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May says Irish backstop can't derail deadlocked Brexit talks


LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May urged the EU on Monday not to allow a stand-off over a 'backstop' for Ireland to derail Brexit talks, saying she believed a deal was still achievable as a top EU official said chances of a no-deal divorce had increased. | Video


Soccer - Four-goal Argentina too strong for Iraq in Saudi friendly 11 Oct 2018

Argentina easily overcame Iraq 4-0 in a friendly in Saudi Arabia on Thursday with three players scoring their first international goals for the twice world champions while German Pezzella also found the net.


Messi's life to be portrayed in Cirque du Soleil show 10 Oct 2018

Cirque du Soleil are to base a new show around the life of Argentina soccer great Lionel Messi, the Montreal-based group of performing artists said on Tuesday.


Argentine, British veterans of Falklands War relive memories in theatre 08 Oct 2018

BUENOS AIRES Thirty-six years after Argentina and Britain fought a war over the remote Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic, an Argentine playwright is bringing veterans from both sides together on stage to reconstruct their experiences.


Rugby - Pumas loss could be instrumental to World Cup performances 07 Oct 2018

SALTA, Argentina Argentina finished the 2018 Rugby Championship with their biggest points haul but a second-half capitulation against Australia in Salta in their final match means it will not feel like a success.

Amazing Wallabies turn on second half style to beat Pumas 07 Oct 2018

SALTA, Argentina Australia recovered from a disastrous first half to score five second half tries and record the second largest comeback in test match history on Saturday, with a 45-34 win over Argentina that enabled them to avoid the Rugby Championship's wooden spoon.


Rugby: Wallaby Beale was 'frustrated' at flyhalf - Hooper 06 Oct 2018

BUENOS AIRES Kurtley Beale was a "frustrated" man as Australia's starting flyhalf and will be happy to be back at inside centre for the Wallabies' final Rugby Championship test against Argentina, captain Michael Hooper said.


Argentina to consider Olympics bid after Youth Games - Macri 05 Oct 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentina will consider a possible Olympic Games bid after completing the Youth Olympics starting in Buenos Aires this week, Argentina president Mauricio Macri said on Friday.


Improving Argentina have high ambitions against Wallabies 05 Oct 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentina are preparing for Saturday's game against Australia safe in the knowledge this is already their best year in the Rugby Championship but loose forward Javier Ortega believes it is only the start for Mario Ledesma's team.

Factbox - Argentina v Australia: Rugby Championship test 05 Oct 2018

BUENOS AIRES Factbox on the Rugby Championship test between Argentina and Australia.


Trump sends Pompeo to Riyadh over Khashoggi; Saudis may blame official

ANKARA/WASHINGTON Saudi Arabia is preparing to acknowledge the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a botched interrogation, CNN and the New York Times said on Monday, after U.S. President Donald Trump speculated "rogue killers" may be responsible. | Video