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  • 06/01/2011 | World

    Egypt church bomber may not have intended suicide

    Forensic evidence gathered at an Egyptian church where 23 people were killed on New Year's Day suggests the bomber may have detonated his device prematurely and not intended to kill himself, said the main state-run newspaper.

  • 28/01/2011 | Argentina

    Murdered union leader buried, case investigation continues

    Roberto Rodríguez, treasurer of the Maintenance Workers’ Union (SOM), found dead yesterday after being abducted and murdered by two armed men on Wednesday evening in Villa Devoto neighbourhood sports club, is to be buried this afternoon.

  • 07/02/2011 | Argentina

    Investigation to find Julio López is resumed

    The investigation to find Julio López who has been missing since 2006, will be resumed today in the area close to the train station in the Pereyra Iraola Park.

  • 17/03/2011 | Argentina

    Swiss Justice requests information on Hugo Moyano

    Swiss Justice Ministry requested information on CGT Labour Confederation leader Hugo Moyano and his son Pablo, within the framework ofa money laundering probe. Judge Norberto Oyarbide will handle the case in Buenos Aires.

  • 24/03/2011 | Argentina

    'There was no complot, pressure in the request of Moyano information'

    Swiss Ambassador in Argentina Johannes Mattyase said that "there was no complot, or pressure whatsoever" in the request of information of Hugo Moyano in connection to a money laundering case.

  • 25/05/2011 | Sports

    FIFA to investigate Warner, Bin Hammam

    FIFA is to open an investigation into a possible breach of its ethics code by presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam and executive committee member Jack Warner, soccer's ruling body said.

  • 26/05/2011 | Argentina

    Belsunce case: Carmel private neighbourhood investigation finalizes

    The second inspection held in the private neighbourhood of Carmel de Pilar, into María Marta García Belsunce's murder came to a close today after court officials, family members and legal representatives were present at the scene where Belsunce was killed on October 27, 2002. Specific details into the investigation were not yet released. 

  • 27/05/2011 | Argentina

    Prosecutor demands Siderar directors board to be investigated

    Federal prosecutor Guillermo Marijuan demanded that an investigation be made into the directors board at steel giant Siderar, part of the Techint Group, stating that directors provoked possible economic damage to the ANSeS social security agency.

  • 01/06/2011 | Argentina

    First doctor to treat Belsunce says 'I never covered up anything'

    Juan Ramón Gauvry Gordon, the first doctor to treat the murder victim María Marta García Belsunce, gave his statement in court and said "I never covered up anything. I am here because I made a mistake." The trial took place at the San Isidro Criminal Court.

  • 02/06/2011 | Argentina

    Belsunce trial continues, paramedics give evidence

    The long investigative trial into the concealment of María Marta García Belsunce’s murder continued today when employees from the private medical company OSDE and Paramedic, who dealt with the victim, stepped up to give statements today in court.

  • 07/06/2011 | Argentina

    Key witnesses to Belsunce trial questioned in court

    The long investigative trial into the concealment of María Marta García Belsunce’s murder continued today with various witnesses going being questioned in court. Tomorrow one of the most awaited candidates for questioning, masseuse Beatriz Michelini will appear in court.

  • 08/06/2011 | Argentina

    Belsunce case: Court refuses to raise charges against Bártoli

    During the investigative trial for the murder of María Marta García Belsunce today, the Court denied prosecutors demands for the accused Guillermo Bártoli, who was charged with homicide, to be questioned again and for the charges against him to be raised.

  • 16/06/2011 | Arts and Media

    NY police to investigate Tupac robbery confession

    New York police are investigating an online posting from a man who claims to have shot the late rapper Tupac Shakur during a robbery attempt in 1994, a police spokesman said.

  • 29/06/2011 | Argentina

    Belsunce case: María Marta's friend testifies in court

    As the trial investigating the concealment of María Marta García Belsunce's murder continued today, an intimate friend of murder victim assured that she “never” doubted “absolutely any aspect the victim’s family” and stated that in her opinion, the crime had been committed by someone who entered to rob the victim’s house.

