Opposition presidential candidate Mauricio Macri votes during the runoff presidential election in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday. Photograph: Natacha Pisarenko/AP

Argentines voted on Sunday in a run-off election that hands the centre-right opposition, led by Mauricio Macri, its best chance in more than a decade (...)

 President of the Argentine state nuclear energy company  José Luis Antunez  and China National Nuclear Corporation  general manager Quian Zhimin  sign an agreement to build nuclear power stations. Photograph: Getty Images

China will finance and build two nuclear power plants in Argentina in a deal worth up to $15 billion, underlining Beijing’s continued presence in Lati(...)

 Pope Francis arrives to perform Mass  in Revolution Square, Havana. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Pope Francis celebrated Mass at Havana’s Revolution Plaza, telling an audience of tens of thousands of Cubans in the communist state that service was (...)

 Pope Francis holds a placard reading: ‘It’s time for dialogue between Argentina and the United Kingdom for Falklands.’ A spokesman said:  ‘The Holy Father did not even realise he had this object in his hands.’ Photograph: L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP

Pope Francis was sucked into Argentina’s dispute with the UK over the Falkland Islands after an activist thrust a sign in his hands calling for dialog(...)

Pope Francis arrives in Banado Norte, near Asuncion, Paraguay, on Sunday. Photograph: Ciro Fusco/EPA

Pope Francis I, wrapping up his three-country tour of South America, yesterday urged people living in a flood-prone shanty town in Paraguay to stay un(...)

Federal judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado, former wife of late Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, speaks during a news conference in Buenos Aires. Independent forensic tests show that Mr Nisman was murdered, the deceased prosecutor’s ex-wife said on Thursday.  Photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

The former wife of a federal prosecutor who died of a gunshot wound to the head after making explosive accusations against Argentina’s president charg(...)

The charges against Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner are the latest developments in a political crisis in Argentina. Photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

An Argentine prosecutor has formally charged the country’s president Cristina Kirchner with attempting to cover up Iran’s involvement in the 1994 t(...)

The draft of an arrest warrant for Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was found at the home of a prosecutor, the New York Times has reported. Photograph: Getty Images

Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor whose mysterious death has gripped Argentina, had drafted a warrant for the arrest of President Cristina Fernandez de K(...)

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez said “we need to make the intelligence services more transparent because they have not served the interests of the country”. Photograph: EPA

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez plans to disband their intelligence agency amid suspicions that rogue agents were behind the mysterious death o(...)

Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment late last Sunday, a gunshot wound to his head and a  pistol by his side along with a single shell casing. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

Argentina suspects rogue agents from its own intelligence services were behind the death of a state prosecutor investigating the deadly 1994 bombing o(...)