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South American football body unveils anti-corruption reforms

South America`s soccer confederation, CONMEBOL, announced a raft of reforms on Wednesday designed to root out corruption and clean up the organisation`s image after the biggest graft scandal to hit the world`s favourite sport.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

River Plate clinch berth in Copa Libertadores final

Two-time champions Argentine club River Plate advanced to the Copa Libertadores final by securing a 3-1 victory over Paraguayan side Guarani here.

Jul 22, 2015, 15:55 PM IST

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

Paraguay captures man who allegedly impregnated stepdaughter

 The man who allegedly sexually abused and impregnated his 10-year-old stepdaughter, sparking a debate on abortion in Paraguay, was arrested Saturday after 15 days on the run, police said.

May 10, 2015, 04:23 AM IST

Paraguay seizes nearly one ton of cocaine in DR Congo-bound rice

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.

Aug 23, 2014, 08:06 AM IST

Three Bengal tigers born at Paraguay zoo

Three Bengal tigers were born at a zoo in the Paraguay capital Asuncion, its director said today.

Nov 13, 2013, 13:21 PM IST

Paraguayan hooligans attack Argentine fans in Libertadores Cup

Paraguayan hooligans attacked several Argentine football fans, who were being treated in a hospital in Paraguay`s capital Asuncion for cuts and scrapes sustained during a regional tournament match.

Apr 13, 2013, 17:25 PM IST

Paraguay: Lawmakers oust president, face criticism

Paraguay`s Senate on Friday voted to impeach President Fernando Lugo, leading to his ouster.

Jun 23, 2012, 11:13 AM IST