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September 26, 2018 6:22 am gmt |
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Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde believes his player Lionel Messi should have won FIFA’s ‘The Best’ award and not Real Madrid’s Luka Modric. Modric was named the best player of 2018 at a glitzy ceremony on Monday night which Messi did not attend having not made the shortlist, ...
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August 30, 2018 2:47 am gmt |
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Argentina’s government has unexpectedly asked for the early release of a $50bn (£37.2bn) loan from the IMF amid a growing economic crisis. President Mauricio Macri said the move was designed to restore confidence in the Argentine economy. The Argentine peso has lost more than 40% of its value a...
In Football
July 1, 2018 3:52 am gmt |
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More than 300 France fans gathered at a fan zone in Saint-Jean-De-Bournay, a small town near Lyon, on Saturday (June 30) to watch and celebrate France’s victory over Argentina. France’s interior minister, Gerard Collomb, announced there will be no World Cup matches’ shown in public ...
In Football
June 30, 2018 4:49 am gmt |
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France have a number of options to limit Lionel Messi’s influence in their round of 16 clash against Argentina but they are also resigned that he could turn the match in an instant, coach Didier Deschamps said on Friday. Messi has yet to light up the World Cup in a stuttering Argentina side but...
In Britain
May 21, 2018 6:29 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was in Buenos Aires on Sunday (May 20) where he paid homage to the Argentine soldiers who died in the conflict between Britain and Argentina at the memorial dedicated to them. Johnson and Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie laid a wreath at the somber memor...
In Football
March 21, 2018 2:58 am gmt |
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Lionel Messi joined his Argentina side for training on Tuesday (March 20) ahead of Friday’s friendly against Italy in Manchester. The Barcelona talisman flew into Manchester Airport on Tuesday afternoon before joining up with his team-mates at Manchester City’s Etihad Campus training faci...
In World
January 14, 2018 6:52 am gmt |
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On Saturday (January 13) Chile’s capital, Santiago, was busily putting the finishing touches on preparations for the visit of Pope Francis. Francis, who hails from Argentina and is the first Latin American pope, will arrive in Chile on Monday (January 15). A Mass he has planned to hold on Tuesd...
In Football
October 4, 2017 3:46 am gmt |
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Argentina have reached three major finals in three years but the team that came so close to winning the 2014 World Cup face crunch games against Peru and Ecuador that will determine if they miss out on the global showpiece event for the first time since 1970. Argentina desperately needs to beat Peru ...
In Football
June 25, 2017 5:57 am gmt |
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Security is at the top of everyone’s minds in Rosario, Argentina these days. On June 30th, football superstar Lionel Messi will be married there to Antonella Roccuzzo at a lavish celebration bringing together some of the world’s best-paid football players, just up the street from one of t...
In Britain
December 21, 2016 7:29 am gmt |
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The UK and Argentina have signed a deal to identify 123 Argentine soldiers buried on the Falkland Islands. The International Committee of the Red Cross has been negotiating an agreement on taking DNA samples from the remains of men who died in the 1982 conflict. The graves in the Argentine memorial c...
In Latest Stories
November 16, 2016 5:43 am gmt |
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A Lionel Messi masterclass, netting a brilliant free kick before laying on two more goals, put Argentina’s World Cup qualifying campaign back on track with a resounding 3-0 win over Colombia on Tuesday (November 15). But Messi opened a post-game news conference, with the entire team standing be...
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June 27, 2016 5:19 am gmt |
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Lionel Messi still awaits his first title with Argentina’s national team. Holders Chile stunned Argentina to win the Copa America Centenario in a penalty shoot-out here Sunday as Lionel Messi’s title curse struck again. Messi blazed a penalty over the bar in the shoot-out before Lucas Big...
In World
April 13, 2016 5:47 am gmt |
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Argentine President Mauricio Macri upheld his innocence on Tuesday (April 12) regarding his links with an offshore company revealed by the “Panama Papers,” after a federal prosecutor called for an investigation. Macri said justice should act independently and said all parties involved wer...
In World
April 8, 2016 10:37 am gmt |
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Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Thursday (April 7) he had nothing to hide regarding his links with an offshore company revealed by the “Panama Papers,” after a federal prosecutor called for an investigation. Macri is among scores of politicians and business figures internationa...
In Latest Stories
February 3, 2016 5:50 am gmt |
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Lionel Messi will not chase a second Olympic football gold medal at the Rio de Janeiro Games in August, Argentina coach Gerardo Martino said on Monday. Martino added he did not want the Barcelona forward, who will captain Argentina at the Centennial Copa America in the United States in June, to suffe...
In World
December 29, 2015 7:18 am gmt |
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Families continued to abandon their homes on Monday (December 28) in the southern cone of South America, which is seeing its worst flooding in decades and has already forced more than 100,000 people to evacuate. In northern Argentina, some 20,000 people have had to evacuate in what local authorities ...
In World
December 10, 2015 6:56 am gmt |
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Argentina’s outgoing President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has made an emotional farewell speech to supporters in Buenos Aires. She urged people to take to the streets if they feel betrayed by the new centre-right government. Conservative Mauricio Macri, who won a run-off election last month...
In America
November 26, 2015 6:57 am gmt |
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Protesters took to the streets in Buenos Aires on Wednesday (November 25) to call for an end to gender-based violence in the South American country. According to local women’s rights group, Casa del Encuentro, Argentina reported an alarming 277 femicides – the killing of a woman by a man ...
In Sports
November 14, 2015 7:56 am gmt |
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A first half goal from Ezequiel Lavezzi was cancelled out by Lucas Lima in the second period as Brazil escaped with a 1-1 draw against Argentina in Friday’s (November 13) South American World Cup qualifying match. The match had originally been scheduled for Thursday but torrential rain in the A...