Germany are champions of the world again after snatching victory against Argentina in the soccer showpiece with a superb extra-time goal from baby-faced Mario Goetze to lift the trophy for the first time since 1990.
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Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi are great Argentine footballers with very different personalities but "Leo" became "Diego" for a brief moment when he scored in the World Cup group game against Bosnia.
Strong performances from Iran's volleyball and soccer teams have helped restore national pride following decades of isolation but the joy was tempered by a decision to bar women from attending one event in Tehran.
A high level delegation from Argentina led by the Vice President Amado Boudou today visited global marine operator DP World headquarters and toured Jebel Ali Port.
The visiting dignitaries were accompanied by Mohammed Sharaf, Grou
Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio's election as pope has broken Europe's centuries-old grip on the papacy, opening the doors on a new age of simplicity and humility for the Roman Catholic Church, mired in intrigue and
Iran is likely to import over 100,000 tonnes of soyoil from Argentina in October-December 2012 as Iran's purchasing of soybeans, soyoil and soymeal is recovering from the impact of sanctions, said a report.
"Imports of so
The way out of an economic downturn is to spend and invest but instead what we are seeing at the moment are governments that think we should cut back and introduce austerity, said a leading Harvard professor.
"But historically that has nev
Farmers in Argentina's top farming province will halt sales of grain and livestock for four days to protest a planned tax rise, but exports should not be affected, an agricultural leader said on Monday.
Saudi Arabia's Almarai Company, the Gulf's biggest dairy firm by market value, has acquired Fondomonte which owns and operates farms in Argentina, to secure feed for its dairy herd and poultry businesses.
'The transaction value
The collapse of BP's planned sale of a $7 billion stake in an Argentinean unit is chief executive Bob Dudley's second failed multi-billion dollar deal this year and has renewed investor concerns about his vaunted turnaround of the group, said