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Wednesday, Jan 17

06

Why football legend Diego Maradona will not be attending daughter's wedding

Argentina Star

Asked about his plans in Dubai by Diario Popular, Maradona was characteristically blunt

Sunday, Jan 14

09

As Pope Francis Heads to Chile and Peru, Argentina Feels Snubbed, Again

Argentina Star

Nearly five years after moving to the Vatican, Pope Francis has steered clear of Argentina and its polarized politics, leaving many in his homeland feeling perplexed and dejected.

Thursday, Jan 11

13

Wales left frustrated and in the dark with Argentina yet to confirm venues for summer tour

Argentina Star

Wales have to cancel 'recce' to South America amid uncertainty over venues for 2018 summer Tests

09

Timerman barred from flying to US; Argentine government will appeal decision on humanitarian reasons

MercoPress

The United States barred former Argentine Minister of Foreign Relations Hector Timerman from entering the country because of several pending court cases. The Argentine government said it would appeal the decision, and request a new visa,…

Wednesday, Jan 10

19

Italy's Di Biagio to oversee England, Argentina friendlies

Argentina Star

The caretaker coach will be in charge of the Azzurri until January 29, after which a permanent coach will be appointed.

16

Carlos Tevez eyes World Cup with Argentina after Boca Juniors return

Argentina Star

Lionel Messi hopes that Argentina will reach another World Cup final, but admits he's focusing on the group stage first.

Tuesday, Jan 9

09

Governor Maria Eugenia Vidal fighting corruption and graft in Buenos Aires province

MercoPress

Buenos Aires province governor Maria Eugenia Vidal said that the union boss arrested in Uruguay is one of “the many Balcedo and Caballos Suarez”, who before were protected, and today are behind bars”.

Monday, Jan 8

22

Corruption Arrests in Argentina Raise Hope, and Skepticism

Argentina Star

It was nearly unheard-of for Argentine politicians to face jail time in corruption cases. That’s beginning to change amid an effort to root out graft.

Sunday, Jan 7

01

GOP Lawmaker Blasts Patagonia For Wimping Out On Offer To Testify In Congress

Argentina Star

'You continue to shield yourself from competing viewpoints'

Saturday, Jan 6

02

Carlos Tevez returns for third stint at boyhood club Boca Juniors

Argentina Star

Carlos Tevez is leaving the Chinese Super League and will play for Boca Juniors for third time in his career.

Friday, Jan 5

12

Crackdown on phantom employees, "gnocchi", in the Argentine Congress

MercoPress

Nearly 200 phantom workers at Argentina's parliament have been caught in a crackdown on employees who only show up sporadically for their jobs, it has been reported. According to La Nacion, the Argentine Congress implemented a new…

Wednesday, Jan 3

17

Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli to tour Europe watching up to 60 players

Argentina Star

Lionel Messi hopes that Argentina will reach another World Cup final, but admits he's focusing on the group stage first.

14

Missing Argentine Submarine Latest: ARA San Juan Crew's Families Will Get Salaries

IB Times / Politics

Argentina's Navy (ARA) on Tuesday said that it will continue paying wages to the families of the 44 crew members who are believed to have died after their submarine sank in the South Atlantic in November. Since the ARA San Juan went…

Tuesday, Jan 2

11

'Disfigured' Argentina striker Lucas Viatri suffers serious facial injuries after Christmas Day fireworks stunt backfires

Argentina Star

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: The former Boca Juniors ace suffered serious wounds after a fireworks stunt backfired

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Gaucho grill: Argentine cuisine glows with wood-fire cooking

Argentina Star

Flames glow, smoke billows and the aroma of slowly burning logs blends with the flavors of lightly charred calamari with broccoli and aioli cooked inside a handmade wood-fired oven.

Saturday, Dec 30

20

US Dollar Ends 2017 On a High Against Argentine Peso

Argentina Star

Yesterday, hours after the government announced its new and higher inflation targets for the coming years, the US dollar gained on the Argentine peso, reaching a new record and coming close to breaking through the 20 peso barrier. The…

Thursday, Dec 28

11

Juventus 'name their price' to sell Manchester United target Paulo Dybala as Argentina ace ponders transfer switch

Argentina Star

Argentina ace Dybala is understood to be one of United's top long-term transfer targets

Wednesday, Dec 27

04

Aide Accused of Playing Role in Death of Argentine Prosecutor

Argentina Star

The charges against a computer expert employed by Alberto Nisman, who was found dead in 2015, are the first time a judge has called the case a homicide.

Tuesday, Dec 26

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Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli apologises for insulting traffic cop

Argentina Star

Jorge Sampaoli has apologised for insulting a traffic officer after being pulled over in Argentina.

Saturday, Dec 23

02

When Brazil and Argentina went to war on Christmas Day

Argentina Star

On December 25, 1925, these two footballing giants went head-to-head for the Copa America title - and all hell broke loose!

Friday, Dec 22

12

Mercosur divided on Jerusalem vote: Argentina and Paraguay abstained; Brazil and Uruguay supported

MercoPress

A resolution backed overwhelmingly by the United Nations has effectively called on the US to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The vote in support of the resolution was 128, nine against and 35 abstentions.…

Thursday, Dec 21

16

Argentina confirm pre-World Cup Italy friendly amid reports of Spain clash

Argentina Star

Lionel Messi hopes that Argentina will reach another World Cup final, but admits he's focusing on the group stage first.

12

President Maduro “cries” for Argentina and pledges to work for the people

MercoPress

The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, condemned the repression carried out by the Argentine security forces of president Mauricio Macri during the debate in Congress of the pensions' reform system, and underlined that the television…

11

Carrefour denies report it could exit China, Argentina and Poland

Argentina Star

PARIS: French retailer Carrefour on Thursday denied a media report it had mandated three banks to sell its businesses in China, Argentina and Poland as part of its turnaround plan.

Wednesday, Dec 20

The Covert Agent: Newcastle Jets close to signing Argentinian star as injury replacement

Argentina Star

EXCLUSIVE: Goal's resident spy reveals the Jets will imminently seal a deal for the South American, who nearly joined the club in the off-season

Tuesday, Dec 19

13

Boca Juniors respond to Carlos Tevez speculation as Argentine forward looks to quit China

Argentina Star

The 33-year-old became the world's highest paid player when he left Boca for Shanghai Shenhua in December 2016, but he has failed to settle in China

Second chapter of Buenos Aires battle over pension overhaul; 24 hour general strike

MercoPress

Police and protesters clashed on Monday outside Argentina’s Congress as lawmakers debated a proposed pension overhaul that has angered retirees and prompted union leaders to wage a general strike.

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Messi can lead Argentina to World Cup success – Riquelme

Argentina Star

Argentina may not be fancied for the 2018 World Cup, but Juan Roman Riquelme feels they can contend with Lionel Messi.

Sunday, Dec 17

17

Meet the man on a 15,000-mile journey, from Argentina to Alaska

Argentina Star

Holly "Cargo" Harrison is on a multi-continent trek, attempting to walk the entire distance of the Western Hemisphere - and he's already traveled 11,000 miles in a year. The journey has not come without its challenges, but he's been…