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Crime and punishment: Argentina security in spotlight as election nears

Feb 14 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's government, with one eye on elections later in the year, is getting tough on crime, and one figure is taking center stage: the country's security tsar.

China's military-run space station in Argentina is a 'black box'

Jan 31 2019

LAS LAJAS, Argentina - When China built a military-run space station in Argentina's Patagonian region it promised to include a visitors' center to explain the purpose of its powerful 16-story antenna. | Video

Explainer: Why crisis-hit Argentina is now trying to weaken its currency

Jan 18 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's central bank bought $190 million in foreign exchange markets over the past week to weaken its peso currency, a radical change from just months ago when it was spending billions to prop it up, and may be forced to intervene further.

Ex-Ford Argentina executives convicted in torture case; victims may sue in U.S.

Dec 11 2018

BUENOS AIRES An Argentine court on Tuesday convicted two former executives of a local Ford Motor Co plant of involvement in the torture of workers during the country's dictatorship in the 1970s, victims' lawyers said, adding they may sue Ford in U.S. federal court.

A high-five from Putin and that awkward photograph - Saudi prince's G20 summit

Dec 02 2018

BUENOS AIRES Russian President Vladimir Putin walked up to Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at a summit of G20 world leaders, high-fived him and then shook his hand heartily. Moments earlier the prince had been pictured on the far edge of the traditional "family portrait" photograph, ignored by other leaders.

Argentina, China sign billion-dollar cargo railway renovation deal

Nov 29 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentina on Thursday said it had signed a $1 billion contract with a Chinese state builder for improvements to a rail line that transports raw materials, including the South American country's main cash crop of soybeans.

Accusations against Saudi crown prince could be discussed at G20: Argentina's Macri

Nov 29 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Thursday that accusations against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman relating to war crimes and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi may be discussed during the G20 summit, which starts on Friday.

Accusations against Saudi crown prince could be discussed at G20 -Argentina's Macri

Nov 29 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Thursday that accusations against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman relating to war crimes and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi may be discussed during the G20 summit, which starts on Friday.

Argentine judge seeks help from Turkey, Yemen in Saudi crown prince case

Nov 28 2018

BUENOS AIRES An Argentine judge reviewing a Human Rights Watch complaint against Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asked the foreign ministry on Wednesday to seek information from Turkey, Yemen and the International Criminal Court. | Video

Argentine judge reviewing complaint against Saudi crown prince seeks info from Yemen, Turkey

Nov 28 2018

BUENOS AIRES The Argentine federal judge reviewing a Human Rights Watch complaint against the Saudi crown prince has asked the Argentine Foreign Ministry to seek information from Yemen, Turkey and the International Criminal Court, the judge's office told Reuters on Wednesday.

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