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  • 03/03/2014 | Argentina

    Another land takeover in Villa Lugano prompts clashes, arrested

    Around 20 families today grabbed another patch of land in the city neighbourhood of Villa Lugano, near another piece of land which last week was occupied by groups of people who claim the land as their own.

  • 12/07/2012 | Argentina

    'We tried to prevent the CGT rift until the last minute,' Caló

    The head of the pro-government UOM metal workers union Antonio Caló commented today on the crisis within the CGT umbrella union and said that they took “all the possible steps” in order to avoid the fracture within the union.

  • 24/08/2012 | Argentina

    Córdoba tension continues as unionists march to Courts

    Following the clashes between unionists and police in the Córdoba City yesterday, three trade unions announced a 24-hour strike as well as organizing a march toward the main courts in order to demand the release of those arrested.

  • 15/11/2012 | Argentina

    Abal Medina: De la Sota 'ambushed' Débora Giorgi

    Cabinet Chief Juan Abal Medina criticized the governor of Córdoba province, José Manuel De La Sota today for “ambushing” industry minister Débora Giorgi at a motor industry event last night, in order to “enforce his presidential aspirations.”

  • 18/01/2012 | Argentina

    Tension rises between Argentina, UK over Malvinas sovereignty

    Acting President Amado Boudou assured today that British Prime Minister David Cameron’s comment son Argentina’s stance on the Malvinas Islands were “an ignorant and dumb outburst of historical reality." Cameron accused Argentina of colonialism.

  • 31/01/2012 | Argentina

    Tension rises as teamsters' union warns of 'surprise protest'

    As demands for the reincorporation of two hundred outsourced employees continue, the assistant secretary to the teamsters’ union, Pablo Moyano, warned that his organization is preparing “a surprise protest” amidst a power struggle between the National Government and unions.

  • 11/07/2012 | Argentina

    At joint rally with Scioli, CFK stresses 'BA province is the most privileged'

    While attending a televised rally alongside Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner highlighted how "Buenos Aires is the most privileged province in the country."

  • 13/12/2010 | Argentina

    City Cabinet Chief says Kirchnerite picketer leads squatters

    After a cabinet meeting led by Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri, Cabinet Chief Horacio Rodríguez Larreta told reporters that the City government still believes that “there is a mafia behind the situation at the Parque Indoamericano, which is trying to make a business by dividing the park into lots and offering the pieces of land to the neighbours of Villa Soldati."

  • 19/04/2011 | Argentina

    CFK issues warning to corporations as tension mounts

    As tension between the Government and the Techint Corporation continues, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said she that will continue to acknowledge the importance of corporations in the life of a country, but warned that “if certain people in them intend to impose their will upon the government, I suggest they leave the corporate world and create their own political party.”

  • 21/11/2011 | Argentina

    Angry mob hits Miramar City Hall, after boy murdered

    After a 12-year-old boy was choked to death by robbers who had broken into his house in the coastal town of Miramar, an angry mob showed up in front of City Hall and a police station and began hurling stones towards the buildings’ windows, severely damaging them. Minutes before, hundreds of local residents had called for justice.

  • 04/08/2014 | World

    Palestinians, Israelis trade charges of breaking Gaza truce

    Palestinians said Israel had bombed a refugee camp in Gaza City, killing an eight-year-old girl and wounding 29 other people, while Israel said at least four rockets had been fired at its territory from Gaza.

  • 12/08/2014 | World

    Tension mounts as Russia sends aid convoy to Ukraine despite warnings

    A Russian convoy carrying food, water and other aid set off for eastern Ukraine, where government forces are closing in on pro-Russian rebels, but Kiev said it would not allow the vehicles to cross onto its territory.

  • 21/07/2014 | World

    Israel keeps up Gaza assaults as death rate passes 500

    Israel kept up its assaults in the Gaza Strip today, killing a Palestinian man in an air strike, as the death of a man in the town of Khan Younis raised the Palestinian toll to 537 killed.

  • 22/07/2014 | World

    Palestinian death toll reaches 616 in third week of conflict

    With the conflict entering its third week, the Palestinian death toll rose to 616, including nearly 100 children and many other civilians, Gaza health officials said.

