Argentina

Argentina charges HSBC with aiding tax evasion via Swiss accounts

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BUENOS AIRES - Argentina has charged HSBC with aiding more than 4,000 clients to evade taxes by stashing their money in secret Swiss bank accounts, the country's AFIP tax authority said on Thursday.

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Argentine presidential aspirant Massa says would cut back state controls 26 Nov 2014

TIGRE, Argentina - Sergio Massa, a frontrunner in Argentina's presidential election next year, said on Wednesday he would ensure the independence of the central bank and modify laws that have ramped up the role of the state in the country's stagnating economy.

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WTO postpones trade deal by a day after last-minute objection 26 Nov 2014

GENEVA - The World Trade Organization postponed adoption of the first global trade reform in its 19-year history on Wednesday, delaying by a day after a last-minute objection from Argentina, diplomats said.

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Argentina's Fernandez, back on job after infection, vows to fight hedge funds 25 Nov 2014

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez returned to the public stage in fighting form on Tuesday after a three-week break due to an infection, declaring in a speech to businessmen she would not be held ransom by hedge funds suing the country.

Factbox - Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi 25 Nov 2014

MADRID - Factbox on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who on Tuesday set a Champions League scoring record of 72 goals, surpassing the previous mark of 71 he jointly held with former Real Madrid and Schalke 04 striker Raul.

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Argentina face holders Uruguay in Copa America 25 Nov 2014

SANTIAGO - World Cup runners-up Argentina face holders Uruguay, who knocked them out of their home tournament four years ago, and Brazil will meet Colombia in a World Cup rematch in the group phase at the 2015 Copa America.

Argentina go back to the future a year from World Cup 23 Nov 2014

- It was back to the future for Argentina with their upset win over the French at the Stade de France where they started their remarkable 2007 World Cup by beating the same opponents.

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Argentina stun France 18-13 with four drop goals 23 Nov 2014

PARIS - Argentina confirmed they are a bete noir for France when they play in Paris by kicking four drop goals, including three from flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez, for an 18-13 upset victory on Saturday.

Factbox - Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi 22 Nov 2014

MADRID - Factbox on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who on Saturday set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals, surpassing the previous record of 251 set by former Athletic Bilbao forward Telmo Zarra six decades ago.

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Argentina stun France 18-13 with four drop goals 22 Nov 2014

PARIS - Argentina confirmed they are a bete noir for France when they play in Paris by kicking four drop goals, including three by flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez, for an 18-13 upset victory on Saturday.

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North Korea says did not hack Sony, wants joint probe with U.S.

SEOUL/WASHINGTON - North Korea said U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander" and that it was wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States. | Video