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Argentina And Venezuela Are Both In Economic Trouble. Which Will Survive?

Executives at the Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) are worried about South America.<p>Thanks to the unstable economies of Venezuela and Argentina, the company …

Argentina's new government needs to act quickly to fix the economy

Last week, the government of newly elected Argentinian president Mauricio Macri launched a bold plan to revitalise a bruised and beleaguered economy plagued by high inflation. At a time of daunting crisis conditions, one should not underestimate the importance of this move not just for Argentina, …

Economics

Xavi: Spain’s greatest ever player

It was one o’clock in the morning when Xavi Hernandez left the dressing room as a Barcelona player for the last time. And he couldn’t have wished for better company on his final walk, stepping out at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin and down the concrete slope underneath the main stand towards the …

Andre-Pierre Gignac to join Tigres UANL after leaving Marseille

The France striker is poised to undergo a medical ahead of a shock switch to Mexico, having declined the chance of a new deal at Stade …

Iker Casillas should finish career at Madrid - father

The goalkeeper has been tipped to leave the club this summer as they prepare to move for Manchester United No.1 David De Gea<p>Iker Casillas' father …

Ronaldinho Transfer News: Latest Details and Rumours on Brazil Legend

Ronaldinho appears to be on the move again this summer after just one season with Queretaro in the Mexican top flight.<p>The Brazilian has been linked to Vasco da Gama, as well as MLS side L.A. Galaxy, but a move to Antalyaspor now appears to be on the horizon.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Ronaldinho Poised to …

Soccer

Lionel Messi to Face Trial for Tax Fraud: Latest Details and Comments

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi will face trial over allegations he and his father Jorge defrauded Spanish authorities of €4.1 million in unpaid income tax, reported by <i>El Pais</i>.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Messi Appeal Rejected, Tax Evasion Case Looms<p>Wednesday, June 10<p>"Lionel Messi's appeal against …

Soccer

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar - are they the greatest strike-force ever seen?

Juventus beware: Barcelona's trio have now gone past the record of 118 goals in a season set by Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gonzalo Higuain<p>The superlatives have built quickly through the course of this season but at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin next Saturday evening the world could be …

Treble comes into focus as Messi marches Barcelona to Copa title

BARCELONA -- Three things from the Camp Nou as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 3-1 in the 2015 Copa del Rey final.<p><b>1. The Messi final</b><p>This will surely …

12 Tokyo Ghoul Cast Pictures That Will Make You Cry Because You Don’t Live In Japan

Tokyo Ghoul has risen from great manga to great anime and now possibly, a great stage play.<p>The stage actors have been announced and we’ve gotten our …

Pep Guardiola: Barcelona's Lionel Messi as good as Pele

<b>Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has compared Lionel Messi to Brazil legend Pele as he backed former club Barcelona to win the Champions League.</b><p>Messi inspired Barca to a 3-0 first-leg victory that Bayern could not overturn, despite a 3-2 win in the return game.<p>"He is the best player of all time, I …

Cesc Fabregas: More quality in La Liga than Premier League

The Chelsea midfielder reckons players in the Primera Division are more technical but is impressed by the competitiveness and tactical nous in England<p>…

Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium output

ZHARI, Afghanistan (AP) — It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan — the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, …

Afghanistan Watchdog: Poor U.S. Planning Puts $488 Million at Risk

Coordination between American officials in Afghanistan is so rare that in one instance, according to a U.S. watchdog, a senior official from the …

'India needs to resume medical, engineering scholarships to Afghan students'

India gives numerous scholarships to Afghan students every year to study humanities subjects but has discontinued for several years the practice of …

Chinese demands, rebels and Buddhist ruins stall Afghan copper dream | Reuters

MES AYNAK, Afghanistan (Reuters) - China and Afghanistan remain deadlocked over a stalled $3 billion copper mine five months after Beijing demanded royalties be slashed by almost a half, underlining Kabul’s struggles to support itself as foreign aid dries up.<p>An Afghan archeologist cleans a headless …

The Precarious Future of Female Education in Afghanistan

We talked to the director of a new documentary about a pioneering girls' school in Afghanistan, and the effect that the departure of Western forces will have on the country.<p>When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan in the late 1990s, the education of girls was completely prohibited. In the areas they …

Avalanches kill more than 300 in Afghanistan

President Ashraf Ghani announces three days of national mourning as rescue teams battle blizzards to reach survivors<p>The number of those killed by the avalanches and floods which submerged entire villages throughout northern <b>Afghanistan</b> has risen to 310, officials said on Monday.<p>The Panjshir Valley, …

Afghanistan Struggles With Police Funding

International donors worry whether Kabul has the administrative capacity to oversee Western taxpayer money properly<p>By<p>Nathan Hodge<p>Nathan Hodge<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@nohodge<p>Nathan.Hodge@wsj.com<p>KABUL—The Afghan government and its international backers are deliberating how to end United …

Afghanistan

Employees raid Afghan bank and flee with cash

Staff at a branch of Afghanistan's central bank in southern Kandahar province may have got away with as much as $1.4m, when they robbed their own bank and escaped, an official said.<p>Security cameras showed the bank's vault had been cleaned out, but investigators were waiting to gain access before …

Afghanistan's war economy | Asia

Despite many years of war, there was an economy of sorts in Afghanistan. But now that the war is over and foreign troops have left, business is suffering. Economic growth has slumped from an average rate of 9 percent a year to 3-4 percent since the troops pulled out.<p>Most men in Afghanistan had jobs …

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China offers support in Afghan reconciliation process | DW | 12.02.2015

Yi was speaking at a joint press conference in Islamabad with Pakistani National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz. China was seeking a leading role for …