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(FILES) Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi speaks during a press conference in Tehran on March 4, 2024. - Argentina requested the international arrest of Iran's interior minister, Ahmad Vahidi, in connection with the bombing of the Jewish mutual AMIA that left 85 people dead in Buenos Aires 30 years ago, the foreign ministry said on April 23, 2024. (Photo by ATTA KENARE / AFP)

Argentina seeks arrest of Iran minister over 1994 Jewish center bombing

Argentina has asked Interpol to arrest Iran’s interior minister over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people, the foreign ministry said Tuesday. [ad] The
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The Super Eagles take a group photo before their AFCON 2023 semi-final game against South Africa. Photo: AFP

Nigeria’s Super Eagles drop places in latest FIFA ranking

Super Eagles of Nigeria dropped position in the latest FIFA world ranking released on Thursday. [ad] The ranking that was published on FIFA’s website saw the Eagles drop from 28th position to
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Daniel Santucho Navajas, one of the grandchildren recovered by Argentina's Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo human rights organization, holds a picture of his mother Cristina Navajas, kidnapped in Pozo de Banfield during the dictatorship (1976-1983), as judge Ricardo Basilico gives the verdict in the collective trial known as the Los Pozos Trial, of 12 defendants for crimes against humanity committed at detention centres during the military regime, at the Federal Oral Court No. 1 in La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, on March 26, 2024. (Photo by Luis ROBAYO / AFP)

10 Argentines given life sentences for dictatorship-era abuses

An Argentine court handed down 10 lifetime prison sentences Tuesday as part of a long-running, mass prosecution of incidents of kidnapping, torture, rape and disappearances during the country’s 1976-83 military dictatorship. [ad]
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The Super Eagles take a group photo before their AFCON 2023 semi-final game against South Africa. Photo: AFP

Argentina, Nigeria friendly match called off

The international friendly game between world champions Argentina and Nigeria’s Super Eagles billed for March 26 in Los Angeles, USA, has been called off. [ad] According to BBC sports journalist, Oluwashina Okeleji,
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The Super Eagles take a group photo before their AFCON 2023 semi-final game against South Africa. Photo: AFP

Nigeria, Argentina friendly game gets date, venue

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will take on world champions Argentina in Los Angeles, United States of America in an international friendly game. [ad] The game is scheduled for Tuesday, 26 March, 2024, inside
5 months ago
Argentina's forward #10 Lionel Messi reacts with Argentina's forward #22 Lautaro Martinez at the final whistle of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group C football match between Argentina and Mexico at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, north of Doha on November 26, 2022. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP)

Nigeria gets March friendly game with Argentina

The Super Eagles will face Lionel Messi’s Argentina in a friendly game in March, the Argentina Football Association (ASA) has announced.
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A picture released by Telam news agency shows tourists looking at a plume of smoke from a forest fire at Los Alerces National Park in Chubut province, Argentina, on January 28, 2024. - Firefighters are battling a forest fire in Los Alerces National Park in Argentina's Patagonia that has already devastated almost 600 hectares in the midst of high summer temperatures, the official Télam news agency reported. (Photo by MARTIN LEVICOY / TELAM / AFP) / Argentina OUT / ARGENTINA OUT / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / TELAM - MARTIN LEVICOY" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / TELAM - Martin Levicoy" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS /

Fire in Argentina UNESCO park caused by arson

A fire that destroyed around 600 hectares of a national park in Argentina was the result of arson, an official said Sunday.
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Handout picture released by the Argentine Federal Police on January 3, 2024, showing a foreigner (C) suspected of being part of a terrorist cell being presented to the press after his arrested during an operation on January 2 in Argentina. - Argentina's government said on January 3, 2024, that authorities had arrested three foreigners, citizens of Syria and Lebanon, who were suspected of planning a "terrorist act" in the country. "We have neutralized the arrival of a possible terrorist cell in the country," the security ministry wrote on social media, adding that one of the suspects had been carrying Venezuelan and Colombian passports. (Photo by Argentinian Federal Police / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / ARGENTINE FEDERAL POLICE" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / ARGENTINE FEDERAL POLICE" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS /

Argentina arrests foreigners from ‘possible terrorist cell’: govt

Argentina’s government said Wednesday that authorities had arrested three foreigners, citizens of Syria and Lebanon, who were suspected of planning a “terrorist act” in the country. [ad] “We have neutralized the arrival
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Lionel Messi during the World Cup match between Argentina v Saudi Arabia, in Lusail, Qatar, on November 22, 2022. (Photo by Foto Olimpik/NurPhoto) (Photo by Foto Olimpik / NurPhoto / NurPhoto via AFP)

Argentina to retire No. 10 jersey in honour of Messi

Lionel Messi’s legendary No.10 Argentina jersey will be retired ‘for life’ when he hangs up his boots, the country’s FA President has revealed, reports dailymail.co.uk.
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Argentina formally rejects BRICS membership

Argentine President Javier Milei has sent letters to BRICS leaders to formalize his decision to reject an invitation to join the grouping of major emerging economies, the presidency said Friday.
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A Christmas tree adorns a shopping gallery in Buenos Aires on December 19, 2023. - Latin America's third-biggest economy is on its knees after decades of debt and financial mismanagement, with inflation surpassing 160 percent year-on-year and 40 percent of Argentines living in poverty. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP)

No jingle in Argentine pockets as economic grinch ruins Christmas

Cecilia Rojas has scoured shops across greater Buenos Aires to find an affordable gift for her children this Christmas, which is set to be a gloomy affair as the country grapples with
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