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Italy: Ex-ECB chief Mario Draghi tapped to form technocrat government

07 February 2021   |   10:37 am
President Sergio Mattarella has summoned Mario Draghi after talks to resurrect the failed coalition under PM Conte failed. Mattarella said he was looking for a non-political government to lead the virus-ravaged country.


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Mexico's government wants to reverse the privatization of the energy sector that began in 2013, in order to provide stable prices. But critics say taxpayers and the environment will have to pay the price.
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