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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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Messi third in Argentina awards

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 10:21

Barcelona goal machine Lionel Messi comes third behind a boxer and taekwondo fighter in a poll to find Argentina's athlete of 2012.
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Argentina ex-minister sentenced

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 3:08

Argentina ex-official Jaime Smart is given life in prison, the first civilian to be sentenced for crimes against humanity committed under military rule.
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Freed Argentine ship heads home

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 17:47
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Libertad

The Argentine navy ship Libertad is on its way home after it was held for two months in Ghana, seized over government debts incurred 10 years ago.
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Court orders Argentine ship freed

Saturday, December 15th 2012, 17:25
related countries: Germany Germany, Ghana Ghana

A UN court based in Germany orders the release of the Argentine naval ship ARA Libertad, impounded by Ghana over a debt dispute.
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Footballers 'beaten up' in Brazil

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 13:28
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Brazil Brazil
related places: Sao Paulo

An Argentine football club accuses Brazilian security officials of beating and pulling guns on its players during half time at a cup final in Sao Paulo.
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In pictures: Argentina sex slave verdict protests

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 9:30

Sex-trafficking trial acquittals spark angry protests in Argentina
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Argentine protests follow trial

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 2:18

Angry protesters clash with police in Argentina after a day after a court acquits 13 defendants in the Marita Veron sex slavery case.
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Argentina sex slave trial uproar

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 10:42

An Argentine court acquits 13 defendants in the high-profile case of a woman missing for 10 years and allegedly forced into sex slavery.
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The woman trying to tackle Argentine football violence

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 10:22

Meet the woman trying to root out Argentine football violence
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Messi breaks goal-scoring record

Monday, December 10th 2012, 9:12

Lionel Messi scores his 86th goal of 2012 to break Gerd Mueller's record for most goals in a calendar year.
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VIDEO: 'Toxic cloud' over Buenos Aires

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 22:09
related places: Buenos Aires

A toxic cloud descended on the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires after a pesticide container at the port caught fire.
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Toxic cloud alarms Buenos Aires

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 20:54
related places: Buenos Aires

A toxic cloud, caused by a fire at the port of the Argentine capital Buenos Aires, causes panic and leads to the evacuation of buildings.
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Repsol files Argentina complaint

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 0:49
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Washington

The Spanish oil company, Repsol, which had its assets in Argentina seized in April, takes its case to the World Bank's arbitration body in Washington.
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Argentina wins delay over debt

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 0:20

Argentina, which is locked in a court battle in New York over its debt, receives more time to argue against paying investors over its defaulted debt.
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Argentina 'Dirty War' case begins

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 18:55

A court in Argentina begins hearing the largest trial of crimes committed during the so-called "Dirty War" between 1976 and 1983.
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Fitch: Argentina default likely

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 23:53

The ratings agency Fitch says that Argentina, which is locked in a court battle in New York over its debt, will probably default on what it owes.
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Argentina rejects US debt ruling

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 0:26
related countries: United States United States

Argentina says it will appeal against a US ruling ordering it to pay $1.3bn owed to foreign bond holders since its debt default in 2001.
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VIDEO: National strike hits Argentina

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 13:45
related places: Buenos Aires

A strike called by two of Argentina's biggest unions paralysed much of Buenos Aires and other cities across the country on Tuesday.
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Wife jailed for governor's murder

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 9:15

The wife of an Argentine provincial governor, Carlos Soria, is jailed for 18 years for killing him during a family argument.
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Argentina cities hit by strike

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 1:33
related places: Buenos Aires

A nationwide strike brings Buenos Aires and other cities to a halt, in another major protest against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
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Fake Venezuelan Olympians held

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 23:26
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Buenos Aires

Ten Venezuelans who falsely claimed to be Olympic weightlifters are arrested in Buenos Aires after scans show drug capsules in their stomachs.
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Argentine sugar magnate charged

Friday, November 16th 2012, 3:24

Argentine industrialist Carlos Blaquier is charged with unlawful detention in a case dating back to the country's military rule.
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Argentina asks UN to free ship

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 20:30
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Libertad

Argentina asks the International Sea Tribunal to order Ghana to release of its three-masted navy ship, Libertad, impounded over a debt dispute.
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Wales drop Warburton for Tipuric

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 13:00
related countries: Samoa Samoa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Warburton

Captain Sam Warburton drops to the bench for Friday's match with Samoa as Wales make eight changes to the team beaten by Argentina.
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VIDEO: Falklands governor Rex Hunt dies

Monday, November 12th 2012, 22:55
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Sir Rex Hunt, who was governor of the Falkland Islands during the Argentine invasion in 1982 which triggered the Falklands War, has died aged 86.
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Falklands governor Rex Hunt dies

Monday, November 12th 2012, 16:45
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Sir Rex Hunt, who was governor of the Falkland Islands during the Argentine invasion in 1982 which triggered the Falklands War, dies aged 86.
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Argentina seeks ship dispute help

Monday, November 12th 2012, 15:52
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Libertad

Argentina says it will ask the International Sea Tribunal to intervene if Ghana does not release its three-masted navy ship, Libertad.
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Chevron appeals against freeze

Saturday, November 10th 2012, 0:55
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Two Chevron subsidiaries in Argentina appeal against an asset freeze ordered by a judge as part of an environmental damages claim in Ecuador.
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Thousands join Argentina protest

Friday, November 9th 2012, 10:58

Thousands march through the streets of Argentina's capital, in one of the largest protests against the policies of President Fernandez.
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VIDEO: Thousands join Argentina protest

Friday, November 9th 2012, 2:45
related places: Buenos Aires

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires, in protest at the government of Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
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Blackout hits Argentine capital

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 9:03
related places: Buenos Aires

The Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, is hit by a major power outage, hitting more than a million homes and disrupting traffic.
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Argentina 'freezes Chevron money'

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 22:20

Ecuadorean plaintiffs in an environmental damages case against Chevron say a judge has frozen $19bn worth of the oil company's assets in Argentina.
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Phillips out as Wales pick Knoyle

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 13:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales pick Tavis Knoyle at scrum-half ahead of Mike Phillips while Ospreys tight-head prop Aaron Jarvis is handed his debut against Argentina.
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Renowned Argentine director dies

Monday, November 5th 2012, 21:42

One of Argentina's best known film directors and singer-songwriters, Leonardo Favio, has died at the age of 74.
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