Vatican, Argentine church to open 'dirty war' archives

2016-10-25 21:18

The Vatican and Argentina's Catholic Church say they have finished cataloguing their archives from the country's brutal "dirty war" and will make them available to victims who have long accused the church of complicity with the military dictatorship.

Chile ex-president denies Argentina bribes claim

2016-08-10 14:40

Chile's ex-president Sebastian Pinera denied accusations that he paid bribes to Argentine officials to help his former airline business.

Terrifying Argentine carnivorous dinosaur had tiny arms

2016-07-14 13:01

Scientists say unearthed fossils from a carnivorous dinosaur that lived in Argentina about 90 million years ago show that it had tiny arms compared with its body.

PICS: Tango therapy lifts spirits of Argentine mental patients

2016-06-30 13:41

The shadows of barred windows make the Buenos Aires psychiatric hospital seem especially soulless, but then the syncopated beats of tango music fill the air.

Maradona vows to help FIFA resolve Argentine struggle

2016-06-15 09:49

Diego Maradona has offered to support new FIFA chief Gianni Infantino's bid to improve the running of football in Argentina.

Hyundai takes second WRC win in Argentina

2016-04-25 11:16

Hyundai scored its second win in the World Rally Championship at the 2016 Argentina Rally.

Argentina borrows $16bn

2016-04-20 16:59

Argentina borrowed $16.5bn in its triumphant return to international credit markets 15 years after a disastrous default, says the government.

Argentine prosecutors wants president probed in Panama leaks

2016-04-08 10:17

Argentine President Mauricio Macri says that he will set up a blind trust to make his finances transparent, speaking hours after a prosecutor sought permission to investigate the leader's role in two offshore companies that emerged in the "Panama Papers" leak.

Obama: US will go after ISIS aggressively

2016-03-23 20:08

A day after bombs ripped through Brussels, President Barack Obama has declared that fighting the ISIS is his "No 1 priority" and pledged that the US will pursue the jihadist group until it is destroyed.

Argentine coast guard sinks Chinese fishing boat

2016-03-16 09:25

Argentina's coast guard have sunk a Chinese fishing boat that attacked when authorities tried to stop it for illegal fishing in the South Atlantic, officials say.


In Argentina, freedom still distant for Sandra the orangutan

2016-09-29 21:10

An Argentine court ruled years ago that Sandra, an orangutan at the former Palermo zoo in Buenos Aires, is entitled to some of the rights enjoyed by humans - yet she remains in her cage.

New 'Giant Thief' dinosaur discovered

2016-07-21 19:35

A previously unknown species of meat-eating dinosaur from 80 million years ago has been unearthed in Argentina, adding to the dino family known as the "Giant Thieves", researchers say.

Polar bear Arturo dies in Argentina 2 years after petition

2016-07-04 21:49

Authorities say the last captive polar bear in Argentina has died at the Mendoza Zoo in the country's west.

Argentina ex-minister caught hiding cash in monastery

2016-06-16 07:33

Argentine police have arrested a former government minister after catching him trying to hide millions of dollars in cash and jewels at a monastery.

Argentine court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condor

2016-05-28 14:00

Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials have been sentenced to prison for human rights crimes, marking the first time a court has ruled that Operation Condor was a criminal conspiracy to kidnap and disappear people across borders

WRC: Paddon holds off Ogier in Argentina

2016-04-25 08:18

Hayden Paddon kept world champion Sebastien Ogier at bay to win the 2016 Argentina Rally for his first world rally championship success.

Argentina gets warm investor welcome

2016-04-19 13:15

Global investors have given Argentina's return to the sovereign debt market a warm welcome with demand for its first bond offer in 15 years vastly outstripping supply.

Obama welcomes 'new beginning' with Argentina as he dances the Tango

2016-03-24 08:15

President Barack Obama says his trip to Buenos Aires 'is a new beginning' between the United States and Argentina.

Obama lands in Argentina for state visit with Macri

2016-03-23 08:16

President Barack Obama has landed in Argentina for first state visit by US president since 1997.

Marine biologists study 23 dead dolphins

2016-03-03 18:33

Marine biologists are investigating 23 dolphins recently found dead on a handful of Argentine beaches.

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