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Reporter flees Argentina after threats in dead prosecutor case

Buenos Aires - A reporter who broke the story that an Argentine prosecutor was found dead shortly before he was about to make explosive allegations about President Cristina Kirchner fled Argentina on Sunday after threats."Now safe in Tel Aviv. Thanks everybody.

Argentine prosecutor shot point blank in forehead: Official

Buenos Aires - An Argentine prosecutor found dead shortly before he was about to make explosive allegations about President Cristina Kirchner took a bullet point-blank to his forehead, justice officials said Saturday.

Kirchner: Argentine prosecutor killed to discredit me

Buenos Aires - Argentine President Cristina Kirchner said Thursday she believes that a prosecutor who died under suspicious circumstances was murdered in a plot to implicate her government in a cover-up of a 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.

Argentine Jews rally for 'truth, justice' over 1994 bombing

Buenos Aires - Argentina's Jewish community pressed for "truth and justice", rallying at the site of a 1994 bombing in the wake of the suspicious death of the prosecutor investigating the attack.

Argentine Jews call rally for 'truth, justice' over 1994 bombing

Buenos Aires - Argentina's Jewish community called for "truth and justice" Wednesday, convening a demonstration at the site of a 1994 bombing in the wake of the suspicious death of the prosecutor investigating the attack.

Argentine prosecutor's death sparks uproar, full probe vowed

Buenos Aires - Amid a public uproar, Argentine President Cristina Kirchner's government on Tuesday pledged its full backing of a probe into the suspicious death of a prosecutor who had accused her of obstructing his investigation of the 1994 bombing of a Jewish commu...

Argentine prosecutor who accused president found dead

Buenos Aires - An Argentine prosecutor was found dead just hours before giving what was expected to be damning testimony against President Cristina Kirchner, in what appears to have been a suicide, officials said.

Demonstrators in Buenos Aires repudiate Paris attacks

Buenos Aires - Several hundred people gathered outside France's embassy in Argentina Sunday in repudiation of the jihadist attacks in Paris that left 17 people dead earlier in the week.

Lionel Messi's incredible touch stunt on Japanese TV goes viral

Lionel Messi, Barcelona and Argentina soccer superstar, took some time off from the grueling rigor of the Spanish La Liga to pull off an unbelievable stunt on a Japanese TV game show aired recently.

Argentine president hospitalized for ankle fracture

Buenos Aires - Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was hospitalized after fracturing her left ankle, an official said, the latest in a series of physical ailments that have caused her to cancel public events.

Argentine president hospitalized for sprained ankle

Buenos Aires - Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was hospitalized after spraining her ankle, local media reported, the latest in a series of physical ailments that have caused her to cancel public events.

Argentina jails doctor, midwife for military-era kidnaps

Buenos Aires - A court in Argentina on Monday convicted and sentenced a doctor and midwife for their roles in abducting newborns from women during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship.

Argentine court grants captive orangutan human right to freedom

Buenos Aires - Sandra, a Sumatran orangutan has spent the last 20 years in a zoo in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Now, an Argentine court has decided that she should be recognized as a non-human person with a right to be free.

Argentine Orangutan unfazed by right to freedom ruling

Buenos Aires - Sandra the orangutan took her newfound fame in stride after an Argentine court upheld her right to be freed from a zoo, munching a melon and putting the rind on her head for the cameras.

Argentine court grants 'non-human rights' to orangutan

Buenos Aires - An Argentine judge has granted "non-human rights" to an orangutan being kept locked up in a zoo. The case is sure to raise the ire of creationists, and they will jump on this story like a "duck-on-a-Junebug."

Timothy Bradley settles for draw verdict against Diego Chaves

Former WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley settled for a draw verdict moments ago against tough challenger Diego Chaves in a 12-round skirmish at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Op-Ed: Why Timothy Bradley will prevail over Diego Chavez on Saturday

After losing to Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao last April, former WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley is set to face durable Diego Chaves of Argentina at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Saturday night in a 12-round non-title fight.

Argentina's Kirchner in first public speech after illness

Buenos Aires - Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner appeared in public following a nearly month-long absence due to illness, reigniting the offensive against hedge funds and vowing she wants a resolution to the debt crisis.

New York woman celebrates 100th birthday with a skydive

Gansevoort - A New York woman became one of the oldest women skydivers ever when she celebrated her 100th birthday with a skydive recently. She bested former United States President George H.W. Bush who had celebrated his 90th birthday with a skydive.

Argentina seeks extradition from Spain of Franco-era ministers

Buenos Aires - An Argentine judge has issued arrest and extradition warrants for two ex-ministers of Francisco Franco's regime and 18 others, invoking "universal jurisdiction" for serious rights abuses.
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