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Brazilian scientists found another type of Zika-transmitting mosquito

Brazilian scientists have identified another type of Zika-transmitting mosquito, responsible for over 1,700 cases of microcephaly in newborns in the South American country since October 2015.

Jul 23, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

Rescuers pull out survivors of deadly Ecuador quake

Rescuers and desperate families clawed through the rubble Monday pulling out the first survivors of an earthquake that killed 350 people and destroyed towns in a tourist region of Ecuador.

Apr 19, 2016, 04:07 AM IST

Argentines vote in presidential, congressional primaries

President Cristina Fernandez and her late husband dominated Argentine politics for 12 years, focusing on social welfare programs for the poor at home while often employing combative rhetoric and protectionist policies with other nations.

Aug 09, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

Tigres held by River Plate in Copa Libertadores stalemate

 Mexican side Tigres` hopes of claiming a first-leg advantage in the Copa Libertadores final were frustrated by River Plate here Wednesday in a 0-0 stalemate.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

Argentina football team seal Rio Olympic spot with under-20 triumph

Argentina will return to Olympic football next year after sealing victory in the South American under-20 qualifying tournament in Uruguay on Saturday.

Feb 08, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Too `ugly` to rape: Brazil lawmaker comment sparks fury

A debate about sexual violence in Brazil sparked by a lawmaker`s comments on the floor of Congress has spread beyond government chambers, triggering a national debate about rape and sexism in the South American nation.

Dec 20, 2014, 04:40 AM IST

Maradona says could be next coach of Venezuela

Argentine great Diego Maradona has said he could be the next coach of Venezuela, the only South American country that has never made it to the World Cup.

Jul 03, 2014, 02:31 AM IST

Fred jumps to defence of Suarez

Brazil striker Fred said on Thursday the lengthy ban for biting handed down to Uruguay`s Luis Suarez could "ruin his livelihood."

Jun 27, 2014, 04:29 AM IST

Borghi returns to Argentinos Juniors

Former Chile coach Claudio Borghi is returning to former South American champions Argentinos Juniors where he shone as a striker and whose team he steered to the club`s third Argentine league title in 2010.

Dec 30, 2013, 09:57 AM IST

Sauber retain Gutierrez for 2014 season

Mexican driver Esteban Gutierrez will stay with Sauber for his second Formula 1 season, the Swiss team announced Saturday.

Dec 21, 2013, 14:59 PM IST

Casablanca to meet Bayern Munich in Club World Cup final

The host witnessed an unforgettable Wednesday night as their representative Raja Casablanca upset South American powerhouse Atletico Mineiro 3-1 to meet Bayern Munich in the final at Club World Cup.

Dec 19, 2013, 09:47 AM IST

Guardiola surprised by Guangzhou`s quality

Though Bayern Munich players knew nothing about Guangzhou Evergrande before the semi-final at Club World Cup, their head coach Pep Guardiola said he knew Chinese club`s key men and was surprised by their qualities.

Dec 17, 2013, 14:14 PM IST

Barca boss Martino relishing Pellegrini clash

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino has said he is looking forward to facing fellow South American Manuel Pellegrini after his side were drawn against Manchester City in the Champions League last 16 on Monday.

Dec 16, 2013, 21:10 PM IST

Former Uruguay goalkeeper Ladislao Mazurkiewicz has died age 67

The former South American shot-stopper, who was regarded as one of the greatest and was both heroic at club and international level, has died following a respiratory illness.

Jan 03, 2013, 11:06 AM IST