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Argentina's new government won't seek to revive deal with Iran

Argentina`s new government will not appeal a court`s decision to strike down a deal with Iran over investigating a deadly 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish community centre, a government source said on Friday, putting the long-running controversy to rest.

Dec 12, 2015, 05:40 AM IST

Macri sworn in as Argentine president, promises major changes and honesty

Macri is the former mayor of Buenos Aires who hails from one of Argentina's richest families.

Dec 11, 2015, 00:26 AM IST

Opposition wins Argentine election, ending 'Kirchner era'

Scioli, who had been expected to win by 10 or more points in last month's six-candidate first round of voting, tried to regain momentum before yesterday's runoff by frequently attacking Macri.

Nov 23, 2015, 07:26 AM IST

Argentines vote in presidential, congressional primaries

President Cristina Fernandez and her late husband dominated Argentine politics for 12 years, focusing on social welfare programs for the poor at home while often employing combative rhetoric and protectionist policies with other nations.

Aug 09, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

Prosecutors push again to investigate Argentine leader in bombing case

Argentine prosecutors pushed for a conspiracy investigation against President Cristina Fernandez on Tuesday in the second appeal of a court decision that cleared her of trying to block the inquiry into a deadly 1994 bombing.

Apr 01, 2015, 08:56 AM IST

Facing cover-up allegations, Argentina's Fernandez says she's "tough"

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez struck a defiant note on Sunday in her first national address since a prosecutor announced he would continue to investigate allegations she tried to cover up a 1994 bombing, saying harsh Patagonian winters had taught her to be tough.

Feb 16, 2015, 09:00 AM IST

Arrest warrant draft for Argentine Prez found at dead prosecutor's home: Report

The draft of an arrest warrant for Argentine President Cristina Fernández was found at the home of a prosecutor who was investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing the lead investigator.

Feb 04, 2015, 02:22 AM IST

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.

Jan 27, 2015, 01:41 AM IST

Argentina says Fernandez in hospital for treatment of fever

Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez checked into a Buenos Aires hospital for treatment of "an infectious fever," according to a statement issued by the government.

Nov 03, 2014, 11:36 AM IST

Argentina creates history, launches its first home-built satellite

Argentina on Thursday launched its first domestically built communications satellite- ARSAT-1, from Kourou in French Guyana.

Oct 17, 2014, 05:05 AM IST

Argentine Prez receives Islamic State threats 'due to her friendship with Pope'

 ​ Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said during a trip to the Vatican on Saturday she had received threats by the Islamic State due to her friendship with compatriot Pope Francis and for recognizing both Israel and Palestine.

Sep 21, 2014, 12:03 PM IST

Argentina president tells dejected team: "I`m no soccer fan"

Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez admitted on Monday she had not watched a single one of the country`s matches in the World Cup soccer tournament, including the final, a blunder that some observers said exposed her as out of touch with the national mood.

Jul 15, 2014, 11:20 AM IST

Argentina`s President to undergo surgery on head

Argentina`s president will undergo surgery today to remove blood between her brain and skull that has been causing new and worrying symptoms, her physicians said.

Oct 08, 2013, 15:52 PM IST

Argentina wants foreigners, 16-year-olds to vote

President Cristina Fernandez`s legislative powerbrokers say the proposed electoral laws will enhance democracy.

Aug 21, 2012, 00:24 AM IST

Spain, EU slams Argentina for YPF oil takeover

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez is attempting to quell increasing unrest at home and boost her popularity with an "unlawful" bid to nationalize YPF, the Argentine oil unit of Spanish energy firm Repsol, the company's president claimed Tuesday as the group's shares plunged more than 7 percent.

Apr 18, 2012, 21:22 PM IST

Argentina President back at job after cancer scare

Cristina Fernandez signed a series of agreements with Argentina`s provinces as her first official act.

Jan 26, 2012, 09:12 AM IST

Argentina`s President sent home, never had cancer

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez never had cancer despite having been diagnosed with the disease last month.

Jan 07, 2012, 20:48 PM IST

Argentine leader undergoes thyroid cancer surge

Doctors say Cristina Fernandez`s cancer was detected
before it spread, and she has a very good chance of complete

Jan 04, 2012, 21:14 PM IST

Argentine leader`s cancer forces her to delegate

Fernandez spoke of her cancer diagnosis as she announced new revenue transfers to provincial governments, seeking to project an image of normalcy.

Dec 29, 2011, 13:27 PM IST

Argentine President diagnosed with thyroid cancer

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has thyroid cancer and will undergo surgery next month, her government said on Tuesday.

Dec 28, 2011, 09:30 AM IST