Historians will long debate whether the terrible things the US secretary of state did far outweighed the goods he delivered on the world stage.
Far-right former TV pundit campaigned on severing relations with Beijing, but he won with backing from ex-president who warned against doing so.
Headlines this week were quick to refer to Argentina’s president-elect Javier Milei as the ‘Trump of the Pampas’.
‘We do not understand the interest’ in the bloc of leading emerging markets including China, despite membership being poised to start from January.
When Javier Milei announced his entry into politics in 2020 in a bid to ‘blow up’ the system, few predicted that three years later the wild-haired economist and former TV pundit could reach the presidency. Now he’s pulled it off.
Argentina has elected an outsider with radical views to fix an economy battered by triple-digit inflation, a looming recession and rising poverty.
Argentines head to the polls Sunday in a down-to-the-wire race, with many frozen by indecision over which choice will rescue them from triple-digit inflation.
Scepticism towards Beijing and expanded Brics bloc would mark government of far-right opposition politician, says potential foreign minister.
Argentina’s election will be settled in a presidential run-off on November 19. The winner will take office on December 10.
The tournament will be hosted by Morocco, Spain and Portugal, with opening games in Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay.
The inflation rate in South America’s second-largest economy is one of the highest in the world.
After joining the exodus to the Gulf state, Roberto Mancini will assess its domestic talent in his first match at Newcastle’s St James’ Park, as he eyes success in January’s Asian Cup finals.
During the bloody dictatorship from 1976 to 1983, military officials stole babies from political dissidents. Now AI is being used to create images of what those children might look like as adults to assist in the search for them.
Beijing’s shift in strategy behind 78 per cent reduction and Argentina edging the Latin American giant for first time, but carmakers among the bullish.
Addition of Middle Eastern, African countries reflects Beijing’s influence, but regional rivalries could make it hard for group to reach agreementon some issues.
While the US dollar may continue to hold sway among the Brics nations, economists say improving bilateral relations among Brics members – and their new additions – will boost their currencies, especially the yuan.
Argentina has been hit by a wave of looting that has ratcheted up political tensions ahead of October elections as the country grapples with 113 per cent annual inflation.
Questions about membership process and criteria have yet to be addressed as the bloc of five nations appears headed toward the addition of new members.
The coalition of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa is considering expansion of its ranks, but caution by existing Brics members and the opposition of some in Buenos Aires might scuttle Argentina’s chances.
The surprise winner of Sunday’s primary elections has criticised Beijing’s human rights record and threatened to freeze relations.
Harry and his long-time friend Nacho Figueras were spotted at several events across Asia lately – so what do we know about this established polo player and his royal connection?
World’s largest country defying Beijing’s claim of sovereignty over self-ruled island enters spotlight ahead of No 2 Taipei official’s visit to Asunción.
Currency swap to help Buenos Aires make good on US$2.7 billion owed, with remaining US$1 billion balance covered by Development Bank of Latin America.