyres and block major roads, demanding the government reduce prices of consumer goods.

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Trade deficit tops China-Africa summit in Beijing

Key conference in China comes amid criticism of Beijing's debt-laden approach in dealing with developing nations.

The SGR cargo train in Kenya

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Turkey's Erdogan denounces dollar; US acting like 'wild wolves'

Turkish president announces negotiations with Russia are ongoing to sideline 'damaging' US dollar in global trade.

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Erdogan labels rating agencies as 'impostors' and 'racketeers'

Scathing comments come after two agencies sounded more alarm over the state of Turkey's banks.

Turkish lira

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IMF vows 'full support' for Argentina amid economic crisis

A day after anti-austerity protests, IMF says it will work with Argentina on 'revised plan' to help its ailing economy.

The Argentine peso

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Canada and US seek ways to salvage NAFTA as deadline looms

Canadian and US negotiators express optimism as they race to agree to new terms by Trump's Friday deadline.

NAFTA

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Turkey minister sees 'no economic risk' amid row with US

Berat Albayrak says Ankara sees no big risk to Turkey's economy after Moody's cuts rating for 20 Turkish institutions.

Turkey's Finance Minister Berat Albayrak

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Iran's Rouhani questioned in parliament

President Hassan Rouhani blamed Iran's economic woes on an 'American conspiracy' during a grilling by parliament.

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