BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's recent Cabinet shuffle has smoothed trade friction between South America's two largest economies and clears the way for a united proposal for free trade with the European Union, Brazilian Trade Minister Fernando Pimentel said on Thursday.
MADRID - Repsol Chairman Antonio Brufau asked on Tuesday for a "a convincing sum" from Argentina to compensate the Spanish company for the expropriation of its majority stake in energy firm YPF .
- Argentina triggered a fresh diplomatic row with Britain on Thursday over the disputed Falkland Islands after the country's Congress passed a law that establishes criminal sanctions for the "illegal exploration" of hydrocarbons in the Argentine continental shelf, according to the Guardian newspaper.
BUENOS AIRES - Pope Francis took on the issue of high youth unemployment in his first interview aired exclusively in his home country of Argentina on Wednesday, warning that today's "throwaway culture" had discarded a generation of young Europeans.
BUENOS AIRES - The compensation deal being negotiated between Argentina's YPF and Spain's Repsol will open opportunities for foreign companies to invest in the South American country's untapped oil and natural gas resources, YPF chief Miguel Galuccio told Reuters on Wednesday.
BUENOS AIRES - The compensation deal being negotiated between Argentina's YPF and Spain's Repsol will open opportunities for foreign companies to invest in the South American country's vast untapped oil and natural gas resources, the head of YPF, Miguel Galuccio, told Reuters on Wednesday.
MADRID - The board of Spain's Repsol unanimously agreed on Wednesday to start formal talks with Argentina over a compensation offer for assets Buenos Aires seized last year that could end an 18-month standoff between the two countries.
MADRID - The board of Spain's Repsol was set to gather late on Wednesday to accept what sources said was a preliminary $5 billion compensation offer from Argentina over assets seized last year, in a deal that could end 18 months of uncertainty.
MADRID - Oil major Repsol looks likely to settle an 18-month conflict with Argentina after Buenos Aires offered $5 billion in compensation for assets it seized last year - less than half what the Spanish group had demanded and in bonds, not cash.
MADRID - Repsol and Argentina reached a preliminary deal on Monday for the Spanish oil major to get paid for the 51 percent stake in the South American's country's main energy company YPF that the Argentine government seized in 2012.
JOHANNESBURG - South Africans united in mourning for Nelson Mandela on Friday, but while some celebrated his remarkable life with dance and song, others fretted that the anti-apartheid hero's death would make the nation vulnerable again to racial and social tensions. | Video
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