Opposition wins Argentine election, ending 'Kirchner era'

2015-11-23 08:48

Opposition candidate Mauricio Macri won Argentina's presidential election, marking an end to the left-leaning and often-combative era of President Cristina Fernandez.

Ireland hoping end quarter-final heartbreak

2015-10-15 17:12

The prospect of facing Argentina for a place in the World Cup semi-finals has left both Ireland and their supporters jittery.

Pope feels 'used' by fake friends

2015-09-14 20:02

Pope Francis says he has felt "used" by people claiming to be his friend since he became pontiff, in a radio interview touching on the personal side of his papacy.

Peta releases brutal, graphic animal abuse video

2015-08-14 08:17

Animal rights activists have released a video of farm workers in Argentina slashing lambs with knives, prompting outdoor clothing maker Patagonia to apologise and launch an investigation into the practices of one of its suppliers.

Former Argentine president on trial for bombing cover-up

2015-08-06 10:54

Former Argentine President Carlos Menem, a former top judge and several others will go on trial for allegedly derailing an investigation into a 1994 bombing.

Whale gets close-up of Buenos Aires, delighting onlookers

2015-08-04 10:57

A disoriented whale has stunned onlookers and delighted tourists at Buenos Aires' bustling waterfront, swimming alongside boats and periodically surfacing to the perplexed crowds.

Fangio exhumation will go ahead - judge

2015-07-17 08:29

F1 great Juan Manuel Fangio died in 1995 but now a man claiming to be his son wants the body exhumed for DNA tests. A judge has given the go ahead...

F1 legend's body to be exhumed for tests

2015-07-11 14:07

An Argentine judge has ordered the remains of a Formula One champion driver to be exhumed for a paternity test.

Argentine ruling party presidential candidate leads rival - poll

2015-07-01 14:59

The candidate from the party of Argentina's outgoing President Cristina Fernandez has a lead over his more business-friendly rival with four months to go before the October election, according to a poll.

2 more wanted in FIFA probe turn themselves in

2015-06-18 18:00

Two Argentine businessmen wanted in the FIFA bribery scandal have turned themselves in to the authorities in Buenos Aires.


WATCH: Al-Attiyah reveals his new Dakar ride

2015-11-13 07:59

Reigning Dakar champions Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Mathieu Baumel presented the monster they'll be using the 2016 edition of the world's most toughest endurance race.

Transgender rights activist killed in Argentina

2015-10-14 11:04

A prominent campaigner for transgender rights has been murdered in Argentina, news reports say.

Argentine allegedly kept wife, autistic son in cage

2015-09-06 08:49

Argentine man Argentine prosecutors say they've detained a man who kept his troubled wife and autistic son locked in a cage by day for at least two years.accused of locking wife, autistic son in cage during day

Argentine ex-president a no-show at bomb trial

2015-08-06 22:52

Former Argentine president Carlos Menem has failed to appear at the opening of his trial for allegedly conspiring to derail an investigation into the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires.

Argentine authorities lure whale from marina

2015-08-05 09:34

Argentine authorities have lured a whale out of a luxury Buenos Aires marina, hoping it will return to sea.

Tech leaders warn over 'killer robots'

2015-07-29 20:31

A group of top tech leaders, including British scientist Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, has issued a stern warning against the development of 'killer robots'.

Race ace to be exhumed for DNA test

2015-07-11 22:39

The body of one of the greatest names in motor racing is to be exhumed because of a claim that the bachelor ace had a racing-driver son.

Argentine president celebrates Greek 'no' vote

2015-07-06 15:59

While world markets tremble at the decision by Greek voters to reject conditions of a rescue deal from creditors, the Argentine president boldly welcomes the referendum result.

Argentine leader stepping away from govt role after term

2015-06-22 13:40

President Cristina Fernandez of Argentina won't seek another office when her second term ends on December 10, defying recent speculation she might run for congress.

Argentina sees sabotage in train accident

2015-06-09 05:24

Argentina's government has alleged that a train accident that injured 40 people was an act of political sabotage targeting the transport minister.

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