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'Superhero' 3D printed hands help kids dream in Argentina.

Being born without fingers can be tough for any child. Getting new ones—especially red and blue superhero themed digits—has made 8-year-old Kaori Misue a vibrant playground star.

- PhysOrg - NL

Ex-PCSO exec Uriarte seeks re-determination of probable cause in Australian trip raps.

Former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office general manager Rosario Uriarte has asked the Sandiganbayan to reconsider its finding of probable cause against her on cases over her alleged unlawful acceptance of an all-expense trip to Australia.

- GMA News - PH

UK Chemistry Researchers Develop Catalyst that Mimics the Z-Scheme of Photosynthesis.

A team of chemists from the University of Kentucky and the Institute of Physics Research of Mar del Plata in Argentina has just reported a way to trigger a fundamental step in the mechanism of photosynthesis, providing a process with great potential for developing new technology to reduce carbon dioxide levels.Led ...

- ENN - US

Investor to purchase 60% share of Parma.

Chinese businessman Jiang Lizhang has agreed to buy a 60 percent stake in Italian side Parma, who have just been promoted to the second tier, the club said yesterday. Parma also announced that former Argentina forward Hernan Crespo, who played for the club between 1996 and 2000 and returned in 2010 to end his career there, ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

The rush for Argentina's 100-year bond points to an investment bubble.

Demand for debt intensifies as QE policies inject liquidity into the markets

- Financial Times - US

Argentina sold $2.75 billion worth of 100-year junk bonds.

Thomson ReutersJunk-rated, deficit-plagued, inflation-whacked Argentina just sold $2.75 billion of 100-year dollar-denominated bonds. This was the first time ever that a junk-rated country was able to sell 100-year bonds denominated in a foreign currency, or any currency. Argentina sports a “B” credit rating ...

- Business Insider - US

Ilocos 6 victims of House–CA tussle, says Mendoza.

The so-called Ilocos Six' have become unwitting victims' in the ongoing confrontation between the House of Representatives and the judiciary, their lawyer, Estelito Mendoza, said on Thursday. The post Ilocos 6 victims of House–CA tussle, says Mendoza appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Where to celebrate Noche de San Juan in Andalucia.

Celebrating the summer solstice, Noche de San Juan is marked by the burning of colossal bonfires or 'júas' The post Where to celebrate Noche de San Juan in Andalucia appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Mendoza: Ilocos Six are the victims in Congress-courts tussle.

For seasoned defense lawyer Estelito Mendoza, the so-called 'Ilocos Six" have become unwitting "victims" in the ongoing confrontation between the House of Representatives and the judiciary. "Kung may away ngayon ang Court of Appeals, ang Supreme Court, at ang House, eh kawawa naman ang anim ," Mendoza said in an interview ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Argentina police seize cache of hidden Nazi artifacts.

Argentine police have seized a cache of Nazi artifacts hidden behind a library in the house of an art collector in Buenos Aires, including a bust of dictator Adolf Hitler and instruments used as racial classification tools. The artifacts will be donated to the city's museum dedicated to remembering the Holocaust, said ...

- Yahoo! News - US

FBI arrests Puerto Rico ex-sports secretary, 6 others.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico " The FBI has arrested Puerto Rico's former secretary of sports and recreation and six other people accused of misusing public funds.FBI spokesman Carlos Osorio tells The Associated Press that ex-Secretary...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Norwegian announces new London to Argentina route as UK growth continues

Buenos Aires becomes airline's first South American route - New affordable fares break current monopoly on direct London-Argentina flights. Norwegian has announced a new route from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires, marking the airline's first ever South American route as its UK expansion plans gather pace.

- MercoPress - FK

Spain's Boomerang, Argentina's Underground Link for 'El Extranjero'

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain , Spain's Boomerang TV Group and Argentina's Underground Producciones, two of the most active TV fiction production houses on the Spanish-language TV scene, have inked to co-produce El Extranjero,' a TV series adding new elements to the Nordic Noir mix. The deal was sealed and unveiled at ...

