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Paraguay and Israel in spat over Jerusalem embassy

Wednesday, September 5th 2018, 20:46
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tel Aviv

Paraguay's president says he will move its embassy back to Tel Aviv from Jerusalem, angering Israel.
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Thieves replace Paraguay police rifles with toy replicas

Monday, August 27th 2018, 9:49

Officers say at least 42 rifles are missing and have been replaced with wooden or plastic versions.
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Paraguay tribe joins search for missing Austrian tourist

Wednesday, May 23rd 2018, 12:37
related countries: Austria Austria

Wilhelm Wabnegg went missing on 2 May in the dense forests of a national park in northern Paraguay.
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Mario Abdo Benítez wins Paraguay's presidential election

Monday, April 23rd 2018, 4:05

The candidate from the ruling Colorado Party, Mario Abdo Benítez, is elected after a close-fought race.
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South American trio in 2030 World Cup bid

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 19:19
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United States United States

Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay announce plans to make a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup.
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Huge robbery sparks gun battles in Paraguay and Brazil

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 9:46
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Brazil Brazil

Brazilian police clash with a gang blamed for "the robbery of the century" in neighbouring Paraguay.
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Suspected rebels kill eight soldiers in ambush in Paraguay

Saturday, August 27th 2016, 21:49

Eight soldiers are killed in an ambush in northern Paraguay in an attack blamed on a Marxist rebel group.
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Luxury en-suite cell found in Paraguay prison

Saturday, July 30th 2016, 20:49

Police in Paraguay raided a drug lord's prison cell, only to find he was living a life of luxury - with a kitchen, plasma TV and a library.
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Paraguay court sentences farmers for deaths of policemen

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 1:47

A judge in Paraguay sentences 11 subsistence farmers to up to 30 years in jail for the deaths of police officers during a land reform protest four years ago.
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Police raid South America football body

Thursday, January 7th 2016, 22:41
related countries: United States United States

Paraguayan authorities raid the HQ of South America's football body, Conmebol, as part of a US probe into corruption at Fifa.
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Paraguay villagers defy flood warning

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 14:59

Residents of a village in south-eastern Paraguay are refusing to leave their homes even though flooding is imminent, officials say.
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South America flood 'worst in 50 years'

Sunday, December 27th 2015, 4:05
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Brazil Brazil

Vast areas in Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil are being hit by the worst flooding in 50 years, forcing the evacuation of more than 150,000 people.
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