Disorder erupted in the downtown area of the Argentinean capital of Buenos Aires late on Sunday night after the country's national team lost 0-1 to Germany in the title match of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday departed for a visit to four South American countries, including Brazil, to build ties in a resource-rich region traditionally considered the backyard of the United States.
Russia and Argentina have signed a number of documents extending the partnership between the countries. The agreements were signed on Saturday in the presence of Russian president Vladimir Putin and president of Argentina Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, has arrived in Argentina on an official visit. He will hold negotiations with Argentinean President, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Following the negotiations the countries are expected to sign several bilateral agreements. Reporters will be waiting for the leaders to give a news conference. This is Vladimir Putin's first visit to Argentina.
The Argentine football team has beaten the Dutch team defeating it four to two in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The main game and extra time ended zero to zero. The Argentine football team managed to defeat the Dutch one as result of a penalty shoot-out.
Argentina national football team reached the final of the World Cup in 2014, beating the Netherlands in the semi-finals. Basic and additional meeting, which took place in Sao Paulo at the stadium "Arena Corinthians," ended with the score 0:0. During the penalty shootout the Argentines proved to be stronger - 4:2, reports ITAR-TASS.
Time for the semi-finals is near at hand at 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Tonight the hosts are playing with Germany - it will be a repetition of 2002 Final. Tomorrow Argentina will face the Netherlands - these squads also played in the final way back in 1978.
Recently the western media, namely The Financial Times, have found out that Gazprom and other Russian-state companies are switching their export operations to yuans and rubles. The most common reaction was that Gazprom is trying to do something stupid and unachievable.
The number of victims of severe flooding in the border region between Brazil and Argentina exceeded 20 thousand people, reported the Civil Defense Office of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul on Sunday. According to the Globovision channel, two people were killed in the municipalities of Arroyo del Tigre and Uruguayana, another one is missing, reports RIA Novosti.
Belgium’s exit from the 2014 World Cup after the Red Devils defeat 1:0 to Argentina’s La Albiceleste resulted in a mixture of disappointment at the journey’s end with pride over the team’s achievements during this championship. “We had really hoped to be among the top four nations of the world to take part in the semifinals,” commented the Belgium’s young national team in an open letter on their official website, saying that they leave with a “shared sense of pride and disappointment” because they were “so close to reaching” that goal.
Argentina reached the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990 with a 1-0 win over Belgium and another good performance from Lionel Messi in Brasilia on Saturday, informs DPA. The side, coached by Alejandro Sabella, were lucky to get on the right track early on, with a goal from Gonzalo Higuain just eight minutes into the game at the Estadio Nacional, and they generally appeared to have the match under control.
An Argentine judge has charged Vice President Amado Boudou with bribery and conducting business incompatible with public office in the acquisition of the company that prints the country's currency and of later benefiting from government contracts.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he plans to visit Buenos Aires in July to lay the groundwork for joint projects between Russia and Argentina in the energy sector, including civilian nuclear technologies, military-technological cooperation and machine building.
A double from Lionel Messi a day after his 27th birthday inspired Argentina to a 3-2 win over African champions Nigeria and assured them of finishing top of Group F at the World Cup finals on Wednesday. Nigeria's defeat - their fourth in four meetings at the finals against Argentina - came with the considerable consolation that they still progressed to the second round as Iran lost 3-1 to Bosnia-Hercegovina in the other group game.
For the last decade, Argentina has been fighting a legal battle against the so-called “holdout” creditors led by American hedge funds that are pushing the country into a new default. Recently, American courts have started helping the “vulture funds” in their quest to make the South American country pay in full for its old bonds.
Lionel Messi scored an injury time goal to give Argentina a 1-0 win over Iran at the World Cup on Saturday and see them through to the knockout stage.
Argentina will not make a bond service payment due June 30 in New York as ordered by a US judge, the economy ministry said Wednesday.
The US Supreme Court rejected Argentina's appeals against paying at least $1.3 billion to American hedge fund investors in its defaulted bonds, piling pressure on the country's finances. The justices effectively upheld an August 2013 New York appeals court ruling that ordered Argentina to pay NML Capital and other hedge funds that had refused to take part in a restructuring deal for debt on which Buenos Aires defaulted in 2001.
Argentina's national football team beat Bosnia's team defeating it two to one. The match between the two teams of the F group was held on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.
Argentina has been invited to join the sixth BRICS Summit, due to take place in July in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza. The country will join the bloc of major emerging economies, made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, which jointly account for as much as nearly quarter of the world's economy.