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Taiwan's Wu Confirms He'll Run for IOC Presidency
executive committee recommended that Wu run for IOC president. The IOC election will be held on Sept. 10 in Buenos Aires , Argentina . Wu's native Taiwan competes in the Olympics under the name Chinese Taipei, to distinguish it from mainland
Argentine Leader Raises Cash Handouts 35 Percent
Argentina 's president has announced increases of as much as 35 percent in cash against what she says are unjustified price increases that are fueling Argentina 's inflation. The government says prices are rising about 10 percent
4-Nation Pacific Alliance Trade Bloc Forges Ahead
region, such as Mercosur, have proposed similar goals but without success, she said. Mercosur comprises Brazil, Argentina , Uruguay, Paraguay and Venezuela. Economics professor Cesar Ferrari of Bogota's Javierana University said the Pacific
Argentine Indians Ask President for Their Lands
Argentina 's Qom Indians have asked President Cristina the town of Primavera in far northern Argentina where the provincial and national governments that Amnesty International is lobbying Argentina to complete. Diaz pleaded for the president
Argentine Dictator Videla's Burial Protested
People who live in the hometown of former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla aren't happy about plans two family crypts in the cemetery in Mercedes, west of Argentina 's capital, where townspeople are determined to repudiate
Richard Carrion Declares IOC Presidential Bid
Oswald of Switzerland is likely to run and complete a six-man field. The election will be held on Sept. 10 in Buenos Aires , Argentina . Carrion sent a letter to all IOC members Wednesday announcing his presidential bid, along with a 14-page
Mardy Fish, Brian Baker Pull out of French Open
unfit because of heart problems. They will be replaced in Friday's draw by Joao Sousa of Portugal and Guido Pella of Argentina . John Millan, an Australian wild-card entry, withdrew because of a shoulder injury and will be replaced by Nick
Brazil Commission Says Abusers Could Be Tried
limitations for crimes committed against humanity." And adds, "Amnesties are not valid under international law." Unlike Argentina , Chile and Uruguay, Brazil has never punished military officials accused of human rights abuses.
Ex-Ford Execs Charged in Argentine Torture Cases
with crimes against humanity in Argentina for allegedly targeting union workers support for the dictators who ran Argentina from 1976-1983. Factory director union resistance inside Ford's Argentina subsidiary was their goal.
Iran Candidate List for Presidential Race
He is a physician and runs a hospital in north Tehran. He was among the suspects named by Argentina in a 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people. ——— MOHAMMAD BAGHER QALIBAF: Tehran
Death Toll in Turkish Balloon Crash Reaches 3
said Tuesday that a third tourist from Brazil died in hospital on Monday. Twenty-one other tourists from Brazil, Argentina and Spain and their Portuguese pilot were injured in the crash. The accident was the second fatal one in Cappadocia
Ex-Arg. Dictator Videla Died After Shower Fall
Preliminary autopsy results say former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla died from fractures and a hemorrhage suffered in a fall in the shower while he was serving a life
Lleyton Hewitt, Andreas Seppi Beaten at Nice Open
7-5, 1-6, 6-4. Lu will next play Andujar, a semifinalist at this month's Madrid Open. Carlos Berlocq of Argentina and Robin Haase of the Netherlands also advanced. Haase faces fourth-seeded John Isner of the U.S. in the next
Argentina , Latin America Euphoric Over Choice of New Pope
latin-american pope crowds across argentina and latin america euphoric at his selection and on the ground in buenos aires and matt, even though cardinal bergoglio simplicity. Is he that well known inside argentina ? Reporter: He's pretty well knownbut the latest on pope francis. The first latin-american pope crowds across argentina and latin america euphoric at his selection and on the ground in buenos aires and matt, even though cardinal bergoglio was a runner-up in the last conclave, this caught the argentines by surprise. Reporter: Oh, it
Mass Pillow Fight in Argentina
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Snow in Argentina ?
to cope with all that heat residents and residents of Argentina couldn't believe their eyes yesterday. For the first minor fender benders on the The last recorded snowfall in Argentina what's in June of 1918. It.Americans tried to cope with all that heat residents and residents of Argentina couldn't believe their eyes yesterday. For the first time in nearly ninety years snow fell in the area around when -- Cyrus. Accumulation wasn't much but it was enough to cause a few minor fender benders on the -- -- The last recorded snowfall in Argentina what's in June of 1918. It.
