Obama vows better trade ties with new Argentine leader

The country's multiple defaults have left it enmeshed in a net of law suits cast by creditors, many of whom are US finance houses.

Daniel Scioli leads Argentina vote but may face runoff
Daniel Scioli leads Argentina vote but may face runoff

Scioli served as Nestor Kirchner's vice president from 2003 to 2007.

Pope Francis photographed with sign calling for Falklands dialogue

Pope Francis was drawn into the long-running debate over the Falkland Islands on Wednesday, when he was photographed holding a sign calling for dialogue on the islands` future.

Daniel Scioli emerges favorite from Argentine primaries

Buenos Aires governor Daniel Scioli, the heir-apparent to Argentine President Cristina Kirchner and her late husband Nestor`s 12-year dynasty, emerged from primary elections Monday the clear favorite.

Candidate supported by Kirchner ahead in Argentine presidential primary

Daniel Scioli, the candidate supported by Argentina`s ruling coalition, emerged Monday after primary voting as the favorite to succeed President Cristina Kirchner in the October elections.

Argentines vote in primaries in prelude to Cristina Kirchner succession

Argentines voted Sunday in presidential primaries seen as an early indicator of who is best positioned to succeed President Cristina Kirchner later this year.

Argentina`s peculiar primaries shake up pre-vote scene

 Argentina holds primaries Sunday ahead of its October general elections, a barometer of public opinion heading into the polls to choose a successor to President Cristina Kirchner.


Argentina sees sabotage as train accident injures 40

Argentina`s government alleged Monday that a train accident that injured 40 people was an act of political sabotage targeting the transport minister, a candidate in upcoming presidential primaries.

Lawyer reveals Snowden meeting with Argentine president

An attorney for ex-intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said Saturday that the whistleblower met Argentina`s President Cristina Kirchner in April and discussed US surveillance operations.

Argentina court throws out case against Kirchner again

 An Argentine prosecutor on Monday again rejected a case against President Cristina Kirchner for allegedly protecting Iranian officials accused of orchestrating a deadly 1994 bombing.

Argentine court confirms dismissal of case against president

 An Argentine appeals court on Thursday upheld a lower court`s decision to dismiss the case against President Cristina Kirchner on accusations that she shielded Iranian officials from prosecution over a 1994 Jewish center bombing.

Argentine prosecutors appeal dismissal of case against President

Argentine prosecutors said on Wednesday they have appealed a judge`s decision to dismiss their case against President Cristina Kirchner for allegedly protecting Iranian officials accused of orchestrating a 1994 bombing.

Supporters rally for embattled Argentine president

 Tens of thousands of supporters rallied Sunday for Argentine President Cristina Kirchner, days after a judge dismissed allegations brought against her by a prosecutor who died mysteriously.

Argentina creates new spy agency after death of prosecutor

Argentina`s congress passed early Thursday a bill creating a new intelligence service after the mysterious death of a prosecutor probing the president over a possible cover up of a terrorist bombing in 1994 targeting Jews.

Argentina officials rally behind Kirchner

Members of Argentina`s government rallied behind President Cristina Kirchner on Saturday, tossing aside allegations she protected Iranian suspects in an investigation into a 1994 bombing.

President Cristina Kirchner formally accused of bombing cover-up

Argentine prosecutors formally accused President Cristina Kirchner Friday of shielding Iranian officials from prosecution over a 1994 Jewish center bombing, renewing the firestorm around the embattled leader.

Dead Argentine prosecutor`s ex-wife criticizes probe

The ex-wife of an Argentine prosecutor who died mysteriously after accusing President Cristina Kirchner of a cover-up in a 1994 Jewish center bombing criticized the probe into his death Thursday.

Argentina probes mystery DNA at dead prosecutor`s home

 Argentine forensic experts began work Tuesday to trace the source of unidentified DNA found at the home of a prosecutor who died mysteriously while investigating alleged misconduct by President Cristina Kirchner.

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.

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.