A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India today, killing more than 1,100 people, touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest and toppling a 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu.
“There are feelings and there are realities. There were mistakes in 10 percent of the tables,” FAP lawmaker Alicia Ciciliani told media amid a growing political controversy that sparked after the PASO primaries held in the province of Santa Fe on Sunday 19.• Bonfatti blasts 'malicious defamation'
PRO party candidate for governor in the province of Santa Fe Miguel Del Sel said the scandal surrounding the counting of votes of last weekend’s primaries was “damaging” the Socialist Party.
Evidence collected at the home of Alberto Nisman on Thursday contradicts his former wife’s claims that he was murdered, sources close to prosecutor Viviana Fein confirmed to the Herald.• Fein inspects Nisman's apartment • Prosecutor ratified in Nisman's death probe
Over US bank account
Federal Judge Rodolfo Canicoba Corral yesterday ordered a raid at the residences of former AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s mother and sister. The Federal Police (PFA) also raided Diego Lagomarsino’s house in Martínez and the offices of the Merril Lynch in the City neighbourhood of Puerto Madero.
The government wants to separate controversial prosecutor Germán Moldes from the criminal investigation into the irregular sale of Papel Prensa, the country’s largest newsprint manufacturer, during the last dictatorship.
Governor of the province of Neuquén Jorge Sapag has ratified his administration’s decision to carry out Sunday’s elections as scheduled although authorities have warned a red alert continues for Chile’s Calbuco Volcano that unexpectedly roared back to life this week.• Sapag confirms elections 'for the time being'
Ash from the Chilean volcano Calbuco, which erupted without warning this week, reached as far as southern Brazil today and prompted some airlines to cancel flights to the capitals of Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.
The National Service of Geology and Mining (Sernaageomin), run by the Volcanic Vigilance Office, has warned the red alert for the Calbuco volcano remains following Wednesday’s eruption.• CFK monitors Calbuco situation • Volcanic ash spreads into BA City • Tourist captures moment of eruption
The Foreign Ministry has expressed its concerns over the failure in the blow-out preventer valve of the “Isobel Deep” exploration well in Malvinas reported by Falkland Oil and Gas Limited (FOGL).
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Centenary of Gallipoli landings marked worldwide — And here too
By Michael Soltys
History will tell you that ANZAC Day is the anniversary of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) landing on the Gallipoli peninsula south of the Turkish capital Constantinople on April 24, 1915, says Australian Ambassador Noel Campbell, but the abiding legend and legacy is the birth of the ANZAC spirit as the seed of nationhood.• ‘Genocide cannot be denied 100 years later’
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