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VIDEO: Argentine president to run again

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 9:01

The Argentine President, Cristina Fernandez, has announced her decision to stand for re-election in October.
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Argentine president to run again

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 1:02

The president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, announces she will run for re-election in the presidential election in October 2011.
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VIDEO: Ash smothers homes in Argentina

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 7:26
related countries: Chile Chile

A large quantity of ash from a volcanic eruption in southern Chile has settled on neighbouring Argentina, causing chaos in one town close to the border.
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Argentine media heirs to give DNA

Friday, June 17th 2011, 18:54

The adopted heirs of Argentina's Clarin media group say they will give fresh DNA samples, in a contested "stolen babies" case.
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Argentina rails at UK 'arrogance'

Friday, June 17th 2011, 10:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, says the UK is "arrogant" for refusing to negotiate over the sovereignty of the Falklands.
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VIDEO: Falkland man chooses Argentina

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 13:08
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

James Peck, born on the Falkland Islands, has become the first person from there to chose Argentine citizenship.
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Rodriguez hints at Liverpool exit

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 11:17

Liverpool winger Maxi Rodriguez could be on his way back to his boyhood club Newell's Old Boys in Argentina.
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Argentina-US cargo spat settled

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 13:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Buenos Aires, February

Argentina returns cargo confiscated from a US military aircraft at Buenos Aires in February that led to a diplomatic spat.
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Chile volcano travel chaos easing

Saturday, June 11th 2011, 17:25
related countries: Australia Australia, Chile Chile, Uruguay Uruguay

Flights are returning to normal in major Argentine and Uruguayan airports, but ash from a Chilean volcano is now reaching Australia.
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Chile volcano wreaks fresh havoc

Friday, June 10th 2011, 21:39
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Chile Chile

A cloud of ash spewed from a volcano in Chile continues to ground flights in Argentina, Uruguay and now southern Brazil.
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Chile ash cloud grounds flights

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 15:13
related countries: Chile Chile, Uruguay Uruguay

A cloud of ash spewed from a volcano range in Chile grounds flights at a number of airports in Argentina and Uruguay.
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Chile ash cloud disruption eases

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 22:05
related countries: Chile Chile

Two airports in Argentina's capital reopen after flights across the region were disrupted by clouds of ash spewed from a volcano range in Chile.
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In pictures

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 21:38
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile and Argentina covered with ash from erupting volcanic range
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In pictures

Monday, June 6th 2011, 10:47
related countries: Chile Chile

Erupting volcano range showers Chile and Argentina with ash
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Chile volcano ash alert remains

Monday, June 6th 2011, 8:54
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Puyehue

Authorities in southern Chile and Argentina are still on alert as ash from the Puyehue volcano range continues to be blown over the region.
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VIDEO: Chile volcanoes 'turned sky dark'

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 15:13
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: Puyehue

Hugh Sinclair describes the impact of the volcano eruptions from Chile's Puyehue-Cordon-Caulle volcano range, on nearby Bariloche in Argentina, where he is staying.
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Fifa probes Nigeria match betting

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 12:01
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Abuja

Fifa is examining betting patterns relating to Nigeria's 4-1 win over Argentina in Abuja on Wednesday
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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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