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Argentina to boost trade ties with China

Source: China Daily BUENOS AIRES – Argentina has “big trade” with China and is willing to strengthen the relations between the two countries, Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers Jorge…

Willem-Alexander becomes new Dutch king

MIKE CORDER | AP ARABNEWS Tuesday 30 April 2013 AMSTERDAM: King Willem-Alexander became the first Dutch male monarch in more than a century Tuesday as his mother Beatrix abdicated to…

Argentina a complex crucible for Pope

Source: CNN (CNN) — Does it matter that the new pope comes from Argentina? It matters greatly, because Argentina shaped the life and the views of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio,…

Church foreign volunteers embrace diversity as they provide care for Ajloun children

by Rula Samain | Oct 13, 2012 | JORDAN TIMES AJLOUN — More than six years ago when Father Hugo Alaniz came from Argentina to Jordan, his mind was set…

Woman skier sets solo Antarctic trek record

BUENOS AIRES: British adventurer Felicity Aston completed her crossing of Antarctica Monday, becoming the first woman to ski across the icy continent alone. She did it in 59 days, pulling…

Argentinian incumbent heads toward re-election

Buenos Aires (CNN) — Dressed in black, evoking her trademark style, Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner addressed cheering crowds after preliminary vote counts on Sunday showed her heading toward…

Argentina’s Jewish Villages Keep Traditions Alive

Source/Credit: NPR In the 1890s, Russian Jews fleeing anti-Semitic violence and discrimination arrived by the thousands to a remote corner of the Argentine Pampas. They founded hamlets similar to the…

Argentina Dirty War officers jailed for mass killing

A court in northern Argentina has sentenced eight ex-army officers to life in jail for killing unarmed activists during military rule. Twenty-two people, mostly members of the Montoneros rebel group, were…