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Germany's Ozil doubtful for Argentina friendly

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DUSSELDORF Germany - Germany's Mesut Ozil is unlikely to play in the friendly against World Cup finalists Argentina on Wednesday but could be fit for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland on Sunday, team manager Oliver Bierhoff said on Monday.

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Argentina without Messi and three others for Germany game 01 Sep 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Lionel Messi is one of four injured Argentina World Cup players who will miss Wednesday’s friendly against world champions Germany, the Argentine FA said on Monday.

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Brazil, Colombia clash adds spice to friendlies 01 Sep 2014

BERNE - Brazil and Colombia, the dust barely settled following their brutal World Cup quarter-final, clash again and there will also be a replay of the final as Germany host Argentina in this week's international friendlies.

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Gomez, Reus called up for Germany matches 29 Aug 2014

BERLIN - Mario Gomez and Marco Reus, who both missed Germany's World Cup-winning campaign through injury, have returned to the squad for next month's friendly against Argentina and a Euro 2016 qualifier at home to Scotland.

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United smash British record by signing Di Maria 27 Aug 2014

LONDON - Manchester United smashed the British transfer record when they signed Argentina winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for 59.7 million pounds on Tuesday. | Video

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Argentina wants deal with all holdout investors together 27 Aug 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's government on Wednesday ruled out further piecemeal debt talks with a small group of U.S. hedge funds and said the country needed to strike a deal with all bondholders which have rejected past restructuring agreements as a single group.

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United smash British record by signing Di Maria 26 Aug 2014

LONDON - Manchester United smashed the British transfer record when they signed Argentina winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for 59.7 million pounds on Tuesday.

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BNY Mellon sucked into centre of Argentine debt storm 26 Aug 2014

BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK - Bank of New York Mellon found itself front and centre of Argentina's debt battle on Tuesday after the South American country stripped its authorization to operate there and bondholders seeking payment filed a lawsuit against the U.S. bank.

Factbox on Manchester United's Angel Di Maria 26 Aug 2014

- Following is a factbox on Argentina winger Angel Di Maria who joined Manchester United for a British record transfer fee of 59.7 million pounds on Tuesday.

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Argentina revokes Bank of New York Mellon's authorization to operate 26 Aug 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina said on Tuesday it had stripped Bank of New York Mellon's authorization to operate in the South American country, its latest move against the financial institution which obeyed a U.S. court ruling that tipped it into default.

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Russian forces strengthening positions in Ukraine - Kiev military

KIEV - Russian troops are strengthening their positions in eastern Ukraine and using aid shipments to smuggle in arms and other supplies to separatist forces, Kiev's military said on Tuesday.