Argentina

'Messed up' Argentina a great buying opportunity - Morgan Creek's Yusko

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NEW YORK - Argentina's ongoing debt worries and soaring inflation might be scaring some investors away, but those very factors make the South American country appealing, Mark Yusko, head of the $4 billion (2.49 billion pounds) Morgan Creek Capital Management, said on Wednesday.

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'People's Player' Tevez back in Argentina fold 27 Oct 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's forgotten man Carlos Tevez has been included in the squad for the first time in three years for next month's friendlies in England against Croatia and Portugal.

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'Babyface' Gallardo rejuvenates Argentine game 24 Oct 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Marcelo 'Babyface' Gallardo made his River Plate and Argentina debuts at 17 and is now making waves as a young coach in the tough Argentine first division.

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Best is yet to come from Aguero, says Pellegrini 24 Oct 2014

- Sergio Aguero may have scored eight goals in his last five games for Manchester City but the Premier League champions are yet to see the best of the Argentina striker, said manager Manuel Pellegrini.

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Citigroup to revisit U.S. court over Argentine bond payments 23 Oct 2014

NEW YORK - A U.S. judge has scheduled a Dec. 2 hearing to weigh whether or not Citigroup Inc can process an expected interest payment by Argentina on bonds issued under its local laws following its 2002 default.

Injury-hit Pumas promote two locks for European tour 22 Oct 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina, who recently broke their Rugby Championship duck, are braced for another tough task when the Pumas embark on their European tour, a year ahead of the World Cup.

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Argentina complains to BBC over 'Top Gear' presenter Clarkson 21 Oct 2014

LONDON - Argentina's ambassador in London has made a formal complaint to the BBC, accusing Jeremy Clarkson, the host of globally popular TV motoring show "Top Gear," of provocative and insulting behaviour during the filming of an episode in Argentina.

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Record-breaker Messi defines Barca's golden era 17 Oct 2014

BARCELONA - Lionel Messi may lack a World Cup for Argentina but his 10 years with Barcelona have seen him rewrite the history books and become symbolic with the club’s golden era.

Factbox - Messi's 10 golden moments at Barcelona 17 Oct 2014

- Lionel Messi, the Argentina captain and four times World Player of the Year, is marking 10 years with Barcelona. The following lists 10 golden moments in his time with the Spanish club.

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Messi had nothing to do with tax affairs, father insists 16 Oct 2014

MADRID - Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi had nothing to do with his own tax affairs and should not be included in an investigation into an alleged fraud, his father Jorge has insisted.

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Kurdish peshmerga arrive with weapons in Syria's Kobani

MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT - Iraqi Kurdish forces arrived in the Syrian town of Kobani with heavy weapons to help Syrian Kurds fend off attempts by Islamic State insurgents to seize the town and cement control in the Turkish border region.