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Argentine president inherits $6.8 mn


August 8th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez inherited 31.6 million pesos ($6.8 million) from her late husband and predecessor, Nestor Kirchner, the media reported Tuesday, citing financial disclosure ... 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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Argentine president announces return of Formula One


March 15th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 15 (IANS) Argentina will host Formula One races in 2013, 2014 and 2015, President Cristina Fernandez has announced.The city of Mar del Plata, 400 km south ... Read more...

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UN chief seeks to ease Falkland tensions


February 11th, 2012 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon Friday called upon Argentina and Britain to prevent "an escalation" of tensions over the Falkland Islands.The secretary-general made the appeal when ... Read more...

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Argentine president gets good news - no cancer


January 8th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 8 (IANS/EFE) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez left hospital Saturday and returned to her official residence in Buenos Aires with good news. Following her thyroid operation, doctors said ... Read more...

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Argentine president recovering after cancer surgery


January 6th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) An operation to remove a cancerous tumour from Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's thyroid gland has been completed "without problems or complications", the government said.The 58-year-old ... Read more...

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‘Two more Latin American presidents will get cancer’


January 5th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 5 (IANS/EFE) The fact that six former or current presidents in Latin America have or had cancer shows that the region was the victim of an "evil ... Read more...

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Argentine president to undergo surgery for thyroid cancer


December 28th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 28 (IANS) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will undergo surgery for thyroid cancer, her spokesman said.Fernandez, 58, who two weeks ago began her second term after winning ... Read more...

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Argentine minister found dead at summit


December 21st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) A 33-year-old Argentine minister was found hanging in his hotel room during a summit in Uruguayan capital Montevideo. This caused the Argentine president to leave the ... Read more...

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Gursharan Kaur gets taste of Korean hospitality


November 12th, 2010 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 12 (IANS) As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh struggled with other G20 leaders to reach a common ground on how to come out of the global economic crisis and ensure ... Read more...

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Argentina protests British war games in Falkland Islands (Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) Argentina has protested London's plan to hold military exercises in the British-controlled Falkland Islands, a senior official has said.Argentina will present to the UN a copy of ... Read more...

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Argentina protests British war games in Falklands


October 12th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 12 (IANS/EFE) Argentina will present to the UN a copy of the formal protest it conveyed to the British government over London's plans to hold military exercises in the ... Read more...

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China offers Argentina nuclear power technology


July 15th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS/EFE) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was received here Wednesday by Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao as Beijing offered to provide advanced technology for Argentina's planned fourth nuclear power plant. Before ... Read more...

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Bolivia to invest $40 mn in new gas pipeline to Argentina


March 25th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, March 25 (IANS/EFE) The Bolivian government is planning to invest $40 million in a new gas pipeline running from the southern part of the country to the Argentine border, a ... Read more...

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Argentina celebrates as Clinton calls on UK for talks over Falklands future


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Buenos Aires (Argentina), Mar. 3 (ANI): Argentina is celebrating a diplomatic coup after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on Britain to accept talks on the future of the Falkland Islands.Clinton's ... Read more...

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Argentina reveals secrets of ‘dirty war’


January 29th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Argentina has disclosed the secrets of the "dirty war" waged against the left by the country's military regime 1976-83. The secret files of Battalion 601, described as the ... Read more...

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Argentine President says pork better for sex than Viagra!


January 29th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Argentine President Cristina Kirchner has recommended pork as an alternative to Viagra to improve sex life."Pork consumption improves sexual activity," Mrs Kirchner informed a gathering of business people ... Read more...

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Argentine Central Bank accounts frozen in US


January 13th, 2010 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 13 (DPA) A US judge Tuesday froze accounts at the US Federal Reserve belonging to the Argentine Central Bank, officials in Buenos Aires said. Argentine Finance Minister Amado Boudou told ... Read more...

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Argentine court reinstates sacked Central Bank chief


January 9th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 9 (DPA) A judge overturned Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's move to sack Central Bank President Martin Redrado. Fernandez de Kirchner had issued a decree Thursday accusing Redrado of ... Read more...

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Argentine president sacks Central Bank boss in power struggle


January 8th, 2010 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 8 (DPA) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Thursday sacked Central Bank president Martin Redrado, increasing the stakes in a power struggle over use of the country's foreign currency ... Read more...

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Argentina President meets Hamid Ansari, Sonia Gandhi and Advani


October 14th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 14(ANI): Visiting Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner met Vice President Hamid Ansari, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Lal Krishna Advani in the ... Read more...

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Climate change: India, Argentina call on developed nations to do their bit


October 14th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): India and Argentina on Wednesday recognized that climate change is a global challenge with strong economic, environmental and social dimensions.The leaders of the two countries said climate ... Read more...

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India, Argentian welcome Pittsburgh statement on ways to end global meltdown


October 14th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): Leaders of India and Argentina on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the international economic and financial crisis and agreed that the current situation demands restructuring of the ... Read more...

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India, Argentina ink nine pacts, Argentina President meets Manmohan Singh (Part II)


October 14th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
(Cont.)The Argentine President welcomed Indian entrepreneurs stating that they will find a conducive environment for productive investment and skilled human resources. The Indian Prime Minister acknowledged the growing importance of Argentine ... Read more...

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Argentina, India condemn 26/11, all forms of terrorism


October 14th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner on Wednesday expressed deep shock and anguish over the terrorist attacks in Mumbai and reiterated the need for intensifying global cooperation ... Read more...

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India, Argentina ink nine pacts, Argentina President meets Manmohan Singh (Part I)


October 14th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): Visiting Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner met Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here on Wednesday and both countries signed nine agreements, including ones pertaining to sports, ... Read more...

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Argentina President meets S M Krishna


October 14th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): Visiting Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner met External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna here on Wednesday.Kirchner is in India on three-day visit to enhance bilateral ... Read more...

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Economic ties on mind, Argentine president reaches India Tuesday


October 12th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner arrives in India Tuesday for a five-day state visit with an agenda to increase economic cooperation. The visit had been scheduled ... Read more...

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Argentine president to visit India Nov 13-15


October 6th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) With India and Latin American nations warming up to each other like never before, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will pay a three-day visit to ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad slams Argentina for giving in to ‘Zionists’


September 26th, 2009 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 26 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad blasted Argentina Friday for seeking the extradition of Iranian Defence Minister General Ahmad Vahidi. "We want to advise the Argentine government, instead of meeting ... Read more...

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Thousands homeless due to heavy rains in Brazil


September 13th, 2009 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 13 (EFE) Heavy rains in southern Brazil over the last few days have killed two people and forced some 19,000 people to abandon their homes, officials said. In the ... Read more...

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Patil first woman non-royal head of state invited by British Queen


July 5th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 5 (IANS) Later this year, Indian President Pratibha Patil will become the first woman non-royal head of state to be hosted by Queen Elizabeth II in ... Read more...

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Honduras suspended from Organisation of American States


July 5th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (DPA) The Organisation of American States (OAS) voted to suspend Honduras from the group late Saturday as diplomatic efforts failed to overturn a coup that ousted President Manuel Zelaya ... Read more...

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Historic summit ends with open window on Cuba


April 20th, 2009 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
By Veronica Sardon Buenos Aires/Port-of-Spain, April 20 (DPA) The Summit of the Americas that ended Sunday is likely to be remembered as a turning point on ties between the US and Cuba.While ... Read more...

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South American presidents hail dialogue with Obama


April 19th, 2009 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 19 (DPA) The meeting Saturday between US President Barack Obama and his South America counterparts was described as "cordial, respectful and open" and one in which Cuba ... Read more...

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