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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed agreements on nuclear energy generation with Argentina on Saturday as part of a Latin American tour aimed at building Russia's influence in the region.
The attack took place on Friday near the municipality of Fortul, in Arauca province, on the border with Venezuela.
Vitaly Mutko, the local organizing committee chairman and a FIFA board member, on Saturday said he did not foresee "any major issues."
Tracy Morgan is suing Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.
Brazilian police claim a British man arrested as part of an investigation into World Cup ticket touting has fled officers coming to re-arrest him at his Rio hotel.
Brazil's humiliating defeat in the World Cup will have no impact on the elections in October, President Dilma Rousseff predicted on Friday as she prepares to hit the campaign trail to seek a second term.
The BRICS group of emerging powers will launch its own development bank at a summit next week, using its growing influence to establish a counterweight to Western-dominated financial organizations.
Ray Whelan, an executive with the MATCH group, left the Copacabana Palace hotel in Rio de Janeiro through a service entrance about an hour before police arrived to re-arrest him Thursday.
The Nobel Prize-winning poet will be briefly visible Friday in the window of his former home in Santiago, which is now a museum, writing verses.
Rio de Janeiro Archbishop Orani Tempesta on Friday presided over a ceremony marking the end of repairs that were made to the 98-foot-tall hilltop figure.
Jose Mariano Beltrane, security secretary for the state of Rio de Janeiro, says the contingent will be the largest in Brazil's history with 9,300 Brazilian defense forces and at least 10,000 military police.
Artist Vik Muniz 's innovative photographs of carefully arranged garbage, chocolate , dirt, and wires can be found in contemporary art museums across the world.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel may hold brief talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin when both attend the soccer World Cup final in Brazil on Sunday, Merkel's spokesman said on Friday.
New groundbreaking research is bringing long-awaited hope to a Colombian boy who was born with a rare skin condition whose cause, until now, has been a medical mystery.
"This acquisition will reinforce AAK's speciality oils and fats strategy and offers a strong foothold in Colombia, the third largest GDP in Latin America."
Investigator Fabio Barucke told The Associated Press he was en route to the lavish Copacabana Palace hotel to again arrest Ray Whelan, an executive with the MATCH group.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 01:31 am
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