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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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HSBC in new money laundering claims

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 3:53
related countries: United States United States

Banking giant HSBC, which was hit with a US fine for money laundering last year, is facing fresh accusations of illegal activity in Argentina.
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VIDEO: Kirchner seeks Pope's Falklands help

Monday, March 18th 2013, 20:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner says she has asked for the Pope's intervention in the Falklands dispute between her country and the UK.
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Kirchner seeks Pope's Falklands help

Monday, March 18th 2013, 17:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner says she has asked for the Pope's intervention in the Falklands dispute with the UK.
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VIDEO: Pope to meet Argentine president

Monday, March 18th 2013, 9:19

Pope Francis will hold his first official meeting with a head of state on Monday when he grants an audience to the Argentine president Christina Fernandez de Kirchner
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Vatican denies Dirty War allegations

Friday, March 15th 2013, 15:01

The Vatican has denied that Pope Francis failed to speak out against human rights abuses during military rule in his native Argentina.
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New Pope inspires social media banter

Friday, March 15th 2013, 12:37
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Brazil Brazil

Social media users in Brazil and Argentina exchange light-hearted jokes after an Argentine, rather than a Brazilian, was elected as the new Pope.
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VIDEO: Joy in Argentina for new Pope

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 22:38

Argentines have been celebrating the election of fellow countryman Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the new Pope.
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VIDEO: Argentina Dirty War crimes

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 2:52
related places: Buenos Aires

A court in Buenos Aires has sentenced the former military ruler Reynaldo Bignone to life in jail for crimes against humanity committed when he was in power in the 1980s.
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Respect Falklands vote, says Cameron

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 13:04
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cameron

UK Prime Minister David Cameron calls on Argentina to respect the wishes of Falkland Islanders after they voted to remain a British overseas territory.
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Falklands vote to stay UK territory

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 5:35
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

The people of the Falkland Islands overwhelmingly vote to remain a British territory and the UK government urges "all countries" to respect their wishes.
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Falklands holds vote over UK status

Sunday, March 10th 2013, 17:05
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

The people of the Falkland Islands are voting in a referendum on whether to remain a British overseas territory, amid claims on the islands by Argentina.
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Argentine court convicts ex-leader

Friday, March 8th 2013, 16:25
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Ecuador Ecuador
related places: Buenos Aires

An appeals court in Buenos Aires convicts ex-President Carlos Menem of illegally selling 6,500 tonnes of arms to Croatia and Ecuador during the 1990s.
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Argentina passes Iran Amia deal

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 10:18
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Buenos Aires

Argentine legislators approve an agreement with Iran to set up an international truth commission into the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires.
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