- Variety - US

Boom to busting and back again: the 'BRICs' highlight how catchy acronyms don't form the basis of a solid trading strategy

On Monday, Argentina, which has defaulted on its sovereign debt eight times, most recently in 2014, issued a landmark 100-year US dollar-denominated bond in a sign of the fierce appetite among international investors for higher-yielding emerging-market assets. If even Argentina, which only lifted capital controls two years ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Boom to busting and back again: the ‘BRICs’ highlight how catchy acronyms don’t form the basis of a solid trading strategy

On Monday, Argentina, which has defaulted on its sovereign debt eight times, most recently in 2014, issued a landmark 100-year US dollar-denominated bond in a sign of the fierce appetite among international investors for higher-yielding emerging-market assets. If even Argentina, which only lifted capital controls two years ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Argentina to appear before UN Decolonization Committee as one on Falkland/Malvinas Islands case

The entire political spectrum will join forces behind newly-appointed Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie as new appeal for UK to discuss sovereignty is expected to be launched.

- MercoPress - FK

Argentina misses out on MSCI upgrade to emerging market status

Peso sinks to record lows while stocks dive more than 5% in wake of index decision

- Financial Times - US

Gigantic Stash of Nazi Memorabilia Found in Argentina

It didn't just get there by itself.

- Yahoo! News - US

Remains of Menem Jr exhumed amid murder claims in Argentina

The son of ex-President Menem died in a helicopter crash, but his family believes he was murdered.

- BBC - UK

Massive Nazi artifact collection found in Argentina

Police in Buenos Aires, Argentina, have uncovered a massive collection of Nazi artifacts including Hitler's own magnifying glass.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Abbas welcomes Latin American Jewish Congress plan to host post-Ramadan meal for Palestinians and Jews

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina , Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed an initiative by the Latin American branch of the World Jewish Congress to organize a joint Ramadan break-fast meal with the Jewish and Palestinian Muslim communities in Buenos Aires. Abbas expressed his agreement in a letter to Claudio ...

- JTA - US

Argentina's government is wooing entrepreneurs with a new law

Despite years of economic uncertainties and the lack of a proper legal framework to help promising startups obtain capital, Argentine entrepreneurs are building a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. The country is home to many of Latin America's biggest startup success stories and with the introduction of one new law, the ...

- TechCrunch - US

Clues link Nazi trove found in Argentina to German town of Solingen

A large collection of Nazi artefacts found in Argentina this week may have come from the town of Solingen in North Rhine-Westphalia.

- The Local - INT

Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — In a hidden room in a house near Argentina's capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's history, including a bust relief of Adolf Hitler and magnifying glasses inside elegant boxes with swastikas.

- Yahoo! News - US

Ex-SolGen says prolonged detention of 'Ilocos Six' is act of torture

Former Solicitor General Estelito Mendoza on Wednesday said the continuous detention of six employees of the provincial government of Ilocos Norte by the House of Representatives, despite the orders of the Court of Appeals for their immediate release, can already be considered as "torture." The post Ex-SolGen says prolonged ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Nazi artefacts seized in raid on home in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Crafted objects, including a bust of Hitler, are found during a raid on a home in Buenos Aires.

- BBC - UK

Nazi collection found in Argentina could offer 'irrefutable proof' of top leaders' escape

In a hidden room behind a bookshelf in a house near Argentina's capital, police believe they've found the biggest collection of Nazi artefacts in the country's history, including toys experts believe were used to indoctrinate children.

- ABC News - AU

Buenos Aires' best art galleries

Buenos Aires is a paradise for art lovers.

- Matador Network - US

Argentina's Holy Hot Spot: A Shrine to Breastfeeding?

This sanctuary draws millions of visitors who come to leave bottles, license plates and wedding dresses.

- OZY - US

Former President Fernandez launches new party in Argentina

Former President Cristina Fernandez has returned to Argentina's political stage, launching a new party and promising to fight the economic policies of her conservative successor.

- FOX News - US

CFK launches new left-wing alliance for mid-term elections

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Tuesday launched her new political alliance called Unidad Ciudadana with support from left-wing parties to vie for seats in Congress in the upcoming mid-term elections. Candidates have until Saturday to register.

