Buenos Aires

  • Rafael Nadal pulls out of Buenos Aires tournament 07-02-2014 07:40 AM

    Barcelona: Rafael Nadal will miss next week's ATP tournament in Buenos Aires following a stomach bug that has hindered his recovery from the back injury he sustained at the Australian Open. "I had a stomach virus that has not allowed me to train this morning (Thursday) and I have had...
  • Biting fish injure more than 70 bathers in Argentina 27-12-2013 07:32 AM

    A swarm of biting fish injured more than 70 people who were bathing at a popular beach in Argentina on Christmas, a medical official said on Thursday. A seven-year-old girl had her finger partially amputated and dozens more suffered bite wounds on their extremities from the fish, a relative of...
  • Nadal to return to Buenos Aires event after nine years 05-12-2013 10:51 AM

    Buenos Aires: World number one Rafael Nadal will play in the Buenos Aires ATP tournament in February for the first time since 2005, the Spaniard said on Wednesday. The tournament to be held at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club from February 10 to 16 is part of the Latin...
  • Bolt to race 100 metres on major Buenos Aires avenue 02-10-2013 09:00 AM

    Buenos Aires: Olympic champion Usain Bolt will run a 100 metres exhibition race on a track laid down on the iconic 9 de Julio Avenue in central Buenos Aires in December, local media reported on Tuesday. The Jamaican world sprint champion, winner of six Olympic gold medals from the 2008...
  • Buenos Aires: Argentine woman sells 11-year-old daughter for freezer 03-09-2013 01:05 PM

    In a shocking incident, an Argentine mother allegedly sold her 11-year-old daughter in exchange for a freezer. Thirty-year-old Pabla Cesarina Monzon Aldana reportedly swapped her daughter to a neighbour for the kitchen appliance and several other household items, police said. The girl, who is now in protective custody, was then...
  • Jail chief quits after 13 escape Argentine prison 22-08-2013 06:06 AM

    Buenos Aires: Argentina has replaced its prisons chief and offered a reward worth about USD 89,000 for help capturing 11 dangerous inmates who tunneled their way out of a maximum-security prison in a Buenos Aires' suburb. Thirteen inmates escaped from the federal prison in Ezeiza early Tuesday by digging through...
  • Argentina videos show train drivers reading, talking on phone, sleeping on duty 01-08-2013 12:41 PM

    Argentina has put cameras in commuter train cabins that captured drivers reading books, talking on cellphones and even sleeping when they should have been focused on the rails. Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo presented the results on Wednesday as he announced new measures designed to improve train safety. One...
  • Former Argentine dictator Videla dies in prison at age 87 18-05-2013 06:51 AM

    Buenos Aires: Jorge Rafael Videla, an austere former army commander who led Argentina during the bloodiest period of a "dirty war" dictatorship and was unrepentant about kidnappings and murders ordered by the state, died on Friday at age 87. Videla was the first president to head the military junta that...
  • Thousands gather at St Peter's Square to hear Pope's first Angelus 18-03-2013 10:00 AM

    Thousands of Catholics waving flags from around the world packed St Peter's Square on Sunday to hear Pope Francis deliver his inaugural Angelus. ...
  • Argentina: bus-train crash kills 9, injures 212 14-09-2011 02:10 AM

    Buenos Aires: A train slammed into a bus trying to beat it across the railroad tracks during rush hour in the Argentine capital on Tuesday, ramming the vehicle into a platform and then striking another locomotive head-on. At least nine people, including the bus driver, were killed and 212 injured,...
  • Beatles barber turns shop into tribute to Fab 4 30-07-2011 11:24 AM

    Buenos Aires: Beatles fan Gerardo Weiss ran a typical Buenos Aires barber shop until he had a dream that the Fab Four dropped in for a haircut. Seven years later, Weiss has made Beatles-inspired cuts his specialty. "The dream got etched on my memory," he said at the modest salon,...
  • Chile volcano ash grounds flights in Argentina 08-06-2011 08:13 AM

    Buenos Aires: Stiff winds blew ash from a Chilean volcano on Tuesday in a widening arc across Argentina to the capital, grounding most air travel to and from the country for much of the day. Since airborne ash can severely damage jet engines, Aerolineas Argentinas and Austral, the country's state-owned...
  • Cute! White lioness bears 3 cubs in Argentina 06-01-2011 03:56 PM

    Buenos Aires: Zookeepers in Buenos Aires showed off triplets Wednesday - three white cubs born to a pair of white lions imported from South Africa. Zoo officials say the two females and a male were born Nov. 16 and are the first white lions to be born in South America....
  • Woman survives ninth-floor fall 16-08-2010 10:16 AM

    Buenos Aires: A 21-year-old woman survived a fall from the ninth floor of a building in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires. The woman, who hails from South Africa, broke an ankle and sustained a facial injury in the fall, but she is out of danger, doctors said. The accident occurred on...
  • Watch: 80-yr-old man mows down nine people 22-03-2008 12:57 PM

    West Indies need to perform better if they have to compete with India, says the legendary fast bowler. ...
  • 'How long can Maradona hold on?' 14-04-2007 03:42 PM

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  • Q goes underground once again 09-03-2007 01:59 AM

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  • CBI awaits a 'Q' from Argentina 03-03-2007 08:04 AM

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  • Did Bush twins run naked in hotel? 29-11-2006 10:48 AM

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  • Bush's daughter robbed in Argentina 22-11-2006 11:54 AM

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  • Let’s sway, it’s the time to Tango 17-08-2006 04:29 PM

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