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Coronavirus pushes Portugal jobless rate to 7% in June

Jul 29 2020

LISBON Portugal's unemployment rate rose to 7% in June from a revised 5.9% in May as tens of thousands of jobs were wiped out amid the coronavirus pandemic, official data showed on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-Coronavirus pushes Portugal jobless rate to 7% in June

Jul 29 2020

LISBON, July 29 Portugal's unemployment rate rose to 7% in June from a revised 5.9% in May as tens of thousands of jobs were wiped out amid the coronavirus pandemic, official data showed on Wednesday.

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Judge sanctioned by U.S. set to take over Iran presidency

DUBAI (Reuters) -Iranians voted on Friday in a contest set to hand the presidency to a hardline judge subject to U.S. sanctions, though many are likely to ignore the ballot amid anger over economic hardship and calls for a boycott by critics of hardline rule.