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Argentine 'Dirty War' officers guilty of killing bishop Two retired military officers were sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Catholic bishop during Argentina's 1976-1983 dictatorship.
05 июля 2014
Argentina says won't make next bond payment in US Argentina will not make a bond service payment due June 30 in New York as ordered by a US judge, the economy ministry said Wednesday, moving the country closer to default.
19 июня 2014
Argentine president says country will avoid debt default President Cristina Kirchner said that there would be no default in payment of Argentina's restructured debt, after a US Supreme Court ruling piled pressure on the country's finances.
17 июня 2014
Former Argentine President and current senator Carlos Menem. ©Reuters/Enrique Marcarian Argentina's ex-president Menem to testify on death of son Argentina's former president Carlos Menem has been ordered to testify at a new inquiry into the 1995 death of his son in a helicopter crash, judicial sources said.
14 июня 2014
30 year sentence for killer of two French women in Argentina A court in Argentina's Salta province Monday sentenced to 30 years in prison the man who raped and killed two young French women tourists out for a hike.
03 июня 2014
©Reuters/Stringer Hundreds of Argentine kids separated from parents after sex abuse The sexual abuse of nearly 300 girls and boys in just one year in a single Argentine province led authorities to separate them from their parents, authorities said.
02 июня 2014
Foreign Affairs Minister of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov has met the Foreign Minister of Argentina Hector Timerman. © Argentina is visa-free for Kazakhstan Kazakhstan and Argentina have signed a visa-free regime agreement.
01 июня 2014
Photo courtesy of Fossils of 'largest' dinosaur found in Argentina Paleontologists in Argentina's remote Patagonia region have discovered fossils of what may be the largest dinosaur ever, amid a vast cache of fossils that could shed light on prehistoric life.
19 мая 2014
Paulo Malhaes. Photo courtesy of Retired Brazil colonel who admitted torture found dead A retired Brazilian colonel who last month admitted carrying out torture during the country's 1964-1985 military dictatorship has been found dead following a break-in at his suburban Rio home, police said Friday.
26 апреля 2014
Police arrest 250, seize weapons in Argentina A series of raids west of Buenos Aires yielded 250 arrests and unearthed firearms and drugs, police said Monday, the second such operation in as many weeks.
22 апреля 2014
©Reuters/Bogdan Cristel Chevron, YPF ramp up Argentina shale investment US oil giant Chevron and state-controlled YPF unveiled plans Thursday to spend another $1.6 billion to develop Argentina's Vaca Muerta shale formation for oil and gas projects.
12 апреля 2014
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. ©Reuters/Ivan Alvarado Kirchner to be godmother of lesbian couple's daughter Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner has agreed to be godmother to the baby daughter of a lesbian couple, one of the mothers told AFP.
02 апреля 2014
Pope popular in US but sex scandals cast long shadow A year after being chosen Pope Francis is very popular with American Catholics though his handling of the pedophile priests' scandal left many underwhelmed, a new study found.
06 марта 2014
©Reuters/Jose Miguel Gomez Argentine policeman arrested for selling two-year-old An Argentine police officer was arrested for selling a two-year-old girl.
31 января 2014
Alberto Weretilneck, governor of Rio Negro province. Photo courtesy of Argentine governor lays off 170 employees via YouTube An Argentine governor has caused a kerfuffle in his province after using a YouTube video to lay off half of his 340 provincial officials.
30 января 2014
IMF says no panic in emerging markets The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that there was no panic in emerging markets even as countries like India, Turkey and Argentina were facing sharp capital outflows and currency pressures.
29 января 2014
Fidel Castro meets Cristina Kirchner in Havana Cuban leader Fidel Castro lunched with Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner on Sunday on the sidelines of a summit of regional leaders.
27 января 2014
Photo courtesy of the press-service of the Astana Motorsports 2 Kazakhstan crews in Top 20 of Dakar 2014 The 35th edition of the world's most prestigious Dakar rally has finished in the Chilean city Valparaiso on January 18, 2014.
20 января 2014
Photo courtesy of the press-service of the Astana Motorsports Kazakhstan racing crews approach final straight of Dakar rally Kazakhstan's Astana Motorsports Team racing crews have reached the final straight of the Dakar rally.
20 января 2014
Photo courtesy of the press-service of the Astana Motorsports Kazakhstan's racers complete 11th stage of Dakar 2014 The eleventh stage had a difficult high-speed special section that was a key one for the overall success in the Dakar 2014.
20 января 2014

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