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Argentine health minister resigns amid vaccine scandal

February 20, 2021 12:09 pm

The growing scandal throws a spotlight on wider fears in the region over corruption and access to vaccines, which are in short supply.

Former Argentine President Carlos Menem dies at 90

February 14, 2021 11:58 pm

Under Carlos Menem, the economy registered strong growth, inflation dropped to single digits and the peso, the national currency, enjoyed unprecedented stability as it was pegged to the U.S. dollar.

Crucifix saves boy from stray bullet, his family says its a 'miracle'

January 08, 2021 11:18 am

The crucifix pendant stopped the bullet from penetrating the boy's chest and he escaped with superficial injuries.

Explained: Why Argentina's pro-abortion movement is associated with green handkerchiefs

January 03, 2021 8:15 am

While Argentina’s president Alberto Fernández gave the final push to the bill, the legalisation of abortion is a victory of a growing grassroots women’s movement.

Explained: Why Argentina's legalisation of abortion is historic

December 31, 2020 7:46 am

Activists are hopeful that the passage of this law in Catholic Argentina will have an impact in other countries in Latin America.

'We did it sisters': Argentina becomes first in Latin America to legalize abortion

December 30, 2020 2:55 pm

Until now, Argentine law has only allowed abortion when there is a serious risk to the health of the mother or in cases of rape.

Legal abortion, once a long shot in Catholic Argentina, now within reach

December 30, 2020 10:07 am

Legalization in Argentina would reverberate across a region where powerful forces oppose abortion, notably the long-dominant Roman Catholic Church and the fast-growing evangelical Protestant churches.

Argentina's lower house approves bill legalizing elective abortion

December 12, 2020 1:28 pm

The draft bill was passed with 131 votes in favor, 117 against and six abstentions. The bill still needs approval from the country's Senate in a debate expected before the end of 2020.

Argentina bids tearful farewell to Diego Maradona as national mourning begins

November 26, 2020 5:45 pm

Argentina will formally bid farewell to one of the nation’s favorite sons, Diego Maradona, whose 'unparalleled footballing skill transformed him into one of the best-known people in the world'

Watch: Argentina TV reporter robbed of his phone on live Television

October 27, 2020 2:29 pm

Diego Demarco, a reporter at En Vivo El Nueve, an Argentine news station, was preparing to go live from Buenos Aires when a man grabbed his phone and ran off.

ARGENTINA PHOTOS

PM Modi, Argentina President hold bilateral talks at Hyderabad House

February 18, 2019 2:22 pm

Macri's three-day India visit is taking place in the 70th year of the diplomatic relations between both the countries.

Breathtaking pictures of the rupturing of Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina

March 14, 2016 2:09 pm

Tourists in southern Argentina witnessed a breathtaking natural phenomenon when huge chunks of the Perito Moreno Glacier broke off. Here are some beautiful pictures from the event.

Copa America: All doom and gloom for Lionel Messi, Argentina

July 05, 2015 4:14 pm

Argentina were edged by Chile in Saturday's Copa America final.

Football fever grips Bollywood: Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor watch Germany in action

July 14, 2014 2:40 pm

Bollywood celebs were also spotted in different parts of the world enjoying the final World Cup match between Germany and Argentina.