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By Tom Perry and Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s plan to tackle a financial and economic crisis will meet IMF recommendations and will be ready in weeks, the finance minister said on Thursday, adding that any recourse to an IMF program must be politically agreed and its terms should not cause suffering. Speaking days […]
By Simon Lewis and Tim Reid LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Michael Bloomberg faced a barrage of attacks at his first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday, as his rivals assailed the free-spending and fast-rising billionaire over his record on race, history of sexist comments and the use of his massive fortune to muscle his way into […]
By Vera Eckert FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany imported 40.2 million tonnes of hard coal last year, 14.7% less than in 2018 due to competition from renewables and gas, and as the steel industry curbed usage, importers said on Friday. The total was comprised of an estimated 7.4% lower intake of coking coal for steelmakers, who […]