Double setback for Argentine president Nestor Kirchner: in Buenos Aires City his hand picked mayor candidate was defeated by a landslide in the run off and in the extreme south province of Tierra del Fuego a woman belonging to the most fierce opposition group in Congress was elected governor.
Leaders of the European Union say they have reached an agreement on crafting a new EU treaty.
Buenos Aires goes to the polls Sunday to elect its mayor in a runoff election, which the Argentine right- wing appears set to win and which could take wind out of the sails of the government ahead of the October 28 presidential election.
The US Central Intelligence Agency is preparing to release a set of documents compiled more than 30 years ago detailing the agency's involvement over the previous quarter century in crimes both at home and abroad.
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Falkland Islands elected Councillor Dr. Richard Davies addressing on Thursday the United Nations Decolonization Committee in New York invited Argentina to build a better relationship between our countries, based on tolerance and respect, so that the sacrifice of all those who suffered and died in 1982 will not have been in vain.
Argentina's Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana reiterated on Thursday Argentina's sovereignty claim over the Falkland Islands and said the United Kingdom was involved in a trespassing and abusive behaviour and has taken possession of what belongs to somebody else.
Argentina's Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana arrived Wednesday morning in New York where tomorrow he will be addressing the United Nations Decolonisation Committee claiming sovereignty over the disputed Falkland Islands and other South Atlantic islands.
Venezuela is interested in becoming a member of a new Mercosur but if there's no clear change willingness we're not interested in the old Mercosur, said President Hugo Chavez in an interview with the Spanish government agency EFE.
TWENTY-FIVE years after British troops liberated the Islands Argentina continues to view the Falklands with an acquisitive eye.
Recent Argentine governments have denied plans for further military action, but they pursue an aggressive diplomatic and public relations campaign to annex the Falkland Islands.
The Argentines use every opportunity to promote their case. International organizations such as the United Nations and the Organisation of American States (OAS) are lobbied hard. Opportunities such as the Ibero American summit as well as scientific and conservation meetings are shamelessly used. Serious debate on issues like the conservation of fish stocks or wildlife are often hijacked or held up by Argentina's objections and statements about sovereignty.