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  1. Dominican journalist gave his life for the truthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    ... Martinez's patience was rewarded when Balaguer was finally pushed out of office in 1996. His successor, Leonel Fernandez, agreed to investigate the journalist's murder. The details from Balaguer's blank page were eagerly revealed by an informant, a ...

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  2. Argentine appeals court throws out case against presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Christian Science Monitor

    A federal appeals court in Argentina threw out a major case against President Cristina Fernandez on Thursday. But the decision can be appealed to the Criminal Appeals Court.

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  3. Alberto Nisman Accused of Splurging on Hookers and VacationsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Forward

    The Argentine prosecutor found dead after accusing the president of whitewashing a deadly 1994 bombing embezzled state funds to take prostitutes on lavish vacations, the government said on Thursday, deepening the scandal over his death early this year. Alberto Nisman, found dead two months ago after accusing President Cristina Fernandez of trying to cover up Iran's alleged role in the bombing of a Jewish community center, is as much at the center of controversy now as when he was alive.

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  4. Argentina prosecutor 'was murdered'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | BBC News

    At a news conference, Mr Nisman's ex-wife said the findings ruled out the hypotheses of accident or suicide. Mr Nisman was found dead in his home on 18 January, hours before he was due to testify in Congress against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

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  5. Family of dead Argentine prosecutor Nisman say independent forensics tests show he was murderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Jerusalem Post

    Independent forensic tests show the Argentine state prosecutor found dead days after he accused President Cristina Fernandez of plotting to cover up Iran's alleged role in a 1994 bombing was murdered, the deceased prosecutor's ex-wife said on Thursday. Argentine authorities have not released full results of the autopsy of Alberto Nisman, who was found in a pool of blood with a bullet to the head on Jan. 18. The few forensic details that have been made public so far by the prosecutor's office have suggested suicide, though no official ruling has been made.

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  6. Argentine leader hails lower debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | BBC News

    The president is battling to save her reputation and her legacy during the few remaining months she has in office Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has defended her economic policy in her last speech to Congress before stepping down later this year. The president also said that said she regretted the death of state prosecutor Alberto Nisman in mysterious circumstances in January.

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  7. Argentine judge says no evidence government tried to derail bombing probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Ynetnews

    There is no evidence that President Cristina Fernandez tried to whitewash Iran's purported involvement in a deadly 1994 bombing, an Argentine judge told Reuters in an interview on Thursday after dismissing the case. On the contrary, the evidence suggested "the government exhausted all possibilities to enable the investigation into the AMIA attack to advance", said Judge Daniel Rafecas, who showed Reuters copies of the evidence.

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  8. Argentine judge says no evidence government tried to derail probe over 1994 bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Jerusalem Post

    There is no evidence that President Cristina Fernandez tried to whitewash Iran's purported involvement in a deadly 1994 bombing, an Argentine judge told Reuters in an interview on Thursday after dismissing the case. On the contrary, the evidence suggested "the government exhausted all possibilities to enable the investigation into the AMIA attack to advance", said Judge Daniel Rafecas, who showed Reuters copies of the evidence.

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  9. Rafecas worked 'with utmost tranquility,' received 'no pressures'Read the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Buenos Aires Herald

    There is no evidence that President Cristina Fernandez tried to whitewash Iran's purported involvement in a deadly 1994 bombing, an Argentine judge told Reuters in an interview after dismissing the case. On the contrary, the evidence suggested "the government exhausted all possibilities to enable the investigation into the AMIA attack to advance", said Judge Daniel Rafecas, who showed Reuters copies of the evidence.

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  10. Argentine Judge Defends President Over Alleged Role In BombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Switched

    FEBRUARY 18: Prosecutors take part a 'Silent March' marking the one-month anniversary of the suspicious death of special prosecutor Alberto Nisman on February 18, 2015 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Nisman was discovered dead with a gunshot wound shortly before he was scheduled to present accusations against President Cristina Fernandez.

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  11. Argentina Judge Says No Evidence of Iran Cover-UpRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Forward

    There is no evidence that President Cristina Fernandez tried to whitewash Iran's purported involvement in a deadly 1994 bombing, an Argentine judge told Reuters in an interview on Thursday after dismissing the case. On the contrary, the evidence suggested "the government exhausted all possibilities to enable the investigation into the AMIA attack to advance," said Judge Daniel Rafecas, who showed Reuters copies of the evidence.

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  12. Argentine judge dismisses criminal case against President FernandezRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    An Argentine judge Thursday tossed out a criminal case against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner that had been brought by a prosecutor who later died under mysterious circumstances. The prosecutor accused the president of conspiring to protect Iranian officials from prosecution in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.

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  13. Argentine judge dismisses case against President FernandezRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    An Argentine judge Thursday tossed out a criminal case against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner that had been brought by a prosecutor who later died under mysterious circumstances. The prosecutor accused the president of conspiring to protect Iranian officials from prosecution in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.

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  14. Argentine president case dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | BBC News

    A federal judge in Argentina has dismissed a controversial case against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her foreign minister. President Fernandez said Mr Nisman been fed misleading information by a rogue intelligence agent in order to discredit her government.

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  15. Judge rejects cover-up case against Argentine presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | USA Today

    An Argentine federal judge on Thursday dismissed a complaint against President Cristina Fernandez that she allegedly tried to cover-up the purported involvement of Iranian officials in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires. Judge rejects cover-up case against Argentine president An Argentine federal judge on Thursday dismissed a complaint against President Cristina Fernandez that she allegedly tried to cover-up the purported involvement of Iranian officials in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires.

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  16. Argentine judge dismisses case against President Fernandez alleging 1994 bombing cover upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Ynetnews

    An Argentine judge on Thursday dismissed accusations that President Cristina Fernandez conspired to cover up Iran's alleged involvement in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre, local media reported.

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  17. Argentina replaces head of Cabinet amid political turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Argentina named the president's chief of staff, Anibal Fernandez, as the new Cabinet chief on Thursday in a reshuffle that comes as the government faces a political crisis. Argentina's government's chief of staff Anibal Fernandez speaks during an interview with Reuters in his office at the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace in Buenos Aires, in this picture taken February 5, 2015.

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  18. Argentina revamps spy agency after prosecutor's deathRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Reuters

    Argentina will replace its spy agency with a new intelligence service aimed at boosting oversight under a bill approved by Congress on Thursday in response to the scandal over last month's shooting death of a star prosecutor. The Chamber of Deputies voted 131-71 to create the Federal Intelligence Agency.

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  19. Argentina votes on intelligence bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | BBC News

    The lower house of Argentina's Congress is due to vote on a bill to scrap the country's intelligence agency. The proposal was drafted last month by President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, following the death of special prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

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  20. In Argentine Tax Battle, Bags of Soybeans Get the KnifeRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Farmers operate combines during harvest near Salto, Argentina. Argentina is the world's largest exporter of soybean oil and derivatives.

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