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Poll setback for Argentine president

Monday, October 28th 2013, 12:00

The party of Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez suffers a setback in congressional mid-term elections, but retains control of both houses.
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VIDEO: CCTV shows Argentina train crash

Monday, October 21st 2013, 2:46
related places: Buenos Aires, Once

CCTV footage shows the moment a commuter train in the Argentina capital, Buenos Aires, failed to stop as it arrived at Once station, ending up wedged between the floor and ceiling of the platform.
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Argentine train crashes into station

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 19:53
related places: Buenos Aires

A commuter train in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, crashes at the end of the line, leaving at least 80 people injured.
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Argentina's leader leaves hospital

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 19:50

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner leaves hospital five days after having surgery to remove a blood clot on her brain.
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Djokovic beats Del Potro in Shanghai

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 11:55

Novak Djokovic retains his Shanghai Masters title with a thrilling victory over Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro.
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Argentina shuns war criminal's body

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 4:03
related countries: Italy Italy

Argentina says it will not accept the body of convicted Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke, who died in Italy on Friday aged 100.
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Argentine leader 'recovering well'

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 19:59

Doctors who removed a blood clot from the brain of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner say she is "recovering well".
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Argentine leader surgery 'went well'

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 16:50

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is in good spirits after surgery to treat bleeding on her brain, her spokesman says.
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Argentine president ordered to rest

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 14:30

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is ordered to take a month off work after doctors discover bleeding on her brain.
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Argentina seeks jail for de la Rua

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 23:51

Prosecutors in Argentina request a six-year prison term for former President Fernando de la Rua over a bribery scandal.
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Argentina struggles to curb football violence

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 0:34

How violence is marring football in Argentina
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New Zealand edge closer to title

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 7:19
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, South Africa South Africa

New Zealand beat Argentina to close in on the Rugby Championship title, but a South Africa win takes it to the final game.
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Argentina allows child 'sex change'

Friday, September 27th 2013, 19:33

The authorities in Argentina approve an official gender change for a six-year-old child, who was born a boy but identifies herself as a girl.
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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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