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Argentina's scandal-hit ex-leader facing more graft charges

Buenos Aires - Argentina's former president Cristina Kirchner was charged with a new corruption case for the second day running on Tuesday, this time related to irregularities in the concession of subsidies for train and bus operators.

Argentina's Kirchner charged in new corruption case

Buenos Aires - Argentina's former president Cristina Kirchner was charged in yet another corruption investigation Monday, in this case over the fraudulent import of liquid gas.

Maradona acknowledges paternity of three more children

Buenos Aires - Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has confirmed paternity of three children born in Cuba in addition to the five he has previously recognized, his lawyer announced Friday.

Macri defends record in fiery speech to Argentine Congress

Buenos Aires - President Mauricio Macri delivered a robust defense of his austerity policy Friday in a State of the Union address to Argentina's Congress ahead of a reelection bid in October.

Ex-judge guilty in Argentina of cover-up in 1994 Jewish bombing probe

Buenos Aires - The former Argentine judge who led the probe into the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires was jailed for his role in a cover-up Thursday, but the country's former president Carlos Menem was acquitted.

Ex-judge guilty in Argentina of cover-up in 1994 Jewish bombing probe

Buenos Aires - The former Argentine judge who led the probe into the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires was jailed for his role in a cover-up Thursday, but the country's former president Carlos Menem was acquitted.

Court to give verdict in Argentine Jewish center bombing cover-up

Buenos Aires - No one has ever been convicted over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires that has haunted Argentine politics for decades, but that could change Thursday.

Argentine 11-year-old's C-section sparks new abortion debate

Buenos Aires - A cesarean section carried out on an 11-year-old girl raped by her grandmother's husband has reopened the debate about abortion in Argentina, where rules on pregnancy terminations are strict.

Argentina's chief rabbi injured in attack at home

Buenos Aires - Argentina's chief rabbi was beaten and seriously injured by assailants who broke into his home, in an attack condemned on Tuesday by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of an anti-Semitic wave.

Argentina's ex-president Kirchner stays silent in court hearing

Buenos Aires - Argentina's former president Cristina Kirchner appeared in court on Monday for the third time in relation to the "corruption notebooks" scandal in which she is accused of accepting millions of dollars' worth of bribes.

Kirchner corruption trial delayed by three months

Buenos Aires - The corruption trial of former Argentina president Cristina Kirchner, set to begin next week, has been postponed until May, authorities said on Monday.

Footballer Sala's body arrives in Argentina

Progreso - The coffin of footballer Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash between Nantes and Cardiff, arrived in Argentina on Friday ahead of his funeral in his hometown of Progreso.

Argentines protest in push for 'food emergency' declaration

Buenos Aires - Thousands took to the streets in 50 Argentine cities and towns Wednesday demanding that the government declare a "food emergency" and put an end to suffocating price increases."We are losing work, food, education, housing...

Footballer Sala's body to be returned to Argentina on Friday

Buenos Aires - Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala's body is to be returned to Argentina on Friday, the mayor of his hometown of Progreso, Julio Muller, told AFP Tuesday.Sala's body was recovered from plane wreckage in the English Channel last week.

Argentine town remembers footballer Sala as modest local hero

Progreso - Emiliano Sala's hometown in rural Argentina is remembering him as a modest local hero who shied away from the flashy wealth of many South American footballers who make it big in Europe.

Dinosaur that defended itself with spiny backbone found in Patagonia

Buenos Aires - A herbivorous dinosaur that fended off predators with a row of spines running along its back and lived 140 million years ago has been found in Argentine Patagonia.

Macri heads to Brazil to forge ties with Bolsonaro

Buenos Aires - Argentine President Mauricio Macri will hold talks with his new Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday likely to center on consolidating trade ties between South America's two biggest economies, officials said.

Argentine recession hampers Macri's re-election bid

Buenos Aires - Following a painful 2018 that left Argentina in recession and forced into unpopular austerity measures, President Mauricio Macri faces an uphill battle in his bid for re-election in October.

Fossil of prehistoric deer found in Argentina

Buenos Aires - The well-preserved fossil of a prehistoric deer has been discovered just to the north of Buenos Aires, the La Matanza University revealed on Monday.

Ex-Argentina president in intensive care after heart attack

Buenos Aires - Former Argentina president Fernando de la Rua was in intensive care on Thursday after suffering a heart attack, medical sources said.
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