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Carlos Tevez and the rest of Boca Juniors landed in Madrid on Wednesday with many guards

Boca Juniors’ Copa Libertadores final appeal against River Plate rejected

Boca Juniors' appeal to have River Plate disqualified from the Copa Libertadores final for the behaviour of the club's supporters has been rejected.
Pope Francis arrives to address the Synod of Bishops, focusing on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment, on October 3, 2018 at the Vatican. - AFP PHOTO - Andreas SOLARO

Pope to visit United Arab Emirates in February

Pope Francis, who has made boosting ties between Christianity and Islam a cornerstone of his papacy, will visit Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates in February, the Vatican said Thursday.
Carlos Tevez and the rest of Boca Juniors landed in Madrid on Wednesday with many guards

Boca Juniors arrive in Madrid amid tight security for Copa Libertadores match

Boca Juniors landed in Madrid on Wednesday as they prepare to face fellow Argentine club and their biggest rivals River Plate in the Copa Libertadores final second leg match.
Xi Jinping and Donald Trump at their dinner in Buenos Aires. Kevin Lamarque-Reuters

Donald Trump says China to cut tariffs on US cars after trade war truce

China has agreed to "reduce and remove" tariffs below the 40 percent level currently in place on US-made vehicles, US President Donald Trump has said, after the two countries agreed a trade war ceasefire.
China's President Xi Jinping, left, listens to Argentina's President Mauricio Macri during a joint press conference at presidential residence in Olivos, a northern suburb of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018.Photo: Martin Mejia, AP

China and Argentina sign currency swap deal after G20 summit

Argentina's central bank has signed a deal with its Chinese counterpart to expand a currency swap programme by $8bn, the bank said in a statement.
Xi Jinping and Donald Trump at their dinner in Buenos Aires. Kevin Lamarque-Reuters

US, China agree to trade war ceasefire, more talks

US President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping agreed Saturday to suspend any new tariffs in the escalating trade war between the world’s two largest economies, even if huge existing duties will remain in place.

IMF puts global debt at $180 trillion

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has put the global debt at $180 trillion, warning highly indebted emerging-markets and low-income countries against what it termed pro-cyclical fiscal policies.
France's President Emmanuel Macron, gestures as he delivers his final press conference on the second day of the G20 Leader's Summit, in Buenos Aires, on December 01, 2018. G20 leaders on Saturday found the minimum common ground on the global economy at a summit in Buenos Aires with a closing communique that left divisions on clear display. Ludovic MARIN / AFP

Emmanuel Macron to hold crisis meeting after anti-government riots

French President Emmanuel Macron is to hold a crisis meeting on Sunday after anti-government protests in Paris that left 133 people injured and a trail of destruction around the capital.
US, Chinese leaders in Buenos Aires

China, US announce tariff ceasefire

The United States and China have announced a ceasefire in their tariffs war, hours after US President Donald Trump upended another international forum by snubbing G20 action on trade disputes and climate change.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

Gianni Infantino condemns ‘idiots’ who ruined Copa Libertadores party

FIFA President Gianni Infantino lamented that “idiots ruined the party” for everyone after the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final was moved to Madrid following fan violence.
Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

River Plate refuse to play Copa Libertadores final in Madrid

Argentine side River Plate have refused to play the postponed second leg of their Copa Libertadores final against Boca Juniors in Madrid.
G20 ARGENTINA

G20 leaders agree on George Bush tributes, but little else

A Sino-US showdown on trade loomed on Saturday as G20 leaders wrapped up tense summit talks with a rare show of unity over the death of former president George Bush.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

António Guterres: COP24 climate change conference ‘must succeed’

UN Secretary António Guterres has said the 24th Conference of Parties climate change conference, taking place in Katowice, Poland from December 3, must succeed.
Sam Gyimah

UK minister resigns over Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal

A UK minister for science and universities has quit the government in protest of Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal with the European Union.
US President Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One upon arrival in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 29, 2018, as he travels to attend the G20 summit. - US President Donald Trump jets into Argentina on Thursday for a G20 summit, keen to do battle with China on trade and sharpening his rhetoric against Russia over Ukraine. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

High tension G20 opens, dominated by Donald Trump quarrels

G20 powers open two days of summit talks on Friday after a stormy build-up dominated by tensions with Russia and US President Donald Trump's combative stance on trade and climate fears.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, June 12, 2017. (Sean Gallup-Getty Images)

Angela Merkel to arrive late for G20 summit after plane malfunctions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to arrive in Buenos Aires on Friday evening, far later than planned but still in time to attend a G20 dinner after “serious” technical problems forced her plane to make an emergency landing.
Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

Real Madrid’s Bernabeu to host all-Argentine Copa Libertadores final

South American football’s governing body CONMEBOL on Thursday confirmed that the twice-postponed Copa Libertadores final second leg between Argentine rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors will be played on December 9 at Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

Canada sanctions 17 Saudi nationals over Jamal Khashoggi murder

Canada announced targeted sanctions Thursday against 17 Saudi nationals it said were linked to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month.

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