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Argentine judge dismisses case against ex-President Fernandez

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BUENOS AIRES An Argentine judge on Thursday dismissed the case against former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner over an alleged cover-up of Iran's possible role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center that killed 85 people.

Soccer-Argentina to probe attendance numbers after Buenos Aires derby

BUENOS AIRES Argentina plans to investigate attendance numbers at Sunday's derby between River Plate and Boca Juniors, a judicial official said, after local media questioned whether numbers exceeded those permitted under COVID-19 rules governing fans' return.

Oct 03 2021

'We get by day to day': Argentina's high poverty rate dips as pandemic eases

BUENOS AIRES Eduardo David Rodriguez takes bags of fruit and vegetables to sell at a fresh produce market in Buenos Aires twice a week to make ends meet for his family. They barely do.

Sep 30 2021

Soccer-Argentina select three Premier League players for World Cup qualifiers

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has called up three Premier League players for next month's World Cup qualifiers despite the South American country remaining on Britain's COVID-19 travel 'red list'.

Sep 27 2021

Argentine artist reflects Parana River drought in giant murals

SAN NICOLAS DE LOS ARROYOS, Argentina In the Argentine city of San Nicolas de los Arroyos, which hugs the banks of the Parana River, two huge murals reflect local worries about a growing environmental issue for the region - the declining levels of the waterway. | Video

Sep 24 2021

Argentina says it will appeal U.S. ruling on biodiesel duties

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's government said on Wednesday it would appeal a ruling by the U.S. Court of International Trade to deny its challenge over high duties on imports of biodiesel from the South American country, one of the world's top producers.

Sep 22 2021

Argentina plans to spend $664 million on fighter jets, possibly from China or U.S

(This Sept. 21 story corrects value in first paragraph to $664 million, not $664)

Sep 22 2021

Argentina talks up 'last stage' of pandemic as controls loosened

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Argentina on Tuesday unveiled plans to ease coronavirus pandemic restrictions, including loosening strict border controls, allowing more commercial activities and getting rid of the mandatory wearing of face masks outdoors.

Sep 21 2021

Argentina's Fernandez reshuffles Cabinet after crisis week

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Argentine President Alberto Fernandez reshuffled his Cabinet late on Friday, looking to draw a line under a bruising week that saw infighting within the ruling Peronist party threaten to derail the government coalition.

Sep 17 2021

Argentina cabinet rebellion flares as VP slams fiscal failures

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Argentina's center-left President Alberto Fernandez was battling a spreading cabinet rebellion on Thursday, which was sharpened by criticism from his powerful Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

Sep 16 2021