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Two killed in Argentina rock concert crush

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 20:56

The large open-air concert by popular performer Indio Solari and his band drew a huge crowd of fans.
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Argentina weekend football matches postponed amid strike

Saturday, March 4th 2017, 20:23

Clubs have not paid their players for months, in one of Argentine football's most serious crises.
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Meet the costume-making devils of north-west Argentina

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 11:00
related places: Cerro Blanco

Every year hundreds of people dance down Cerro Blanco hill in Argentina dressed as the Devil.
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Driverless Roborace car crashes at speed in Buenos Aires

Monday, February 20th 2017, 12:15
related places: Buenos Aires

A landmark race involving two driverless cars sees one of them crash and the other avoid running over an animal.
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Falkland Islands war cemetery vandalised

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 11:01

Police investigate damage to an Argentine memorial cemetery where 237 soldiers are buried.
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Lionel Messi statue vandalised in Buenos Aires

Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 14:30
related places: Buenos Aires

A statue of Argentine football star Lionel Messi, unveiled last June, is cut in half in Buenos Aires.
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Argentina: Uproar as new year message omits disputed Falklands

Monday, January 2nd 2017, 17:24
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Uproar in Argentina as new year's message by a ministry excludes the Falkland Islands from a map.
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Argentina: Protesters stone President Macri's car

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 17:28

Stone-throwing protesters attack President Mauricio Macri's car in southern Argentina.
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Argentina ex-leader Cristina Fernandez charged in corruption case

Tuesday, December 27th 2016, 22:49
related places: Fernandez

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is charged over corruption allegations.
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Tevez's home broken into during wedding

Tuesday, December 27th 2016, 16:56

Burglars enter the home of Argentine footballer Carlos Tevez while he is away getting married.
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500 years later

Saturday, December 24th 2016, 0:38
related countries: Spain Spain

Argentina's Sephardic Jews ponder Spain's offer of dual citizenship, 524 years after their ancestors were kicked out.
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Catching up

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 0:42

"We don't want to accept that we're doing badly at anything," says Argentina's education minister.
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Venezuela Mercosur: Battle of rooms at Latin American summit

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 16:16
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's foreign minister tries to gate-crash a summit in Argentina but the hosts switch rooms.
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Sexual harassment: Cat-callers face fines in Buenos Aires

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 16:27
related places: Buenos Aires

A new law aims to stamp out cat-calling and other sexual harassment in the Argentine capital.
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Davis Cup: Argentina beat Croatia after Juan Martin del Potro & Federico Delbonis win

Sunday, November 27th 2016, 20:49
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Argentina beat Croatia to win the Davis Cup for the first time after wins for Juan Martin del Potro and Federico Delbonis.
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Inspector's 'ride' on bonnet of moving car in Buenos Aires

Saturday, November 19th 2016, 4:40
related places: Buenos Aires

CCTV footage from Argentina shows traffic inspector Lucas Santillan on the bonnet of a moving car which drove off when he tried to stop it.
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Argentina plans to cull 100,000 beavers in Tierra del Fuego

Monday, November 14th 2016, 15:23

Argentine authorities say they plan to cull the entire population of beavers in Tierra del Fuego.
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Feeling the pinch

Sunday, October 30th 2016, 0:16
related places: Buenos Aires

Grace Livingstone reports from Buenos Aires on how worker-run factories in Argentina are being affected by the economic policies of President Mauricio Macri.
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Vatican to open Argentina's 'Dirty War' archives

Tuesday, October 25th 2016, 15:40

The Vatican says it will open its files relating to military rule in Argentina to victims and their relatives.
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'It can't go on'

Friday, October 21st 2016, 15:17

To the wider Americas region, Argentine teenager Lucia Perez was a symbol of appalling gender violence, but BBC Mundo's Constanza Hola finds a more simple, more raw grief at home with her family.
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Argentine women strike after fatal rape of teenager

Thursday, October 20th 2016, 6:22

Women in Argentina walk out of work in protest at the horrific rape and killing of a teenager.
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Pope Francis canonises Argentina's 'gaucho priest' Brochero

Sunday, October 16th 2016, 15:16

Pope Francis makes Argentina's "gaucho priest" the country's first saint, along with six others canonised in a Mass in St Peter's Square.
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Divisive memories

Thursday, September 29th 2016, 23:13

Grace Livingstone reports on how a row about proposed changes to a number of museums in Argentina highlights divisions about how the years of military rule should be remembered.
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Fracking fight

Sunday, September 4th 2016, 23:26

Grace Livingstone talks to members of Mapuche indigenous communities living near a fracking site in Argentina about their concerns for their health and their environment.
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Nazi prank taints Argentina German school

Friday, August 26th 2016, 11:18
related countries: Germany Germany

Boys from an Argentine German school are being made to visit a Holocaust museum after a brawl with Jewish students over Nazi symbols.
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Lionel Messi: Argentina striker reverses decision to retire from national team

Friday, August 12th 2016, 21:18

Lionel Messi is named in Argentina's squad, less than two months after retiring from international football.
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Argentina Plaza de Mayo group holds 2,000th rally

Friday, August 12th 2016, 1:22
related places: Mayo

Argentina's Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, a group fighting for justice for victims of the junta years, holds its 2,000th weekly rally.
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Argentina Plaza de Mayo: Arrest stand-off ends

Friday, August 5th 2016, 22:30

An elderly Argentine human rights campaigner who was repeatedly arrested during the Dirty War agrees to give evidence in a fraud inquiry after a stand-off with police.
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Argentine rights group head Hebe de Bonafini faces arrest

Thursday, August 4th 2016, 23:30
related places: Mayo

An Argentine judge orders the arrest of the head of the rights group Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, after she fails to appear in court to give evidence.
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Argentina announces new gender violence plan

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 0:34

Argentina's President Mauricio Macri announces a national plan to fight violence against women.
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Argentine ex-leader Cristina Fernandez 'not afraid of jail'

Sunday, July 24th 2016, 2:24

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner says she is not afraid of going to prison as a result of the corruption charges she faces.
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Argentine nuns 'helped hide cash and jewels hoard'

Wednesday, July 20th 2016, 22:06

The Roman Catholic Church in Argentina launches an investigation into whether four nuns helped to hide a hoard of cash and jewels.
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Predatory dinosaur had tiny arms like Tyrannosaurus rex

Thursday, July 14th 2016, 11:26

A new meat-eating dinosaur has been discovered in Argentina that possessed stubby arms like Tyrannosaurus rex.
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Argentina's energy protestors tango in the street

Wednesday, July 13th 2016, 8:03
related places: Buenos Aires

Tango is performed in the streets of Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires, to protest over an increase in energy bills.
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Argentina: Former leader Cristina Fernandez has assets frozen

Thursday, July 7th 2016, 0:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Buenos Aires

A judge in Buenos Aires freezes the assets of former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, accused of illegal US dollar transactions.
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Argentina ex-leader's properties searched

Thursday, June 30th 2016, 18:51

Argentine police search a number of properties belonging to the family of the former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
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