According to Buenos Aires province Communications Secretary Juan Courel, Governor Daniel Scioli will speak to reporters today on the current situation after the rains and floods which last week devastated the city of La Plata.
Five people were killed and 22 injured today after a coach and a truck collided, on the Argentine border with Chile in Mendoza province.
Security Secretary Sergio Berni came on stage today to stress that the government is doing what's "humanly possible" amid the devastation left by the torrential rains and floods in Buenos Aires province and La Plata capital district.
The Governor of the Buenos Aires province Daniel Scioli told reporters today that although no fatal victims were reported in La Matanza district, 900 people remained evacuated, while in flood-battered La Plata, 400 remained in 19 evacuation centres prepared to shelter the victims.
All motorways leading to the capital city were suffering major traffic delays this morning after one person was killed and three injured in multiple accidents that took place, as a result of heavy rains overnight.
Four people were killed and some 50 others were badly injured after a bus crashed into the back of a truck outside Palpalá town in Jujuy province.
At least eight people were killed today in car accidents today in Buenos Aires province. The first took place in Mar del Plata, the other in the area of Burzaco, south of the province.
A hooligan was killed today, following a violent confrontation between football fans, minutes before today’s match began between Lanús and All Boys, club sources said.
At least nine border guards and three civilians were killed and more than 40 injured this morning after a two coaches collided head-on with a lorry, some 64 kilometres away from Puerto Madryn in Chubut province.
A former Federal Police agent was murdered early today as he tried to resist a robbery in the City neighbourhood of San Cristóbal, sources said.
A 15-year-old girl died after falling from the terrace of a nightclub in Concepción del Uruguay, Entre Ríos, local media said.
A 35-year-old Metropolitan Police officer Leandro Rojas when he was parking his car at his house’s garage in Southern Greater Buenos Aires district of Avellaneda.
A Metropolitan Police officer was killed this morning after being shot by delinquents who were trying to steal his car. The police official was on his day off, and was with his girlfriend when the attack took place today in Caballito neighbourhood, police sources informed.
A 20-year old was killed after being shot in the head during a fight in the Alejandro Korn area, in the Greater Buenos Aires province. Three policemen have been arrested in connection to the murder, sources confirmed.
Three people were killed and at least six of them were seriously injured after more than a dozen vehicles crashed on route 9, closed to the city of Campana, in the Buenos Aires province, firemen sources said.
A carjacker was killed and another was arrested after stealing a car in the San Miguel area and being chased down by the police to the Los Polvorines neighbourhood, police sources said.
Expert's released a report on the bodies of the French tourists Cassandre Bouvier and Houria Moumni that indicated both of them were killed 13 or 14 days before they were found, last July 29 in the zone of El Mirador, Salta province.
A thirty-year-old man died after an unexplained explosion took place in his apartment, which caused him to fall out of his window from the eighth floor of his flat building. The incident took place along the central Colón Avenue in Mar del Plata, police sources informed.
A restaurant worker was killed today, when two youths who had broken into his home trying to rob him, shot him in the chest. The incident occurred in Bosque Peralta Ramos neighbourhood, Mar del Plata and police officials informed that a teenager was arrested.
At least six people were killed when a powerful tornado ripped through a neighborhood including a Habitat for Humanity low income housing area in the north Texas town of Granbury yesterday, marking the deadliest severe storm outbreak in the United States this year.
Two bombs exploded outside a Sunni Muslim mosque in the Iraqi city of Baquba as worshippers left Friday prayers, killing at least 43 people in one of the deadliest attacks in a month-long surge in sectarian violence.
At least 43 people were killed in car bomb explosions targeting Shi'ite Muslims in Baghdad and the southern oil hub of Basra today, police and medics said.
More than 60 miners were killed this week in Sudan's Darfur region when the gold mine they were working in collapsed, a police spokesman said.
A blast at an election rally organised by a religious party in Pakistan killed 15 people, officials said. The attack at a gathering of members of the Jamiat Ulema-e- Islam religious party wounded 40 people, said the officials.
