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'Argentina's Elvis' dies aged 64

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 10:34

Argentine singer Sandro, dubbed the country's Elvis, dies aged 64 of complications following heart and lung transplant surgery.
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'Biggest dinosaur ever' discovered

Saturday, May 17th 2014, 0:50

A new species of titanosaur unearthed in Argentina is the largest animal ever to walk the Earth, palaeontologists say.
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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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'Corrupt' Argentine police purged

Saturday, April 1st 2006, 21:27
related places: Buenos Aires

The Argentine authorities try to clean up the Buenos Aires police force with a purge of more than 100 officers.
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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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'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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'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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'Dirty War' rears its ugly head

Thursday, October 19th 2006, 12:03

The disappearance of a witness in the trial of a former Argentine police chief has raised bad memories of the 1970s, Daniel Schweimler reports.
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'Dirty War' witness safe and well

Saturday, December 30th 2006, 2:28

A man who testified he was tortured by Argentina's military junta is found three days after going missing.
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'DNA raid' for Argentina heirs

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 10:56

Police allegedly seize DNA samples from heirs to an Argentine media empire, in a probe into forced adoption.
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'Fossils for sale' seized in US

Friday, February 24th 2006, 2:04
related countries: United States United States

US agents say they have seized tonnes of prehistoric fossils they suspect were smuggled from Argentina.
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'Happy' rugby pays off for Argentina

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 18:56

Argentina's progress to the Rugby World Cup semi-finals has been inspired by a change to a more exciting style, writes Ben Dirs.
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'I knew nothing' Messi tells court

Thursday, June 2nd 2016, 14:37
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Barcelona

Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi tells a court he had no knowledge of the tax issues that led to fraud charges against him.
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'Ireland can cope without O'Connell'

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 12:44

Ireland can beat Argentina in Sunday's World Cup quarter-final despite the absence of Paul O'Connell, says Stephen Ferris.
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'Lord of Death killer' arrested

Tuesday, August 31st 2010, 16:50

Police arrest a man they believe murdered at least six people in Argentina after making a pact with a spirit figure called The Lord of Death.
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'Magic' Messi hails 400-goal mark

Sunday, September 28th 2014, 12:45

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi "never imagined" scoring over 400 career goals while Luis Enrique hails the Argentine's "magic".
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'Meteorite thieves' held by police

Sunday, May 31st 2015, 0:27

Police in Argentina arrest four men who appear to have been trying to steal more than a tonne of meteorites in the northern province of Chaco.
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'Nazi hide-out' probed in Argentina

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 16:40

Archaeologists in Argentina are investigating whether ruined buildings in a remote nature reserve may have been built to hide Nazi officers.
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Monday, January 19th 2015, 22:32
related places: Buenos Aires

No evidence has been found that anyone else was involved in the death of a prosecutor whose body was found in Buenos Aires, officials say.
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'Noisy' Buenos Aires tops study

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 0:00
related places: Buenos Aires

The Argentine capital of Buenos Aires is the noisiest city in Latin America, and the fourth loudest in the world, a study finds.
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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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'Stillborn' baby alive in morgue

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 17:32

A premature Argentine baby is found alive in a morgue, 12 hours after she was pronounced dead, local media reports say.
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1976 Falklands invasion warning

Friday, December 29th 2006, 0:48
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), United Kingdom United Kingdom

British officials predicted in 1976 that Argentina would invade the Falkland Islands, official documents show.
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AC Milan pull out of Tevez chase

Friday, January 27th 2012, 22:08

AC Milan drop out of the running to sign Argentina striker Carlos Tevez from Manchester City.
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Activist finds 'stolen grandson'

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 9:57

An Argentine activist who traces babies snatched from their parents by the 1970s military junta has found her own grandson after 36 years.
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Activist meets 'stolen grandson'

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 4:51

Argentine human rights activist Estela Carlotto is reunited with her long-lost grandson after discovering his whereabouts earlier this week.
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Activist reunited with wrong woman

Sunday, December 27th 2015, 1:54

A 92-year-old Argentine activist who thought she was reunited with her long-missing granddaughter is "devastated" after the woman turned out to be a stranger.
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Afghan boy bags real Messi shirt - finally

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 10:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Afghan boy who became an online hit after wearing a homemade Lionel Messi shirt receives the real thing - from the Argentine footballer himself.
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Agency condemns own Falklands ad

Friday, May 4th 2012, 17:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British-owned advertising agency condemns its Argentine team over an "offensive" video showing an Argentine athlete training in the Falklands.
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Agency to monitor tri-border area

Wednesday, August 16th 2006, 16:51
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay set up a joint intelligence centre to monitor the area where their borders meet.
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Aguero injured playing for Argentina

Friday, October 9th 2015, 6:20

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero suffers a hamstring injury while playing for Argentina.
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Aguero like Romario, says Mancini

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 8:27
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini describes Sergio Aguero as a "photocopy" of Brazilian legend Romario after the Argentine's superb debut against Swansea.
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Aguero's call-up is 'ridiculous'

Friday, September 14th 2012, 9:51

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini brands Argentina's decision to call up injured striker Sergio Aguero as "ridiculous".
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All Blacks pick Williams on wing

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 19:19
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand select Sonny Bill Williams on the wing and Colin Slade at fly-half for their World Cup quarter-final against Argentina.
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All Blacks sweep past Argentina

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 9:52
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Napier

Julian Savea scores two tries as New Zealand beat Argentina 28-9 in their Rugby Championship clash in Napier.
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All Blacks win Rugby Championship

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 6:34
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Cory Jane scores a hat-trick of tries as New Zealand beat Argentina 54-15 to win the inaugural Rugby Championship.
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