Argentina


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.

4 held in Argentina smuggling more than ton of meteorites

2015-05-31 08:00

Police nabbed four alleged smugglers in Argentina trying to steal more than a ton of protected meteorites, authorities say.

Meeke dedicates first WRC win to mentor McRae

2015-04-27 13:23

Britain's Kris Meeke has paid tribute to his late mentor and former rally driver Colin McRae after taking the first win of his World Rally championship career in Argentina.

Argentine court orders arrest of Justin Bieber over assault claim

2015-04-10 17:57

An Argentine judge has ordered the arrest of pop star Justin Bieber if he sets foot in the country, after the singer failed to face questions about an alleged assault at a Buenos Aires nightclub in 2013.

 

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.

Argentine judge to decide Sandra the orangutan's fate

2015-05-14 09:53

An Argentine judge is hearing expert testimony to decide what to do with an orangutan named Sandra, after another court ruled she was entitled to certain human rights, including the right to be free.

MotoGP: The Doctor doles out da medicine

2015-04-19 23:11

It was an Italian 1-2-3 heading for the podium when the dust settled after the 2015 Argentine MotoGP on Sunday spread over Yamaha, Honda and Ducati.

Transport strike brings Argentina to a standstill

2015-04-01 09:15

A transport strike to demand an increase in the income tax floor has brought major portions of Argentina to a standstill.

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