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Argentina bonds fall on split between government and IMF

19:31 - Argentina's sovereign bonds fell on Thursday after its economy minister said it would be difficult to reach agreement with the International Monetary Fund on refinancing the nation's $45 billion debt due to differences over its deficit.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro refuses flood aid from Argentina, drawing Bahia rebuke

18:10 - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro rejected an offer of aid from Argentina, saying on Thursday that his country did not need the assistance dealing with deadly floods that have affected broad swaths of the country's northeast and killed dozens.
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Argentina exchange says dry summer poses 'big challenge' for soybeans, corn

Argentina's weather outlook poses a "big challenge" for soybean and corn production, with lower-than-normal rainfall due to the La Niña climate pattern expected during the region's summer, the Buenos Aires grains exchange said.
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Argentina to loosen restrictions on beef exports

09/12 Argentina will loosen export restrictions on beef that were put in place in a bid to curtail inflation and had been panned by meatpackers, the government said on Thursday after a meeting with industry groups.
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IMF deal alone not enough to lift Argentina rating, Moody's says

A potential deal for Argentina with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to roll over some $45 billion it owes would be a key breakthrough, but not enough on its own to push up the embattled country's credit rating, Moody's said on Thursday.
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Russian state-controlled firm enters lithium project in Argentina

Uranium One, a subsidiary of Russia's state nuclear company Rosatom, has signed an agreement to form a joint venture to develop a Tolillar lithium deposit in Argentina to diversify its business, it said in a statement on Monday.
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Argentine bonds sink to 'default levels' as political risk rises

Argentine bonds are plumbing back into default territory as political risk has risen and while talks have dragged with the International Monetary Fund to revamp some $45 billion in debts the grains producing country cannot pay.
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Analysis: 'Drained of power': Argentina's Peronists face identity crisis after midterm rout

Argentina's Peronist ruling coalition is teetering on the brink of political crisis, with President Alberto Fernandez facing a fight for control after voters abandoned his party in bruising midterm elections, sapping his power in Congress.
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G20 wants 70% of world vaccinated by mid-2022, sets up pandemic task force

13:06 - Finance and health ministers from the world's 20 biggest economies (G20) said on Friday they would take steps to ensure 70% of the world's population is vaccinated against COVID-19 by mid-2022 and created a task force to fight future pandemics.
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U.N. warns world set for 2.7C rise on today's emissions pledges

16:22 - Current commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions put the planet on track for an average 2.7 degrees Celsius temperature rise this century, a United Nations report said on Tuesday, in another stark warning ahead of crunch climate talks.
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Blinken, on Colombia visit, says human rights accountability critical

19:50 - Accountability for human rights abuses committed during Colombia's decades-long conflict and recent anti-government protests are critical to preventing future abuses, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during a visit to the Andean country on Wednesday.
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Argentina officials meeting with investors in New York, after IMF loan talks

Argentine government officials including Finance Minister Martin Guzman are meeting private investors on Friday in New York, the government said.
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Flanked by missiles, North Korea's Kim says U.S. and South Korea threaten peace

20:43 - Standing beside North Korea's largest missiles, leader Kim Jong Un said his country's weapons development is necessary in the face of hostile policies from the United States and a military buildup in South Korea, state media said on Tuesday.
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U.S. hopes Abraham Accords will help Israeli-Palestinian issue - officials

19:18 - The United States is working to expand normalisation agreements between Israel and Arab nations, known as the Abraham Accords, and hopes restoring such ties can be leveraged to advance progress on the Israeli and Palestinian conflict, senior State Department officials said on Tuesday.
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As Brazilians flock to the U.S. border, an alleged smuggler cashes in

17:43 - Record numbers of Brazilians have been arrested at the U.S. southern border this year, part of the United States' broader migration crisis. Police believe a child-custody dispute has led them to one of the smugglers moving migrants north.
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WHO backs malaria vaccine rollout for Africa's children in major breakthrough

19:38 - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday the only approved vaccine against malaria should be widely given to African children, potentially marking a major advance against a disease that kills hundreds of thousands of people annually.
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Biden, Xi plan U.S.-China virtual summit before year's end, U.S. says

19:36 - The United States and China have agreed in principle for their presidents to hold a virtual meeting before the end of the year, a senior U.S. administration official said on Wednesday, after high-level talks aimed at improving communication between the two countries.
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U.S. Senate appears near temporary truce in debt-ceiling standoff

18:02 - The U.S. Senate appeared near to a temporary deal to avert a federal debt default in the next two weeks, after Democrats said on Wednesday they might accept a Republican proposal to defuse the partisan standoff that threatens the broader economy.
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Mexico's electricity proposal "negative" for sovereign rating - Moody's

17:46 - The Mexican president's proposal to reform the country's electricity sector is "negative" for the sovereign credit rating of Latin America's second-largest economy, Moody's Investors Service said on Wednesday.
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Venezuela says IMF has not delivered COVID-19 funds amid dispute

15:44 - Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said on Wednesday that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has not yet delivered funds under a program to help countries battle the COVID-19 pandemic, amid a dispute over the government's legitimacy. es un sitio web oficial del Gobierno Argentino