Argentina

Gomez, Reus called up for Germany matches

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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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Family man Djokovic ready to focus on U.S. Open 26 Aug 2014

NEW YORK - With the spotlight shining at centre court, Novak Djokovic shrugged off his mediocre run-up to the U.S. Open and outclassed Diego Schwartzman of Argentina to close the first day of the U.S. Open on Monday.

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Pumas must learn to win matches, says coach Hourcade 24 Aug 2014

BUENOS AIRES - South Africa were not better or stronger than Argentina, just more streetwise. The Pumas were unable to kill off the Springboks and let them wriggle free.

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Manchester United set to sign Real's Di Maria - reports 24 Aug 2014

LONDON - Manchester United are close to signing Real Madrid's Argentina winger Angel Di Maria in a deal that is expected to smash the British transfer record, according to media reports.

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Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis

LAKE SELIGER Russia/KIEV - Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help, after accusing Russia of sending in armoured columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels. | Video