Gulf Times - Uruguay
Massive blackout hobbles South America, power trickling back

Massive blackout hobbles South America, power trickling back

Power began to trickle back into the grid by midday after a massive blackout hit Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay early on Sunday, leaving tens of millions without power, authorities said.

Advisory Council Speaker holds meetings at UN

Advisory Council Speaker holds meetings at UN

HE the Speaker of Advisory Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud met separately with Chamber of Representatives

Amir congratulates Uruguay president

Amir congratulates Uruguay president

Cables of congratulations to Uruguay President Tabare Vazquez on his country's national day.

France beat Uruguay 2-0 to reach semi-finals

France beat Uruguay 2-0 to reach semi-finals

Varane's 40th-minute header from a Griezmann free kick was only the second goal Uruguay had conceded all tournament.

Cavani fires Uruguay into last eight as Ronaldo dream ends

Cavani fires Uruguay into last eight as Ronaldo dream ends

Edinson Cavani scored twice as Uruguay shattered Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup dream with a 2-1 victory over Portugal here Saturday.

Uruguay punish sluggish Russia to top Group A

Uruguay punish sluggish Russia to top Group A

Luis Suarez grabbed his second goal of the tournament to open Uruguay's account with a free kick after 10 minutes and they doubled the lead with an own goal from Russia's Denis Cheryshev soon after.

Uruguay beat Salah-less Egypt to end 48-year jinx

Uruguay beat Salah-less Egypt to end 48-year jinx

Uruguay's Jose Gimenez scored with a thunderous 89th-minute header to deal Egypt a 1-0 defeat in their World Cup opener on Friday, just as the North Africans appeared to have escaped with a point despite missing key striker Mohamed Salah.

Salah left out of starting line-up for Egypt World Cup opener

Salah left out of starting line-up for Egypt World Cup opener

The star striker, who turned 26 on Friday, suffered injury three weeks ago in Liverpool's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid.

Fugitive Italian 'cocaine king' arrested in Uruguay

Fugitive Italian 'cocaine king' arrested in Uruguay

One of Italy's most wanted mob bosses has been arrested in Uruguay after 23 years on the run from convictions for mafia association, drug trafficking and other serious crimes ...

Michelle gets more personal

Michelle gets more personal

Stung by criticism over what she said during her husband’s first run for the presidency, Michelle Obama was measured in sharing her ...