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Jorge Rafael Videla, Argentinian junta leader, dies in prison

Jorge Rafael Videla, a general during Argentina's "dirty war," died in prison Friday. He was 87 years old. Videla was serving life in prison for crimes against humanity committed while he was the head of the military junta that ruled Argentina from 1976 until 1983.  The period of dictatorship saw at least 15,000 people tortured and killed, though human rights groups cite the death toll at around 30,000.

On Location Video: Dangerous ground

Violence skyrockets in the Argentinean city of Rosario as drug gangs battle for control of a growing market.

Former Gov Mark Sanford to wed Argentinean girlfriend

Sanford famously said he was "hiking the Appalachian Trail" in 2009 while he was in Buenos Aires with his mistress.

Argentina: Remembering Evita (PHOTOS)

Sixty years ago today, Argentina fell into mourning. The country’s adored and charismatic first lady, Eva Peron, died at just 33, following a battle with cancer.

UK PM Cameron refuses Falklands letter from Argentine president

There will be no formal bilateral discussions during the G20 summit between the UK and Argentina.

Argentina: YPF vows to continue gas supplies

YPF produces 34 percent of Argentina's oil and 25 percent of its gas, and holds some 54 percent of the nation's refining capacity.

Argentina Senate approves YPF nationalization bill

Sixty-three senators voted for the bill in the early hours of Thursday morning, with three parliamentarians voting against and four abstaining, leaving little doubt as to the popularity of the expropriation.

EU Parliament calls for sanctions against Argentina over YPF seizure

The resolution also warns that Buenos Aires’ actions could “put a strain on the climate of understanding and friendship needed to reach” a trade deal currently being negotiated between the EU and the Mercosur bloc of Latin American countries led by Argentina and Brazil.

Argentina to take control of YPF oil firm from Spain's Repsol

The government has accused YPF, in which Repsol has a 57.4 percent share, of failing to invest enough in local oil fields and reduce Latin America’s third biggest economy’s surging import bills.

UK summons Argentine diplomat over trade row

Argentina’s top diplomat in Britain has been summoned to the foreign ministry in London to explain his government's decision to urge 20 leading companies to stop importing British goods and supplies.
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