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India bans wheat export: From Argentina to Turkey, countries that have stopped overseas food trade
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India bans wheat export: From Argentina to Turkey, countries that have stopped overseas food trade

The West criticised India's decision to impose a ban on wheat exports after costs rose and a record-breaking heatwave damaged crops. However, India isn't the only country doing so after the Russia-Ukraine war broke out, which drove up food prices across the world

FIFA confirms abandoned World Cup qualifier between Brazil, Argentina will be replayed
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FIFA confirms abandoned World Cup qualifier between Brazil, Argentina will be replayed

The World Cup qualifier between the two South American giants that was originally supposed to take place at Sao Paulo on 5 September was abandoned after Brazilian health officials stormed into the pitch seven minutes into the game

S Jaishankar holds talks with with visiting counterparts from Argentine and Nigerian
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S Jaishankar holds talks with with visiting counterparts from Argentine and Nigerian

The external affairs minister also met Teddy Locsin Jr, the foreign affairs secretary of the Philippines, covering the situation in Myanmar and the crisis in Ukraine besides bilateral issues

Brazil, Argentina to play a friendly in Australia ahead of FIFA World Cup in Qatar
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Brazil, Argentina to play a friendly in Australia ahead of FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Both teams have qualified for the World Cup in Qatar, and the suspended match has not been replayed.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Lionel Messi scores on his Argentina return to take unbeaten run to 30 games
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Lionel Messi scores on his Argentina return to take unbeaten run to 30 games

Lionel Messi was heavily involved on his return, having been rested for Argentina's previous two qualifiers.

Argentine judge shelves abuse case by Diego Maradona ex-girlfriend
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Argentine judge shelves abuse case by Diego Maradona ex-girlfriend

Mavys Alvarez Rego had said that during her relationship with Diego Maradona she was raped and held against her will.

How Russia is quietly courting Latin America in the middle of Ukraine crisis
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How Russia is quietly courting Latin America in the middle of Ukraine crisis

The recent Latin American diplomacy is a reminder that to Putin, a broader goal is paramount in his foreign policy: to return Russia to the status of a great power capable of challenging the United States

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Uruguay boost qualification chances, Sanchez reignites Chile's hopes
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Uruguay boost qualification chances, Sanchez reignites Chile's hopes

Young winger Facundo Pellistri stole the show on only his second appearance for Uruguay.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni to miss Chile away game after contracting COVID
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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni to miss Chile away game after contracting COVID

Backroom staff Walter Samuel and Roberto Ayala will take charge of the team for the clash in Calama on Thursday.

Diego Maradona's house, BMW go unsold in auction of football legend's assets
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Diego Maradona's house, BMW go unsold in auction of football legend's assets

The Buenos Aires house which Diego Maradona had gifted his parents, put up for a minimum $900,000, still did not find a buyer, nor did a luxury 2017 model BMW priced at $225,000.

ATP Cup: Stefanos Tsitsipas goes down to Diego Schwartzman as Argentina beat Greece
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ATP Cup: Stefanos Tsitsipas goes down to Diego Schwartzman as Argentina beat Greece

Tsitsipas went under the knife in late November after pulling out of the ATP Finals in Turin, hoping to be at full fitness for the Australian Open later this month

Sergio Aguero retires as one of the greatest of all time, possibly the best in Premier League
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Sergio Aguero retires as one of the greatest of all time, possibly the best in Premier League

The word “great” is thrown about a lot in football. It sits comfortably on Barcelona and former Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero’s shoulders.

Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Lautaro Domene's hat-trick helps Argentina stun Germany, clinch 2nd title
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Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Lautaro Domene's hat-trick helps Argentina stun Germany, clinch 2nd title

Domene converted three penalty corners in the 10th, 25th and 50th minute, while Franco Agoistini (60th) scored a field goal just seconds from the final hooter to hand Argentina their second title.

Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Argentina end France's dream run to book final berth
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Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Argentina end France's dream run to book final berth

Former champions Argentina ended France's dream run by registering a hard-fought 3-1 win in penalty shoot-out of the first semifinal at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Friday.

Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Six-time champions Germany, Argentina enter semis
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Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Six-time champions Germany, Argentina enter semis

In the first quarter-final of the day, Germany eked out a narrow 3-1 win over Spain in the shoot-out after both the teams were locked at 2-2 in regulation time, before Argentina beat Netherlands 2-1.

Lionel Messi wins Ballon d'Or for record seventh time as Alexia Putellas crowned women's winner
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Lionel Messi wins Ballon d'Or for record seventh time as Alexia Putellas crowned women's winner

Messi pipped much-fancied rivals like Robert Lewandowski and Karim Benzema to take the award in a glittering ceremony on Monday in Paris

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifier: Angel Di Maria winner puts Argentina on brink of qualification
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifier: Angel Di Maria winner puts Argentina on brink of qualification

Di Maria's sublime early finish at the Campeón del Siglo stadium in Montevideo was the difference between the sides in a match dominated by Uruguay.

Barcelona star Sergio Aguero says 'always positive' amid rumours of Argentine forward never playing again
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Barcelona star Sergio Aguero says 'always positive' amid rumours of Argentine forward never playing again

The 33-year-old Argentine was rushed to hospital on 30 October after suffering breathing problems while playing in the Liga draw against Alaves.

World Cup qualifiers: Lionel Messi set to play for Argentina against Uruguay after injury
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World Cup qualifiers: Lionel Messi set to play for Argentina against Uruguay after injury

Argentina sit second in the single South American World Cup qualifying table, six points behind runaway leaders Brazil but nine points ahead of Uruguay

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Brazil, Argentina on the cusp of booking Qatar ticket
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Brazil, Argentina on the cusp of booking Qatar ticket

After their trip to Uruguay, Argentina, unbeaten in 25 matches, host Brazil next week and victories in both could be enough to book their ticket to Qatar.