Bombs tore through markets in Baghdad and a suicide attacker blew himself up in a mosque in northern Iraq in violence across the country that killed at least 25 people and extended a surge in sectarian-tinged bloodshed.
Five people were shot dead, at least one by police, during a gunfight last night at an apartment complex about 20 miles south of Seattle, a police official said.
Five people are dead and one injured as a result of a shooting in the tiny southern Illinois town of Manchester, the mayor confirmed in a television interview today.
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.
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.
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.
An active-duty Marine shot dead two fellow service members at a base at Quantico, Virginia, then barricaded himself in a building and killed himself, prompting a brief lockdown of the base, the Marines said today.
The gunman who killed 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut elementary school fired 154 rounds in less than 5 minutes, selecting high capacity magazines from a home arsenal stocked with swords, knives and a cache of guns, officials said.
At least 12 people were killed and dozens wounded when a bomb exploded in front of a Sunni Muslim mosque in Iraq's Diyala province as worshippers were leaving after Friday prayers, police and medics said.
At least 15 people were killed in attacks by machete-wielding gangs today as Kenyans voted in large numbers in the first presidential election since a disputed 2007 poll unleashed weeks of tribal bloodshed.
Authorities today killed a man suspected of shooting dead four people a day earlier in separate incidents at a barbershop and a car wash in neighboring upstate New York towns, police said.
A dozen car bombs and suicide blasts tore into Shi'ite districts in Baghdad and south of the Iraqi capital today, killing more than 50 people on the 10th anniversary of the US-led invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein.
Two men were shot dead in Egypt's capital today, a security source said, raising the death toll to at least 54 in seven days of clashes, the deadliest violence since President Mohamed Mursi took office last June.
A fierce critic of the Tunisian government's dealings with radical Islamists was shot dead today, sending protesters onto the streets two years after their Jasmine Revolution sparked revolt across the Arab world.
A methane gas explosion killed at least 10 miners at a coal pit in northern Russia today and rescue workers were trying to save seven more feared trapped underground, government officials said.
Three blasts, including a suicide bomber attack near an army base, killed least 17 people across Baghdad today, the latest violence as Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki faces increasing pressure from a political crisis.
Egypt's cabinet has approved a draft law giving the army the right to arrest civilians and assist the police in providing security, a cabinet source told reporters today after the death toll in five days of anti-government protests rose to 50.
A man was shot dead today in a fifth day of violence in Egypt that has killed 50 people and prompted the Islamist president to declare a state of emergency in an attempt to end a wave of unrest sweeping the Arab world's biggest nation.
Two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip targeted Tel Aviv today in the first attack on Israel's commercial capital in 20 years, raising the stakes in a showdown between Israel and the Palestinians that is moving towards all-out war.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi invited political groups, judges and others to meet on Saturday for a national dialogue on a political road map after a referendum on a new constitution, which he signalled would go ahead as scheduled on Dec. 15.
The Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses III, whose death has puzzled historians for centuries, had his throat slit in a succession plot concocted by his wife and son, a new analysis suggests.
Demonstrators attacked the US embassies in Yemen and Egypt today in protest at a film they consider blasphemous to Islam and American warships headed to Libya following the death of the US ambassador there in related violence earlier in the week.
Four people were killed and 15 wounded in overnight gun battles in the Lebanese city of Tripoli in a second night of fighting between Sunni and Alawite gunmen loyal to different sides in the war in neighbouring Syria, a military source said today.
At least 20 Syrian rebel fighters were killed in an air strike in the northwest province of Idlib, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
President Barack Obama, in a short but moving speech in which he spoke as the parent of two young daughters, said he was putting aside his re-election campaign today to focus on the tragedy of a deadly shooting in Aurora, Colorado.
More than 100 people were killed in bomb and gun attacks in Iraq after 20 died in blasts the previous day in a coordinated surge of violence against mostly Shi'ite Muslim targets.
A Saudi national freed by US authorities from detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who then became second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, was killed in Yemen, a Yemeni government website said.
A Nigerian senator and several other people were killed when gunmen attacked a mass burial for 63 victims of violence the previous day in ethnically mixed Plateau state, a government official said.
