When Argentine president Mauricio Macri took office in December, he promised to kickstart the economy. Since then, he has been busy negotiating with US creditors in the hope of finding a solution to the country’s enormous debt burden.
China is angry at Standard and Poor's (S&P) following a downgrade of its creditworthiness by the ratings agency over concerns about the country's rising debt. S&P underestimated China's financial strength, Beijing said.
Thousands have demonstrated across Argentina demanding the government come clean over the disappearance of an activist for indigenous Mapuche rights in Patagonia. The case has stirred up memories of an autocratic past.
Ex-Argentine president Cristina Kirchner is to run for the senate. But the decision is likely to split the left-wing opposition's chances against President Mauricio Macri’s coalition.
Greek Prime Minister Tsipras has said his country is no longer in danger of Grexiting - leaving the EU - and is seeing an inward investment boom. He said he is hopeful after nine years of recession, but questions remain.
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