  • 06/07/2011 | Argentina

    Court extends charges against Bártoli in Belsunce case

    The San Isidro Criminal Court made the decision to extend the charges against Guillermo Bártoli, brother-in-law of María Marta García Belsunce, for the concealment of her murder in light of new evidence. The court announced that the trial will resume next Tuesday.

  • 11/07/2011 | World

    BBC reports News Corp tabloid bought royal contacts from police

    The News of the World newspaper bought contact details about the royal family from a policeman, the BBC reported today, deepening the scandal engulfing the News Corp media empire.

  • 19/07/2011 | Argentina

    Iran 'will work hard to prove innocence' in AMIA attack

    Following Iran’s offer Sunday to help investigate into the attack on the Argentine Jewish community centre (AMIA) which took place in 1994 and claimed the lives of 85 people - Teheran offered to cooperate with Argentina to uncover the truth behind the attack, and make efforts to prove the innocence of the accused Iranian people.  

  • 20/07/2011 | Argentina

    Expert unable to prove glue presence in Belsunce's wounds

    The chemical expert who analysed the skin samples from María Marta García Belsunce’s scalp wounds, assured that the presence of superglue in the shotgun wounds was not certain, even though a chemical used in “La Gotita” glue was found in one of the samples, which he underlined as an “intriguing discovery.”

  • 01/09/2011 | Argentina

    'So far we've nothing bad to say about the investigation,' Morón's District Attorney

    In a quite contradictory press conference, Morón’s General District Attorney, Federico Nieva Woodgate, went over his earlier words about the crime of 11-year-old girl Candela Rodríguez, and stated that "so far, we have nothing bad to say about the investigation."

  • 02/09/2011 | Argentina

    'The captors killed her because they got scared,' says Candela's mother

    Carola Labrador, mother of Candela Rodríguez, assured the press today that her husband “didn’t have anything to do” with what happened to her daughter and that the young girl was murdered because her captors “got scared,” on seeing that she had done so much to try to find her.

  • 08/09/2011 | Argentina

    Suspect accused of killing Candela pleads innocent

    The man detained on Wednesday in connection to the murder of 11-year old Candela Rodríguez testified in court, and just like the other five suspects under arrest, he assured he is innocent and has no involvement in the case.

  • 14/09/2011 | Argentina

    De Narvaéz to hold press conference over 'irregularities' in Candela investigation

    The candidate of Social Development Union (UDESO) for Buenos Aires province governor, Francisco De Narváez, held a press conference “to make an important announcement” over “serious irregularities” in the crime investigation into Candela Rodríguez’s murder.

  • 15/09/2011 | Argentina

    Another three arrested in connection to Candela murder case

    Two men were arrested accused of being “necessary participants” in the crime of Candela Sol Rodríguez, who was found murdered on August 31 in Villa Tesei. Another man was detained suspected of making threatening phone calls to the young girl’s family.

  • 29/11/2011 | Argentina

    Crime scene in La Plata quadruple murder case 'extremely violent,' prosecutor

    Public Prosecutor Alvaro Garganta, who heads the La Plata cuadruple murder case, assured the crime scene “shows extreme violence.” Four women, including an 11-year-old girl, were murdered in the Buenos Aires province capital, and the former boyfriend of one of them, 27 year old Osvaldo Martínez, was arrested yesterday.

  • 14/12/2011 | Argentina

    La Plata murders: Public prosecutor 'doesn't discard any hypotheses'

    Public prosecutor Alvaro Garganta -in charge of the investigation into the quadruple homicide in La Plata- sustained today that his office did not discard “any of the hypotheses” brought up in regard to the case, after finding out that the DNA test could benefit Osvaldo Martínez’s situation.  

  • 23/02/2012 | Arts and Media

    Miami officials investigating singer Chris Brown

    Miami officials said they are investigating R&B singer Chris Brown, who is currently on probation for assaulting ex-girlfriend Rihanna, following reports that he may have been involved in the theft of a mobile phone.

