Argentina

Argentina's fight with bondholders reaches U.S. top court

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday wades into Argentina's multi-billion dollar legal fight with bond investors who turned down two debt restructuring offers after the country's 2002 default.

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Argentina's Arsenal dismiss coach sooner than expected 15 Apr 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's Arsenal go into their first ever Libertadores Cup knockout round tie without the coach who led them to four major titles after Gustavo Alfaro was sacked on Tuesday.

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Argentina's Gago may miss World Cup with knee injury 15 Apr 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina midfielder Fernando Gago could miss the World Cup due to a knee injury after his club Boca Juniors said on Monday he would need up to 60 days to recover.

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Franco-era policeman in extradition hearing in Spanish court 10 Apr 2014

MADRID - A former Spanish policeman denied he had carried out torture at a hearing in a Madrid court on Thursday, part of an extradition request from Argentina, where he is wanted for crimes allegedly committed during dictator General Francisco Franco's rule.

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Messi blows title race open with treble at Real 23 Mar 2014

MADRID - Lionel Messi blew the La Liga title race wide open when the unstoppable Argentina forward netted a hat-trick in a 4-3 comeback win for the champions at 10-man Real Madrid in an action-paced 'Clasico' on Sunday.

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Crimea vote as worthless as Falklands poll - Argentina president 19 Mar 2014

PARIS - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, who has been campaigning for the Falkland Islands to become part of Argentina, said last week's referendum in Crimea was as worthless as a vote held last year over the British territory in the South Atlantic.

Quotes of Pope Francis from his first year 11 Mar 2014

VATICAN CITY - Thursday marks the first anniversary of the election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as Pope Francis, the first non-European pontiff in 1,300 years.

Timeline - The first year of the papacy of Francis 11 Mar 2014

Vatican City - Thursday, March 13 marks the first anniversary of the election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as Pope Francis, the first non-European pontiff in 1,300 years.

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Adidas and Nike battle for soccer supremacy in World Cup year 10 Mar 2014

LONDON/BERLIN - With the soccer World Cup only three months away, Adidas and Nike are squaring up for a marketing battle to match the fierce on-field rivalry of nations like Brazil and Argentina.

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Ted Turner rushed to clinic in Argentina with appendicitis - media 07 Mar 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Philanthropist and former media tycoon Ted Turner was rushed to hospital on Friday in Argentina's Patagonia region before flying to Buenos Aires for appendicitis surgery, local media said.

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Bodies found trapped inside sunken South Korean ferry - coastguard

JINDO, South Korea - Divers searching for survivors of a capsized South Korean ferry saw three bodies floating through a window of a passenger cabin on Saturday but were unable to retrieve them, the coastguard said, hours after the ship's captain was arrested. | Video