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G20 host Argentina's security nightmare: unrest and anarchists

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BUENOS AIRES Argentina vowed on Tuesday to crack down on any anarchists and anti-capitalist protesters who try to disrupt next week's Group of 20 gathering in Buenos Aires, saying it was working with foreign governments to identify and block entry to potential trouble-makers.

Argentine sub found partially 'imploded' after yearlong search

BUENOS AIRES The Argentine Navy submarine that went missing a year ago off the country's Atlantic Coast was found by a private company involved in what had been a massive search for the vessel and its 44-member crew, the defense ministry said in a news conference on Saturday. | Video

Nov 17 2018

Discovered Argentine sub imploded below surface: defense ministry

BUENOS AIRES An Argentine submarine that disappeared one year ago was found "imploded" 907 meters (2,975 feet) below the ocean surface, Argentina's defense ministry said at a news conference on Saturday, hours after the government announced the discovery of the missing sub.

Nov 17 2018

Two Argentines with suspected ties to Hezbollah arrested ahead of G20

BUENOS AIRES Two Argentine citizens with suspected links to Lebanon's Hezbollah militia were arrested on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit due to take place in Buenos Aires at the end of the month, Argentina's security ministry said in a statement.

Nov 15 2018

Climate change, steel, migration bedevil G20 communique

BUENOS AIRES Climate change, steel and migration have emerged as sticking points in the final communique that world leaders will issue at the end of the Group of 20 summit in Argentina later this month, an Argentine government official said on Thursday.

Nov 15 2018

Argentine recession seen bottoming out in first quarter: IMF

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's shrinking economy will bottom out in the first three months of next year and start to recover in the second quarter, an International Monetary Fund official said on Saturday.

Nov 10 2018

Exclusive: Agribusiness giant ADM made buyout approach to Argentina's Molinos – sources

BUENOS AIRES/LONDON Top U.S. grain merchant Archer Daniels Midland Co has approached Argentine soy crusher Molinos Agro about buying the company's livestock feed and soyoil manufacturing plant, and talks may continue, three sources said.

Nov 09 2018

Argentina biodiesel chamber: U.S. review of tariffs could revive halted exports

BUENOS AIRES The U.S. decision to review its tariffs on Argentine biodiesel could mean a reversal of fortune for exporters whose shipments from the South American country have been practically nil, the biodiesel chamber of Argentina said on Thursday.

Nov 08 2018

U.S. to review antidumping duties on Argentine biodiesel: Argentina

BUENOS AIRES The U.S. Commerce Department said it would begin a review of antidumping duties it placed last year on biodiesel imported from Argentina, the Argentine Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

Nov 07 2018

Less meat, more pasta: how the economic crisis is changing Argentina's diet

BUENOS AIRES Like most Argentines, Sabrina Pozo used to eat meat several times a week. But soaring inflation and the collapse of Argentina's currency, the peso, since April have forced her to abruptly change her diet. | Video

Oct 30 2018
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China building on new reef in South China Sea, think tank says

BEIJING China has installed a new platform on a remote part of the Paracel Islands in the disputed South China Sea which could be used for military purposes, according to recent satellite images reviewed by a U.S. think tank.