Tango Dancers Overtake Buenos Aires
The Argentina 's capital were overtaking this weekend with. The 01 half right Atlanta the capital couples the country's national dance to a live orchestra Argentina is one of the countries where this sexy style of dancing music originatedThe -- Argentina's capital were overtaking this weekend with. The -- 01 half right Atlanta street celebration of the capital couples -- the country's national dance to a live orchestra Argentina is one of the countries where this sexy style of dancing music originated as one of the day it's who's explained. It's
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio Now Pope Francis
mario bergoglio of argentina , a shy and humble primarily for his work with argentina 's poor. He also small apartment outside buenos aires , while regularly riding headlines, the new pope is argentinian . Wasn't it something rio and especially in argentina , resounding emotionjesuit priest. In his ministry, he's known primarily for his work with argentina's poor. He also passed on residing in the archbishop's ornate palace. Choosing to live in a small apartment outside buenos aires , while regularly riding the bus or his bicycle instead of the limousine at his disposal. He is the first pontiff from latinhe says. From rome to lima, mexico city, rio and especially in argentina , resounding emotion. Translator: I always said he would be one of the best pops we ever have. And thank god he is from argentina . Us catholics in argentina , we're very, very happy. We believe it's a moment in argentina's history that is very important for us to have an argentinian pope. We need this sign of god. Reporter: Argentina has the world's 11th largest population of catholics. Some say this powerful new leader signals a powerful change. It's a reminder that the center of gravity has shifted to the southern hemisphere where all the growth in the catholic clurch is happening. Reporter: A promise for a new future. It's amazing. It's incredible. Incredible, it's from argentina , near honduras. Wow, incredible. Wow is right. One man that I met today, 40 years old from argentina , said never could he ever dream that he would see a pope from his own country. Complete and utter shock out there
June 14, 1982: Falkland War Ceasefire
consult with Argentina 's military officials here in Buenos Aires . And sources say Argentina 's president doesn't call for Argentina . And a series situation for the Argentinian garrison bad news. Argentine troops fightingappear that at least one war may be coming to a man. Argentina and Britain have agreed to stop shooting. I'm not talking about the surrender of all Argentinian troops on the -- about it's we go first to our correspondent in one SR is Barry Serafin. The shooting stopped this afternoon on the two opposing -- -- -- more are Mario Menendez but based effects. And -- reportedly went to the -- under instructions from his government to maintain Argentina's honor. The purpose of the cease fire said to be in effect until 10 AM tomorrow -- to -- Menendez to consult with Argentina's military junta which is meeting tonight. But on those will meet personally with government officials here in Buenos Aires . And sources say Argentina's president Leopold rolled -- the areas apparently preparing a statement to the nation. There were signs throughout the day that the war might be coming to when it. Television news reporter pointed out how close British troops have advanced to -- -- -- since April -- doesn't call for Argentina . And a series of broadcast government communicates well about the worsening situation for the Argentinian garrison. At 130 this afternoon that announcement that the British occupied -- -- mountains overlooking port staff -- Another at 315 acknowledging a continued British advanced and violent combat near the city. At 430 the first official -- that the public was being prepared for bad news. Argentine troops fighting with great valor said but against an enemy superior a number logistics and military technology. Twenty minutes later came the
Close Congressional Race in South Carolina
Reporter: A second ghans south carolina. Mark sanford, the state's former governor, tearfully resigned to be with his argentinian lover. Now he's his feeiancey and he's running for his old congressional seat. He stopped by a tire shop today in bufordMark sanford, the state's former governor, tearfully resigned to be with his argentinian lover. Now he's his feeiancey and he's running for his old congressional seat. He stopped by a tire shop today in buford.