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News: Argentina

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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Argentina: news

DNA order for media group heirs

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 20:52

An Argentine court rules that the adopted heirs of the Clarin media group must give DNA samples to see if they were stolen as babies during military rule.
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Rights and wrongs

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 14:35

Scandal swirls over Argentine mothers' group
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Argentina votes for smoking ban

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 2:34

The lower house of congress in Argentina votes to ban smoking in all enclosed public spaces, as part of a comprehensive series of anti-tobacco measures.
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Nigeria thump weakened Argentina

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 20:24

Nigeria thrash a second-string Argentina side 4-1 in Wednesday night's international friendly in Abuja.
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Bolivia apologises for Iran visit

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 9:20
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Iran Iran
related places: Buenos Aires

Bolivia apologises to Argentina after a visit by Iran's Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi who is wanted by Buenos Aires over a 1994 bombing.
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Murray to defy injury in semi bid

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 19:50
related countries: France France

Andy Murray will attempt to play through his ankle injury once again when he takes on Argentina's Juan Ignacio Chela in the quarter-finals of the French Open on Wednesday.
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Plane crash in Argentina kills 22

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 7:12

A small plane crashes in southern Argentina, killing all 22 people on board, officials say.
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Argentina army torturers jailed

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 8:18

Eight ex-army officers are given life imprisonment by a court in Argentina for their role in the killing of 22 political activists during military rule.
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VIDEO: Boutique hotels go big in Buenos Aires

Friday, May 13th 2011, 14:53
related places: Buenos Aires

Tayfun King looks at whether the blitz of new boutique hotels opening in Buenos Aires in Argentina is just a fad or the next big thing.
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Argentina 'death flights' arrests

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 9:39
related countries: France France

Three ex-police officers are held in Argentina over the murder of several women, including a French nun, thrown from a plane during military rule.
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VIDEO: Commuters burn trains in Argentina

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 3:34
related places: Buenos Aires

Several people have been arrested in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires after passengers set fire to a train.
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Argentines burn trains in protest

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 20:23

At least three Argentine trains are set alight by commuters angered by severe delays to their rail service.
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Argentine writer Sabato dies, 99

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 17:27
related places: Buenos Aires

Argentine writer and human rights champion Ernesto Sabato dies aged 99 at his home near Buenos Aires.
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Argentina nabs 'drug subs brains'

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 20:35
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

A Colombian man accused of having devised the strategy of using submarines to smuggle drugs from Colombia to the United States is arrested in Argentina.
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VIDEO: Prisoners learn to play by the rules

Thursday, April 21st 2011, 21:07

In Buenos Aires, Argentina, prisoners are being given the chance to train as football referees to help in their rehabilitation
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Life term for Argentina ex-ruler

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 22:54

Argentina's last military ruler, Reynaldo Bignone, is sentenced to life in prison for torture and murder, in the latest trial related to the 1976-83 "Dirty War" against left-wing activists.
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Dying hungry

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 6:51

Food-rich Argentina accused of failing to look after some of its own
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Argentine torture general jailed

Friday, April 1st 2011, 1:08

Former Argentine Gen Eduardo Cabanillas and three intelligence agents are jailed for running a notorious detention centre during military rule.
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Israel 'given Argentina pledge'

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 2:10
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Buenos Aires

Israel says Argentina pledged "deep commitment" to investigating two 1990s bombings of Jewish targets in Buenos Aires, after media reports to the contrary.
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Dirty word

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 9:29

So how high is Argentina's inflation rate?
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Chavez wins Argentine media award

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 1:06
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez receives a press freedom award in Argentina, angering critics who accuse him of stifling opposition media in Venezuela.
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Israel fury over Argentina report

Monday, March 28th 2011, 0:01
related countries: Iran Iran, Israel Israel

Israel demands an explanation from Argentina over reports it proposed to Iran that it would stop investigating two 1990s bombings of Jewish targets in exchange for improved trade ties.
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Wounds of the past

Thursday, March 24th 2011, 7:49

Argentina marks 'dirty war' 35 years on
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Two dead in Iguazu Falls accident

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 1:07
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

Two US tourists die in an accident at Iguazu Falls on the border between Brazil and Argentina, and five other tourists are injured.
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Lies cannot last

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 0:02

Argentine 'stolen baby' on finding his real father
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Argentina baby theft trial begins

Monday, February 28th 2011, 15:32

Argentina begins trying ex-leaders Jorge Videla and Reynaldo Bignone over the systematic theft of babies from political prisoners under military rule.
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Argentina and US row over cargo

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 10:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Buenos Aires

Argentina and the US are at odds after Argentine officials seize "undeclared" arms and equipment on a US military plane at Buenos Aires airport.
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Tevez misses game for 'attitude'

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 17:52
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Striker Carlos Tevez was left out of Argentina's squad for their friendly against Portugal because of a poor attitude, according to Argentine FA president Julio Grondona.
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Woman survives 23-storey hotel fall

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 2:05
related places: Buenos Aires

A young woman has plunged 23 storeys from the roof of a luxury hotel in the centre of Buenos Aires in Argentina, and survived.
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Woman survives 23-storey plunge

Monday, January 24th 2011, 18:54
related places: Buenos Aires

A woman in Argentina survives after falling from the 23rd floor of a hotel in Buenos Aires, but is taken to hospital with multiple injuries.
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German navy 'mutiny' investigated

Friday, January 21st 2011, 11:25
related countries: Germany Germany

A German navy ship is ordered to dock in Argentina for investigation after reports of a mutiny in November following the death of a cadet.
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Argentine farmers in grain strike

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 0:55

Farmers in Argentina are halting wheat, maize and soy sales for seven days in protest at government export limits.
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New Beatles museum opens in Argentina

Sunday, January 16th 2011, 2:29

The world's biggest collection of Beatles memorabilia has gone on show at a new museum in Argentina.
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Argentine president's cash stolen

Friday, January 14th 2011, 2:09

Thieves in Argentina steal $90,000 in cash meant for use during a Middle East trip by President Cristina Fernandez.
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