Argentina

At root of Argentina spy intrigue - a deal with Iran

BUENOS AIRES - President Cristina Fernandez has portrayed Argentina's spy agency as sinister, accountable to no one, and possibly responsible for the mysterious death of a prominent prosecutor in his Buenos Aires apartment.

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Argentina says journalists safe after one flees, fearing for life 27 Jan 2015

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's cabinet chief on Monday said journalists could work safely in the country after the reporter who broke the news of the mysterious death of a state prosecutor fled to Israel, saying he feared for his life under the current government.

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Argentine president plans to dissolve spy agency after prosecutor's death 27 Jan 2015

BUENOS AIRES - President Cristina Fernandez plans to disband Argentina's intelligence agency amid suspicions that rogue agents were behind the mysterious death of a state prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.

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Argentina says journalists safe after one flees, fearing for life 26 Jan 2015

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's cabinet chief on Monday said journalists could work safely in the country after the reporter who broke the news of the mysterious death of a state prosecutor fled to Israel, saying he feared for his life under the current government.

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Gifted, controversial Riquelme retires 26 Jan 2015

BUENOS AIRES - Juan Roman Riquelme, the supremely talented and sometimes controversial former Boca Juniors and Argentina playmaker, has retired from football.

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Argentina suspects rogue agents were behind death of prosecutor 23 Jan 2015

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina suspects rogue agents from its own intelligence services were behind the death of a state prosecutor investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires. | Video

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Spies, lies and death: plot thickens in Argentine scandal 22 Jan 2015

BUENOS AIRES - Alberto Nisman was working hard to prepare for a congressional hearing on his claim that Argentina's president tried to whitewash Iran's alleged involvement in a bombing that killed 85 people, a make-or-break day in his career as prosecutor.

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Argentina says dead prosecutor tricked into accusing Fernandez 21 Jan 2015

BUENOS AIRES - A prosecutor who accused Argentina's president of trying to derail the investigation into a 1994 bombing, and who died in mysterious circumstances on Sunday, was misled to believe there was a conspiracy to whitewash the crime, the government said on Wednesday.

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Argentine prosecutor who accused Fernandez of Iran plot found dead 20 Jan 2015

BUENOS AIRES - A prosecutor who accused Argentina's president of orchestrating a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot wound to the head, the government said on Monday.

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Messi lets his feet do the talking 18 Jan 2015

MADRID - Lionel Messi's future at Barcelona has been the subject of intense speculation in recent weeks but the Argentina captain showed again on Sunday he is not letting it distract him from what he does best.

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Japan, Jordan seek news on fate of Islamic State captives

AMMAN/TOKYO - Japan and Jordan scrambled on Friday to find out what had happened to two of their nationals being held by Islamic State, after a deadline passed for the release of a would-be suicide bomber being held on death row in Amman. | Video