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Argentina’s Chief Rabbi Assaulted, Tied up in His Home

Argentina’s Chief Rabbi has been taken to hospital after being beaten in a night-time attack at his home in the capital Buenos Aires. Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich said his wife was restrained during the break-in while he was attacked.

An Argentina's Federal police officer stands guard on the street in front of a building where former Argentine President and current senator Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner owns a flat, during a raid as part of the so-called corruption notebooks case, in Recoleta neighbourhood, Buenos Aires, on August 23, 2018. - …

Five World Presidential Elections to Watch in 2019

With 2018 in the rear-view mirror, some of the world’s largest, most influential, and most volatile states prepare to elect their heads of government this year. Below, five countries whose presidential races – or attempts at hosting presidential races – will help shape the political impact of 2019.

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Crash of the Pink Tide: Latin America Continues Shift Rightwards in 2018

Latin America has continued its shift towards right-wing, anti-socialist leaders in the year 2018, electing new administrations in Colombia, Brazil, and Chile to change the political climate of a continent dominated by left-wing governments in the 21st century so far.

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Five Things to Watch For at the G-20 Summit

The G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Friday and Saturday could be the scene of a few momentous encounters as world leaders meet – or refuse to meet – and major strategic conflicts play out. Here are five things to watch for as the summit unfolds.

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Argentina Asks World at U.N.: Don’t Harbor Iranian Terrorists

The president of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, requested before the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday that his peers not harbor Iranian terrorists implicated in the 1994 bombing of the Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA), the deadliest terrorist attack in the Western Hemisphere before September 11, 2001.

Iranian Arabs who are members of the paramilitary Basij force march in a military parade marking the 35th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in front of the shrine of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. President Rouhani lauded his country's military …