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'Dirty war pilot' held in Spain

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 17:36
related countries: Spain Spain

An airline pilot is arrested in Spain over his alleged role in the Argentine "Dirty War" tactic of dropping dissidents into the sea.
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War of words

Saturday, September 19th 2009, 12:49

President v media giant over new Argentine law
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Italian police seize Maradona's earrings to pay taxes

Friday, September 18th 2009, 23:47
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Napoli

Italian police seize earrings from Argentina football coach Diego Maradona in an effort to recover unpaid taxes from his time at Napoli.
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Messi signs new deal at Barcelona

Friday, September 18th 2009, 14:16

Argentina forward Lionel Messi pens a new contract which will keep him at Barcelona until 2016.
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Del Potro thrashes Nadal in semis

Sunday, September 13th 2009, 19:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nadal

Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro hammers world number three Rafael Nadal to reach his first Grand Slam final at the US Open.
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Tax raid on Argentine paper

Friday, September 11th 2009, 11:12

Some 200 tax inspectors raid Argentina's biggest newspaper, currently involved in a battle with the government.
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Argentina World Cup spot in doubt

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 7:05
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay, South Africa South Africa

Argentina are in danger of missing their first World Cup since 1970 after losing 1-0 to Paraguay - who have now qualified for South Africa 2010.
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S America storm kills at least 17

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 10:06
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A fierce storm kills at least 17 people and injures dozens more in northern Argentina and southern Brazil.
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Brazil qualify for 2010 World Cup

Sunday, September 6th 2009, 2:43
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Brazil book their place in the 2010 World Cup with a comfortable 3-1 win that further dents Argentina's hopes of reaching the finals in South Africa.
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Iran MPs back 1994 bomb suspect

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 11:52
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian MPs strongly back Ahmad Vahidi for defence minister, despite a warrant for his arrest over a 1994 bomb in Argentina.
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Leaders condemn US-Colombia deal

Friday, August 28th 2009, 22:20
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

South American leaders condemn US plans to increase its military presence in Colombia at an emergency summit in Argentina.
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Argentine farmers resume strikes

Friday, August 28th 2009, 16:17

Argentine farmers resume strikes as part of a bitter dispute with the government over taxes on soya bean exports.
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Chilly reception

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 23:28

Argentine ski resort set for heated regional talks
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Argentina rules on marijuana use

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 0:05

Argentina's supreme court rules that it is unconstitutional for the government to punish people for the personal use of marijuana.
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Iran 'minister' on Interpol list

Friday, August 21st 2009, 21:51
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's defence minister-designate is on Interpol's "wanted" list over a 1994 bombing in Argentina, the agency confirms.
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Argentine state in football deal

Friday, August 21st 2009, 1:21

Argentina's government intervenes to end a funding crisis which delayed the start of the country's football season.
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Jail term for Argentine club fire

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 21:17

The former manager of a nightclub in Argentina is sentenced to 20 years in jail for a fire that killed 194 people in 2004.
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Honduras expels Argentine envoys

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 0:45
related countries: Honduras Honduras

The interim government of Honduras orders Argentine diplomats out, amid differences over the ongoing political crisis.
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Argentina removes Honduran envoy

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 23:47
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Argentina expels Honduras' ambassador over her support for a coup which ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya.
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'Dirty war' general found guilty

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 4:52

An Argentine court sentences a former general to life in prison for human rights abuses during the country's military rule.
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In the red

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 18:37

The debt crisis at the heart of Argentine football
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Argentine football halted by debt

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 10:26

The start of Argentina's football season is delayed indefinitely as clubs struggle with massive debts.
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Blackburn swoop for strike pair

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 20:38
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Blackburn complete a loan deal for Chelsea's Franco di Santo, while Hajduk Split say Rovers have also agreed a deal for Nikola Kalinic.
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Swine flu emergency in Argentina

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 11:30
related places: Buenos Aires

A health emergency is announced to fight a swine flu outbreak in the Argentine city and province of Buenos Aires.
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Argentine ruling party head quits

Monday, June 29th 2009, 23:34

Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner says he will quit as head of the ruling Peronist party after a mid-term poll loss.
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Don't cry for us

Monday, June 29th 2009, 23:26

Can Argentine first couple recover from huge poll defeat?
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Argentine head set for poll blow

Monday, June 29th 2009, 9:08

President Cristina Fernandez' party seems set to lose control of Argentina's Congress, after Sunday's mid-term elections.
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Argentine army in torture ruling

Sunday, June 28th 2009, 0:41

About 70 Argentine army officers can be charged with torture of their own soldiers during the 1982 Falklands War, a court rules.
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Power couple

Saturday, June 27th 2009, 15:13

Argentine president and her husband face tough poll test
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Argentine swine flu deaths hit 17

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 11:22

Argentine officials say seven more people have died from swine flu, bringing the number of deaths there to 17.
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In pictures

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 11:17

Sea gulls are latest threat to whales off Argentina
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Argentine golden shipwreck found

Saturday, June 20th 2009, 0:37

A vessel which sank carrying $18m in gold and silver ingots is found in the Magellan Straits off the coast of Argentina.
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Cuban dissident allowed to travel

Saturday, June 13th 2009, 9:32
related countries: Cuba Cuba

A leading Cuban dissident is told she can travel to Argentina to visit relatives after years of refusals.
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Benitez rules out Mascherano sale

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 11:46

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez insists Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano, who has been linked to Barcelona, is not for sale at any price.
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DNA 'proves Argentine's incest'

Wednesday, May 27th 2009, 22:37

An Argentine man accused of incest fathered seven children with one of his daughters, officials say citing DNA tests.
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