Supermarket explosion kills 1 in Argentina

Emergency services say an explosion at a supermarket has killed at least one person and injured five others in Argentina.

SC notice to Centre, EC on PIL to ensure maximum voting

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and the Election Commission on a PIL seeking a direction to them to frame guidelines to ensure that more citizens cast their votes in the polls.

Thanks for prayers for my family`s grief: Pope Francis

Pope Francis expressed thanks on Wednesday for the prayers and condolences he has received following the death of his nephew`s wife and their two young boys in a car crash in the pontiff`s native Argentina.

Relatives of Pope Francis killed in car crash in Argentina

Three relatives of Pope Francis were killed in a car crash while a fourth one is stated to be in a critical condition in Argentina.

Three relatives of pope killed in Argentina accident

Three relatives of Pope Francis, two great nephews and their mother, have been killed in a traffic accident in Argentina, police said Tuesday.

Argentina issues chikungunya virus alert

Argentina has issued a virus alert on the emergence of chikungunya fever.

Argentina faces default as `vulture fund` talks fail

Last-ditch talks between Argentina and the US hedge funds it has branded "vultures" failed to reach agreement Wednesday, effectively pushing the country into default.Last-ditch talks between Argentina and the US hedge funds it has branded "vultures" failed to reach agreement Wednesday, effectively pushing the country into default.

Debt restructuring in review if Argentina defaults: IMF

The mechanisms allowing a country to restructure its sovereign debt should be "reviewed" if Argentina defaults, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Tuesday.

Xi seeks energy deals in Venezuela

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Sunday in Venezuela, the third leg of a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region and sealing energy deals.

China`s Xi hails `new horizons` in ties with Argentina

Relations between Argentina and China are poised to reach unprecedented "new horizons," Chinese President Xi Jinping told lawmakers in Buenos Aires during a summit visit Saturday.

China announces heavy investments in Argentina

Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced huge investments in hydroelectric power, shipbuilding, railways and a deal to help Argentina build its fourth nuclear plant.

China`s Xi hails `new horizons` in ties with Argentina

Relations between Argentina and China are poised to reach unprecedented "new horizons," visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said, addressing lawmakers in Buenos Aires during his summit visit here.

Pope seeks justice 20 years after attack on Argentine Jews

Pope Francis today called for justice to be done in the unsolved bombing at a Jewish center in Argentina that killed 85 people and wounded 300 others two decades ago.

Putin signs nuclear energy deal with Argentina

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed agreements on nuclear energy generation with Argentina as part of a Latin American tour aimed at building Russia`s influence in the region.

Pope stays above the fray for World Cup final

Football fan Pope Francis stayed neutral ahead of the World Cup final between his native Argentina and Germany, saying the tournament in Brazil had shown the importance of dialogue between different cultures.

Floods force thousands to evacuate in Argentina

Flooding from days of torrential rains has forced the evacuation of some 3,000 families in Argentina.

Hundreds of Argentine kids separated from parents after sex abuse

The sexual abuse of nearly 300 girls and boys in just one year in a single Argentine province led authorities to separate them from their parents, authorities said.

Argentina vice president summoned to court in graft probe

A federal judge in Argentina on Friday ordered Vice President Amado Boudou to appear in court to answer corruption charges, judicial sources said.

World Bank sounds alarm on rising global food prices

World food prices rose in the first quarter of the year for the first time since their all-time high in August 2012, driven by rising demand in China, drought in the United States and unrest in Ukraine.

World`s `biggest dinosaur` discovered in Argentina

Paleontologists have unearthed fossiled bones largest dinosaur ever in Argentina that is believed to have walked on Earth.