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Argentina elections 2019: will voters back populist wave?
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Argentina elections 2019: will voters back populist wave?

Incumbent president suffers crushing defeat in primary to Peronist promising sweeping change
13 Aug 2019
VIDEO: dog dashes in front of goal to make last-minute save
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VIDEO: dog dashes in front of goal to make last-minute save

Argentinian match featured an unexpected appearance from a four-legged defender
5 Dec 2018
Police officer breastfeeds malnourished baby
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Police officer breastfeeds malnourished baby

Celeste Ayala stepped in to feed hungry infant rescued from drug addict parents
21 Aug 2018
Is Turkey’s currency crisis about to go global?
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Is Turkey’s currency crisis about to go global?

Following a fall in the lira, India’s rupee drops to an all time low as the rand and peso plummet, fuelling fears of emerging market rout
16 Aug 2018
Why Argentinian Senate voted against legal abortion
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Why Argentinian Senate voted against legal abortion

Lawmakers reject bill that would have allowed elective termination in first 14 weeks of pregnancy
9 Aug 2018
Finger of god: Maradona ‘meltdown’ as Argentina beat Nigeria
Diego Maradona World Cup Argentina vs. Nigeria
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Finger of god: Maradona ‘meltdown’ as Argentina beat Nigeria

Former Argentine great is ‘fine’ after seeing a doctor during the group D encounter
27 Jun 2018
World Cup group D: Rojo volleys Argentina into the last-16
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World Cup group D: Rojo volleys Argentina into the last-16

Group D final standings and results
26 Jun 2018

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World Cup: Argentina cancel Israel match amid Gaza violence
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World Cup: Argentina cancel Israel match amid Gaza violence

England’s Danny Rose tells his family not to travel to Russia over racism fears
6 Jun 2018
World Cup: Argentina are not favourites says Lionel Messi
2018 World Cup Argentina Lionel Messi
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World Cup: Argentina are not favourites says Lionel Messi

VAR will be used for retrospective red cards and the German squad is training hard
30 May 2018
World Cup: Argentina leave out Icardi but include Dybala
Argentina World Cup squad Mauro Icardi
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World Cup: Argentina leave out Icardi but include Dybala

Inter striker Icardi not joining Messi and Aguero in national squad
22 May 2018
World Cup 2018: Argentina FA sorry over flirting manual
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World Cup 2018: Argentina FA sorry over flirting manual

Handbook given to journalists includes chapter on how to woo Russian girls
17 May 2018
ARA San Juan: what happened to missing Argentine submarine?
Missing Argentine Submarine
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ARA San Juan: what happened to missing Argentine submarine?

Theories abound as Argentinian navy officially calls off rescue mission for 44 mariners
1 Dec 2017
Rescue mission ends for missing Argentinian submarine
A P8-A Poseidon aircraft of the US Navy searches for the ARA San Juan
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Rescue mission ends for missing Argentinian submarine

The country’s navy concedes that the 44 crew on board have died
1 Dec 2017
Argentina sack coach as they struggle to make Russia 2018
Edgardo Bauza and Lionel Messi
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Argentina sack coach as they struggle to make Russia 2018

Edgardo Bauza goes after eight games, with Lionel Messi banned and the team outside the World Cup qualifying places
11 Apr 2017
Messi banned as Argentina stumble on road to World Cup
Lionel Messi; Argentina; argues with referee
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Messi banned as Argentina stumble on road to World Cup

Barcelona star banned for four games as the Albiceleste slip out of the automatic qualification places for Russia 2018
29 Mar 2017
Bribery scandal threatens to spread across South America
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Bribery scandal threatens to spread across South America

Secret department at Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht oversaw £641m of corrupt payouts, investigators claim
13 Feb 2017
UK and Argentina agree to identify Falklands war dead
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UK and Argentina agree to identify Falklands war dead

Two countries will work together to name more than 100 Argentinians killed in 1982 conflict
21 Dec 2016
Rugby World Cup: Scotland broken as south destroys north
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Rugby World Cup: Scotland broken as south destroys north

