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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

Argentina bus hijack fans charged

Friday, November 14th 2008, 21:15

Nearly 70 fans of an Argentine football club are charged after hijacking two buses to get to their team's game, say police.
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Nadal will miss Davis Cup final

Monday, November 10th 2008, 17:27
related countries: Spain Spain

World number one Rafael Nadal is out of Spain's Davis Cup final against Argentina because of a knee problem.
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Argentine pension bid backed

Friday, November 7th 2008, 9:56

A bill to nationalise almost $30bn in private pension funds passes Argentina's lower house of parliament.
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Maradona named as Argentina coach

Tuesday, November 4th 2008, 19:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Diego Maradona is confirmed as the new Argentina coach after a long battle with drug addiction.
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Maradona set to coach Argentina

Wednesday, October 29th 2008, 10:55

Argentina legend Diego Maradona will take over as coach of the national side next week, says the secretary of the Argentine FA.
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Maradona 'set to coach Argentina'

Tuesday, October 28th 2008, 23:02

Argentina legend Diego Maradona says he has agreed to take over as coach of the national side.
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Turmoil in Latin American markets

Thursday, October 23rd 2008, 10:28
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

Latin American investors brace themselves a day after government interventions in Argentina and Brazil.
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Argentina to take over pensions

Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 21:35

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez signs a bill to nationalise almost $30bn in private pension funds.
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Menem on trial for arms smuggling

Thursday, October 16th 2008, 14:01

The trial of former Argentine president Carlos Menem is to begin, but his lawyers say he is too ill to attend.
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Argentina's Videla moved to jail

Saturday, October 11th 2008, 6:48
related places: Videla

Argentina's ex-military head, Jorge Videla, accused of human rights abuses, is transferred from house arrest to jail.
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Argentine farmers resume protests

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 20:00

Farmers in Argentina resume nationwide protests calling for economic concessions for small- and medium-scale farms.
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Smuggled case cash 'totalled $5m'

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 11:02
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

A key witness tells a Miami court that alleged attempts to smuggle campaign funds from Venezuela to Argentina involved $5m.
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Argentine rallies for missing man

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 21:50

Argentine activists hold rallies to mark two years since a witness at a major human-rights trial went missing.
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Anti-Morales protests hit Bolivia

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 12:24
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Brazil Brazil

Protesters storm public buildings in eastern Bolivia, as opposition to President Evo Morales's reform plans escalates.
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Argentine commuters torch trains

Friday, September 5th 2008, 9:56

Passengers set fire to train carriages in Argentina over delays, but the government blames left-wing activists for the unrest.
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Live text - Murray v Del Potro

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 19:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Murray

British number one Andy Murray beats Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.
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Argentina to pay back $6.7bn debt

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 6:12

Argentina pledges to repay the $6.7bn of defaulted debt still owed to foreign investors after the 2001-2002 economic crisis.
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Zabaleta set to sign for Man City

Friday, August 29th 2008, 7:34

Man City are close to signing Argentine Pablo Zabaleta from Spanish side Espanyol for £6.45m.
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Argentine chiefs jailed for life

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 22:51

Two generals during Argentina's military rule are sentenced to life in jail over the disappearance of a former senator.
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Federer storms to opening victory

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 4:48
related countries: United States United States

Roger Federer begins his quest for his fifth consecutive US Open title by beating Argentina's Maximo Gonzalez in just 82 minutes.
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Murray strolls through at US Open

Monday, August 25th 2008, 20:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

British number one Andy Murray beats Sergio Roitman of Argentina in round one of the US Open.
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Live text - Murray v Roitman

Monday, August 25th 2008, 19:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Murray

British number one Andy Murray opens his US Open campaign against Argentine Sergio Roitman.
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Argentina brave heat to take gold

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 6:48
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Maria

Argentina retain their men's Olympic football title as Angel di Maria's goal secures a 1-0 win over Nigeria.
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Puppy love: Argentine dog keeps abandoned baby safe with pups

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 6:36

A dog touches Argentine hearts by saving an abandoned baby, putting him alongside her own puppies.
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Live - Olympics

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 0:11
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Middleweight boxer James DeGale wins gold for Britain and there are bronze medals for Tim Brabants and Sarah Stevenson.
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Argentine disco blaze case begins

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 5:32
related places: Buenos Aires

The trial begins of 15 people charged over a Buenos Aires nightclub fire four years ago, which killed 194 people.
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Argentina and Uruguay's tango row

Saturday, August 16th 2008, 11:03
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Daniel Schweimler looks at the mystery of tango legend Carlos Gardel's disputed birthplace.
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Menem probed over 1995 explosion

Saturday, August 16th 2008, 1:42

Argentina's former president, Carlos Menem, is investigated over his alleged role in a deadly explosion in 1995.
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Bolivia protests prevent summit

Tuesday, August 5th 2008, 22:36
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Venezuela Venezuela

The leaders of Venezuela and Argentina cancel a trip to Bolivia after clashes between police and opponents of President Morales.
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Argentine leader 'has no regrets'

Sunday, August 3rd 2008, 1:57

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner defends her policies in her first news conference since taking office.
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Life for Argentine ex-army chief

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 22:04

An Argentine ex-army officer is sentenced to life in prison for the 1977 kidnapping, torture and killing of four left-wing activists.
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Top aide quits Argentine cabinet

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 16:10

A key aide to the Argentine president resigns days after the government suffered a blow to its tax plans.
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Argentina buys back airline

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 4:38

The Argentine government renationalises Aerolineas Argentinas, nearly 20 years after it was privatised.
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