Argentina's Kirchner out of wheelchair for China trip

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner has said she may be back on two feet for her upcoming visit to China, after being wheelchair-bound for several weeks with an ankle fracture.

Argentine prosecutor laid to rest amid mystery over his death

The special prosecutor whose mysterious death set off a political firestorm in Argentina was laid to rest Thursday, as an investigation tries to determine whether he died by his own hand or was murdered.

Dead Argentine prosecutor wary even of his guards: Aide

The prosecutor whose suspicious death set off a crisis for Argentina President Cristina Kirchner no longer trusted even his bodyguards at the violent end of his life, an assistant said Wednesday.

Argentina to disband intelligence service after prosecutor's death

President Cristina Kirchner on Monday said that she will disband Argentina`s intelligence service after a prosecutor was found dead just hours before he was to make explosive allegations against her.

Argentina says journalists safe after one flees, fearing for life

Argentina`s cabinet chief on Monday said journalists could work safely in the country after the reporter who broke the news of the mysterious death of a state prosecutor fled to Israel, saying he feared for his life under the current government.

Former Argentina international Riquelme retires from football
Former Argentina international Riquelme retires from football

Former Argentina midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme has called time on his football career at the age of 36.

Reporter flees Argentina after threats in dead prosecutor case

A reporter who broke the story that an Argentine prosecutor was found dead shortly before he was about to make explosive allegations about President Cristina Kirchner fled Argentina on Sunday after threats.

Journalist who broke news of prosecutor's death flees Argentina

The first journalist to report on the death of a Argentine state prosecutor, who was investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, said on Saturday that he had fled Argentina fearing for his life.

Argentina`s Kirchner says prosecutor did not commit suicide

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner said Thursday that the prosecutor who investigated a 1994 bombing of a Jewish center did not commit suicide.

Argentine Jews call rally for `truth, justice` over 1994 bombing

Argentina`s Jewish community called for "truth and justice" on Wednesday, convening a demonstration at the site of a 1994 bombing in the wake of the suspicious death of the prosecutor investigating the attack.

Argentine prosecutor who accused Kirchner found dead

An Argentine prosecutor found dead just hours before giving what was expected to be damning testimony against President Cristina Kirchner appears to have committed suicide, officials said Monday.

Pope says birth control ban doesn't mean breed 'like rabbits'

Catholics should not feel they have to breed "like rabbits" because of the Church`s ban on contraception, Pope Francis said on Monday, suggesting approved natural family planning methods.

Israel urges Argentina to press dead prosecutor's probe

Israel said it was saddened Monday by the death of the Argentine prosecutor investigating a bloody 1994 Jewish centre bombing, and called on Argentina to continue his probe.

Argentine prosecutor who accused Kirchner found dead: Media

An Argentine prosecutor who accused President Cristina Kirchner of obstructing a probe into the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center reportedly died just hours before he was due at a Congressional hearing Monday.

Dakar Rally: Joan Barreda wins second straight stage, Marc Coma extends lead
Dakar Rally: Joan Barreda wins second straight stage, Marc Coma extends lead

Spaniard Joan Barreda rode his Honda to a second straight stage win and fourth overall in the Dakar Rally on Thursday while standings leader Marc Coma comfortably protected his advantage with two days to go.

Simeone junior keen to make his own name with Argentina
Simeone junior keen to make his own name with Argentina

Giovanni Simeone wants to be known for his skills and not as the son of Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone after impressing in a two-goal performance for Argentina`s under-20 side.

Demonstrators in Buenos Aires repudiate Paris attacks

Several hundred people gathered outside France`s embassy in Argentina on Sunday in repudiation of the jihadist attacks in Paris that left 17 people dead earlier in the week.

Copa America 2016 games lure 24 US hopefuls
Copa America 2016 games lure 24 US hopefuls

Two dozen US cities want to host matches in the 2016 Centennial Copa America tournament, the first time the event will be staged outside South America, USA Soccer announced Thursday.

World champions Germany top first 2015 FIFA rankings
World champions Germany top first 2015 FIFA rankings

World champions Germany comfortably top the year-opening FIFA national team rankings released Thursday despite a slight slump since their rampant World Cup showing.

Diego Maradona backs Manuel Neuer for Ballon D`Or
Diego Maradona backs Manuel Neuer for Ballon D`Or

Argentina legend Diego Maradona said on Monday that he believes Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer should pip Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to the Ballon D`Or.