  • 26/03/2012 | Argentina

    Former TBA head 'willing to cooperate' in Once tragedy investigation

    Business man Claudio Cirigliano, who had the concession of the TBA train company at the time of the Once railway tragedy, showed up in court on Monday to say he was “willing to cooperate with the investigation.”

  • 30/03/2012 | Argentina

    AMIA inquiry: Judge announces Menem, Galeano to stand trial

    The investigation into the 1994 attack on the Argentine Jewish community centre (AMIA), took another turn today as judge Ariel Lijo, took the cause which accused Carlos Menem and former judge Juan José Galeano of perverting the course of justice in the case, to trial.    

  • 13/04/2012 | Argentina

    'Vice-President Boudou has lied to us,' says Alberto Fernández

    Ex-Cabinet Chief Alberto Fernández sharply criticized Vice-President Amado Boudou today over the way he has handled himself from the beginning of the Ciccone court investigation, which he is involved in, and assured that “the problem” is that the Boudou “has lied to us.”

  • 27/04/2012 | Argentina

    Federal Judge Ariel Lijo takes over Ciccone case

    Federal Judge Ariel Lijo was elected to take over the Ciccone case, which investigates peddling allegations involving Vice-President Amado Boudou and the print and minting company Ciccone Calcográfica, Comodoro PY court sources announced today. Yesterday, an appeals court yesterday removed Judge Daniel Rafecas from the investigation.

  • 05/05/2012 | Latin America

    Peru warns people off beaches after pelican deaths

    Peru's government declared a health alert along its northern coastline on Saturday and urged residents and tourists to stay away from long stretches of beach, as it investigates the unexplained deaths of hundreds of dolphins and pelicans.

  • 17/05/2012 | Argentina

    Wiretapping: Oyarbide says jurisprudence backs his decision

    Judge Norberto Oyarbide said today that his decision to close the wiretapping investigation stance putting Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri closer to being tried has been "poorly interpreted."

  • 19/05/2012 | Argentina

    Pablo Schoklender to give more evidence

    Pablo Schoklender will be naming in his next statement the officials involved in the manoeuvres, which is why he “fears something ugly happening to him,” his lawyer Pablo Slonimsqui said today.

  • 25/05/2012 | World

    Pope's butler arrested in leaks investigation

    Pope Benedict's butler was arrested in connection with an investigation into leaks of confidential documents, some alleging cronyism and corruption in Vatican contracts, a senior Vatican source said.

  • 11/09/2012 | Argentina

    Three more arrested in Santa Fe bank robbery investigation

    Three more people were arrested in the Macro bank robbery investigation, a Santa Fe police chief said today after on Sunday it was discovered that 77 safety deposit boxes had been ransacked.

  • 08/11/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't investigating causes behind mass blackout

    The government said today that it was investigating into the causes of the mass power cut that caused chaos across Buenos Aires City and the surrounding areas yesterday evening and that it would “apply the appropriate sanctions,” should it need to.

  • 13/11/2012 | World

    Scandal widens: Top US General under investigation

    The top US commander in Afghanistan, General John Allen, is under investigation for alleged inappropriate communication with a woman at the center of the scandal involving former CIA Director David Petraeus, a senior US defense official said.

  • 15/11/2012 | World

    CIA opens investigation into Petraeus conduct

    The CIA said it had opened an "exploratory" investigation into the conduct of its former director David Petraeus, who resigned last week over an extramarital affair.

  • 12/02/2013 | Argentina

    Berni admits killing of key Once witness 'suspicious'

    Security Secretary Sergio Berni admitted today that the sudden murder of Leonardo Andrada, a key witness in the Once rail tragedy investigation, was “suspicious.”

  • 21/03/2013 | World

    France's Sarkozy investigated in party funding affair

    Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation today for "abuse of weakness" in a 2007 party funding case involving elderly L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the public prosecutor said.

