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Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay confirm joint 2030 World Cup bid

Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay confirm joint 2030 World Cup bid

Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay will form a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup, which will mark the tournament`s 100-year anniversary, the presidents of the three countries confirmed on Wednesday.

Oct 05, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Alexis Sanchez named in Chile squad for games against Paraguay, Bolivia

World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Alexis Sanchez named in Chile squad for games against Paraguay, Bolivia

Sanchez has yet to play for his English Premier League club Arsenal this season after straining an abdominal muscle.

Aug 18, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
Oliver Giroud treble in friendly against Paraguay boosts France ahead of decisive-Sweden qualifier

Oliver Giroud treble in friendly against Paraguay boosts France ahead of decisive-Sweden qualifier

Arsenal striker Giroud, playing in his favoured central forward position, struck twice before the interval and once in the second half to lead France to an emphatic victory in Rennes.

Jun 03, 2017, 09:08 AM IST

Unrest as Paraguay senators back president re-election

Paraguayan senators approved a contested law allowing the country's president to be re-elected, prompting furious protesters to break into the legislature, ransacking lawmakers' offices and igniting fires.

Apr 01, 2017, 10:57 AM IST
Copa America Centenario: Costa Rica see red in draw with Paraguay

Copa America Centenario: Costa Rica see red in draw with Paraguay

The result leaves Colombia who beat the United States in Friday`s opener, alone at the top of the group with three points.

Jun 05, 2016, 06:26 AM IST

World Cup qualifier: Paraguay prepare mission `impossible` for Brazil

Paraguay coach Ramon Diaz said his team will try to make life "impossible" for Brazil as they aim to score another upset over the South American giants in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday. 

Mar 29, 2016, 01:52 AM IST
Hitler didn't die in bunker; lived till 95 with Brazilian lover, claims report

Hitler didn't die in bunker; lived till 95 with Brazilian lover, claims report

Conspiracy theorists have long argued that Hitler had fled to South America. 

Jan 25, 2016, 17:48 PM IST
 Paraguay officials raid South American soccer confederation CONMEBOL

Paraguay officials raid South American soccer confederation CONMEBOL

Two soccer bosses, a former president of Honduras and a former head of CONMEBOL, pleaded not guilty last month to US charges.

Jan 08, 2016, 01:41 AM IST

Torrential rains, flooding kill at least 10 in South America

The epic rainfall also has driven 160,000 people from their homes in Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay, said officials.

Dec 28, 2015, 06:12 AM IST

'Largest' marijuana seizure ever in Argentina: Officials

Twelve tons of marijuana being smuggled from Paraguay into Argentina aboard a tanker truck were seized today in an affluent suburb of Buenos Aires, officials said.

Oct 31, 2015, 02:11 AM IST

11-year-old gives birth after being denied abortion

 An 11-year-old girl gave birth to a baby girl in Paraguay's capital, in a case that has sparked outrage from numerous observers.

Aug 14, 2015, 14:25 PM IST

Eleven-year-old rape victim gives birth in Paraguay

 An 11-year-old Paraguayan girl who was raped by her mother`s boyfriend gave birth Thursday, a doctor said.

Aug 14, 2015, 00:23 AM IST

Paraguay ex-President Wasmosy unharmed in forced landing

Paraguayan police say a plane carrying former President Juan Carlos Wasmosy made a forced landing, but he was unhurt.

Aug 13, 2015, 00:09 AM IST
Paraguay backs Michel Platini for FIFA president

Paraguay backs Michel Platini for FIFA president

Paraguay has offered to be one of the official backers of Michel Platini`s bid for the FIFA presidency, the country`s football association said in a letter sent to FIFA.

Aug 02, 2015, 15:05 PM IST
Paraguay says US seeking extradition of ex-South America soccer chief

Paraguay says US seeking extradition of ex-South America soccer chief

The United States has sent Paraguay an extradition request for Nicolás Leoz, the former president of South America`s soccer confederation, who was arrested on suspicion of racketeering in a corrupt

Jul 24, 2015, 10:28 AM IST

Pope Francis jokes he doesn`t `do drugs`

Pope Francis on Monday joked that he did not have to "take drugs" when questioned by a journalist as to the secret of his energy during a whirlwind tour of three Latin American countries.

Jul 13, 2015, 23:31 PM IST

Pope leaves for Rome after South America visit

Pope Francis departed Paraguay for Rome late Sunday, bringing to a close a weeklong visit where he drew attention to the poor and marginalized in some of the region`s poorest nations.

Jul 13, 2015, 06:44 AM IST
Pope laments corruption as `gangrene of a people`

Pope laments corruption as `gangrene of a people`

 Pope Francis decried the scourge of corruption as the "gangrene of a people" on Saturday in Paraguay, one of the poorest countries in South America and where graft is rampant.

Jul 12, 2015, 10:53 AM IST

Throng greets Pope Francis for Ecuador mass

Hundreds of thousands of faithful greeted Pope Francis with cheers and flags in scorching heat on Monday for the first open-air mass of his three-nation trip to South America.

Jul 06, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

Pope Francis to focus on poor in South America trip

 Pope Francis left Rome on Sunday to embark on his first South American trip in two years, for an eight-day tour of Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay -- but not his native Argentina.

Jul 05, 2015, 21:52 PM IST