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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

Argentine ex-president charged

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 5:09

Former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua is charged with bribery by a federal court.
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Latin America nuclear pact signed

Saturday, February 23rd 2008, 2:22
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Argentina and Brazil agree to build a joint nuclear reactor to address looming energy shortages.
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S America to host Dakar Rally

Monday, February 11th 2008, 15:32
related countries: Chile Chile, Senegal Senegal

The 2009 Dakar Rally will take place in Argentina and Chile after this year's race was cancelled because of safety concerns.
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Anger at Argentina airport delays

Sunday, January 13th 2008, 1:17

Passengers at Argentina's main airport damage ticket counters after flights are cancelled for a second day.
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Argentine ballet dancer bows out

Sunday, December 23rd 2007, 10:52
related places: Buenos Aires

Thousands of fans gather in the heart of Buenos Aires as ballet star Julio Bocca performs for the last time.
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Five indicted over suitcase cash

Friday, December 21st 2007, 11:31
related countries: United States United States

A US court indicts five men accused of covering up alleged attempts to smuggle election funds to Argentina.
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Argentina 'dirty war' sentences

Wednesday, December 19th 2007, 5:43

An ex-army chief and seven other officials are sentenced for abuses during Argentina's military dictatorship.
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'Bribe' in Argentine cash affair

Tuesday, December 18th 2007, 3:17
related countries: United States United States

A man who tried to fund an Argentine campaign was offered a bribe to hide the sources, a US court hears.
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Argentine cyanide family arrested

Friday, December 14th 2007, 17:40

The wife and adult children of an Argentine officer convicted of rights abuses are held after his death by cyanide.
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Kirchner denies illegal funding

Thursday, December 13th 2007, 17:36
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela

Argentine leader Cristina Kirchner rejects US allegations that Venezuela tried to fund her campaign.
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Argentina swears in new leader

Monday, December 10th 2007, 19:38

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is sworn in as the first woman to be elected president of Argentina.
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Stricken Antarctic ship evacuated

Saturday, November 24th 2007, 0:44

More than 150 passengers and crew are rescued from a tourist ship which hit ice near Antarctica and is listing badly.
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Sinking cruise liner is evacuated

Friday, November 23rd 2007, 8:54

Passengers and crew members are being rescued from a sinking cruise liner off Argentina's coast.
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Minister sacks Argentine spy boss

Thursday, November 22nd 2007, 16:04

Argentina's new defence minister sacks the military intelligence chief after he is caught plotting to oust her.
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Indigenous Argentine beatified

Sunday, November 11th 2007, 23:40

An indigenous Argentine is beatified for the first time at a service in the southern Patagonia region.
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Argentina-Uruguay row at summit

Friday, November 9th 2007, 23:10
related countries: Chile Chile, Uruguay Uruguay

A row between Argentina and Uruguay over a paper mill erupts anew at a 22-nation summit in Chile.
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Indigenous protest in Argentina

Tuesday, November 6th 2007, 23:57

Argentine indigenous people complain to the government after more than 20 of them die of hunger.
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Fire at Argentina jail kills 29

Monday, November 5th 2007, 7:15

A fire apparently started by inmates trying to escape from a maximum security jail in Argentina kills at least 29.
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Kirchner outlines Argentine tasks

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 13:17

Argentina's president-elect Cristina Kirchner outlines her priorities, include pushing for more regional integration.
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Argentina's first lady wins poll

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 1:30

Cristina Kirchner, wife of Argentina's outgoing president, secures victory in the race to succeed him.
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Argentina wraps up poll campaign

Friday, October 26th 2007, 4:44

Candidates in Sunday's presidential election in Argentina make final bids for votes as campaigning ends.
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Argentine judge accuses ex-leader

Tuesday, October 23rd 2007, 21:28

Legal action begins against Argentine's ex-President de la Rua over the killing of five people during riots in 2001.
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Man, 24, loses 82-year-old wife

Monday, October 22nd 2007, 15:38

An 82-year-old Argentine woman dies, less than a month after marrying a 24-year-old-man.
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Argentina head condemns killings

Friday, October 19th 2007, 23:04

Argentine President Nestor Kirchner condemns the killing of three police guards at a government building.
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Rugby: Argentina take third place

Friday, October 19th 2007, 20:56
related countries: France France

Argentina power to a convincing victory over France to claim third place in the Rugby World Cup.
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Rugby U: S Africa into World Cup final

Sunday, October 14th 2007, 20:50
related countries: France France, South Africa South Africa
related places: Paris

England will face a World Cup final rematch with South Africa after the Springboks end Argentina's glorious run in the semis.
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Live - South Africa v Argentina

Sunday, October 14th 2007, 17:21
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

South Africa face Argentina for the right to meet England in the World Cup final.
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Argentina reveals rugby passion

Sunday, October 14th 2007, 11:14

Argentina goes rugby-mad as the Pumas prepare to play in their first World Cup semi-final.
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'Dirty War' priest gets life term

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 1:02

A Catholic priest is sentenced to life in jail for involvement in murders during Argentina's 1976-83 military rule.
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Argentines launch tomato boycott

Monday, October 8th 2007, 16:13

Consumer groups in Argentina launch a tomato boycott to protest against high inflation.
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Rugby: Argentina reach semis

Sunday, October 7th 2007, 20:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina reach the semi-finals of the World Cup for the first time with a battling victory over Scotland.
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