  • 16/04/2013 | Argentina

    AMIA case judge says agreement 'doesn't affect investigation for now'

    Federal judge Rodolfo Canicoba Corral, who is currently in charge of the AMIA bombing investigation assured the memorandum of understanding between Argentina and Iran “doesn’t affect the investigation at all”.

  • 17/04/2013 | World

    Boston bomb probe looking at pressure cooker, backpacks

    Boston Marathon bombing investigators today entered the third day of their hunt with an emerging picture of the target: a suspect or suspects carrying heavy bags or backpacks made of dark nylon.

  • 22/04/2013 | World

    Boston bomb suspect checked for link to 2011 murders

    Authorities are investigating whether the Boston Marathon bombing suspect who died after a shootout with police had any connection to an unsolved triple homicide in suburban Boston in 2011, a spokeswoman for prosecutors said.

  • 22/04/2013 | World

    Boston bombing suspect charged in hospital bed

    Federal prosecutors charged badly wounded Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in his hospital bed today with using a weapon of mass destruction, a charge that could result in the death penalty, officials said.

  • 17/05/2013 | World

    IRS chief declines to identify employees involved in scandal

    The outgoing head of the US Internal Revenue Service angered Republican lawmakers by resisting their demands that he identify who at the tax-collection agency had inappropriately targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny.

  • 20/05/2013 | World

    AP chief says phone probe makes news sources reluctant to talk

    The Justice Department's seizure of phone records for journalists at the Associated Press is hurting the agency's ability to gather news, the wire service's Chief Executive and President Gary Pruitt said.

  • 23/05/2013 | World

    IMF's Lagarde in court for French arbitration case

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde was questioned in court by a French magistrate over her role in a 285-million-euro ($366 million) arbitration payment made to a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy.

  • 31/05/2013 | World

    FBI probes two cases of ricin letters to Obama

    US authorities are investigating a Texas man over threatening letters containing a potentially deadly poison mailed to US President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a law enforcement official said today.

  • 02/08/2013 | Argentina

    Defence Minister says Milani 'must prove what he needs to prove'

    Defence Minister Agustín Rossi today came on stage to speak about the judicial situation of the newly appointed head of the Army, César Milani, and said he “must prove what he needs to prove,” after the Judiciary opened an investigation on his wealth.

  • 20/08/2013 | World

    Spain state rail officials face investigation after crash

    A judge investigating Spain's worst train disaster in decades will question safety officials from state rail company Adif after finding basic precautions were not made, papers released today showed.

  • 27/09/2013 | World

    Syria: UN investigates 7 chemical cases, some after August 21 attack

    UN chemical weapons inspectors in Syria are investigating seven cases of alleged chemical or biological weapons use, including three incidents around Damascus after the August 21 attack which almost triggered US air strikes.

  • 17/03/2014 | World

    Co-pilot spoke last words heard from missing Malaysian plane

    The co-pilot of a missing Malaysian jetliner spoke the last words heard from the cockpit, the airline's chief executive said today, as investigators consider suicide by the captain or first officer as one possible explanation for the disappearance.

  • 18/03/2014 | World

    Malaysia Airlines plane may have been diverted through computer system

    According to new reports published today by The New York Times citing senior US officials, the first turn to the west that diverted the missing Malaysia Airlines plane from its planned flight path “was carried out through a computer system that was most likely programmed by someone in the plane’s cockpit who was knowledgeable about airplane systems.”

  • 19/03/2014 | World

    Missing Malaysian jet most likely in southern Indian Ocean, investigators say

    Investigators probing the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people on board believe it most likely flew into the southern Indian Ocean, a source close to the investigation said today.

  • 24/03/2014 | World

    Malaysia: missing plane crashed in Indian Ocean

    The Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared over two weeks ago crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Najib Razak said today adding that the families of those on board had been informed of the developments.

