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  • UPDATE 1-Putin signs nuclear energy deal with Argentina Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 3:06 PM ET

    BUENOS AIRES, July 12- Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a nuclear energy cooperation deal with Argentina on Saturday on the second stop of a tour to bolster trade ties and strengthen Russia's influence in Latin America.

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 12- Russian President Vladimir Putin could meet his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on the sidelines of the World Cup final in Brazil on Sunday, although no talks were being planned at this point, a spokesman for the Kremlin said on Saturday.

  • District Judge Thomas Griesa in New York. Argentina continues to demand Griesa reinstate a stay, or suspension, on his judgments while talks continue. Holdouts say Argentina still refuses to negotiate without any pre-conditions.

  • Argentina and holdout creditors flood papers in ad war Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 7:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 9- The battleground between Argentina and its holdout creditors shifted from U.S. courts to the court of public opinion as both sides took out full-page advertisements to argue their cases in the world's major newspapers.

  • NEW YORK, July 8- Investors holding over $6 billion worth of unrestructured Argentine sovereign debt are starting the process of organizing negotiating committees, encouraged by Buenos Aires' stated desire to settle with 100 percent of all of its creditors.

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 8- Argentina said on Tuesday it would meet with a mediator in the country's dispute with holdout investors for a second time this week, lifting market hopes for a deal needed to avoid another painful debt default.

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 8- Argentina said on Tuesday it would meet with a mediator in the country's dispute with holdout investors for a second time this week, lifting market hopes for a deal needed to avoid another painful debt default.

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 8- Argentina's top presidential candidates say a deal to avoid a debt default is essential for their economic reform programs but they are not attacking the government's hard stance against "holdout" investors because it could be political suicide.

  • President Cristina Fernandez's government has until July 30 to reach a deal with the funds in a dispute that has pushed Latin America's No. 3 economy to the brink of its second default in 12 years. Economy Minister Axel Kicillof spent four hours hashing through the case in New York on Monday with the special master, Daniel Pollack, who was appointed by U.S.

  • Argentina's economy chief kicks off debt talks Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 7:56 PM ET

    In a much-anticipated meeting with a court-appointed mediator, Axel Kicillof reiterated his government's request that a New York judge presiding over the case extend a July 30 deadline for Argentina to pay some $1.5 billion awarded to bondholders.

  • The minister re-iterated that Argentina could not carry out Griesa's ruling to immediately pay $1.33 billion plus accrued interest to the group of holdouts led by Elliott Management Corp and Aurelius Capital Management, according to a ministry statement.

  • NEW YORK/ BUENOS AIRES, July 7- Argentina's Economy Minister, Axel Kicillof, will meet in New York with a court-appointed mediator in the country's dispute with holdout investors of its bonds at 2:30 p.m. EDT on Monday, the Argentine Economy Ministry said.

  • Argentina's Kicillof to lead debt delegation to NY Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 9:57 PM ET

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof will lead Argentina's delegation to meet Daniel A. Pollack in New York. Pollack is presiding over negotiations between representatives of Argentina and U.S. bondholders aimed at resolving the conflict over $1.5 billion in debt.

  • WASHINGTON, July 3- The United States on Thursday urged Argentina to negotiate a solution with holdout investors after a string of U.S. court decisions that have pushed the country to the brink of default. Argentina has until the end of July to settle with creditors who refused to accept the terms of past bond restructurings.

  • WASHINGTON, July 3- The United States on Thursday urged Argentina to negotiate a solution with holdout investors after a string of U.S. court decisions that have pushed the country to the brink of default. Argentina has until the end of July to settle with creditors who refused to accept the terms of past bond restructurings.

  • AP staff win awards for tornado, shooting stories Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Coverage of a devastating Oklahoma tornado won an award for deadline reporting and a story on the aftermath of the Connecticut school shootings won one for feature writing from the Associated Press Media Editors for journalism excellence by AP staffers.

  • Elliot Mgmt.: Argentina refuses to negotiate     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Argentina's government has 30 days to decide whether it wants to make a deal with its holdout bondholders or default on its debt. Jay Newman, Elliott Management senior portfolio manager, says Argentina has refused to negotiate any aspect of this dispute.

  • What options are Argentina left with?     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:32 PM ET

    Gorky Urquieta, Co-head of Emerging Market Debt at Neuberger Berman, outlines the options that Argentina has at the moment with regards to its debt payments.

  • Bond holder slams Argentina's 'broken promise' Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 12:21 PM ET
    Axel Kicillof, right,  Argentina's minister of economy, speaks at the United Nations  with Hector Timerman, Argentina's minister of foreign relations, in New York June 25, 2014.

    Argentina hasn't been serious about its professed willingness to negotiate over its debt, according to Elliott Management.

  • Argentina hits debt deadline, but not yet default Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina— Argentina will likely miss a bond payment on Monday, setting it on a course for a possible catastrophic default.