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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.

World news related to Argentina – overview

Argentina: news

Parched Pampas

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 12:47

Drought spells crisis on Argentina's farms and ranches
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Argentine farmers start protest

Friday, February 20th 2009, 23:07

Argentine farmers and ranchers begin four days of protests and stoppages ahead of a key meeting with the government.
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Argentine farmers 'to stop sales'

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 22:15

Argentine farmers are to halt grains and livestock sales to protest against taxes on agricultural exports, especially soya, farm leaders say.
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Argentina expels Holocaust bishop

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 21:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Argentina orders an ultra-traditionalist British bishop who denies the Holocaust to leave the country or face expulsion.
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Mudslide envelops Argentine town

Tuesday, February 10th 2009, 12:34

At least two people are missing after a mudslide sweeps through a town in northern Argentina.
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Seminary sacks 'Holocaust bishop'

Monday, February 9th 2009, 11:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An ultra-traditionalist British bishop who has denied the Holocaust is relieved of his post at an Argentine seminary.
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High hopes for Afghan cricket team

Thursday, February 5th 2009, 11:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Buenos Aires

The Afghan cricket team has got into the final qualifying round for the Cricket World Cup finals in 2011. William Reeve, was beside the pitch to cheer the team on at their latest victory in Buenos Aires.
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Argentina acts to end coin crisis

Wednesday, February 4th 2009, 23:09
related places: Buenos Aires

Argentina announces an electronic ticketing system for Buenos Aires' transport to tackle a shortage of small change.
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Argentina declares drought crisis

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 11:13

President Cristina Fernandez of Argentina declares emergency measures to help cope with the effects of a severe drought.
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Argentine builders strike oil - olive oil, that is - in a Spanish galleon

Wednesday, December 31st 2008, 2:55
related countries: Spain Spain

Construction workers in Argentina find oil - of the olive variety - as they unearth a colonial-era Spanish ship believed to be 250 years old.
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Argentina probes ex-president

Wednesday, December 24th 2008, 14:50

The former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner is to be investigated by a court over corruption allegations.
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'Sleazy' La Plata

Saturday, December 20th 2008, 15:43

Behind the dark streets of Argentine sex capital
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Argentina suspends Astiz release

Friday, December 19th 2008, 22:41

Argentine judicial authorities suspend a decision by a court to release one of the most notorious figures of the Dirty War.
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Argentine officers freed on bail

Friday, December 19th 2008, 6:57

An Argentine court orders the release on bail of 14 men accused of committing human right abuses during military rule.
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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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