- MercoPress - FK

Argentina: Nazi paraphernalia stash found in Buenos Aires suburb

Around 75 artifacts believed to have belonged to high-ranking nazi officers, which were stashed in a private collector's home in Beccar, a suburb of Buenos Aires, were found by Argentine police. The discovery is regarded to be further proof of the presence of Nazis in South America after World War II.

- MercoPress - FK

Investors issue a vote of confidence in Macri

Argentina's 100-year bond is a bold statement of intent for reform

- Financial Times - US

Argentina misses out on MSCI upgrade to emerging market status

Index provider cautions that market-friendly changes under Macri could be reversed

- Financial Times - US

Trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

In a dramatic discovery, police in Argentina believe they have found the largest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's history.

- FOX News - US

Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

75 objects include toys used to indoctrinate children, photo negative of Hitler

- The Globe and Mail - CA

A trove of Nazi-era objects in Argentina stuns investigators

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina , A cache of 75 original Nazi objects discovered earlier this month by the Argentine Federal Police has been evaluated as unprecedented' and the biggest' discovery of its type. The objects, discovered earlier this month in a hidden room of a house in the northern part of the city, included ...

- JTA - US

Argentina seizes major trove of Nazi artifacts

Authorities in Argentina seize trove including 75 original Nazi objects.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

China 'A' shares get MSCI nod, Argentina snubbed | Reuters

By Dion Rabouin | NEW YORK NEW YORK U.S. index provider MSCI said on Tuesday it would add mainland Chinese stocks to one of its key benchmarks, but shocked many emerging market investors by failing to upgrade Argentina from the frontier market category where it has languished in recent years.MSCI also said it would consult ...

- Firstpost - IN

China 'A' shares get MSCI nod, Argentina snubbed

NEW YORK - U.S. index provider MSCI said on Tuesday it would add mainland Chinese stocks to one of its key benchmarks, but shocked many emerging market investors by failing to upgrade Argentina from the frontier market category where it has languished in recent years.

- Reuters - US

Chinese stocks just landed on a symbolic stepping stone

AP / Hassan AmmarNEW YORK - U.S. index provider MSCI Inc said on Tuesday it will add domestic Chinese equities to its global emerging markets benchmark index. MSCI decided not to add Argentina to the index and will consult on adding Saudi Arabia. Nigeria will remain a frontier market, awaiting further review. MSCI's ...

- Business Insider - US

Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

In a hidden room in a house near Argentina's capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts...

- Deseret News - US

Paris Air Show 2017: IAI looks to offload unsold Argentinean Kfirs to US 'Red Air' training companies

Israel Aerospace Industries is looking to sell Kfir fighters that were earmarked for Argentina to United States-based private contractors for use as 'Red Air' training platforms, a senior company executive told Jane's on 20 June. Speaking at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, Benjamin Cohen,

- Jane’s - US

Behind a bookcase in Argentina, Nazi artifacts, including toys to inculcate children

A macabre medical device used to measure head size, an indicator — for the Nazis — of the superiority of the Aryan race was among the artifacts

- National Post - CA

Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

In a hidden room in a house in Argentina's capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's history, including busts of Adolf Hitler.

- ABC News - US

MSCI adds mainland China shares to key emerging markets index

MSCI, the world's biggest indexing firm, today agreed to include China-listed shares in its emerging markets benchmark. The US index publisher said it will add Chinese A-listed shares after rejecting the bid for three years. Argentina, which has been off the index for eight years, was not added. The decision means ...

- City AM - UK

The Secret Room, the Nazi Artifacts and an Argentine Mystery

Investigators searching a home outside Buenos Aires found a door behind a bookcase, and more than 75 artifacts from the Third Reich.

- New York Times - US

Secret stash of Nazi toys, memorabilia found in Argentina

Among the slew of Nazi artifacts recently found in a house outside Buenos Aires, Argentina, perhaps the most notable were the toys. Toys reportedly meant for indoctrination , including a box of harmonicas with pictures of a smiling boy and a swastika , were just some of the 75 artifacts Argentinian police believe once ...

- Mashable! - US

Massive Nazi memorabilia collection uncovered in Argentina

Authorities believe they've found a record-size collection of Nazi Germany artifacts in a suburb of Bueno Aires. Some of the World War II items may have belonged to Adolf Hitler.         

- USA TODAY - US

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