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Soccer Rivalry Leads to Multiple Deaths in Argentina

Soccer Rivalry Leads to Multiple Deaths in Argentina

Two supporters of Argentine soccer club Newell's Old Boys died after men sporting the colors of a rival club fired at a vehicle carrying Newell's fans, authorities said Monday. continue reading »

Argentina Arrests 9 Cops For Alleged Role in Looting

Argentina Arrests 9 Cops For Alleged Role in Looting

Nine law-enforcement officers were arrested Saturday in the northern Argentine province of Tucuman for their alleged role in looting that occurred amid a police strike, judicial officials said. continue reading »

Family of 12 Dies of Carbon Monoxide Asphyxiation in Argentina

Family of 12 Dies of Carbon Monoxide Asphyxiation in Argentina

Twelve members of the same family were found dead in the northern Argentine province of Jujuy showing signs of asphyxiation from inhaling carbon monoxide, authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Argentina Calls For Harsh Punishments For Looters

Argentina Calls For Harsh Punishments For Looters

Argentina's government called Thursday for a thorough investigation into deadly disturbances in several cities, where looters raided supermarkets and other establishments amid police protests for higher salaries. continue reading »

Disturbances in Argentina Lead to 9 Deaths

Disturbances in Argentina Lead to 9 Deaths

The death toll from the wave of looting in Argentina has risen to nine with the confirmation Wednesday of a third death in the northern province of Tucuman, the region worst hit by the disturbances. continue reading »

Messi v Ribery v Ronaldo Finalists for Ballon d’Or

Messi v Ribery v Ronaldo Finalists for Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery and Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid are the three finalists for the FIFA Ballon d'Or, France Football magazine said Monday. continue reading »

Argentina Signs Rail-Modernization Agreement With China Worth $2.5 Billion

Argentina Signs Rail-Modernization Agreement With China Worth $2.5 Billion

Argentina has reached a nearly $2.5 billion deal with China to modernize the South American country's leading freight-rail network, officials said. continue reading »

60 Injured, 1 Dead During String of Robberies in Argentina

60 Injured, 1 Dead During String of Robberies in Argentina

At least one person was killed and more than 60 others injured in a wave of robberies and looting in the Argentine city of Cordoba, where police are on strike to demand higher pay, police spokesmen said Wednesday. continue reading »

87 MPH Winds, Storm Hit Buenos Aires

87 MPH Winds, Storm Hit Buenos Aires

A powerful storm packing heavy rain, strong winds and hail on Monday affected the Argentine province of Buenos Aires, where windgusts damaged homes and cut electric service and telephone wires, but no fatalities have been reported so far. continue reading »

Argentine Prostitutes Protest in Front of Argentine Parliament

Argentine Prostitutes Protest in Front of Argentine Parliament

A group of Argentine prostitutes on Tuesday held a "breast party" in front of Parliament in this capital to demand the approval of a law regulating sexual self-employment. continue reading »

Daddy Yankee Found Liable for $6 Million for Cancelled Argentina Tour

Daddy Yankee Found Liable for $6 Million for Cancelled Argentina Tour

Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee was ordered to pay $6 million to an Argentine promoter in connection with the Puerto Rican singer's aborted 2010 tour of the South American nation, attorney Edwin Prado said Monday. continue reading »

Argentine Tennis Star David Nalbandian Retires Following Nadal Match

Argentine Tennis Star David Nalbandian Retires Following Nadal Match

Argentina's David Nalbandian finished his professional tennis career with a loss to Spain's Rafael Nadal at an exhibition in Buenos Aires. continue reading »

Argentina’s Rugby Team has Audience with Pope Francis

Argentina’s Rugby Team has Audience with Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Friday held an audience with the national rugby teams of Argentina and Italy, using the occasion to praise a sport that is "tough" but involves "great loyalty and respect." continue reading »

Argentine Greenpeace Activist Released from Russian Prison

Argentine Greenpeace Activist Released from Russian Prison

A Russian court on Thursday released Argentine Greenpeace activist Camila Speziale, who had been jailed since mid-September for protesting against the economic exploitation of the Arctic. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Wins Third European Golden Shoe

Lionel Messi Wins Third European Golden Shoe

FC Barcelona super-striker Lionel Messi on Wednesday picked up his third European Golden Shoe award after finishing as last season's top scorer in the continent's major domestic leagues. continue reading »