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Facing growing discontent at an economic downturn, Portugal's Prime Minister, Anibal Cavaco Silva, replaced four embattled ministers, in finance, education, health and employment, a government spokesman said, AP reports from Lisbon.

Doctors, unhappy with Health Ministry policies, began a two-day strike yesterday, reducing services at hospitals to a minimum.

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