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News: Argentina

We have started to collect the most important news related to Argentina in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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All Blacks win Rugby Championship

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 6:34
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Cory Jane scores a hat-trick of tries as New Zealand beat Argentina 54-15 to win the inaugural Rugby Championship.
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Nicaragua convicts music promoter

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 19:04
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

A Nicaraguan judge finds the music promoter injured in last year's attack that killed Argentine folk singer Facundo Cabral guilty of drug trafficking.
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VIDEO: Vanishing ink gives books shelf life

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 16:18

A publishing company in Argentina hopes to spur readers to finish their books by printing novels with ink that fades away after just two months.
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IMF: Argentina facing 'red card'

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 0:47

The International Monetary Fund warns Argentina it could face sanctions if it fails to produce reliable inflation and growth data by 17 December.
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Paypal scaled back in Argentina

Monday, September 17th 2012, 15:30
related countries: United States United States

Following government restrictions on currency sales, people in Argentina have been using Paypal to exchange US dollars.
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Australia survive Argentina scare

Saturday, September 15th 2012, 12:58
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand, South Africa South Africa

Australia survive Argentina scare, while New Zealand beat South Africa 22-11 in the latest round of the Rugby Championship.
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Aguero's call-up is 'ridiculous'

Friday, September 14th 2012, 9:51

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini brands Argentina's decision to call up injured striker Sergio Aguero as "ridiculous".
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Argentine 'miracle baby' at home

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 23:06

A baby girl found alive by her parents in a sealed coffin hours after being declared stillborn goes home for the first time in Argentina.
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Argentine state takes role in 3G

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 6:25

Argentina's government cancels a tender for companies to operate parts of its 3G mobile phone network, and says a state-owned operator will run it.
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VIDEO: Disabled people dance the tango in Argentina

Thursday, August 23rd 2012, 12:06

Demian Frontera was a gymnast in Argentina until he had an accident at the age of 14 which left him with physically disabled.
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Argentina rules on herbicide use

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012, 9:05

An Argentine court convicts two people of illegally spraying farm chemicals near residential areas, in the first case of its kind in the country.
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Former Argentine president tried

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 23:44
related places: Buenos Aires

Former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua, who resigned in 2001 amid an economic crisis, is facing trial for corruption in Buenos Aires.
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Netherlands women win hockey gold

Friday, August 10th 2012, 20:26
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Netherlands win Olympic women's hockey gold for the third time in their history with a 2-0 win over Argentina in London.
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VIDEO: Fusing Argentine Qom with electronica

Friday, August 10th 2012, 9:57

Argentine duo fuse native language with modern music
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Argentina in row over pigeon meat

Thursday, August 9th 2012, 4:29

An Argentine official is suspended from his post after proposing that state schools in his region feed poorer children pigeon meat.
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Argentine 'stolen baby' recovered

Wednesday, August 8th 2012, 8:24

Argentine campaigners say they have found the 106th child stolen during military rule and reunited him with his biological family.
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VIDEO: Verdict due in Argentina herbicide case

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 13:00

Argentina is awaiting the verdict in a landmark case on the use of pesticides and herbicides in residential communities which could have far-reaching implications for the country's agriculture industry.
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GB men suffer defeat by Argentina

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 22:29

Great Britain men's handball team suffer their third defeat in a row after losing to Argentina.
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VIDEO: 'First' Argentine baby with gay fathers

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 15:12

For the first time in the country, two gay men in Argentina have been able to have their child officially recognised as the son of both of them without having to go through the adoption process.
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Falklands war cemetery vandalised

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 8:42

The Falklands Islands government says the Argentine war cemetery, where the bodies of more than 200 soldiers are buried, has been vandalised.
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GB's hockey men thrash Argentina

Monday, July 30th 2012, 21:54

Great Britain's men open their Olympic campaign with a comprehensive 4-1 win over Argentina at the Riverbank Arena.
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VIDEO: Evita remembered on stage 60 years on

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 14:21
related places: Buenos Aires

Sixty years after the death of Eva Peron, three actresses describe how they are approaching their portrayal of the flamboyant Argentine First Lady in stage productions of her life in Buenos Aires.
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Evita's life and legacy 60 years on

Sunday, July 22nd 2012, 9:16

Eva Peron - Evita - still divides Argentina, 60 years after her death
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Argentina 'torture' police held

Friday, July 20th 2012, 21:10

Six policemen are arrested in Argentina after video footage emerged appearing to show them torturing two prisoners.
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VIDEO: Argentina: 'Stolen baby' speaks

Friday, July 6th 2012, 11:28
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Montenegro was one of Argentina's stolen babies - taken away from her parents just days after her birth.
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Stolen baby hails 'liberating' verdict

Friday, July 6th 2012, 6:55

How one of Argentina's 'stolen babies' came to terms
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Argentina ex-junta leaders jailed

Friday, July 6th 2012, 0:39

An Argentine court jails ex-junta leaders Jorge Videla and Reynaldo Bignone over the theft of babies from political prisoners under military rule.
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Argentina baby theft verdict due

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 14:18

An Argentine court is due to deliver a verdict in the trial of ex-leaders accused of stealing babies from political prisoners during military rule.
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Mandela daughter named ambassador

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 10:52
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United States United States

Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, the daughter of South African anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela, is appointed ambassador to Argentina, the South American nation has said.
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Paraguay suspended from Mercosur

Friday, June 29th 2012, 21:15
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay, United States United States

The Mercosur bloc suspends Paraguay a week after the impeachment of President Fernando Lugo, but decides not to impose economic sanctions on the landlocked South American nation.
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VIDEO: Great, great grandfather of birds?

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 14:14
related places: Buenos Aires

A new species of dinosaur has been unveiled in Buenos Aires which palaeontologists say could provide a link to modern-day birds.
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Bishop quits over bikini photos

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 0:03

Argentine Bishop Fernando Bargallo resigns after pictures showing him enjoying a beach holiday in the company of a woman become public.
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VIDEO: Police confront Argentine fuel blockade

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 10:44

The Argentine government has sent in security forces to clear access to fuel refineries blocked by striking lorry drivers demanding pay rises.
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