Argentina is a country in southeastern South America. It is the eighth-largest country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Buenos Aires.
Argentina is a federal republic and the second largest Spanish-speaking country in the world. It also has the second largest economy in South America and is a founding member of the UN, WTO and Mercosur, among other international bodies. It is a country rich in natural resources and hosts a wide diversity of industries. This page collates recent DW content on Argentina.
The head of Argentina's armed forces from 2013-2015, Cesar Milani, has been arrested over alleged involvement in kidnappings during the country's military dictatorship. He has long been accused by human rights groups.
Defending champion Stephane Peterhansel led a Peugeot 1-2-3 in the third stage of the Dakar Rally on Wednesday. Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah hit trouble as Toyota suffered a disastrous day in Argentina.
The Riachuelo/Matanza River runs through Argentina's capital city, Buenos Aires. And it's one of the most polluted city rivers in the world. Back in 2008, the country's Supreme Court ordered the authorities to clean up their act - and the river. Eight years on, they've asked for a progress report. As far as the environment lobby is concerned, the Riachuelo still has a long way to go.
The White House has published intelligence documents showing US officials encouraging a crackdown on leftists in Argentina. Up to 30,000 people disappeared under the Argentine military junta between 1975 and 1984.
Brazil and Argentina lock horns on Thursday with Lionel Messi back in the fold. Brazil hope to exorcise their Belo Horizonte demons in their first game at the venue since their 7-1 humbling by Germany in World Cup 2014.