Federal Prosecutor Gerardo Pollicita has filed an appeal against Judge Daniel Rafecas’ ruling dismissing late Alberto Nisman’s AMIA cover-up complaint against President Kirchner.
Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández stressed that the 1992 attack on the Israel Embassy in Buenos Aires “is not res judicata”, rejecting remarks by Supreme Court chief Ricardo Lorenzetti, who yesterday suggested there was no way to reactivate the investigation.• Israel also fires back: Argentina must probe
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff raced to defuse a rebellion by legislators upset about her budget austerity plans and her handling of a corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras.
Iran's foreign minister said in a US television interview on Wednesday he believed "we are very close" to a nuclear arms deal with Western powers, but cautioned there were details that needed to be worked out.• Washington, Tehran resume nuclear talks
A US probe found systemic racial bias targeted blacks and created a "toxic environment" in Ferguson, Missouri, but cleared a white officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager there, Attorney General Eric Holder said.