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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Union. Below are Conservatives who have either said they plan to put themselves forward or are
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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government has made it impossible to do so responsibly. FILE PHOTO – Conservative leader Andrew Scheer speaks during Question Period in the House
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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s two ruling parties faced off on Monday over whether their lame-duck government could even limp along until a snap election, with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s conservatives demanding the far-right interior minister’s head. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz addresses the media in Vienna, Austria, May 18, 2019. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger Kurz called off his coalition
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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said Saturday she will run as vice president in elections later this year, a surprise move by the firebrand former leader who had been widely expected to be the main challenger to President Mauricio Macri. Argentina’s former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner waves to supporters after
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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s chancellor is ruling out working with his deputy Heinz-Christian Strache, a coalition source said on Saturday, after footage apparently showed the Freedom Party leader discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political support. FILE PHOTO: Austria’s Vice Chancellor and head of Freedom Party Heinz-Christian Strache addresses the
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