Argentina fiscal deficit shrank to 41.34 bln pesos in quarter
BUENOS AIRES, April 27 Argentina's primary fiscal deficit shrank to 41.34 billion pesos ($2.68 billion) in the first quarter versus 45.91 billion pesos in the first three months of 2016, Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne said at a news conference on ...
Total Will Invest $500 Million to Produce Shale Gas in Argentina
Total SA will spend $500 million over three to four years to develop a shale-gas field in Argentina as the country's government lures investors by pledging a minimum price. “We have giant resources of non-conventional gas under our feet in Argentina ...
Marco Rubio: President Trump Should Strengthen America's Relationship With Argentina
Argentina is the third largest country in South America and has the second highest per capita income. After decades of high unemployment and runaway inflation under socialist Peronist rule and the heavy hand of the state, in November 2015 the Argentine ...
María Eugenia Vidal, Buenos Aires Governor, Breaks With Argentina's Past
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
BUENOS AIRES—A 43-year-old governor has unexpectedly become the face of President Mauricio Macri's efforts to dismantle the legacy of Peronism, the movement that has dominated Argentine politics for the past seven decades. María Eugenia Vidal ...
German-Israel relationship: no longer so special?
But right after the Knesset approved a new law legalising dozens of Jewish settler outposts in the occupied West Bank, the German foreign ministry openly voiced doubts for the first time in January about whether Netanyahu intended to respect his pledge ...
Israel PM cancels talk with German FM in rare spat with ally
The Seattle Times
Netanyahu's office said the prime minister wouldn't meet with foreign dignitaries who meet “groups that slander IDF soldiers as war criminals,” referring to Breaking the Silence, a whistleblower group critical of Israeli military actions in the West Bank.
Merkel, Kissinger pay tribute to Adenauer at anniversary ceremony ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and ex-US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger have honored one of the founding fathers of modern German democracy.
Ivanka Trump in Germany: First daughter leaves some women scratching their heads
The daughter of a pastor and a teacher, she was born in the West German city of Hamburg but moved to the rural, communist East after her father was posted to a church there. She later earned a doctorate in quantum chemistry and worked at a science ...