  • 28/03/2014 | World

    Search for lost Malaysian jet shifts significantly after new lead

    An international air and sea taskforce hunting for the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was re-directed today to an area 1,100 km (685 miles) north of where they have been searching for more than a week, after Australian authorities received new radar information from Malaysia.

  • 31/03/2014 | World

    Australia PM vows to continue hunt for missing Malaysia plane

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said today the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 had no time limit, despite the failure of an international operation to find any sign of the plane in three weeks of fruitless searching.

  • 10/04/2014 | World

    New 'pings' stoke optimism for Malaysia plane hunt

    A new acoustic signal was detected in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 today, further boosting confidence that officials are zeroing in on the missing plane after weeks of searching.

  • 04/06/2014 | Argentina

    Boudou requests annulment of Ciccone investigation summons

    The defence team of vice-president Amado Boudou has requested that the politician's summons to give evidence at the investigation into the Ciccone case, overseen by Judge Ariel Lijo, be annulled.

  • 02/07/2014 | World

    Sarkozy put under formal investigation in corruption case

    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation today on suspicions he tried to use his influence to thwart an investigation of his 2007 election campaign, the prosecutor's office said.

  • 04/08/2014 | Argentina

    'The market has spoken and it has determined that there is no default'

    President of the National Security Commission (CNV) Alejandro Vanoli confirmed in a press conference that the national securities watchdog is calling European and US counterparts for a “thorough inquiry” on vulture funds for “fraudulent manoeuvres”.

  • 27/08/2014 | World

    IMF's Lagarde under investigation in French fraud probe

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been put under formal investigation by French magistrates for negligence in a political fraud affair dating from 2008 when she was finance minister.

  • 01/09/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't to respond to Judge Servini's request, Capitanich says

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said that “Secretary General to the Presidency Oscar Parrilli is working on a report for Federal Judge María Servini de Cubría,” following the magistrate’s warning of a raid at government house if she did not receive the information she requested in her investigation into drug trafficking.

  • 08/09/2014 | Latin America

    Bomb blast next to Chile subway station injures 10

    A bomb exploded next to an underground train station in the Chilean capital of Santiago this afternoon, wounding at least 10 people, and the government said it bore the signs of "a terrorist" act.

  • 23/09/2014 | Argentina

    Ex president Menem testifies his son was 'murdered'

    Former president Carlos Saúl Menem declared before Federal Judge Carlos Villafuerte Ruzo and ratified his earlier statement that his son, Carlos Menem Jr, was “murdered”. Menem was deposed at his office in the Senate in the trial investigating the death of his son, who perished in a fatal helicopter crash in 1995.

  • 05/10/2014 | Argentina

    Vulture funds 'undermine development, make workers suffer' - UN Advisory Committee head

    The head of the UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee to investigate US hedge funds that took Argentina to court, Swiss expert Jean Ziegler, said that the speculative funds “undermine development (of debtor countries) and make workers suffer.”

  • 09/11/2014 | Argentina

    Investigation points to overheating as cause of Córdoba explosion

    An official report by Córdoba province’s fire department points to the overheating of a machine as the cause of the explosion of the Rigoni chemical plant that injured 66 and resulted in serious damage to about 20 buildings in the provincial capital on Friday.

  • 19/01/2015 | Argentina

    Prosecutor Fein: No third party in death of Nisman, 'forced suicide' not ruled out

    Prosecutor Viviana Fein has confirmed that there was no sign of a third-party being involved in the death of AMIA investigator Alberto Nisman, who was found this morning with a gunshot to the head. The official, however, refused to rule out the possibility that the deceased was obliged to take his own life by some as yet unknown factor.

  • 20/01/2015 | Argentina

    Judge Palmaghini takes Nisman case

    Judge Fabiana Emma Palmaghini, in charge of Criminal Court of Instruction N° 25 has interrupted her vacations in Brazil and returned to the country to take the case of AMIA prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s death.

