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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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Argentine ex-leader jailed over arms

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 21:07
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Ecuador Ecuador

Argentina's ex-President Carlos Menem is sentenced to seven years in prison for illegally selling weapons to Ecuador and Croatia in the 1990s.
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Argentina bans football away fans

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 23:55

The Argentine Football Association says only home fans will be allowed in football matches following the death of a supporter on Monday.
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VIDEO: Evacuations after volcano alert

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 17:16
related countries: Chile Chile

Officials in Chile and Argentina have ordered the evacuation of areas near the Copahue volcano following a red alert warning of a very high chance of an imminent eruption.
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Iran in 'Latin America terror plot'

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 22:31
related countries: Iran Iran

An Argentine prosecutor accuses Iran of trying to infiltrate countries in Latin America to sponsor and carry out "terrorist activities".
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Argentina dollar rush vexes Uruguay

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 0:32
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

The Argentine day-trippers draining Uruguay's cash points
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Death of Argentina's Videla evokes painful memories

Friday, May 17th 2013, 21:39
related places: Videla

Argentina grapples with legacy of late military leader Videla
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Argentine 'Dirty War' leader dies

Friday, May 17th 2013, 15:59

Argentina's former military leader Jorge Rafael Videla has died aged 87 while serving a sentence for crimes against humanity, including torture.
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VIDEO: Pope-themed bus tours hit Argentina

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 5:38
related places: Buenos Aires

Fans of the new Pontiff are being offered the chance to learn more about his childhood with organised Pope-themed bus tours of his home town in Buenos Aires.
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VIDEO: Lost Argentine town re-emerges

Saturday, May 11th 2013, 8:58

The lost Argentine town of Epecuen has re-emerged from a lake after 25 years
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In pictures: Epecuen resurfaces

Friday, May 10th 2013, 11:29

Dramatic images as Argentine town emerges from floodwaters
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Robshaw rested for England tour

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 14:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Uruguay Uruguay

Captain Chris Robshaw is rested for England's three-match tour to Uruguay and Argentina, with Tom Wood named skipper.
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Bearing witness to the Syrian conflict

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 0:04
related countries: Syria Syria

An Argentine photographer's journey to Syria
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Argentine activists lobby Pope

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 23:09

Argentine activists campaigning for information on children stolen during the Dirty War ask the Pope to open Vatican archives from the period.
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Argentines rally against government

Friday, April 19th 2013, 3:23

Tens of thousands of people in Argentina take part in protests against the government of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
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Argentine football fans assault players

Thursday, April 18th 2013, 23:51

Dozens of Argentine football fans beat Huracan players after storming their changing rooms, following their exit from the Copa Argentina.
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Uruguay apology over 'old hag' quip

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 17:15
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica apologises days after being caught referring to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner as an "old hag".
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Pope Francis and Argentina's 'disappeared'

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 23:02

What did Francis know when a priest under Argentina’s junta?
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VIDEO: Argentina floods death toll rises

Saturday, April 6th 2013, 9:02

The President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, has promised $350m in aid to provide housing for victims of flash floods which have killed at least 57 people and destroyed some 100,000 homes.
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Argentina fury over 'old hag' insult

Friday, April 5th 2013, 22:23
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Argentina protests after the Uruguayan president is overheard apparently referring to President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner as an "old hag".
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Argentina floods death toll rises

Friday, April 5th 2013, 8:47
related places: Buenos Aires

At least 57 people are killed after catastrophic flash floods hit the province of Buenos Aires and the capital, Argentine officials confirm.
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Argentina floods 'a catastrophe'

Friday, April 5th 2013, 1:00
related places: Buenos Aires, La Plata

More bodies are found in La Plata and Buenos Aires, with dozens confirmed dead in what locals say is the Argentine region's worst catastrophe.
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VIDEO: Argentina floods 'a catastrophe'

Friday, April 5th 2013, 0:58
related places: Buenos Aires, La Plata

Emergency workers in Argentina continue to try to rescue residents stranded by flooding in Buenos Aires and La Plata.
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In pictures: Argentina's deadly floods

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 10:24

Havoc in Argentina after days of torrential rains and flooding
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Argentina hit by deadly rainstorms

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 17:36
related places: Buenos Aires

Unusually heavy rains cause flash floods in the Argentine cities of Buenos Aires and La Plata, leaving more than 40 people dead.
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VIDEO: Argentina honours Falklands war dead

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 3:32
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina has been paying homage to veterans and soldiers who lost their lives in the 1982 war with the UK over the Falkland Islands.
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San Lorenzo keeper Migliore in jail

Monday, April 1st 2013, 23:48
related places: San Lorenzo

Pablo Migliore, the goalkeeper for Argentine football club San Lorenzo, has appeared in court on suspicion of aiding and abetting a man accused of homicide.
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Game lets Argentina invade Falklands

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 21:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Argentine company develops map for the online game Counter Strike in which Argentine 'police' players fight British 'terrorists' on the Falklands Islands.
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VIDEO: Search for Argentina's disappeared

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 7:27

An investigation into the fate of many people who disappeared under the Argentine junta suggests many of them were thrown from aircraft into the vast Parana Delta.
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Painful search for Argentina's disappeared

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 2:26

The families still looking for Argentina's "disappeared"
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Pope calls kiosk to stop newspapers

Saturday, March 23rd 2013, 0:54
related places: Buenos Aires

Newly-elected Pope Francis stuns the owners of a Buenos Aires newspaper kiosk, by phoning directly to cancel his order.
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VIDEO: Claims Pope involved in 'Dirty War'

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 8:10

Investigative journalist Horacio Verbitsky has told the BBC that he stands by his claim that Pope Francis failed to speak out against human rights abuses during military rule in his native Argentina.
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