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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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Ecuadoreans to sue Chevron abroad

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 20:16

Ecuadorean plaintiffs who won a legal battle against oil company Chevron over environmental damages say they will sue the company in Argentina.
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Colombia 'gang leader' captured

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 16:38
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Argentine police arrest suspected Urabenos gang leader Henry de Jesus Lopez, one of Colombia's most wanted drug dealers.
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Deadly roof collapse in Argentina

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 21:47

At least five people are killed and three are still missing after the roof of a supermarket in Argentina collapses, officials say.
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Argentine ship crew return home

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 7:50
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Buenos Aires

Almost 300 sailors who were on board an Argentine ship when it was impounded in Ghana in a debt dispute arrive in Buenos Aires.
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Argentine ship's crew leave Ghana

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 18:55
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Almost 300 sailors who were on board an Argentine ship when it was impounded in Ghana have left on board a chartered plane to Argentina.
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Argentina 'firm' over seized ship

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 9:32
related countries: Ghana Ghana

President Cristina Fernandez vows never to yield to "vulture funds' blackmail" as an Argentine ship remains impounded in Ghana over unpaid debts.
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UK ambassador's Falklands apology

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 18:25
related countries: Chile Chile, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British ambassador to Chile apologises for a tweet that makes reference to chant that describes Argentine veterans of the Falklands War as gay and cowards.
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Argentine naval chief replaced

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 1:01
related countries: Ghana Ghana

The head of Argentina's navy is sacked following the seizure in Ghana of a naval training ship and its 300 crew, amid a debt dispute.
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Argentina army officers get life

Monday, October 15th 2012, 23:59
related places: Trelew

Three ex-officers in Argentina are jailed for life for crimes against humanity over the 1972 killing of rebels, known as the "Trelew massacre".
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Argentine woman allowed abortion

Friday, October 12th 2012, 16:49

Doctors in Argentina carry out an abortion on a woman rescued from a prostitution ring, following a Supreme Court ruling to allow the termination.
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Ghana refuses Argentine ship bid

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 12:35
related countries: Ghana Ghana, United States United States

A Ghanaian court refuses to free an Argentine warship seized in a debt dispute involving the South American nation's creditors.
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Argentine ship is seized in Ghana

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 9:49
related countries: Ghana Ghana

An Argentine naval ship is seized in Ghana at the request of investors who lost out when Argentina defaulted on its loans in 2001.
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Argentine police fury at pay cuts

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 5:09

Thousands of military police and coast guards in Argentina rally across the country to protest against pay cuts of up to 60%.
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Latin America economies 'to slow'

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 17:22
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Latin America will grow at a slower pace than last year, primarily due to weaker growth in Argentina and Brazil, a United Nations report predicts.
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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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