Argentina charges HSBC with aiding tax evasion via Swiss accounts

Argentina has charged HSBC with aiding more than 4,000 clients to evade taxes by stashing their money in secret Swiss bank accounts, the country`s AFIP tax authority said on Thursday.

 

Fernando Santos glad Cristiano Ronaldo enjoyed winning return to Manchester United
Fernando Santos glad Cristiano Ronaldo enjoyed winning return to Manchester United

Portugal manager Fernando Santos insisted Cristiano Ronaldo`s return to Old Trafford had been a success even though the former Manchester United winger was anonymous in his side`s 1-0 friendly win over Argentina.

England trump Scots as Germany, Portugal snatch wins
England trump Scots as Germany, Portugal snatch wins

England notched up a 3-1 victory over old foes Scotland on Tuesday while world champions Germany and Portugal sealed last-gasp 1-0 wins over Spain and Argentina respectively in friendlies on Tuesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo `almost perfect`, says Ricardo Carvalho
Cristiano Ronaldo `almost perfect`, says Ricardo Carvalho

Ricardo Carvalho has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as "almost perfect" as his Portugal team-mate goes up against his Ballon D`Or rival Lionel Messi of Argentina in a friendly at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo aims to outshine Lionel Messi on Manchester return
Cristiano Ronaldo aims to outshine Lionel Messi on Manchester return

Cristiano Ronaldo will try to outshine Lionel Messi on his return to Old Trafford when the two best players in the world clash in a friendly between Portugal and Argentina on Tuesday.

Argentina accuses Britain over Falklands

Argentina is complaining about a British military training exercise near the Falkland Islands.

Argentina accuses Britain of `new provocation` over Falklands

 Argentina on Thursday accused Britain of carrying out military exercises near the Falkland Islands, saying it amounted to a "new provocation" in the long-running dispute over the rocky South Atlantic archipelago.

RugbyU: Italy v Argentina rescheduled for Friday, says official
RugbyU: Italy v Argentina rescheduled for Friday, says official

Heavy rains in recent days in the flood-hit city of Genoa have forced the rescheduling of Saturday`s rugby Test between Italy and Argentina, the Italian rugby federation (FIR) confirmed Thursday.

One dead in Argentina football fan shooting

 One person was killed and three hurt when football hooligans in Argentina shot at each other Wednesday, in the latest violence to tarnish the sport in the country.

Football: Tevez returns as Argentina overcome Croatia

 Carlos Tevez ended his three-year international exile as World Cup runners-up Argentina came from behind to beat a second-string Croatia team 2-1 in a friendly in London on Wednesday.

Life on Mars? UFO aficionados tackle question at gathering
Life on Mars? UFO aficionados tackle question at gathering

UFO researchers addressed such big questions as whether there is life on Mars and "invisible" beings at the 17th International Ufology Congress in Capilla del Monte, an Argentine city located 800 km west of Buenos Aires.

Germany's soccer World Cup winners honoured at movie premiere
Germany's soccer World Cup winners honoured at movie premiere

Germans basked in World Cup glory again on Monday when the national team were honoured before attending the premiere of the official movie about their victory in Brazil in July.

Argentina`s president remains in hospital for intestinal issue

Argentina`s President Cristina Kirchner will remain in hospital with an intestinal infection which forced her to call off a meeting with Chilean president Michelle Bachelet, Kirchner`s office said Monday. 

Argentina says Fernandez in hospital for treatment of fever

Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez checked into a Buenos Aires hospital for treatment of "an infectious fever," according to a statement issued by the government.

NALCO comes on board as associate sponsor for Hockey Champions Trophy
NALCO comes on board as associate sponsor for Hockey Champions Trophy

Hockey India on Sunday announced National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a Navratna company, as an associate sponsor for the upcoming Hero Champions Trophy, which is scheduled to be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from December 6 to 14.

Argentina seeks extradition from Spain of Franco-era ministers

Buenos Aires:  An Argentine judge has issued arrest and extradition warrants for two ex-ministers of Francisco Franco's regime and 18 others, invoking "universal jurisdiction" for serious rights abuses.

Disturbing video surfaces online showing Diego Maradona hitting ex-girlfriend
Disturbing video surfaces online showing Diego Maradona hitting ex-girlfriend

Football legend Diego Maradona finds himself embroiled in yet another controversy. A television show in his native Argentina aired a video of him hitting Rocio Oliva, his ex-girlfriend.

Argentina creates history, launches its first home-built satellite
Argentina creates history, launches its first home-built satellite

Argentina on Thursday launched its first domestically built communications satellite- ARSAT-1, from Kourou in French Guyana.

Injured Juan Martin del Potro writes off season
Injured Juan Martin del Potro writes off season

Argentina`s 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro drew a line under a season ruined by a left wrist injury on Tuesday and said he would not play again this year.

Rugby Championship condensed to three rounds in 2015
Rugby Championship condensed to three rounds in 2015

Next year`s Rugby Championship will be condensed into three rounds to fit in with the World Cup in England, with holders New Zealand kicking off the first match against Argentina, SANZAR said Tuesday.