Tigres held by River Plate in Copa Libertadores stalemate
Tigres held by River Plate in Copa Libertadores stalemate

 Mexican side Tigres` hopes of claiming a first-leg advantage in the Copa Libertadores final were frustrated by River Plate here Wednesday in a 0-0 stalemate.

Argentine footballer Diego Barisone killed in car crash
Argentine footballer Diego Barisone killed in car crash

Argentine soccer player Diego Barisone, who played for the first division club Lanus, died in a traffic accident, sources with the team said.

Conservative candidate elected mayor of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Conservative PRO Party candidate Horacio Rodriguez Larreta was elected mayor of Buenos Aires Sunday in a closely fought race with the opposition ahead presidential elections later this year. 

Diego Maradona faces ex-wife over 'missing' $6m
Diego Maradona faces ex-wife over 'missing' $6m

Diego Maradona will go to court next week to face ex-wife Claudia Villafane who he claims is responsible for the disappearance of $6 million from his fortune.

Juan Manuel Fangio exhumation will go ahead, says judge: Report
Juan Manuel Fangio exhumation will go ahead, says judge: Report

Formula One great Juan Manuel Fangio`s body will be exhumed as planned in a paternity case despite a suspension order made in the name of a rival claim, Argentine media reported on Thursday.

Magician Lionel Messi extols retiring sorcerer Pablo ​Aimar
Magician Lionel Messi extols retiring sorcerer Pablo ​Aimar

Lionel Messi assumed the rare role of fan on Thursday conveying his best wishes to his idol and Argentina great Pablo Aimar who retired on Wednesday.

Maradona salutes `Don Diego` at `peace, with love`

Diego Maradona saluted his father "Don Diego" who passed away at the age of 87, saying he was at peace and with the "love of us all."

Carlos Tevez heading back to Boca Juniors: Reports
Carlos Tevez heading back to Boca Juniors: Reports

 Carlos Tevez is set to return to his first club, Boca Juniors, after the Argentines reached agreement with Italian champions Juventus, a club official announced.

Argentines sought by US in FIFA scandal surrender: Local media
Argentines sought by US in FIFA scandal surrender: Local media

Argentine businessmen Hugo and Mariano Jinkis, who are wanted by U.S. prosecutors in a FIFA bribery investigation, turned themselves in on Thursday to the authorities in Buenos Aires, local media broadly reported.

Animal rights activists want chimp released from Argentine zoo

An animal rights advocacy group has asked the courts in Argentina to order a zoo in the western city of Mendoza to release a female chimpanzee named Cecilia, asserting that the animal is suffering from isolation and "deplorable" conditions.

Argentine transit strike causes travel chaos

A strike by Argentine transport workers caused chaos for Buenos Aires commuters and forced airlines to cancel flights Tuesday as the government accused unions of playing pre-election politics.

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.

Argentina train crash injures 40

At least 40 people were hurt when a passenger train rammed a locomotive on a busy stretch of track on the outskirts of Buenos Aires on Sunday, Argentine officials said.

US judge orders Argentina to pay $5.2 bn to additional creditors

A US judge ordered Argentina on Friday to pay $5.2 billion to some 500 creditors seeking repayment on the same favorable terms given to other holders of the South American country`s restructured debt.

18th-century book stolen in Rome recovered in Argentina

An 18th-century book on the history of Saint Peter's Basilica that was stolen last year in Rome has been recovered at a bookstore in Buenos Aires, officials has said.

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.

Argentina to declassify Falklands War files

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner said Thursday she has ordered the declassification of all secret documents on the 1982 Falklands War with Britain.

French sports stars` bodies recovered after Argentine helicopter tragedy
French sports stars` bodies recovered after Argentine helicopter tragedy

The bodies of the 10 victims of a twin helicopter crash in Argentina, including three of France`s best-known athletes, were recovered Tuesday and taken to a morgue after a reality TV shoot went horribly wrong.

Argentina to recover remains of French athletes from helicopter crash
Argentina to recover remains of French athletes from helicopter crash

Argentine recovery teams arrived Tuesday at the site of a helicopter collision to recover the bodies of 10 people, including French sports stars participating in a reality TV show.

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.