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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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Argentina: news

Scrap dealer who accidentally set off a war

Saturday, April 3rd 2010, 11:18

While Britain has been involved in a number of conflicts since the Falklands War, it remains Argentina's only war in more than a 100 years. Their defeat continues to dominate.
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Court backs Argentina debt plan

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 11:19

Court rulings in Argentina clear the way for controversial plans to use central bank reserves for servicing debt.
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China buying Argentine oil stake

Monday, March 15th 2010, 7:26
related countries: China China

China National Offshore Oil Corporation is paying $3.1bn for a 50% stake in Argentine oil and gas group Bridas Corporation.
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Argentine film wins foreign Oscar

Monday, March 8th 2010, 9:20

Argentina wins its first Oscar in 25 years as The Secret in Their Eyes wins the Academy Award for best foreign language film.
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Argentina makes Falklands UN bid

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 0:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina asks the UN chief Ban Ki-moon to bring Britain into talks over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands.
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Leaders 'back claim on Falklands'

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 7:19
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United States United States

Latin American leaders at a regional summit back Argentina's claim over the Falklands, Argentina's president has said.
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Oil drilling starts in Falklands

Monday, February 22nd 2010, 18:53
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK rig starts drilling for oil in the territorial waters of the Falkland Islands, despite strong opposition from Argentina.
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Argentina seeks UK oil row talks

Saturday, February 20th 2010, 2:31
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina has said it wants dialogue with the UK in the row over British oil drilling around the Falkland Islands.
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Falklands drilling 'to go ahead'

Friday, February 19th 2010, 15:03
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

Oil drilling off the Falkland Islands will begin next week despite Argentine opposition, the UK territory's government insists.
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Argentina steps up Falklands row

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 16:59
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina announces new controls on shipping en route to the Falkland Islands in a growing row over UK oil drilling plans.
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How serious is Falklands row?

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 11:10
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: How

Argentina has asked the UN to bring Britain into talks over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands. Can this row be resolved?
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Argentina steps up Falklands row

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 8:24
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Vessels heading to and from the Falkland Islands must seek permission, Buenos Aires says, amid an oil row with the UK.
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Surgery for ex-Argentine leader

Monday, February 8th 2010, 1:23

The former president of Argentina, Nestor Kirchner, has emergency surgery to remove a blockage in his carotid artery.
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Argentina's top banker resigns

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 4:20

Argentina's central bank chief Martin Redrado resigns after a bitter public row with the country's president.
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Brazil returns Argentine general

Sunday, January 24th 2010, 6:18
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil extradites to Argentina a former army colonel accused of human rights abuses during military rule in the 1970s.
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Germany seeks Argentina's Videla

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 23:52
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Videla

A court in Germany has issued an arrest warrant for the former Argentine military leader, Jorge Rafael Videla, on suspicion of murdering a German man.
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Extradition for 'dirty war' pilot

Monday, January 18th 2010, 15:53
related countries: Spain Spain

A Spanish court agrees to extradite a pilot held over "death flights" during the 1976-1983 rule of Argentina's junta.
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Argentina bank chief reinstated

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 0:01

A judge orders the reinstatement of Argentina's central bank governor and blocks a plan to use reserves to pay debt.
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Argentine bank chief steps down

Friday, January 8th 2010, 4:55

Argentina's central bank chief steps down after the president signs a decree sacking him in a row over foreign debt.
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Argentine bank boss asked to quit

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 17:51

Argentina's central bank governor rejects a call from the country's president to resign in a dispute over debt.
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'Argentina's Elvis' dies aged 64

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 10:34

Argentine singer Sandro, dubbed the country's Elvis, dies aged 64 of complications following heart and lung transplant surgery.
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Argentine music star Sandro dies

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 2:08

The Argentine singer Sandro, one of Latin America's first rock and roll performers, has died aged 64, doctors say.
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'DNA raid' for Argentina heirs

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 10:56

Police allegedly seize DNA samples from heirs to an Argentine media empire, in a probe into forced adoption.
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Argentine sex abuse bishop jailed

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 23:47

A former Roman Catholic archbishop in Argentina receives an eight-year jail sentence for sexually abusing a young seminarian while still in office.
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Argentina media heirs' DNA tests

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 22:53

An Argentine judge orders heirs to a media empire to take genetic tests to establish if they are victims of forced adoption.
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Gay couple marries in Argentina

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 5:12

Two Argentine men become the first gay couple in Latin America to legally marry after a civil ceremony in southern Argentina.
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Argentina tries 'Angel of Death'

Friday, December 11th 2009, 18:12

A former naval captain and 18 others go on trial accused of kidnap and murder during military rule in Argentina.
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Messi named top European player

Tuesday, December 1st 2009, 2:19

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi wins the prestigious European Footballer of the Year award.
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Argentine judge stops gay wedding

Monday, November 30th 2009, 22:07

A judge in Argentina overturns a ruling that would have allowed the first gay marriage in Latin America.
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Falklands scars

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 12:41

Abuse charges divide Argentine veterans
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Live - autumn international rugby

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 13:51
related countries: Australia Australia, Fiji Fiji, Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff, Twickenham

Scotland play Australia and Ireland take on Fiji after England are beaten 6-19 by the All Blacks at Twickenham and Wales see off Argentina 33-16 in Cardiff.
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Maradona banned for lewd outburst

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 16:58
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Argentina coach Diego Maradona is banned from football for two months for his furious outburst at a World Cup match.
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England 16-9 Argentina

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 16:15

England need a late try from Matt Banahan to beat a dogged Argentina and prevent a sluggish autumn campaign from unravelling at Twickenham.
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