MADRID/BUENOS AIRES - A year after Argentina seized the local business of Spanish oil firm Repsol , there seems little prospect of a quick deal on compensation despite signs that both sides would rather avoid a costly, drawn-out legal battle.
BUENOS AIRES - Jorge Rafael Videla, an austere former army commander who led Argentina during the bloodiest period of a "dirty war" dictatorship and was unrepentant about kidnappings and murders ordered by the state, died on Friday at age 87.
BRASILIA - Brazil has taken a big step towards joining Argentina and Uruguay as the first Latin American countries to legalize gay marriage, even though the Brazilian Congress has dragged its feet on the issue. | Video
BUENOS AIRES - When Argentina defaulted on its debt in 2002, the economy was collapsing and a bloody popular revolt had helped topple two presidents in a week. Now, the country could default again, but it would be over a matter of principle rather than necessity.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear Daimler AG's appeal of a lawsuit claiming the company violated human rights against workers at an Argentina plant in the 1970s.
- A list of Masters champions following the playoff victory by Australian Adam Scott over Argentina's Angel Cabrera in the 77th edition at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia on Sunday (U.S. unless stated):
NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES - Argentina challenged a U.S. court over the weekend by proposing that "holdout" bond investors be repaid only about one sixth the money federal judges hearing the case say they are owed, setting the stage for a legal showdown in New York.
NEW YORK - Argentina is pitching an alternative payment formula to a U.S. appeals court that would allow it to resolve litigation with creditors holding defaulted bonds for which they are demanding to be paid $1.33 billion.
BUENOS AIRES - Argentina, battling to avert a fresh debt crisis, plans to offer suing "holdout" creditors a 25-year bond equal to the face value of their debt when the country defaulted in 2002, local financial daily Ambito Financiero reported on Wednesday.
NEW YORK - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday denied Argentina's request to reconsider a ruling that favored creditors who opted out of two of the country's debt restructurings.
ISTANBUL - Syrian opposition talks aimed at presenting a coherent front at an international peace conference to end the civil war faced the prospect of collapse after President Bashar al-Assad's foes failed to cut an internal deal, opposition sources said on Friday.
Ethiopia and Eritrea are still at each others’ throats. The two neighbours fought hammer and tongs in sun-baked trenches during a two-year war over a decade ago, before a peace deal ended their World War I-style conflict in 2000. Furious veRed Sea, UNrbal battles, however, have continued to this day.