At least three people were dead and 13 were missing after a tourist boat capsized in the Paraguay River during a storm at the town of Carmelo Peralta in northern Paraguay, authorities said.
Asuncion: Paraguayan police said Friday they seized about 850 kilograms (1,900 pounds) of cocaine hidden in sacks of rice bound for the Democratic Republic of Congo.
San Lorenzo, the Argentine club who can number Pope Francis among their loyal supporters, lifted the Libertadores Cup for the first time in their history on Wednesday when they beat Nacional Asuncion of Paraguay in the final.
Paraguay striker Oscar Cardozo has joined Turks Trabzonspor from Benfica, the Portuguese club said in a statement.
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli might not admit it, but in Brazil the pressure is on to finally end the pain of a disastrous 2010 World Cup that plunged Italy into despair and sent the Azzurri into redemption mode.
Victor Caceres flicked home an 89th minute equaliser as Paraguay held World Cup bound France to a 1-1 draw on a wet evening in Nice on Sunday.
France striker Karim Benzema, who is still recovering from an adductor strain, said Friday he was working his way back to full fitness but admitted he was doubtful for Sunday`s friendly against Paraguay.
Cameroon`s preparations for next month`s World Cup took a knock when the Africans fell 2-1 to Paraguay in a pre-tournament friendly in Kufstein on Thursday.
An under-strength France may have eased to a 4-0 win over Norway in a friendly at the Stade de France on Tuesday, yet coach Didier Deschamps insists that Les Bleus are not ready for the World Cup finals.
Authorities in Paraguay raised the alert Thursday against dengue fever while the World Cup is underway next month in neighboring Brazil, where the mosquito-born illness is rampant in some regions.
Germany captain Philipp Lahm on Wednesday said his side must drastically improve their defence or risk an early World Cup exit.
Paraguay and New Zealand tied 1-1 in the first match of Group C at the FIFA Under-17 Women`s World Cup here.
Venezuela has reopened its embassy in the Paraguayan capital 18 months after breaking off relations to protest the removal of Paraguay`s leader.
Paraguay`s new president wants the country`s anti-drug agency to treat his uncle like any other person wanted on trafficking charges, saying family ties won`t protect any of his relatives.
Film director Joel Coen and his wife, actress Frances McDormand, paid a surprise visit to a film class at a university in the Paraguayan capital, where they shared their experiences in the industry, organizers of the event told EFE.
Russia is set to sign a visa-free travel agreement with Paraguay.
Paraguay international striker Roque Santa Cruz admitted he is considering a move to Brazilian top-flight football club Botafogo.
British music icon Sir Elton John served up an intimate performance for his first-ever concert in Paraguay.
Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been honoured with Paraguay`s highest civilian award.
US has not determined the ouster of Fernando Lugo by impeachment as a coup but is closely following the events there, the US State Department said.