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Argentina orders seizure of Venezuelan plane at U.S. request

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BUENOS AIRES/CARACAS, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Argentina on Thursday ordered the seizure of a Venezuelan plane held in Buenos Aires since June at the request of the United States, amid suspicions the aircraft of Iranian origin could have ties to terrorism, local media reported. The case has caused tension between......

U.S. asks Argentina to seize Venezuelan plane linked to Iran

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An American flag waves outside the U.S. Department of Justice Building in Washington, U.S., December 2, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday asked for permission to confiscate an Iranian plane......

Klopp praises Nunez as Liverpool win Community Shield

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Soccer Football – Community Shield – Liverpool v Manchester City – King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain – July 30, 2022 Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp reacts REUTERS/Tony Obrien Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LEICESTER, England July 30 (Reuters) – Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp was full of praise......

Nunez has instant impact as Liverpool beat City in Community Shield

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LEICESTER, England, July 30 (Reuters) – Liverpool’s new striker Darwin Nunez scored a late goal on his debut as they drew first blood in this season’s rivalry with Manchester City after a 3-1 win in Saturday’s Community Shield. The Uruguayan, bought from Benfica for an initial fee of 75 million......

Argentina’s new economy chief to meet IMF head on Monday

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Argentina’s new Economy Minister Silvina Batakis speaks during a news conference at the Economy Ministry, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 11, 2022. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, July 23 (Reuters) – Argentina’s newly appointed economy minister Silvina Batakis will meet on Monday......

The big default? The dozen countries in the danger zone

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LONDON, July 15 (Reuters) – Traditional debt crisis signs of crashing currencies, 1,000 basis point bond spreads and burned FX reserves point to a record number of developing nations now in trouble. Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Russia, Suriname and Zambia are already in default, Belarus is on the brink and at......

Argentine anti-government protests build as president calls for unity

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BUENOS AIRES, July 9 (Reuters) – Argentine President Alberto Fernandez called for unity on Saturday as protesters marched in the capital to the gates of the presidential palace, lambasting his government over soaring inflation and a crushing national debt. The center-left president is facing a rising challenge from a militant......

Tenaris to buy U.S. steel pipe producer for $460 million

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July 7 (Reuters) – Tenaris SA (TENR.MI) said on Thursday it would acquire U.S. seamless steel pipe producer Benteler Steel & Tube Manufacturing Corp for $460 million as the Luxembourg-based company seeks to expand its manufacturing capabilities in the country. Tenaris, a global manufacturer of steel pipes, will acquire 100%......

Argentine president scrambles to replace economy chief after Guzman exit

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BUENOS AIRES, July 3 (Reuters) – Argentine President Alberto Fernandez held meetings and telephone calls on Sunday morning as he scrambled to find a new economy minister, official sources said, after the exit of ally Martin Guzman. “No news,” a government spokesperson told Reuters on Sunday morning. Guzman, 39, submitted......

Argentina government crises build as Economy Minister Guzman resigns

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Argentina’s Economy Minister Martin Guzman poses for a picture before an interview with Reuters at the Economy Ministry, in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 10, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, July 2 (Reuters) – Argentina’s economy minister Martin Guzman resigned on Saturday,......

Argentina trucker strike ends, boosting grains exports

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An agricultural worker operates a tractor with a seeder to sow wheat on farmland in Comodoro Py, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina June 21, 2022. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, June 30 (Reuters) – An Argentine truckers strike ended on......

Iranian state media say Argentine authorities impound Mahan Air aircraft

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DUBAI, June 12 (Reuters) – The Argentine government has impounded a Boeing 747 owned by Iran’s Mahan Air and leased to a Venezuelan state-owned airline at Buenos Aires airport, Iranian state-controlled media said on Sunday. There was no official confirmation of the reports, published by state television and the semi-official......

Biden unveils migration plan at Americas summit roiled by division

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LOS ANGELES, June 10 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and fellow leaders from the Western Hemisphere on Friday rolled out a new set of measures to confront the regional migration crisis, seeking to salvage an Americas summit roiled by division. Biden’s aides had touted the migration declaration as a......

Biden rebuked over guest list at Americas summit he is hosting

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LOS ANGELES, June 9 (Reuters) – Latin American leaders rebuked U.S. President Joe Biden face-to-face on Thursday over his exclusion of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua from an Americas summit he is hosting, underscoring the challenges he faces to reassert leadership in the region. Biden was targeted for criticism by two......

Argentina announces tender to build new Vaca Muerta gas pipeline

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BUENOS AIRES, June 4 (Reuters) – Argentina has launched a tender process to build a new gas pipeline out of its huge Vaca Muerta shale formation that is expected to increase current transport capacity by 25%, the government said late on Friday. Companies have until July 8 to submit bids,......

Analysts raise Argentina 2022 inflation forecast to 72.6% -central bank

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The facade of Argentina’s Central Bank is pictured in the financial district of Buenos Aires, Argentina December 7, 2021. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, June 3 (Reuters) – Analysts consulted by Argentina’s central bank raised their inflation estimate for the South American......

Ancient massive ‘Dragon of Death’ flying reptile dug up in Argentina

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BUENOS AIRES, May 23 (Reuters) – Argentine scientists discovered a new species of a huge flying reptile dubbed “The Dragon of Death” that lived 86 millions of years ago alongside dinosaurs, in a find shedding fresh insight on a predator whose body was as long as a yellow school bus.......

Bunge lifts 2022 earnings outlook as Ukraine war crimps crop supplies

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The sun sets behind grain elevators at the Bunge Grain facility along the Ohio River in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S., September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 27 (Reuters) – Global farm commodities merchant Bunge Ltd (BG.N) on Wednesday reported a higher......

G20 members condemn Russia’s war in Ukraine, after Yellen and others stage walkout

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WASHINGTON/LONDON, April 20 (Reuters) – Top officials from Britain, the United States and Canada walked out on Russia’s representatives at a Group of 20 meeting on Wednesday and many members spoke to condemn Moscow’s war in Ukraine, exposing deep divisions in the bloc of major economies. Indonesian Finance Minister Sri......

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