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Argentina blocks two activists from entry on eve of WTO meeting

BUENOS AIRES Argentina blocked two European activists from entering the country on the eve of the World Trade Organization's ministerial meeting in Buenos Aires, the two told a local radio programme on Saturday.


Arrests, judicial reforms under Macri worry Argentina opposition 08 Dec 2017

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's President Mauricio Macri has pushed out the chief prosecutor, argued for federal judges to be fired and is planning judicial reforms as charges pile up against his predecessor's government.


Argentina's Fernandez charged with treason, arrest sought 08 Dec 2017

BUENOS AIRES A federal judge in Argentina indicted former President Cristina Fernandez for treason and asked for her arrest for allegedly covering up Iran's possible role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre that killed 85 people, a court ruling said. | Video


Messi demands Argentina improvement ahead of World Cup 07 Dec 2017

MADRID Argentina captain Lionel Messi believes they need to improve if they are to stand a chance of winning next year's World Cup in Russia.


Messi lobbies for Higuain return to Argentina side 06 Dec 2017

BUENOS AIRES Lionel Messi has given his backing to out-of-favour Argentina team mate Gonzalo Higuain and said the Juventus forward should be recalled to the national side in time for next year's World Cup finals.


'Bring on Messi,' says Iceland's Gudmundsson 06 Dec 2017

Iceland's Burnley winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson is relishing the prospect of facing Argentina's five-time world player of the year Lionel Messi at next year's World Cup in Russia.


Argentina seen sticking with submarine programme despite disaster 05 Dec 2017

BUENOS AIRES Argentina and other South American countries are likely to maintain or increase their submarine programs despite the scrutiny that has followed the fatal loss of an Argentine sub in South Atlantic waters last month, defence specialists said.


Messi's statue hacked down again 04 Dec 2017

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's Lionel Messi is used to being hacked down by desperate defenders but his statue in Buenos Aires has suffered even rougher treatment for the second time this year.


World Cup favourites spared tough groups in Russia 01 Dec 2017

MOSCOW The favourites to win next year's World Cup in Russia were given navigable paths to the last 16 with the coaches of Germany, Brazil, Argentina and Spain having reason to feel reasonably optimistic after Friday's draw.


No hike in Argentine defence spending despite sub tragedy - senator 01 Dec 2017

NEW YORK Argentina will not increase defence spending, despite the loss of a submarine with 44 crew aboard that has sparked criticism of the state of its armed forces, a close ally of President Mauricio Macri said on Friday.