  • 21/01/2015 | Argentina

    ‘It was suicide, we do not know the motive’

    State Prosecutor Viviana Fein ruled a suicide the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman but explained that the motive is still unknown.

  • 21/01/2015 | Argentina

    ‘Nisman’s mother asked me to preserve everything’

    Security Secretary Sergio Berni spoke again about his arrival at AMIA prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s home on the night of his death on Sunday and explained that the prosecutor’s mother asked him to preserve the scene.

  • 21/01/2015 | Argentina

    A footprint and a fingerprint, the latest clues in Nisman’s death

    Investigators found a footprint and a fingerprint in a third –recently discovered- access to prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s apartment, which became the latest clues in the investigation of the death of the AMIA special prosecutor late on Sunday.

  • 21/01/2015 | Argentina

    Locksmith: I opened the door with the mother’s key

    The locksmith that worked at Alberto Nisman’s apartment on the night of his death gave testimony to State Prosecutor Viviana Fein today. He explained that he was called by the security guards of the building and that he left soon after opening the door for Nisman’s mother.

  • 22/01/2015 | Argentina

    Prosecution hears new testimonies, tests Nisman’s cellphone

    The investigation on the death of Prosecutor Alberto Nisman continues today when the relatives of the deceased and employees of the AMIA special unit that Nisman headed are expected to give testimony to State Prosecutor Viviana Fein. His cellphones will undergo forensic analysis.

  • 22/01/2015 | Argentina

    Fein: Service entrance's door was locked

    Prosecutor Viviana Fein confirmed that the service door of Alberto Nisman’s apartment was “locked” when his mother and the bodyguards arrived, contradicting the statements made to reporters by the locksmith -identified as Walter- that worked on the door on Sunday.

  • 23/01/2015 | Argentina

    Employee who lent Nisman the gun is forbidden to leave the country

    Judge Fabiana Palmaghini has forbidden Diego Lagomarsino, the Prosecutor's Office employee who lent Alberto Nisman a gun shortly before his death, to leave the country. The computer technician, the last person to see Nisman alive, is to testify again before the judge.

  • 23/01/2015 | Argentina

    US calls for ‘complete, impartial’ investigation

    The US government has called for a “complete and impartial” investigation on the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who had accused President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of covering up the 1994 bombing of the Jewish community centre.

  • 23/01/2015 | Argentina

    Prosecutor Fein awaits ballistic tests results

    State Prosecutor in Alberto Nisman’s death investigation, Viviana Fein, has said that she is awaiting the results of new ballistic tests. She explained that samples have been taken from the crime scene for DNA analysis.

  • 24/01/2015 | Argentina

    Iran says it has ‘nothing to do’ with Nisman’s death

    Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif has stated that his country “has nothing to do” with the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was investigating Iranian citizens in the 1994 bombing of the Jewish community centre.

  • 24/01/2015 | Argentina

    Fein says bullet that killed Prosecutor Nisman was shot from a short distance

    Prosecutor Viviana Fein, who investigates the death of Alberto Nisman, confirmed that, according to the autopsy on his body, the bullet that killed him was shot less than a centimeter away.

  • 25/01/2015 | Argentina

    Judge Garzón: The gov't has nothing to do with Nisman's death

    Ex Spanish Judge and human rights advocate Baltasar Garzón has assured that “the Argentine government has nothing to do” with the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman. He added that the Executive and the officials involved in Nisman’s complaint were “the most affected by his death.”

  • 26/01/2015 | Argentina

    Nisman case: no identification for fingerprint sample

    Forensics who analyzed a fingerprint found in a passage where air conditioning machines are placed with access to the apartment where Prosecutor Allberto Nisman was found dead last week, said it couldn't be identified.

  • 26/01/2015 | Argentina

    Lagomarsino accused of lending Nisman gun that killed him

    Today Prosecutor Viviana Fein confirmed Diego Lagomarsino has been formally accused for lending the gun to a person without a permit to handle it, an action which is considered a crime according to the Argentine Penal Code and is penalised with one to six years in prison.

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