A bomb in a bus killed three people and wounded 14 in Sadr City, a Shi'ite district in northeastern Baghdad, hospital and police sources said today.
A gunman in a gas mask and body armour opened fire at a packed midnight showing of the new "Batman" film in a Denver suburb on Friday, killing 12 people after hurling a gas canister into the crowded multiplex theater.
Seven United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in Ivory Coast while on patrol near the border with neighbouring Liberia, the world body said.
Two mortar bombs struck a square filled with Shi'ite Muslim pilgrims in Iraq's capital Baghdad, killing at least six people and wounding 38, police and hospital sources said.
Syria's conflict spilled further into Lebanon today when mortar fire from President Bashar al-Assad's forces hit villages in the north, killing five people after rebels crossed the border to seek refuge, residents said.
There were no survivors among the 147 people on board a domestic passenger aircraft that crashed in the Nigerian city of Lagos on Sunday, an official of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said.
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive-packed car outside a Shi'ite Muslim office in central Baghdad today, killing at least 26 people and wounding more than 190 in an attack bearing the hallmarks of Iraq's al Qaeda affiliate.
Abu Yahya al Libi, a Libyan-born top al Qaeda leader, was killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan earlier this week, a US official said.
Fourteen people were killed and at least 54 injured when two trains collided head-on today in one of Poland's worst train crashes in several years.
Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski announced a two-day national mourning period on Sunday for the 16 people killed in a head-on collision of two trains in the country's worst rail accident in more than two decades.
A car bomb exploded outside a compound housing Westerners in Kabul today hours after President Barack Obama signed a security pact during a short visit to a city that remains vulnerable to a resilient insurgency.
US correspondent Marie Colvin and French photographer Remi Ochlik were killed in the besieged Syrian city of Homs today when rockets fired by government forces hit the house they were staying in, opposition activists and witnesses said.
A passenger train derailed near Burlington in southern Ontario on Sunday, killing at least three people, according to the train operator VIA Rail.
Protesters demanding an end to army rule in Egypt sought to build on momentum from a mass protest, bedding down in Cairo's Tahrir Square for a ninth day just two days before the first free parliamentary polls in living memory.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani ruled out "business as usual" with the United States after a NATO attack killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, and the army threatened to drastically curtail cooperation with Washington on Afghanistan.
A man hurled grenades at a bus stop in the Belgian city of Liege and sprayed gunfire at crowds of Christmas shoppers and children, killing three people and wounding 123 before fatally shooting himself in the head.
A Polish train travelling from Warsaw to the southern city of Katowice derailed on Friday, killing four people and injuring 30 more, local police official Adam Kolasa said.
Yemeni security forces killed 21 people, some shot by snipers from rooftops, in a crowd of demonstrators in the worst bloodshed seen since March against a protest movement demanding the removal of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Cairo police fought protesters demanding an end to army rule for a third day and the death toll rose to at least 33, with many victims shot, in the worst violence since the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.
Two French hostages kidnapped in Niger have been found dead, a government source in the African country said. The pair were abducted from a bar overnight hundreds of kilometres from the lawless desert where Islamist militants, rebels and bandits flourish.
At least two people were killed and 17 others were wounded in northern Tunisia after police opened fire to quell protesters who threw fire bombs and stones at a police station, an interior ministry source said.
A bomb killed 15 people including 10 foreigners in Morocco's bustling tourist destination of Marrakesh, state television said, in an attack that bore the hallmark of Islamist militants.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez qualified the ex leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, as “a martyr,” and assured he “was outrageously killed.”
At least 13 people were killed in a prison fight in northern Honduras, spotlighting the country's dysfunctional prison system just weeks after a fire in a different jail killed more than 300 inmates.
At least 32 people were killed in Mexico after the bus they were traveling in turned over on a wet road in the southwestern state of Guerrero, a Red Cross official said.
At least 73 people were killed after a football pitch invasion in the Egyptian city of Port Said, health ministry sources said, raising the official estimate of the death count from 50.
Michael Jackson's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, today was sentenced to four years in jail for his conviction on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the pop superstar's 2009 death.