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Falklands War to pervade Thatcher's funeral
Falklands War to pervade Thatcher's funeral

For many of Margaret Thatcher's admirers, the war she fought with Argentina over the Falkland Islands was her finest moment -- and there will be many reminders of the brief.

Falklands War to pervade Thatcher's funeral
Argentina floods caused $5 billion in damage
Argentina floods caused $5 billion in damage

Damage from last week's record rains and flooding in Argentina exceeded five billion dollars, according to officials, who said on Sunday that more than 350,000 people suffered losses in property.

Argentina floods caused $5 billion in damage
Uruguay president caught in open mic incident
Uruguay president caught in open mic incident

Uruguay's President Jose Mujica was left red-faced Thursday after disparaging remarks apparently aimed at Argentine counterpart Cristina Kirchner and her late husband were picked up by an open microphone.

Uruguay president caught in open mic incident
Argentina in mourning as floods kill 54, sow chaos
Argentina in mourning as floods kill 54, sow chaos

Argentina's government declared three days of national mourning from Wednesday after massive flooding killed 54 people in Buenos Aires and the nearby university city of La Plata.

Argentina in mourning as floods kill 54, sow chaos
Argentina's Economy Minister Hernan Lorenzino. ©REUTERS/Andrew Burton
Argentina presents conditions for debt repayment

Argentina on Friday offered two New York hedge funds to repay its debt to them with cash and new bonds on conditions similar to those used in a 2010 debt swap.

Argentina presents conditions for debt repayment
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Astana Arlans Kazakhstan triumphantly advance into WSB semifinals

Kazakhstan's Astana Arlans were unbeatable. Winning 5:0 they advanced into the semi-finals to the delight of the Kazakhstan audience.

Astana Arlans Kazakhstan triumphantly advance into WSB semifinals
Kirchner fires broadside at Britain over Falklands
Kirchner fires broadside at Britain over Falklands

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner has launched a fiery Twitter attack deriding Britain's claim to the Falkland Islands, saying even three-year-old children would know London has no case.

Kirchner fires broadside at Britain over Falklands
World Bank links obesity to high food prices
World Bank links obesity to high food prices

Food prices have dropped since peaking six months ago but remain near record levels, pushing the world's poorest people toward "undernutrition" and obesity.

World Bank links obesity to high food prices
Dow Chemical signs agreement on Argentina oil, gas
Dow Chemical signs agreement on Argentina oil, gas

Argentina's state-run energy company YPF said Tuesday it signed a memorandum of understanding with the local subsidiary of Dow Chemical to develop shale gas in the southern Nequen province.

Dow Chemical signs agreement on Argentina oil, gas
Argentine grandmothers attack Pope over 'Dirty War' era
Argentine grandmothers attack Pope over 'Dirty War' era

An Argentinian human rights group set up to find babies stolen during the country's "Dirty War" on Friday accused newly elected Pope Francis of failing to speak out against the country's former military rulers.

Argentine grandmothers attack Pope over 'Dirty War' era
Pope Francis hailed, urged to work for peace
Pope Francis hailed, urged to work for peace

World leaders and Catholics hailed the election of Jorge Bergoglio from Argentina as the first Latin American pope on Wednesday, urging him to work for religious reconciliation and peace.

Pope Francis hailed, urged to work for peace
Newly elected Pope Francis, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina. ©REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Argentina's Bergoglio elected first Latin American pope

Argentina's Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected Pope Francis on Wednesday, becoming the first Latin American pontiff in an astonishing decision that raises hopes of greater openness for the troubled Catholic Church.

Argentina's Bergoglio elected first Latin American pope
Argentine president slams Falklands vote as 'parody'
Argentine president slams Falklands vote as 'parody'

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner Tuesday slammed as a "parody" the referendum in the disputed Falkland islands, where residents voted in favor of remaining a British overseas territory.

Argentine president slams Falklands vote as 'parody'
Falkland Islanders vote 98.8% in favour of staying British
Falkland Islanders vote 98.8% in favour of staying British

Falkland Islanders on Monday voted overwhelmingly in favour of remaining a British oversees territory in a referendum designed to send a strong message to Argentina, which earlier derided the poll as illegal.

Falkland Islanders vote 98.8% in favour of staying British
Bolat Mankenov. Photo courtesy of astanaarlans.com
Boxing: Kazakhstan's Astana Arlans to fight Argentina Condors in WSB play-off

Kazakhstan's Astana Arlans – Argentina Condors fight will be held in Argentina on March 23.

Boxing: Kazakhstan's Astana Arlans to fight Argentina Condors in WSB play-off
Argentine ex-president Menem convicted arms smuggling
Argentine ex-president Menem convicted arms smuggling

Former Argentine president Carlos Menem was convicted on Friday of orchestrating arms smuggling while in office.

Argentine ex-president Menem convicted arms smuggling
Sex abuse victims list 'dirty dozen' papal candidates
Sex abuse victims list 'dirty dozen' papal candidates

Clergy sex abuse victims listed a "dirty dozen" potential papal candidates Wednesday and urged the Roman Catholic Church to "get serious" about protecting children, helping victims and exposing corruption.

Sex abuse victims list 'dirty dozen' papal candidates
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Argentine supermarkets freeze prices after IMF censure

Supermarket chains in Argentina agreed to freeze their prices for 60 days in an attempt to rein in inflation.

Argentine supermarkets freeze prices after IMF censure
Argentine President Cristina Kirchner. ©REUTERS
Israel 'surprised' by Argentina-Iran deal on commission

Israel's foreign ministry said Monday it was "surprised" by Argentina's agreement with Iran to create an independent commission to investigate the 1994 attack on a Buenos Aires Jewish centre.

Israel 'surprised' by Argentina-Iran deal on commission
Oscar Lefosse. Photo courtesy of lavoz.com.ar
Is it a bird? A plane? No, just a guy named Oscar

He was a self-styled superhero, prowling the gritty outskirts of Buenos Aires wearing a mask and cartoonish outfit and armed only with a flashlight, compass and pepper spray as he took on bad guys.

Is it a bird? A plane? No, just a guy named Oscar