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VIDEO: Inca mummies reveal child sacrifices

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 17:00

Tests on three mummies found in Argentina have shed new light on the Inca practice of child sacrifice.
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Higuain completes move to Napoli

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 18:06
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain
related places: Napoli

Real Madrid's Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain, a transfer target for Arsenal, completes a £34.5m move to Napoli.
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Federer loses to qualifier in semis

Saturday, July 20th 2013, 15:03

Top seed Roger Federer loses to Argentine qualifier Federico Delbonis in the semi-finals in Hamburg.
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Argentina politicians 'spied on'

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 9:25

Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman says he has handed prosecutors a list of dozens of politicians and activists who were spied on.
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Djokovic beats Del Potro in thriller

Friday, July 5th 2013, 17:01

Novak Djokovic beats Juan Martin del Potro in five sets, overcoming the Argentine in the longest semi-final in Wimbledon history.
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Canada-Argentina mine deal scrapped

Thursday, July 4th 2013, 8:58
related countries: Canada Canada

Argentina scraps a major gold-mining deal with Canadian firm Osisko, after protests by environmental campaigners.
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VIDEO: Football fans throw chairs at president

Saturday, June 29th 2013, 13:15

Supporters of the Club Atlético Independiente football team in Argentina attacked the club president Javier Cantero after the team was relegated from the country's premier league.
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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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