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Seals may have spread tuberculosis to humans: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 11:51

In a bizarre turn of events, research shows that tuberculosis likely spread from humans in Africa to seals and sea lions that brought the disease to South America.

BRICS bank opens cooperation opportunities with S America: PM

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 09:13

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the establishment of the BRICS development bank opens up newer opportunities of cooperation with nations of South America.

PM Modi hails BRICS Bank, promises to work closely with South America

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 00:32

PM in his meeting with South American leaders said that in a globalised and inter-connected world, the destinies of all countries was inter-linked.

Brazil celebrates German victory as drubbing is forgiven

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 19:11

As Germany fired home their World Cup winning goal, the Maracana erupted. Thousands broke into song, but the chant that echoed around the stadium was in Portuguese - not German.

South America records Mars-like levels of UV radiation

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:18

Scientists have recorded the highest level of ultraviolet radiation on earth in South America -- at levels akin to what may be expected on Mars.

Germany have World Cup final edge, says Sabella

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:31

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella believes a well-rested Germany will have the advantage against the weary South Americans in Sunday`s World Cup final.

Dutch, Argentine duel stokes memories of 1978 final

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 11:39

Argentina and the Netherlands prepare to meet again on South American soil in Wednesday`s second World Cup semi-final, 36 years on from their encounter in the final of the controversial 1978 tournament in Buenos Aires.

European club eyes move for Ecuadorian footballers

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 11:23

European clubs are lining up a move for skillful Ecuadorian footballers even though the South American country failed to get beyond the group stages of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Deadly Chilean fire `contained` but still burning

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 11:15

A massive blaze in the historic Chilean port of Valparaiso that killed 15 people was contained Thursday but workers need several more days to completely extinguish it.

Rio Games ramp up infrastructure investment to outstrip London

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 05:59

Brazil will spend USD 10.8 billion on infrastructure projects for the 2016 Rio Olympics in an effort to ensure South America`s first Games are delivered on time, organisers have announced.

Venezuela looks to South American leaders as toll hits 20

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 07:54

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro urged a meeting of South American leaders over the growing turmoil facing his country, where the death toll from a month of anti-government protests hit 20.

Karnataka MLAs plan junket to South American countries

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 20:29

A contingent of MLAs from Karnataka is planning to embark on a 10 to 12-day tour of Brazil, Argentina and Peru next month.