  • 10/07/2014 | World

    Overcoming despair to keep hope alive as Middle East war breaks out again

    By Nadia Nasanovsky
    Speaking with Buenosairesherald.com, Ronny Edry, an Israeli graphic designer that became worldwide known in 2012 for his “Israel Loves Iran” campaign cannot hide his despair for this “new cycle of war”.

  • 10/07/2014 | World

    Palestinian death toll rises to 74 as Israel hits Gaza over rocket fire

    At least 74 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said today, and militants kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv and other cities in warfare showing no signs of ending soon.

  • 11/07/2014 | World

    Israeli strikes kill more Palestinians; death toll rises to 85 in fourth day of offensive

    Israeli air strikes on Gaza killed four more Palestinians before dawn today, raising the death toll to at least 85, while a Palestinian rocket hit a fuel tanker at an Israeli petrol station causing a huge blaze.

  • 26/09/2012 | World

    'Iran is under military threat by uncivilized Zionists,' Ahmadinejad

    Iran is under threat of military action from "uncivilized Zionists," a clear reference to Israel, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said today, saying that such threats are designed to force nations into submission.

  • 05/04/2013 | World

    North Korea moves two missiles, tells embassies to consider evacuating

    North Korea has placed two of its intermediate range missiles on mobile launchers and hidden them on the east coast of the country in a move that could threaten Japan or US Pacific bases, South Korean media reported today.

  • 19/06/2014 | World

    Battle for Iraq refinery as US hesitates to strike

    Iraqi government forces battled Sunni rebels for control of the country's biggest refinery today as Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki waited for a US response to an appeal for air strikes to beat back the threat to Baghdad.

  • 16/04/2012 | World

    UN condemns North Korea launch, warns Pyongyang of further sanctions

    The UN Security Council strongly condemned North Korea's rocket launch, urged tightening of existing UN sanctions and warned Pyongyang of further consequences if it carries out another missile launch or nuclear test.

  • 07/05/2012 | World

    US wants 'urgent' Iranian steps in nuclear talks

    The United States called on Iran today to take "urgent practical steps" to build confidence during nuclear talks with world powers, and the European Union said Tehran must suspend sensitive atomic activities.

  • 09/06/2012 | World

    Media attacks up tensions on Egypt presidency vote

    Egypt's two presidential candidates intensified their media attacks against each other on Saturday, threatening to further inflame tensions in the lead-up to the vote next weekend which has been marred by violence.

  • 23/12/2010 | World

    N.Korea makes nuclear threat in standoff with South

    North Korea warned of a "holy war" against the South using its nuclear deterrent as South Korean President Lee Myung-bak vowed a "merciless counterattack" if its territory is attacked again.

  • 08/02/2012 | World

    Iran says can hit US interests worldwide if attacked

    Iran is capable of carrying out military strikes on US interests all around the world if the Islamic Republic is attacked by the United States, Iran's ambassador to Moscow said today.

  • 24/02/2012 | World

    IAEA report: Iran has expanded sensitive nuclear work

    Iran has sharply stepped up its controversial uranium enrichment drive, the UN nuclear agency said in a report that will further inflame Israeli fears the Islamic Republic is pushing ahead with atomic bomb plans.

  • 17/12/2010 | World

    North Korea says to strike South if drill goes ahead

    North Korea said it would strike again at the South if a live-firing drill by Seoul on a disputed island went ahead, with an even stronger response than last month's shelling that killed four people.

  • 20/12/2010 | World

    North Korea says won't react to South drill

    North Korea said it would not react to military drills staged by the South near their disputed border and, easing tension further, CNN reported that Pyongyang had agreed to the return of nuclear inspectors.

  • 20/12/2010 | World

    North Korea says won't react to South drill

    North Korea said it would not react to military drills staged by the South near their disputed border and, easing tension further, CNN reported that Pyongyang had agreed to the return of nuclear inspectors.

  • 13/07/2014 | In Depth - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    Argentine fans spark massive celebration despite Germany loss

    Argentine fans gathered at the Obelisco monument in 9 de Julio avenue and other spots in Buenos Aires City to celebrate the Albiceleste's performance in the World Cup in spite of the defeat against the German side in the final match.


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