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Colombia: Officials know hostage location

BY : | 2008

Colombian officials said Thursday they know the whereabouts of four hostages who leftist rebels have promised to release, El Tiempo reported online.Intelligence officials in Bogota declined to say what they would do with the information.Colombia's...

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Barge, ferry collide in Brazil, three dead

BY : | 2008

At least three people were killed and 20 others were missing Thursday after a barge and a ferry collided in the Brazilian Amazon River, O Globo TV reported.The ferry, which reportedly was carrying at least 100 passengers, sank. There were no reports...

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Brazil investigating industrial espionage

BY : | 2008

The theft of laptops and computer hard drives belonging to Brazilian oil company Petrobras has been labeled industrial espionage, it was reported Thursday.The four laptops and two hard drives, containing confidential information about Petrobras'...

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Nalbandian survives three-setter

BY : | 2008

No. 1 seed David Nalbandian survived a difficult test Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Copa Telemex.Nalbandian defeated Fabio Fognini 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 6-3 in this clay court event.Juan Ignacio Chela also reached the quarterfinals with a...

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Argentina won't recognize Kosovo

BY : | 2008

Argentina will not acknowledge the independence of Kosovo for fear of the impact it could have on its own dispute with Britain over the Falklands. However, Argentine officials said they would make no specific statement on the issue, Clarin newspaper...

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Ex-minister questioned on abductions

BY : | 2008

A former Argentine interior minister was detained for questioning Tuesday about his alleged ties to two abductions during the country's former dictatorship. Albano Harguindeguy was taken from his home and questioned before a judge. He was put under...

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No. 2 and No. 3 seeds lose in Argentina

BY : | 2008

Second-seeded Argentine Juan Monaco and third-seeded Spaniard Carlos Moya were both eliminated Tuesday in the first round of the Copa Telmex tennis tournament.Monaco lost to countryman Augustin Calleri 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 and Moya, last week's runner-up...

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Top-seeded Pennetta loses in Bogota opener

BY : | 2008

Top-seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta was among the opening-round losers Tuesday at the Copa Colsanitas Santander tennis tournament. Pennetta, who won in Vina del Mar last week, was beaten by Argentine qualifier Betina Jozami 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. Pennetta...

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Colombia: Soldiers convicted of killings

BY : | 2008

Fifteen Colombian soldiers face up to 60 years in prison after being convicted of killing 10 undercover narcotics agents, it was reported Monday. Former Lt. Col. Byron Carvajal and 14 soldiers under his command await sentencing by Judge Edmundo...

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Brazilian iron ore prices spiking

BY : | 2008

Brazilian iron ore producer Vale do Rio Doce says Japanese and South Korean steel mills will pay 65 percent more for its ore this year, it was reported Monday.Vale do Rio Doce said Nippon Steel of Japan and Posco of South Korea will pay $78.90 per...

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Nalbandian wins in Buenos Aires opener

BY : | 2008

Top-seeded Argentine David Nalbandian was a first-round winner Monday at the Copa Telmex tennis tournament. Nalbandian, former Wimbledon runner-up and Masters Cup titlist, defeated Australian Peter Luczak 6-3, 6-3.The world No. 11 won in 1 hour, 12...

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Errani wins, Cornet loses in Bogota

BY : | 2008

Sixth-seeded Italian Sara Errani won her match, but second-seeded Frenchwoman Alize Cornet was upset Monday at the Copa Colsanitas Santander.Errani defeated Russian Ekaterina Bychkova 6-1, 6-1. Cornet lost to Argentine Maria Emilia Salerni 6-4,...

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