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Portugal rations gas as tanker drivers strike over pay

Aug. 12, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal began rationing gas Monday as a precaution after 2,000 truck drivers began an open-ended strike over pay, a move that comes at the height of the crucial summer tourist season and during the summer harvest. The government set a limit at gas stations of 25 liters (6.6...

Portugal's Socialists eye re-election on economic record

Jul. 10, 2019 11:18 AM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Socialist prime minister is vowing to address the challenges of a low national birth rate, the increasing cost of health care and climate change as he bids for a second straight term in the country's Oct. 6 general election. Prime Minister Antonio Costa used his annual...