Heroics from Scotland and Wales are not enough to stop the southern hemisphere giants in epic quarter finals
19 Oct 2015
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's dancing goes viral – video
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Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's dancing goes viral – video

Argentinian president mocked for her 'dad-dancing routine' at political rally in Buenos Aires
9 Oct 2015
Rugby World Cup 2015: Pool C - Argentina live in hope
Argentina Rugby - Juan Imhoff
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Rugby World Cup 2015: Pool C - Argentina live in hope

Argentina have a habit of performing well at the World Cup, but can they reproduce their form of 2007?
11 Sep 2015
Lionel Messi 'refuses' Copa America award as Chile triumph
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Lionel Messi 'refuses' Copa America award as Chile triumph

Reports say Messi turned down player of the tournament award after tearing off loser's medal
6 Jul 2015
FALKLANDS: Britain 'to send more troops'
Soldiers Falklands
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FALKLANDS: Britain 'to send more troops'

Fallon will reportedly bolster defences on Falkland Islands to reflect 'increased nature of the threat'
24 Mar 2015
Helicopter crash kills French sporting stars
Alexis Vastine, Camille Muffat and Florence Arthaud
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Helicopter crash kills French sporting stars

Ten people died when two helicopters appeared to collide during filming for a reality TV show in Argentina
10 Mar 2015
President of Argentina branded a racist after Chinese 'joke'
Argentina's president Cristina Kirchner
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President of Argentina branded a racist after Chinese 'joke'

Cristina Kirchner mocked accent on Twitter, suggesting they only attended an event for the 'lice and petloleum'
5 Feb 2015
MAN UTD: Five stars injured in internationals
Angel di Maria of Argentina in action during the International Friendly match between Argentina and Portugal
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MAN UTD: Five stars injured in internationals

With as many as five players injured on international duty, United deserve to be given a break
19 Nov 2014
FALKLANDS: 'UK should remove troops'
Soldiers Falklands
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FALKLANDS: 'UK should remove troops'

'Absolutely no chance of another invasion from the mainland,' claims special secretary for the Falklands
29 Oct 2014
Argentina's debt default: why does it matter?
The Argentine National Congress in Buenos Aires
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Argentina's debt default: why does it matter?

Described as a battle between 'vultures' and the people, Argentina's debt default could have serious consequences
31 Jul 2014
Did Carlos Tevez pay ransom to free kidnapped stepfather?
Tevez playing for Juventus in Serie A
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Did Carlos Tevez pay ransom to free kidnapped stepfather?

Reports in Argentina say striker paid gangsters £29,000 for release of Juan Alberto Cabral
30 Jul 2014
Messi did not deserve golden ball say Maradona and Blatter
 Lionel Messi of collects the Golden Ball trophy in Rio
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Messi did not deserve golden ball say Maradona and Blatter

Was Argentine star only named as player of the World Cup for 'marketing' reasons?
15 Jul 2014
Gotze stunner fells Argentina as Germany lift World Cup
Mario Gotze scores Germany's World Cup winning goal
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Gotze stunner fells Argentina as Germany lift World Cup

Substitute hits injury time winner as Germany become first Europeans to win in America
14 Jul 2014
Porn websites in Brazil plea, as Thomas Muller busts a move
David Luiz after losing the semi-final
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Porn websites in Brazil plea, as Thomas Muller busts a move

World Cup whispers: Brazil's 'humiliation' continues, Neymar in tears, Messi exhausted
11 Jul 2014
Argentina into final after dire showdown with Holland
Argentina celebrate after winning their semi-final
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Argentina into final after dire showdown with Holland

A day after German masterclass, second World Cup semi ends in stalemate and penalties
10 Jul 2014
Messi is Argentina's only hope as they stumble past Swiss
Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi
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Messi is Argentina's only hope as they stumble past Swiss

Many people's tip for the tournament look ordinary against well-organised Switzerland
2 Jul 2014
Messi 'from Jupiter'; Argentina set for World Cup glory
Lionel Messi
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Messi 'from Jupiter'; Argentina set for World Cup glory

Nigeria coach says Messi is from another planet as Argentina make it three out of three
26 Jun 2014
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