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Shall we dance? - World Tango Championship draws to a close

Argentinian dancers Cristian Palomo and Melisa Sacchi have been crowned the Salon Tango world champions in front of a home crowd.

Argentinian dancers Cristian Palomo and Melisa Sacchi have been crowned the Salon Tango world champions in front of a home crowd.

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Opera goes underground in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires’ subway commuters broke their daily routine in mid-August when an opera company took to Las Heras station’s main hall to perform an 18th century…

Buenos Aires’ subway commuters broke their daily routine in mid-August when an opera company took to Las Heras station’s main hall to perform an 18th century…

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The right to breastfeed

Hundreds of Argentine women came out in greater Buenos Aires Saturday (July 23) to rally in defence of their right to breastfeed in public whenever and wherever they…

Hundreds of Argentine women came out in greater Buenos Aires Saturday (July 23) to rally in defence of their right to breastfeed in public whenever and wherever they…

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Argentine champions Boca Juniors appoint Schelotto as coach

Argentine champions Boca Juniors have appointed former player Barros Schelotto as their new coach following Monday’s sacking of Rodolfo Arruabarrena

Argentine champions Boca Juniors have appointed former player Barros Schelotto as their new coach following Monday’s sacking of Rodolfo Arruabarrena

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Argentina's World Tango Championships bigger than ever

The World Tango Festival and Championship is held annually in the Argentine capital from the 14th -27th August. Couples swirl and sweep across the

The World Tango Festival and Championship is held annually in the Argentine capital from the 14th -27th August. Couples swirl and sweep across the

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River Plate win third Copa Libertadores title

River Plate capped off a remarkable comeback to the top of South American football after winning their third Copa Libertadores title in the club’s

River Plate capped off a remarkable comeback to the top of South American football after winning their third Copa Libertadores title in the club’s

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Argentine court to rule on 'depressed' orangutan

In a world first, a court in Argentina is to rule on whether an orangutan named Sandra is entitled to certain human rights including the right to be

In a world first, a court in Argentina is to rule on whether an orangutan named Sandra is entitled to certain human rights including the right to be

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Argentina opens all files on 1994 Jewish community centre bombing

The Argentinian government has declassified all documents relating to the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires. The demand for

The Argentinian government has declassified all documents relating to the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires. The demand for

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Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman 'was murdered', says ex-wife

Judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado says independent forensic tests prove that her former husband - who had accused the president of a cover-up - did not commit suicide but was killed.

Judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado says independent forensic tests prove that her former husband - who had accused the president of a cover-up - did not commit suicide but was killed.

Culture

Will Smith is back opposite Wolf of Wall Street's Margot Robbie

Will Smith is back, as veteran con artist Nicky who meets his match when he stumbles upon novice Jess in crime-comedy ‘Focus’. Jess is played by

Will Smith is back, as veteran con artist Nicky who meets his match when he stumbles upon novice Jess in crime-comedy ‘Focus’. Jess is played by

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Argentine artists transform Barbie dolls into religious figurines

Everyone knows the world-renowned Barbie and Ken dolls, but a pair of Argentine artists have taken the legendary toys and adapted them into religious

Everyone knows the world-renowned Barbie and Ken dolls, but a pair of Argentine artists have taken the legendary toys and adapted them into religious

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Dancers compete for world tango prize

At the World Tango Championships in Buenos Aires, 648 couples from 41 different countries competed for the World Cup in two categories: salon tango

At the World Tango Championships in Buenos Aires, 648 couples from 41 different countries competed for the World Cup in two categories: salon tango

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Argentina marks centenary of celebrated writer Cortazar

He would have been 100 years old now. And to mark the centenary of Julio Cortazar’s birth, Argentina is hosting a series of exhibitions. Seen as

He would have been 100 years old now. And to mark the centenary of Julio Cortazar’s birth, Argentina is hosting a series of exhibitions. Seen as

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Argentine president breaks silence

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has made a televised address, speaking publicly for the first time in six weeks. It ends a long

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has made a televised address, speaking publicly for the first time in six weeks. It ends a long

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Argentina: man keeps mummified corpse of mother in kitchen

Police investigating a property in a suburb of Buenos Aires found a dead man and the partially mummified corpse of his mother, news reports said

Police investigating a property in a suburb of Buenos Aires found a dead man and the partially mummified corpse of his mother, news reports said

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Argentine court confirms controversial media law

Argentina’s Supreme Court has upheld a law limiting media ownership, ending a four year battle between the government and the country’s biggest media

Argentina’s Supreme Court has upheld a law limiting media ownership, ending a four year battle between the government and the country’s biggest media

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Argentina: Security camera captures train crash

An Argentine passenger train plowed into a central Buenos Aires terminal on Saturday, injuring more than 30 people. Security camera footage at the

An Argentine passenger train plowed into a central Buenos Aires terminal on Saturday, injuring more than 30 people. Security camera footage at the

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Probe continues into Argentine train crash

It is still unclear why an Argentine passenger train crashed through the buffers, injuring nearly 100 people, after failing to stop at the end of the

It is still unclear why an Argentine passenger train crashed through the buffers, injuring nearly 100 people, after failing to stop at the end of the

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Argentine leader recovers amid strong support from well-wishers

“Be strong, Cristina be strong” shouts a supporter of Argentine President Cristina Fernendez de Kirchner. The president is said to be improving

“Be strong, Cristina be strong” shouts a supporter of Argentine President Cristina Fernendez de Kirchner. The president is said to be improving

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Argentine President Fernandez to have surgery

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is to have surgery for bleeding on the brain, possibly caused by hitting her head in a fall in

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is to have surgery for bleeding on the brain, possibly caused by hitting her head in a fall in

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Argentine priest jailed for sexually abusing teenager

An Argentine court has sent a Roman Catholic priest to prison immediately to serve a 15-year sentence for sexually abusing a teenage boy. Julio

An Argentine court has sent a Roman Catholic priest to prison immediately to serve a 15-year sentence for sexually abusing a teenage boy. Julio

Sport

Madrid, Istanbul and Tokyo bidding for gold

The vote on who hosts the 2020 Olympic Games takes place in Buenos Aires on Saturday. It’s a three horse race between Madrid, Istanbul and Tokyo

The vote on who hosts the 2020 Olympic Games takes place in Buenos Aires on Saturday. It’s a three horse race between Madrid, Istanbul and Tokyo

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Wrestling's Olympic future on the line

The Sports Ministry has requested the International Olympic Committee to retain wrestling after its Executive Board announced in February that the

The Sports Ministry has requested the International Olympic Committee to retain wrestling after its Executive Board announced in February that the

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Away fans banned in Argentine topflight

In a major effort to stamp out violence and hooliganism surrounding Argentine football security officials have introduced an indefinite ban on away

In a major effort to stamp out violence and hooliganism surrounding Argentine football security officials have introduced an indefinite ban on away

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Anger erupts in Argentina over deadly flash floods

There is widespread anger in Argentina over the authorities response to deadly flash flooding. Local government officials were greeted with insults

There is widespread anger in Argentina over the authorities response to deadly flash flooding. Local government officials were greeted with insults

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Argentina hit by deadly flash floods

A month’s worth of rain in a day has led to deadly flash floods in and around the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires. More than 30 people have been

A month’s worth of rain in a day has led to deadly flash floods in and around the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires. More than 30 people have been

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Argentina: clashes over acquittal in sex slavery case

Violent clashes broke out in Buenos Aires on Wednesday between riot police and demonstrators protesting against the acquittal of 13 people accused

Violent clashes broke out in Buenos Aires on Wednesday between riot police and demonstrators protesting against the acquittal of 13 people accused