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Eight soldiers killed in Paraguay by suspected rebel group

Eight soldiers have been killed in Paraguay after their squad was ambushed by suspected rebels from the Paraguayan People's Army (EPP).

Eight soldiers have been killed in Paraguay after their squad was ambushed by suspected rebels from the Paraguayan People's Army (EPP).

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CONMEBOL elect Dominguez as new president

The confederation for South America football has a new president. Alejandro Dominguez of Paraguay was the only candidate and received all 10 votes

The confederation for South America football has a new president. Alejandro Dominguez of Paraguay was the only candidate and received all 10 votes

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Paraguay hit by some of the worst floods in decades

Massive flooding forced thousands of Paraguayans to abandon their homes, in some of the worst summer rains the region has seen in decades.

Massive flooding forced thousands of Paraguayans to abandon their homes, in some of the worst summer rains the region has seen in decades.

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Thousands evacuated across South America as heavy rains spread

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes following heavy rains across South America. In Paraguay, several rivers have burst

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes following heavy rains across South America. In Paraguay, several rivers have burst

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Pope Francis ends his South American trip in Paraguay

Pope Francis, wrapping up his three-country tour of South America, urged people living in a flood-prone shantytown in Paraguay to stay united in

Pope Francis, wrapping up his three-country tour of South America, urged people living in a flood-prone shantytown in Paraguay to stay united in

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Pope Francis holds huge mass in Paraguay to end Latin America tour

Winding up his “homecoming” tour to Latin America, Pope Francis appealed to world leaders to seek a new economic model to help the poor. On Saturday

Winding up his “homecoming” tour to Latin America, Pope Francis appealed to world leaders to seek a new economic model to help the poor. On Saturday

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Paraguay: Pope Francis praises 'most glorious women of America'

Pope Francis’ homecoming tour of South America has taken him to Paraguay, where he was emphatic in his praise of the efforts of the country’s women

Pope Francis’ homecoming tour of South America has taken him to Paraguay, where he was emphatic in his praise of the efforts of the country’s women

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Pope leaves for visit to Latin America

The world’s first Latin American pope is going home. Chosen on a mandate of piety and helping the poor, Pope Francis is on his way to visit Ecuador

The world’s first Latin American pope is going home. Chosen on a mandate of piety and helping the poor, Pope Francis is on his way to visit Ecuador

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Argentina thrash Paraguay to reach Copa America final

Argentina reached the final of the Copa America in emphatic style thrashing Paraguay 6-1 in the semis in Concepcion, Chile. Angel Di Maria scored

Argentina reached the final of the Copa America in emphatic style thrashing Paraguay 6-1 in the semis in Concepcion, Chile. Angel Di Maria scored

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Millionaire Cartes wins Paraguay presidential

Wealthy businessman Horacio Cartes of the centre-right Colorado Party appears to have won Paraguay’s presidential election. With a majority of votes

Wealthy businessman Horacio Cartes of the centre-right Colorado Party appears to have won Paraguay’s presidential election. With a majority of votes

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Paraguay: musical second life of trash

Young musicians from a Paraguayan slum play Mozart on instruments constructed entirely from recycled materials pulled from the garbage dump their

Young musicians from a Paraguayan slum play Mozart on instruments constructed entirely from recycled materials pulled from the garbage dump their

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Paraguay suspended from MERCOSUR

It has been a momentous week in South America, capped by UNASUR and MERCOSUR’s decisions to suspend Paraguay. The former, the political grouping

It has been a momentous week in South America, capped by UNASUR and MERCOSUR’s decisions to suspend Paraguay. The former, the political grouping

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Paraguay's new president appoints cabinet

Paraguay’s new centre-right president Frederico Franco has been sworn in along with his cabinet despite strong international criticism. Franco took

Paraguay’s new centre-right president Frederico Franco has been sworn in along with his cabinet despite strong international criticism. Franco took

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New Paraguay president prompts diplomatic pressure

Argentina has withdrawn its ambassador to Paraguay in response to Paraguay’s president being removed from office on Friday. Citing a ‘rupture of

Argentina has withdrawn its ambassador to Paraguay in response to Paraguay’s president being removed from office on Friday. Citing a ‘rupture of

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Arctic weather kills Paraguayan homeless

A cold front gripping much of South America is taking its toll on the homeless. In Paraguay’s capital city of Asuncion at least 12 people have died

A cold front gripping much of South America is taking its toll on the homeless. In Paraguay’s capital city of Asuncion at least 12 people have died

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Spanish and Paraguayan fans

Thousands of fans celebrated outside the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium as striker David Villa slotted in the decisive goal in the 83rd minute to send

Thousands of fans celebrated outside the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium as striker David Villa slotted in the decisive goal in the 83rd minute to send

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World Cup: Paraguay and Japan fans

Paraguay Fans watched their team’s qualification to the World Cup quaterfinals on a big screen in Asuncion. Meanwhile, in Tokyo, wide of Japanese

Paraguay Fans watched their team’s qualification to the World Cup quaterfinals on a big screen in Asuncion. Meanwhile, in Tokyo, wide of Japanese

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Bolivia and Paraguay sign historic agreement

Bolivia and Paraguay have signed an historic agreement bringing to an end a border dispute. Bolivian President Evo Morales and his Paraguayan

Bolivia and Paraguay have signed an historic agreement bringing to an end a border dispute. Bolivian President Evo Morales and his Paraguayan