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Argentina, Spain agree to negotiate over YPF nationalization

Argentina, Spain and Mexico have agreed to negotiate a deal on Buenos Aires' 2012 nationalization of Repsol's stake in YPF, the Economy Ministry said Monday.

Argentina, Spain agree to negotiate over YPF nationalization
Bieber's concert gear impounded in Argentina
Bieber's concert gear impounded in Argentina

Justin Bieber's concert gear has been seized in Argentina in a legal scuffle with a photographer, the latest in a series of incidents trailing the Canadian teen idol's South American tour.

Bieber's concert gear impounded in Argentina
Two members of the environmentalist organisation "Greenpeace" stand next to skeletons as they, along with about 30 other environmentalists, protest against pollution. ©Reuters/STR New
200 million people at risk from toxic pollution: environmentalists

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide risk exposure to toxic pollution, environmental groups warned Monday, publishing a list of the world's worst areas, including an African processing site for European electronics.

200 million people at risk from toxic pollution: environmentalists
Mid-term elections a key test for Argentina's Kirchner
Mid-term elections a key test for Argentina's Kirchner

Voting got under way in Argentina Sunday in midterm elections that observers said could mark the beginning of President Cristina Kirchner's political unraveling.

Mid-term elections a key test for Argentina's Kirchner
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Argentina braces for European biodiesel duty hikes

Argentina's biodiesel industry warned Friday it faces collapse if Europe makes good on a threat to impose stiff duties on their product next month.

Argentina braces for European biodiesel duty hikes
Kirchner blood clot surgery a success: Argentina
Kirchner blood clot surgery a success: Argentina

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was recovering in hospital on Tuesday after successful surgery to remove a blood clot on her brain.

Kirchner blood clot surgery a success: Argentina
Argentina leader to receive surgery for brain injury
Argentina leader to receive surgery for brain injury

Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner was to undergo surgery Tuesday to drain a brain hematoma, officials said, leaving her party in uncertainty in the run-up to this month's congressional elections.

Argentina leader to receive surgery for brain injury
Spain denies accord to get Britain to leave Falklands
Spain denies accord to get Britain to leave Falklands

Spain on Friday denied Argentina's claims that the two countries had clinched an agreement to get Britain to negotiate the future of the Falkland Islands and Gibraltar.

Spain denies accord to get Britain to leave Falklands
Argentine Roman Catholic priest Julio Cesar Grassi. ©Reuters/Marcos Brindicci
Argentine pedophile priest begins 15-year jail sentence

A well-known Argentine priest began a 15-year prison sentence for pedophilia Monday, four years after he was convicted.

Argentine pedophile priest begins 15-year jail sentence
Former Argentine President Carlos Menem. ©REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian
Argentine ex-president Menem back on trial at 83

Argentina's ex-president Carlos Menem was back in court for a new trial Monday, this time for allegedly falsifying his personal tax returns.

Argentine ex-president Menem back on trial at 83
Brazil's Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota. ©REUTERS/Andres Stapff
Brazil's military regime spied on neighbors : report

Brazil's 1964-1985 military dictatorship spied on its Latin American neighbors and feared a conflict with Argentina, a Sao Paulo daily reported Sunday, citing declassified armed forces documents.

Brazil's military regime spied on neighbors : report
Argentina gas explosion toll hits 14
Argentina gas explosion toll hits 14

Argentine rescue workers recovered the body of a man from the ruins of an explosion-shattered apartment building late Friday, raising the confirmed death toll in the disaster to 14.

Argentina gas explosion toll hits 14
Building explosion in Argentina leaves at least 8 dead
Building explosion in Argentina leaves at least 8 dead

A powerful blast from a gas leak ripped through a ten-story apartment building in Argentina's third largest city Tuesday, leaving at least eight dead and 61 injured.

Building explosion in Argentina leaves at least 8 dead
LatAm nations express surveillance 'indignation' to UN
LatAm nations express surveillance 'indignation' to UN

Latin American bloc Mercosur reiterated Monday to the United Nations its indignation over US espionage practices revealed by Edward Snowden.

LatAm nations express surveillance 'indignation' to UN
Kirchner party under fire over pope poster before vote
Kirchner party under fire over pope poster before vote

The ruling party of Argentine President Cristina Kirchner is under fire over a poster that appeared just ahead of legislative elections, showing her and a candidate smiling alongside Pope Francis.

Kirchner party under fire over pope poster before vote
Pope warns Latin America against legalizing drugs
Pope warns Latin America against legalizing drugs

Pope Francis warned Latin America against legalizing drugs on Wednesday, delving into a hot topic in his home region after celebrating the first public mass of his landmark visit to Brazil.

Pope warns Latin America against legalizing drugs
Argentina's ex-president Menem sentenced to 7 years
Argentina's ex-president Menem sentenced to 7 years

Argentine ex-president Carlos Menem was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for organizing contraband arms shipments to Croatia and Ecuador during his tenure.

Argentina's ex-president Menem sentenced to 7 years
Argentina's President Crisitina Fernandez de Kirchner and her husband former president Nestor Kirchner. ©REUTERS/Bernardino Avila
Argentina marks 10 years of Kirchner rule

The "Era K," as the decade-old rule of Cristina Kirchner and her late husband Nestor is known in Argentina, is showing its age.

Argentina marks 10 years of Kirchner rule
Hundreds protest against burial of Argentine dictator
Hundreds protest against burial of Argentine dictator

Sometimes you can't go home: hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday to protest against the possible burial of the late former dictator Jorge Videla in his home town.

Hundreds protest against burial of Argentine dictator
Dutch love their Argentine queen despite father's past
Dutch love their Argentine queen despite father's past

Maxima, the Argentine-born future queen of the Netherlands, has worked hard to win over Dutch hearts and is immensely popular despite her father's murky role in his country's military junta.

Dutch love their Argentine queen despite father's past