March 10, 2014
A Washington-based news anchor for the Russia Today television network quit her job on air, telling viewers she could not be part of a Russian government-funded station "that whitewashes the actions of Putin."
US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were seen "moving" today in a video released this morning for first lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” initiative.
UNEN lawmaker Fernando “Pino” Solanas achieved a feat in obtaining the first TV interview with Pope Francis, but the senator gave the rights of the broadcast to the Clarín Group’s TN news channel, refusing to release any bit of the material before then.
US President Barack Obama shook the hand of Cuban President Raul Castro at a memorial to Nelson Mandela today, an unprecedented gesture between the leaders of two nations which have been at loggerheads for more than half a century.
Yesterday a lightning hit the Afrika beach resort located in the coastal city of Villa Gesell, resulting in 4 dead so far and more than 20 injured. Emergency teams along with people who were near the site of the accident tried to assist the injured, most of them transferred to the Arturo Illia municipal hospital.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fractured her pelvis in a cross-country skiing accident and is walking with the help of crutches, forcing her to call off some foreign visits and official appointments.
A blast of Arctic air gripped the mid-section of the United States, bringing the coldest temperatures in two decades, forcing businesses and schools to close and causing widespread airline delays and hazardous driving conditions. Meteorologists said temperatures were dangerously cold and life-threatening in some places, with 0 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 18 Celsius) recorded in Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.
An Argentine eight-year-old prodigy from the southern Andes who could be mistaken as a clone of Lionel Messi may soon be taking the same road to soccer glory as the Barcelona ace.
The Córdoba crisis has led so far to one dead, at least 60 injured -including 13 people who received gunshots-, and more than 50 arrested, following the looting that spread after the provincial police launched a sit-in at the Preventive Action Command headquarters in demand for salary hikes.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner yesterday resumed her duties and appeared for the first time on television after undergoing surgery on her head five weeks ago. Her appearance preceded a major announcement of a cabinet shake-up.
US CNN news channel has released shocking images from security cameras inside Kenya’s Westgate shopping where 67 people where killed in a bloody terrorist attack last month.
A high-school student got to record the helicopter accident that ended with San Juan province governor Juan Luis Gioja hospitalized since Friday last week and resulted in the death of MP Margarita Ferrá de Bertol. The video has been released in Youtube.
Video footage of the moment Greenpeace activists are arrested in the Russian Arctic has started to go around the web showing how protesters are sprayed with water cannons and pulled by Russian forces. Argentines Camila Speziale and Hernán Pérez Orsi taking part in te anti-drilling campaign remain under detention, waiting for their legal situation to be decided.