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South America: Continent
South America is a continent entirely in the Western Hemisphere and mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere at the northern tip of the continent. It can also be described as the southern subregion of a single continent called America.

Far-right populist Javier Milei becomes Argentina's new president [Video]

Far-right populist Javier Milei becomes Argentina's new president

The people of Argentina have spoken: TV celebrity-turned politician Javier Milei will be the next leader of South America's second-largest economy.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published
Latin stars win big at first Spain-hosted Latin Grammys [Video]

Latin stars win big at first Spain-hosted Latin Grammys

The first Latin Grammys held outside of South America saw big wins for Shakira, Karol G, and Natalia Lafourcade.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:40Published

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Watch the best goals from the Premier League's Brazilian and Argentine stars, as South American sides Fluminense and Boca Juniors go head-to-head in the Copa Libertadores final.
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Messi sinks Peru and Neymar leaves pitch in tears

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Chile captain Sigren prepared for World Cup with season at Doncaster

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Argentina show intent to acquire HAL choppers; defence minister Jorge Taiana visits PSU

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India, Argentina discuss purchase of Tejas jets, BrahMos missiles

India and Argentina on Tuesday decided to enhance their bilateral defence-industrial cooperation, with discussions also taking place on the possibility of exporting Tejas fighter jets, BrahMos..
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Argentina defence minister in India amid country’s interest in Tejas

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At least 20 students killed in fire at school dormitory in Guyana

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At least 20 students have been killed in a fire at a secondary school dormitory in Guyana in South America, authorities have said.
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India eyes Light Combat Aircraft Tejas deal with Argentina and Egypt

Egypt has estimated that it would need a total of 20 aircraft, whereas the South American nation will require a total of 15 new fighters.
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South American nations submit joint World Cup bid

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay officially submit their joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup, 100 years after the inaugural tournament was held in Montevideo.
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Should Uruguay have got late penalty against Ghana?

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Match of the Day pundits Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand and Mauricio Pochettino believe Uruguay should have been awarded a late penalty for a foul on Edinson Cavani as the South American's exit the World..
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300-400 Vande Bharat trains may be announced in Budget

The government is likely to announce another 300-400 Vande Bharat (VB) trains in the next Budget. The railways is also targetting to manufacture the first "standard gauge" (SG) version of this..
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Founder of bankrupt crypto exchange FTX denies he has fled to South America

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The former chief executive of one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges has denied he fled to South America after firm filed for bankruptcy.
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Third game in Brazil history to be World Cup debut

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Aaron Rodgers Credits Psychedelic Ayahuasca Plant For 'Best Season Of My Career'

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India's latest communication satellite GSAT-24 successfully launched

The GSAT-24 satellite, built by Isro for NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), was successfully launched by French company Arianespace from Kourou in French Guiana (South America) on Thursday. GSAT-24 is a..
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João Carvalhaes: Football's psychology pioneer and his role in 1958 World Cup win

João Carvalhaes introduced psychology labs to South American football almost 30 years before the concept was adopted in Europe.
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Doja Cat Quits Music After Twitter War with Pissed Fans in South America

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Machine Gun Kelly Performs Outside Paraguay Hotel After Deadly Storm Cancels Show

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Copa Libertadores: BBC to air South American club final between Palmeiras and Flamengo

The Copa Libertadores final between Brazilian sides Palmeiras and Flamengo will be shown live on BBC iPlayer and online on Saturday.
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Match of the Day Top 10 podcast: Lineker, Shearer & Richards rank greatest South Americans in Premier League

Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Micah Richards discuss the greatest South Americans in Premier League history in the latest Match of The Day Top 10 podcast.
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Brazil 1-0 Colombia: Five-time World Cup winners qualify for 2022 tournament

Brazil become the first South American nation to qualify for the 2022 World Cup after a 1-0 home win over Colombia.
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Boris Johnson told Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro to "get the AstraZeneca vaccine" in an awkward exchange with the unvaccinated South American leader.
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Ford Escort given to Diana by Prince Charles sells for £52,000

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