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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 takes over airline

Thursday, December 18th 2008, 10:52
related countries: Spain Spain

Argentina is renationalising the Spanish-owned airline, Aerolineas Argentinas, after talks between the owner and government failed.
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Argentines use 'free kick' spray to stop creeping defenders

Wednesday, December 10th 2008, 22:47

The Argentine Football Association is to introduce an aerosol spray to stop defenders creeping closer to the ball during a free kick.
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Human remains found in Argentina

Wednesday, December 10th 2008, 10:54

The remains of hundreds of people killed during the rule of Argentina's military government between 1976 and 1983 are found in a pit.
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Antarctic cruise passengers saved

Friday, December 5th 2008, 14:24

The Chilean navy rescues all 89 passengers from a cruise ship which ran aground off the Antarctic coast on Thursday.
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Cruise ship drama in Antarctica

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 21:12
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

A cruise ship carrying 122 people has run aground on the Antarctic coast, the Argentine navy reports.
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Argentina backs airline seizure

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 11:29
related countries: Spain Spain

Argentina's lower house of Congress approve a bill to seize back the country's biggest airline from its Spanish owners.
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England given kind World Cup draw

Monday, December 1st 2008, 15:25
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are drawn in the same group as Argentina and Scotland for the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand but avoid all three Tri-Nations sides.
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Arms-smuggling charge for Menem

Saturday, November 29th 2008, 13:06

Former Argentine President Carlos Menem is formally charged with involvement in illegal arms sales in the 1990s.
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Verdasco wins Davis Cup for Spain

Sunday, November 23rd 2008, 18:24
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain win the Davis Cup for the third time as Fernando Verdasco beats Argentina's Jose Acasuso to give them a 3-1 victory.
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Argentine man kills himself on TV

Saturday, November 22nd 2008, 16:24

A former police chief in Argentina, wanted for alleged crimes against human rights, shoots himself dead live on television.
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Live text - Autumn Tests

Saturday, November 22nd 2008, 13:06
related countries: Canada Canada, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales host New Zealand after England suffer a record defeat by South Africa, Ireland beat Argentina and Scotland defeat Canada.
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Lopez draws Spain level in final

Friday, November 21st 2008, 21:02
related countries: Spain Spain

David Nalbandian and Feliciano Lopez win a match apiece to leave Argentina and Spain tied at 1-1 after day one of the Davis Cup final.
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Argentine pension takeover passed

Friday, November 21st 2008, 3:04

Argentina's Senate approves a bill to nationalise private pension schemes, a measure that has provoked controversy.
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Scotland 0-1 Argentina

Wednesday, November 19th 2008, 21:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An early goal by Maxi Rodriguez gives Diego Maradona's Argentina victory over Scotland at Hampden.
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Live text - International friendlies

Wednesday, November 19th 2008, 18:29
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Glasgow

John Terry scores the winner as England win in Germany while Argentina beat Scotland 1-0 in Diego Maradona's first game in charge, as Wales win in Denmark but Northern Ireland are beaten.
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Burley excited by Argentina test

Tuesday, November 18th 2008, 15:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotland manager George Burley does not think there is any risk attached to the Hampden friendly with Argentina.
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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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