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Nadal beaten in Chile Open final

Monday, February 11th 2013, 7:02
related countries: Chile Chile

Rafael Nadal is denied the Chile Open title on his comeback from injury as he loses to Argentine Horacio Zeballos in the final.
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Messi eyes Argentina after Barca

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 22:40

Lionel Messi hints he may finish his career in Argentina after extending his Barcelona contract to June 2018.
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VIDEO: Argentina 'will control Falklands'

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 6:47
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

The Falkland Islands will be back under Argentine control within "20 years", the country's foreign minister Hector Timerman has said.
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Argentina vows to control Falklands

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 17:31
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Falkland Islands will be back under Argentine control within '20 years', the country's foreign minister says during his first visit to London.
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VIDEO: Falkland politicians want Argentina talks

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 14:50
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Falkland Island politicians made the 8,000-mile journey to London after an invite by Foreign Secretary William Hague to take part in discussions with him and Argentina's foreign minister.
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Argentina pegs supermarket prices

Monday, February 4th 2013, 19:59

The Argentine government has ordered a two-month price freeze on all products in the country's main supermarket chains.
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Argentina declines Falklands talks

Friday, February 1st 2013, 12:43
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Argentina's foreign minister has turned down a Foreign Office invitation to meet members of the Falkland Islands government in London next week.
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Israel condemns Argentina inquiry

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 20:27
related countries: Iran Iran, Israel Israel
related places: Buenos Aires

Israel strongly criticises Argentina for its decision to work with Iran to investigate a 1994 bombing of a Jewish cultural centre in Buenos Aires.
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Argentina and Iran agree on probe

Monday, January 28th 2013, 15:42
related countries: Iran Iran

Argentina says it has reached a "historic deal" with Iran to establish a "truth commission" into the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish centre.
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Cruise firm axes Argentina stops

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 13:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British cruise liners will not dock in Argentina because of continuing tensions over the Falklands, P&O confirms.
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Argentina raid on paedophile ring

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 0:09

Argentine police say they have broken up an international network of paedophiles who used social networks to spread pornographic images and videos.
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Coloccini asks to leave Newcastle

Friday, January 11th 2013, 12:51

Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini, 30, asks to leave Newcastle to return home to Argentina for personal reasons.
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Seized Argentina ship comes home

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 0:57
related countries: Ghana Ghana

The three-masted Argentine naval ship which was held for two months in a Ghanaian port returns to Argentina to a rapturous welcome.
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Messi claims fourth Ballon d'Or

Monday, January 7th 2013, 19:59

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi wins the Ballon d'Or for a record-breaking fourth consecutive season.
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Sun takes out ad in Argentine paper

Friday, January 4th 2013, 17:16
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Sun newspaper has taken out an advert in an English-language paper in Argentina defending Britain's sovereignty of the Falkland Islands.
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Argentina rebuffed over Falklands

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 15:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister David Cameron strongly rebuffs a call by Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for the UK to return the South Atlantic islands.
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Argentina reignites Falklands row

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 10:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina's president, Cristina Fernandez, has called on the UK to hand over the Falklands Islands, in a letter published in the Guardian newspaper.
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US seeks 'drug lord' extradition

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 1:24
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States
related places: Henry

US requests extradition of Henry de Jesus Lopez, one of Colombia's most wanted drug dealers, detained two months ago in Argentina.
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Falklands attack surprised Thatcher

Friday, December 28th 2012, 9:14
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

The 1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina took the then prime minister Margaret Thatcher by surprise, newly released archive papers show.
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World Cup pullout 'was considered'

Friday, December 28th 2012, 5:24

The government considered pulling the home nations out of the football World Cup in 1982 during the Falklands War with Argentina, official papers show.
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Former Argentine minister jailed

Thursday, December 27th 2012, 18:37

Former Argentine Finance Minister Felisa Miceli is sentenced to four years in jail for corruption after about $52,000 was found in her office bathroom.
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Red alert in Chile over volcano

Sunday, December 23rd 2012, 18:03
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile raises the alert to the highest level as the Copahue volcano on its border with Argentina increases its activity spewing more ash and gas.
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VIDEO: Diplomatic row over Queen Elizabeth Land

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, 19:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Buenos Aires

Argentina claims the area - which William Hague announced would be named Queen Elizabeth Land - is part of their territory, and on Friday summoned the British ambassador to Buenos Aires over the issue.
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Looting spreads across Argentina

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, 7:54
related places: Buenos Aires

Two people are killed in Argentina as a wave of looting spreads to several cities, including the outskirts of the capital, Buenos Aires.
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VIDEO: Looting spreads to Buenos Aires

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, 4:28
related places: Buenos Aires

Argentine police have clashed with hundreds of people trying to loot a supermarket near Buenos Aires.
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In pictures: Argentina looting

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, 2:54

Images of looting and clashes from across the country
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Argentine fury at Antarctic renaming

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, 2:09
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British ambassador to Argentina is summoned by officials in Buenos Aires to explain why part of Antarctica has been renamed in honour of the Queen.
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Argentina killer's wedding halted

Friday, December 21st 2012, 18:51

A judge in Argentina blocks the marriage between a 22-year-old woman and the man convicted of killing her twin sister two years ago.
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Troops sent to Argentine resort

Friday, December 21st 2012, 5:08

The Argentine government sends some 400 troops to the Andean resort of Bariloche after people begin looting from supermarkets.
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VIDEO: Looting in Argentine city Bariloche

Friday, December 21st 2012, 4:40

Riot police were called to a store in the Argentine city of Bariloche where hundreds of people broke in and looted clothes and electrical goods.
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Woman to wed twin sister's killer

Friday, December 21st 2012, 1:00

A 22-year-old Argentine woman is to marry the man convicted of the killing of her twin sister two years ago.
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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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