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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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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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Argentine police confront strike

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 7:16

The Argentine government sends in security forces to clear access to fuel refineries blocked by striking lorry drivers demanding pay increases.
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PM confronts Argentine president

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 9:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Prime Minister David Cameron confronts Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez over her country's continued claim to the Falklands Islands.
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VIDEO: Argentines protest against president

Friday, June 15th 2012, 15:28
related places: Buenos Aires

Thousands of Argentines take to the streets of Buenos Aires to protest against President Cristina Fernandez and her government's economic policies.
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Argentina demands Falklands talks

Friday, June 15th 2012, 0:12
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina's president demands the UK negotiate over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands, on the 30th anniversary of the end of the 1982 war.
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Falklands mark end of 1982 war

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 21:33
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

Falkland Islanders mark 30 years since the end of the war with Argentina with a service at Liberation Monument, Port Stanley.
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Falklands anniversary: Argentine media subdued

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 18:53

The 30th anniversary of the surrender of Argentine forces on the Falklands Islands fails to stir the country's media commentators
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Falklands to vote on sovereignty

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 16:38
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Falkland Islands government says it intends to send Argentina the message it wants to stay British, after announcing a referendum on its sovereignty.
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MP declines Argentine talks offer

Friday, June 8th 2012, 18:38
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

The foreign office minister who accused Argentina of trying to impose an "economic blockade" on the Falkland Islands turns down an invitation to visit the country.
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How an Argentine town rose from volcano's ashes

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 9:30

How Argentine tourist resort rose from the ashes
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Argentina's leader drops dollars

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 9:24

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, battling capital flight and high inflation, urges officials to follow her and switch saving in dollars to pesos.
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YPF to invest $7bn a year to 2017

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 9:38

The new head of Argentina's state-controlled energy firm, YPF, says it needs to spend $7bn (£4.5bn) a year for the next five years to boost output.
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EU challenge to Argentina at WTO

Friday, May 25th 2012, 10:57

The EU files a suit against Argentina's import restrictions at the WTO in the latest stage of a trade row between the two.
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Argentina drops TBA rail operator

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 20:55
related places: Buenos Aires

Argentina takes away the concession to run two commuter lines from the railway company involved in a deadly crash in February in Buenos Aires.
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Argentine 'Dirty War' body named

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 8:56
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Argentina identifies the remains of a body that washed ashore in Uruguay in 1976 as a "disappeared" victim of that era.
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Bomb 'targets Colombia ex-leader'

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 20:23
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Buenos Aires

A bomb is found hidden in a lamp at a theatre in Buenos Aires, Argentina, ahead of a speech to be given there by Colombian ex-President Alvaro Uribe.
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Argentine gas exports cancelled

Friday, May 18th 2012, 22:41
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish energy giant Repsol cancels a contract to provide gas to Argentina, in a continuing row after Buenos Aries nationalised one of its subsidiaries.
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Argentine rights figure charged

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 10:53
related places: Mayo

A former top official with one of Argentina's leading human rights movements, Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, has been charged with embezzlement.
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Argentine vice-president probed

Monday, May 14th 2012, 18:34

Argentine Vice-President Amado Boudou is under investigation over allegations that he abused his position to make money.
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