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Mummified woman found at home in Argentina

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The naturally mummified body of a woman was found at her Buenos Aires home by a neighbor who had not seen her for more than 10 years, police said Friday.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Argentina asks top US Court to stop ‘catastrophe’

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Argentina filed a long-shot appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday asking the justices in Washington to avert an “economic catastrophe” by overturning lower court rulings that could force the South American government to default on billions of dollars in debts.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cop arrested for selling two-year-old girl

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An Argentine police officer was arrested for selling a two-year-old girl, a police source said Thursday.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

In Argentina, pregnant groom weds in a legal first

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The bride was born a man. The groom was born a woman. And when the Argentine couple wed Friday, it was the first time here that a groom tied the knot pregnant.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Argentines worry after president’s skull surgery

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez. AP

Doctors have finished an operation to siphon blood from beneath the skull of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez. The surgery was done to relieve pressure on her brain two months after she suffered an unexplained head injury.

Posted: October 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Argentine pedophile priest begins 15-year jail sentence

Catholic priest Julio Cesar Grassi waves as he leaves court where he is being charges with child abuse and corruption charges in Buenos Aires, Argentina 21 November 2002. AFP FILE PHOTO

A well-known Argentine priest began a 15-year prison sentence for pedophilia Monday, four years after he was convicted.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Pope Francis’ sister hospitalized but stable in Argentina

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The pope’s sister in Argentina has been hospitalized, but her family says it’s nothing serious.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

South American ‘soybean king’ says region feeds world

Businessman Gustavo Grobocopatel, known as the Argentine 'Soy King', speaks during a interview with AFP in Buenos Aires on August 29, 2013. AFP

Argentina’s Gustavo Grobocopatel, known as the “soybean king,” is head of one of the most powerful agroindustrial groups in South America, and quickly touts soy’s power in feeding people everywhere.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Argentine president to chair UN Security Council

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez. AP

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez will be chairing a high-level Security Council meeting Tuesday on relations between the council and regional organizations that have been playing a greater role in trying to prevent conflict and restore peace.

Posted: August 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

7.3-magnitude quake off Antarctica, no injuries

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A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Antarctica on Monday, generating large waves but causing no injuries, seismic experts at Argentina’s Orcadas base in Antarctica said.

Posted: July 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Snowden chose not to release most damaging data—journalist

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Edward Snowden possesses data that could prove far more “damaging” to the US government but the fugitive leaker has chosen not to release them, said a journalist who first broke the story.

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Deaths, dozens injured in Argentina train crash

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A train crash on the outskirts of Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires has claimed an unconfirmed number of lives and injured dozens of people, an official said Thursday.

Posted: June 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pope Francis urges aid for flooded Argentina

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Pope Francis is calling for public and church institutions in his native Argentina to step up assistance to the tens of thousands of people left homeless by torrential rains that have killed at least 52 people.

Posted: April 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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