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Soccer fan stabbed to death in Argentina


June 12th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 12 (IANS/EFE) A fan of Argentina's River Plate soccer team died early Monday at a Buenos Aires hospital after being stabbed at a stadium while the home ... Read more...

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UAE launches e-visa system for visitors in Argentina


May 24th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched an electronic visa system in Argentina to facilitate issuance of entry permits for visitors in the country.The ... Read more...

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Teenage soccer fan gunned down in Argentina


May 1st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 1 (IANS/EFE) An 18-year-old soccer fan was gunned down over the weekend after a match in Olavarria, a city outside Buenos Aires, Argentine police said Monday.Leandro Pianciola ... Read more...

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Storm leaves 12 dead in Argentina


April 6th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Twelve people were killed and 18 injured in a storm that brought rain, hail and winds of more than 90 kph to Buenos Aires, Argentine ... Read more...

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Outage cuts cell phone service in Argentina


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 3 (IANS/EFE) An outage left about 16 million customers of Spanish telecom company Movistar without cellular phone service Monday in Argentina, sparking protests on social-networking sites.The company ... Read more...

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UAE foreign minister visits Argentina


March 16th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 16 (IANS/WAM) Visiting United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan has met Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and held talks on ... Read more...

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49 dead, 600 injured in railway accident in Argentina


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) At least 49 people, including a child, were killed and 600 injured Wednesday in a railway accident in Buenos Aires, Argentine officials said.An eight-car train ... Read more...

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Julio Iglesias to hold concerts in Argentina


February 6th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Julio Iglesias will hold a series of concerts in Argentina.A concert in Tandil, a mountain tourist center located 375 km from the Argentine ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Briton’s dismembered body found in Argentina


January 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) The dismembered body of a 74-year-old British physicist and mathematician who went missing several months ago has been found in Argentina, police said.Police found Donald ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A Festival of India set to charm Argentina


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 2 (IANS) Argentine dancers performing Bharatanatyam and Odissi, recital of Rabindranath Tagore´s poems by an Argentine scholar, Indian food, films and a yoga show that will ... Read more...

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Two die as planes collide in Argentina


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 22 (IANS/EFE) Two people were killed Monday when their small aircraft collided with an Argentine air force plane over the city of Mercedes, a military spokesperson said. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian man becomes ‘farming king’ in Argentina


November 7th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 7 (IANS) An Indian-origin man in Argentina, who started a peanut farm a few years back, has now grown by leaps and bounds and become an "uncrowned ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Model convicted of drug smuggling in Argentina


November 4th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 4 (IANS/EFE) Colombian model Angie Sanclemente Valencia was convicted here of attempting to smuggle cocaine to Spain in late 2009 and sentenced to six years and eight ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cristina Fernandez re-elected president of Argentina


October 24th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 24 (IANS) Cristina Fernandez has been re-elected president of Argentine with nearly 53 percent of the votes, officials said.Fernandez got 52.81 percent of the votes in Sunday's ... Read more...

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Small plane crashes in Argentina


October 13th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) A man sleeping at his home in northeastern Argentina was jolted awake when a small plane crashed into the roof, media said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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Quake hits Argentina


October 7th, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 7 (IANS) A 6.2-magnitude temblor Thursday jolted northern Argentina but there was no report of damage or casualties, Xinhua reported.The quake took place at 8.12 a.m., and ... Read more...

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Aircraft crashes in Argentina


May 19th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 19 (IANS) A small aircraft crashed in Argentina's southern Rio Negro province Wednesday night, an official said. The plane operated by the regional SOL airline was flying ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How Israelis ‘armed junta’ in Falklands conflict revealed


April 21st, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): Israel secretly provided arms and supplies to Argentina during the Falklands conflict, according to revelations in a new book.According to the Daily Mail, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two former Presidents on trial over baby theft case in Argentina


March 1st, 2011 - 5:16 am ICT by BNO News
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) -- A tribunal on Monday began the trial against two former presidents and six former military leaders over a baby theft case during the last military dictatorship ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woman survives 23-story fall in Argentina


January 27th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Buenos Aires, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Argentinean woman has been taken to the intensive care unit after a suicide mission.The 33-year-old woman in a bid to kill herself jumped from the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Four dead after clashes in central Argentina


December 14th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by BNO News
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) -- The Bolivian Federation Civil Association on Monday confirmed that four people were killed during last week's violent clashes at Indoamerican Park of Villa Soldati in Buenos ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Former president Kirchner’s death stuns Argentina


October 28th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 28 (IANS/EFE) The death of former president Nestor Kirchner, husband of current head of state Cristina Fernandez, has stunned Argentina and fueled uncertainty about the country's political future ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

12 survive plane crash in Argentina


October 25th, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 25 (IANS) Twelve people had a miraculous escape when their plane crashed shortly after takeoff and caught fire in Argentina Sunday, police said.The accident occurred around midday (1500 GMT) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blast in shopping mall in Argentina


September 17th, 2010 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) A bomb went off Thursday at a shopping mall here in the Argentine capital, causing extensive damage to two airlines' ticket offices, police said. Leaflets found at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India signs agriculture pact with Argentina


September 12th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 12 (IANS) India has signed an agreement with Argentina on conducting research in agriculture and other allied sectors, in line with its plans to tap natural and other resources ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two dead, 25 injured after floor collapses during concert in Argentina


September 11th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by BNO News
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) – Two women on early Friday died and 25 more were injured after a floor collapsed at a bowling alley where a concert was taking place in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Fighter plane crashes in Argentina


September 9th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 9 (IANS/EFE) A fighter plane crashed in Argentina, killing its pilot, the Argentine air force said. The plane, used for ground attack and counter-insurgency, crashed Wednesday in the northern province ... Read more...

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1,300-year-old pots found in Argentina


August 19th, 2010 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 19 (IANS/EFE) A family in Argentina have found eight pots, believed to be around 1,300 years old, buried in the patio of their house. The pots are believed to have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Abortion a method of contraception in Argentina’


August 11th, 2010 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) Forty percent of pregnancies in Argentina are terminated by illegal abortions, a figure that is double the Latin American average, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

12 trapped after building collapse in Argentina


August 10th, 2010 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 10 (DPA) A building housing a gym and two shops collapsed in Buenos Aires Monday, injuring at least eight people and leaving 12 to 15 others trapped under ... Read more...

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Rights groups halt plan to kill diseased dogs in Argentina


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Argentine officials have dropped their plans to kill over 1,000 diseased dogs in southern Neuquen city after animal rights groups protested the move. City councilors had announced to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

First gay marriage in Argentina


July 31st, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 30 (IANS/EFE) An actor and his agent sealed Friday their 30-year relationship and many years of struggle to have their rights acknowledged as they became the first same-sex couple ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Domestic violence deaths rise 40 percent in Argentina


July 15th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 15 (IANS/EFE) A total of 126 women died as a result of domestic violence in Argentina during the first half of this year, 40 percent more than during the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two killed in helicopter crash in Argentina


June 19th, 2010 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 19 (IANS) Two people were killed when a helicopter of the Argentinean television channel C5N crashed here in the capital city. The chopper went down at 9.45 a.m. local time ... Read more...

Posted in World |

200,000 bronze keys for tallest statue in Argentina


May 16th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Argentinean artists are collecting over 200,000 bronze keys to cast the tallest statue in the country in honour of indigenous people. Bronze items including over 200,000 keys are ... Read more...

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