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Rugby-South Africa rally in second half to beat Argentina

DURBAN, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Wingers Aphiwe Dyantyi and Makazole Mapimpi scored two tries each as South Africa rallied in the second half to beat Argentina 34-21 in their Rugby Championship opener at Kings’ Park on Saturday after another slow start.The Springboks out-scored the Pumas by six tries to t

REUTERS - 2018-08-18 16:59:39

Woman Dies From Botched At-Home Abortion Days After Argentina Rejects Abortion Bill

The woman, identified only as Liz by local media, was admitted to a hospital on Sunday after suffering complications from an at-home abortion attempt. Doctors said the woman had tried to use parsley to induce a miscarriage, which caused a serious infection,reported Clarín, Argentina’s largest paper.


Springboks’ second-half blitz holds off Argentina fightback

South Africa scored four tries in the second half to come from behind and beat Argentina 34-21 in the Rugby Championship on Saturday, avoiding a second straight surprise defeat by the Pumas in Durban.The Springboks scored first but trailed 14-5 and then 14-10 at half-time after Argentina hit back wi

THE INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-18 18:26:03

Argentina says primary fiscal deficit shrank 35 pct in July

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Argentina posted a primary fiscal deficit of 14.28 billion pesos ($520.8 million) in July, the Treasury Ministry said on Friday, down 35.4 percent from the same period last year.

REUTERS - 2018-08-17 21:32:51

Lionel Messi left out for Argentina friendly games

Scaloni chose more than 20 new faces, including young players like Boca Juniors striker Cristian Pavon and Giovanni Simeone of Italian club Fiorentina. He is the son of Diego Simeone, the current Atletico Madrid coach and former Argentina midfielder.

USA TODAY - 2018-08-17 21:31:00

Argentina president says poverty to rise as economy slumps

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - More Argentines are likely living in poverty now compared with last year, President Mauricio Macri said on Friday, as the country’s economy slides toward recession following a currency crisis and a severe drought that harmed farm output.

REUTERS - 2018-08-17 19:43:59

Rugby-Settled Kolisi ready to lead from the front against Argentina

Kolisi, the first black captain of the Bok test team in history, was appointed for the 2-1 series win over England in June, but says much of that was a blur given the media attention that his new role caused around the world.

REUTERS - 2018-08-17 17:21:21

Soccer - Interim coach rings in big changes for Argentina

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Argentina's Racing Club v Chile's Universidad de Chile - Copa Libertadores - Presidente Peron stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina - May 3, 2018 - Racing Club's striker Lautaro Martinez gestures. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

REUTERS - 2018-08-17 16:11:56

The arc of moral progress may be long, but Argentina’s women will prevail

But it was also an outcome that is not easily explained away. As we saw in Chile, my native Ireland and Argentina, many Catholic majority countries are opening up about their faith, the ethics of choice and what it means to trust women like never before. Argentina’s unprecedented debate has embolden


Settled Kolisi ready to lead from the front against Argentina

FILE PHOTO: South Africa's captain Siya Kolisi in action at Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa - June 9, 2018. Picture taken June 9, 2018. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

REUTERS - 2018-08-17 15:33:07

South Africa 34 Argentina 21: Pumas hunted down as livewire Faf de Klerk fires up the Boks

Faf de Klerk, Malcolm Marx and wings Aphiwe Dyantyi and Makazole Mapimpi, sharing four tries between them, inspired South Africa to a 34-21 triumph over Argentina in Durban.

TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-18 19:43:00

Argentina Seeks More Financing With Peso Rout Deepening

Argentina is considering proposals for additional financing that may include swaps and credit lines, according to people who met with government officials in New York this week.Deputy cabinet chief Mario Quintana, Central Bank Vice President Gustavo Canonero and Finance Secretary Santiago Bausili to


Emerging markets: who's taking the biggest hits and why?

It is not only the US president troubling investors though. The country’s central bank, the Federal Reserve, has quadrupled interest rates in the last couple of years. Countries that borrowed heavily in dollars to fund their growth face the prospect of paying a heavy price in extra interest payments

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-08-18 07:00:43

Is Argentina Drowning Itself In A Glass Of Water? Fed-Up Investors Are Talking: Don't Blame Turkey.

Understanding Argentina.Argentina is a story of euphoria cycles, followed by depression.Investors "fed-up mood" sent Argentina to almost distress levels.Can Argentina blame Turkey?A buying opportunity in front of us?

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-08-17 12:15:00

Argentina's Grupo Financiero Galicia Q2 profit rises 25 pct

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Argentina’s Grupo Financiero Galicia SA posted a net profit of 2.782 billion pesos ($96.1 million) in the second quarter of 2018, up 25 percent from the same period in 2017, the company said on Thursday.


DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Oct 31

Today in Washington This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events MONDAY, AUGUST 20 CANBERRA - Remarks by Philip Lowe, RBA Governor, at the breakfast event to launch ASIC’s National Financial Capability Strategy 2018, Canberra - 2200 GMT. MUMBAI, India - Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor

REUTERS - 2018-08-18 00:00:02

Boks, Argentina seek to prove potential ahead of World Cup

FILE PHOTO: South Africa's rugby team new coach Rassie Erasmus gestures during a media briefing in Johannesburg, South Africa, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko


Argentina central bank hikes reserve requirements on biggest banks

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Argentina’s central bank hiked reserve requirements by three percentage points for the country’s largest banks, it said in a statement on Thursday.


Figallo makes return for Argentina in much-changed side to face Boks

Figallo, 30, has not featured for his country since Argentina lost the bronze medal match to the Springboks at the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England, but is one of six changes by new coach Mario Ledesma from the team that were defeated 44-15 at home by Scotland in June.


UPDATE 1-Rugby-Figallo makes return for Argentina in much-changed...

Figallo, 30, has not featured for his country since Argentina lost the bronze medal match to the Springboks at the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England, but is one of six changes by new coach Mario Ledesma from the team that were defeated 44-15 at home by Scotland in June.