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Football: Messi funds hometown sports centre rebuild
Football: Messi funds hometown sports centre rebuild

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has donated one million pesos (152,000 euros) to finance the refurbishment of a sports centre in a rundown area of his hometown, Rosario.

Football: Messi funds hometown sports centre rebuild
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In Argentina, tango soothes mentally ill

As the sound of tango filled the room, the students chose partners, held them close and gingerly launched into the intricate steps of Argentina's famous ballroom dance.

In Argentina, tango soothes mentally ill
US backs Argentina in debt restructring case
US backs Argentina in debt restructring case

The US gave strong support to Argentina on Friday in the Latin American country's legal battle with hedge funds over the repayment of $1.3 billion to holders of defaulted bonds.

US backs Argentina in debt restructring case
Arthur Ardavichus personal stock photo
Dakar-2013: Arthur Ardavichus told about goals of Astana crew in Dakar-2013 rally

The most important goal for Kazakhstan's Astana crews is to keep our teams safe both in Africa Race an in Dakar Rally Raid: Arthur Ardavichus.

Dakar-2013: Arthur Ardavichus told about goals of Astana crew in Dakar-2013 rally
IMF's Argentina censure motion set for late January
IMF's Argentina censure motion set for late January

The International Monetary Fund said Monday its executive board is unlikly to consider until late January any possible action against Argentina for failing to supply accurate economic data.

IMF's Argentina censure motion set for late January
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US court gives Argentina new break on debt payment

A New York appeals court on Tuesday rejected a motion by hedge funds to force Argentina to make a security deposit as Buenos Aires seeks to overturn an order that it repay $1.3 billion to holders of defaulted bonds.

US court gives Argentina new break on debt payment
Largest 'dirty war' trial opens in Argentina
Largest 'dirty war' trial opens in Argentina

A trial involving almost 800 cases of human rights abuses during Argentina's 1976-1983 military junta got under way Wednesday, chronicling the use of torture and murder during the dictatorship.

Largest 'dirty war' trial opens in Argentina
Arthur Ardavichus. ©Tengrinews.kz
Dakar-2013: Kazakhstan’s crew is ready for the rally

Kazakhstan’s crew led by Arthur Ardavichus, the bronze prize winners of the last year's Dakar, will drive No. 517 in the rally.

Dakar-2013: Kazakhstan’s crew is ready for the rally
Tens of thousands protest Argentine reforms
Tens of thousands protest Argentine reforms

Banging on pots, tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Argentina late Thursday to protest a possible third term for President Cristina Kirchner.

Tens of thousands protest Argentine reforms
Chevron assets frozen in Argentina over Ecuador case
Chevron assets frozen in Argentina over Ecuador case

An Argentine judge froze Chevron's local assets Wednesday at the request of a court in Ecuador where the US oil giant has been ordered to pay $19 billion in environmental damages.

Chevron assets frozen in Argentina over Ecuador case
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Argentine police protest after giant pay error

Thousands of police took to the streets across Argentina on Wednesday after their pay was slashed by 30 to 60 percent in what the government said was an administrative error.

Argentine police protest after giant pay error
Argentina, Iran meet over Jewish center bombing
Argentina, Iran meet over Jewish center bombing

The foreign ministers of Argentina and Iran met at the United Nations on Thursday to discuss the deadly 1994 attack on a Jewish center in Buenos Aires.

Argentina, Iran meet over Jewish center bombing
Buenos Aires metro strike over after 10 days
Buenos Aires metro strike over after 10 days

Buenos Aires metro workers announced Monday a temporary end to a strike that left one million commuters daily stranded without subways for ten days.

Buenos Aires metro strike over after 10 days
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Argentina imposes more restrictions on US dollars

Argentina has imposed another restriction on the sale of US dollars, barring travelers from purchasing them unless the dollar is the currency of their destination.

Argentina imposes more restrictions on US dollars
Chavez declares lead 'irreversible' ahead of vote
Chavez declares lead 'irreversible' ahead of vote

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has an "irreversible" advantage over his rival, Henrique Capriles, in the upcoming October 7 election.

Chavez declares lead 'irreversible' ahead of vote
Arthur Ardavichus. Film's screenshot
Documentary about Astana team’s participation in Dakar rally presented in Almaty

"Dakar Syndrome" documentary has been screened in Almaty for the first time.

Documentary about Astana team’s participation in Dakar rally presented in Almaty
The crew of Kazakhstan team “Astana” covers the route of the 3rd day of the race. Photo courtesy of the official Dakar 2012 website.
4th stage contains the highest point of Dakar Rally

The 4th stage that started on the 4th of January passes through at the height of 3,500 meters above the sea level.

4th stage contains the highest point of Dakar Rally
Arthur Ardavichus. Photo courtesy of Astana team.
Dakar’s 3rd stage felt like being bitten up by a dozen of people: Arthur Ardavichus

The pilot of the Kazakhstan team called the 3rd stage of Dakar Rally the most difficult part of the race.

Dakar’s 3rd stage felt like being bitten up by a dozen of people: Arthur Ardavichus
Second International Cattle-Breeding Florum. ©Renat Tashkinbayev
Kazakh meat king advises against American beef

Head of Kazakhstan’s meat union and director of a large agricultural company spoke about meat at the international cattle-breeding forum.

Kazakh meat king advises against American beef