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VIDEO: Argentina squat eviction turns violent

Friday, September 27th 2013, 16:18
related places: Yerba Buena

There have been violent clashes in the city of Yerba Buena, in northern Argentina, after police evicted hundreds of squatters from an unused factory.
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Messi in Spain tax fraud hearing

Friday, September 27th 2013, 15:27
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Barcelona's Argentine footballer Lionel Messi and his father are questioned in a Spanish court over tax fraud allegations.
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Argentine priest jailed over abuse

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 0:36
related places: Buenos Aires

An Argentine court in Buenos Aires province orders the immediate detention of Father Julio Cesar Grassi, convicted four years ago of abusing a teenage boy.
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Argentina president attacks 'elite'

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 1:37

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner criticises "small sectors" for an alleged campaign against her government.
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Argentine teenage 'superhacker' held

Friday, September 13th 2013, 23:33

Argentine police arrest a 19-year-old man accused of hacking into money transfer and gambling websites, who allegedly made $50,000 a month.
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Man survives four-month Andes ordeal

Monday, September 9th 2013, 7:54
related countries: Chile Chile, Uruguay Uruguay

A Uruguayan man who went missing in May while trying to cross the Andes mountains from Chile to Argentina is found alive, officials say.
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Cities in final bid for 2020 Olympics

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 16:30
related countries: Japan Japan, Spain Spain
related places: Buenos Aires, Madrid

Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid battle it out in Buenos Aires to decide who will host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
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NZ beat Pumas as SA crush Australia

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 12:25

New Zealand beat Argentina to extend their 100% start but South Africa lead the Rugby Championship after a record win in Australia.
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Bidders on charm offensive for 2020 Olympics

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 9:29
related places: Buenos Aires

David Bond in Buenos Aires on final campaigning for 2020 Olympics
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VIDEO: Olympics 2020 city to be announced

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 7:41
related places: Buenos Aires

The IOC is set to announce the winner on Saturday in the Argentinean capital of Buenos Aires.
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VIDEO: Tokyo favourite 2020 Olympic host

Friday, September 6th 2013, 8:45
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Buenos Aires, Tokyo

Olympic officials in Buenos Aires are set to decide who will host the 2020 Games this weekend. Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tokyo, the strongest candidate city.
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Chile extradites Argentine judge

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 18:12

The former judge Otilio Romano has been extradited to Argentina, accused of human rights abuses under the military government.
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Menem on Argentina tax-evasion trial

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 0:24

Former President Carlos Menem appears in court in Argentina accused of falsifying his tax returns, charges he denies.
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Tottenham confirm Lamela signing

Friday, August 30th 2013, 14:51

Tottenham confirm the signing of Argentina forward Erik Lamela after agreeing a deal with Serie A side Roma.
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Rats prompt Buenos Aires strike

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 17:27
related places: Buenos Aires

Judicial workers at an employment tribunal in Buenos Aires have gone on strike because of a rat infestation in their building.
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VIDEO: Argentine duo tango to victory

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 9:36
related places: Buenos Aires

An Argentine couple have won the "salon tango" competition at the world's top tango dancing event, held in Buenos Aires on Monday.
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Argentina loses $1.3bn debt appeal

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 10:50

Argentina is again told it must pay back more than $1.3bn (£857m) to a group of investors - 11 years after its record debt default.
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Argentina airport evicts LAN carrier

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 8:24
related places: Buenos Aires

Latin America's biggest airline says its Argentine subsidiary has been evicted from its hangar in Buenos Aires' main domestic airport.
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Pope greets Argentine football team

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 16:04
related countries: Italy Italy

Argentine footballers, including superstar Lionel Messi, meet fellow countryman Pope Francis along with the Italian national team.
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Chile investigates condor deaths

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 0:46
related countries: Chile Chile

Health authorities are trying to find out what poisoned at least 20 condors in the Andes mountain range between Chile and Argentina.
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Argentina mourning over Rosario blast

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 18:46
related places: Rosario

Argentina declares two days of national mourning over the explosion at an apartment block in Rosario, which killed at least 10 and injured dozens.
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VIDEO: Meet Buenos Aires' slum filmmaker

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 16:01
related places: Buenos Aires

A slum dweller from one of the toughest neighbourhoods in Buenos Aires releases a film about the harsh realities of life.
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Deadly blast hits Argentine flats

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 3:57
related places: Rosario

An explosion caused by a gas leak at a residential building in the Argentine city of Rosario kills at least 12 people and injures more than 60.
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VIDEO: Blast at Argentine apartment block

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 2:31
related places: Rosario

A powerful blast in a residential building in the Argentine city of Rosario has killed at least eight people and injured more than 60 others.
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Argentina renews Falklands claims

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 19:11

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner renews her claims for sovereignty of the Falklands at a UN Security Council meeting.
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VIDEO: Inca mummies reveal child sacrifices

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 17:00

Tests on three mummies found in Argentina have shed new light on the Inca practice of child sacrifice.
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Higuain completes move to Napoli

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 18:06
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain
related places: Napoli

Real Madrid's Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain, a transfer target for Arsenal, completes a £34.5m move to Napoli.
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Federer loses to qualifier in semis

Saturday, July 20th 2013, 15:03

Top seed Roger Federer loses to Argentine qualifier Federico Delbonis in the semi-finals in Hamburg.
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Argentina politicians 'spied on'

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 9:25

Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman says he has handed prosecutors a list of dozens of politicians and activists who were spied on.
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Djokovic beats Del Potro in thriller

Friday, July 5th 2013, 17:01

Novak Djokovic beats Juan Martin del Potro in five sets, overcoming the Argentine in the longest semi-final in Wimbledon history.
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Canada-Argentina mine deal scrapped

Thursday, July 4th 2013, 8:58
related countries: Canada Canada

Argentina scraps a major gold-mining deal with Canadian firm Osisko, after protests by environmental campaigners.
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VIDEO: Football fans throw chairs at president

Saturday, June 29th 2013, 13:15

Supporters of the Club Atlético Independiente football team in Argentina attacked the club president Javier Cantero after the team was relegated from the country's premier league.
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Messi summons over Spain tax fraud

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 13:35
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

A Spanish judge summons Barcelona's Argentine footballer Lionel Messi to appear in court in September over tax fraud allegations.
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Chile to extradite Argentine judge

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 21:10
related countries: Chile Chile

The Chilean Supreme Court approves the extradition of former Argentine judge Otilio Romano, accused of human rights abuses under the military government.
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Argentina 26-51 England

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 22:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Marland Yarde scores two tries on a dazzling Test debut as England romp to a historic clean sweep against Argentina.
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Deadly train crash near Buenos Aires

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 23:07
related places: Buenos Aires

At least three people are killed and more than 300 injured as a commuter train hits a stationary train near Buenos Aires, Argentine officials say.
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