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  1. Argentina's Nisman 'feared guards'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    Senior Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who died in unexplained circumstances, borrowed a gun because he did not trust the police protecting him, a colleague has said. Mr Nisman had been about to testify about alleged attempts to cover up Iranian involvement in the 1994 Jewish centre bombing in Buenos Aires.

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  2. Friend: Prosecutor Alberto Nisman fearful before deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | CNN

    Nisman was found dead in his apartment days after filing a report accusing the country's top leaders of covering up Iran's involvement in Argentina's worst terrorist attack. It looked like a suicide, but now even the government has doubts that is the truth.

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  3. Argentina Jews boycott memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Newsday

    Jewish groups in Argentina have boycotted the government's Holocaust commemorations a week after the mysterious death of the prosecutor Alberto Nisman. Some leaders said they were upset by a long televised address by Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in which, they say, she showed little sympathy for Mr Nisman or the victims of the 1994 attack.

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  4. President calls for secret service to be disbandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Sunday Herald

    Argentina's president has called for an overhaul of the country's intelligence services, using her first public comments since the mysterious death of a prosecutor to reject accusations against her. Argentina's president has called for an overhaul of the country's intelligence services, using her first public comments since the mysterious death of a prosecutor to reject accusations against her.

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  5. 15:38 Argentina to dissolve intelligence body after prosecutor deathRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | AkiPress

    Ms Fernandez said the intelligence services had kept much of the same structure they had during the military government, which ended in 1983. The move comes after the mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman - hours before he had been due to testify against senior government officials.

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  6. Having the Intellegence to Know When to Slap the Right HandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Marmot's Hole

    The Bible speaks of the "left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing" and when applicable to a government, this is usually bad news since it could imply a "deep government" that exerts undue control over a democratic process. President Cristina FernA ndez de Kirchner of Argentina has announced plans to disband Argentina's intelligence agency after the suicide of prosecutor Alberto Nisman - hours before he had been due to testify against senior government officials about the government cover-up of Iran's role in a bombing that took place in 1994 .

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  7. Secret service 'must be disbanded'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Independent.ie

    Protesters hold a replica of the Argentine flag saying Cristina Assassin, as the president delivers her live TV speech Argentina's president has called for an overhaul of the country's intelligence services, using her first public comments since the mysterious death of a prosecutor to reject accusations against her . In recent letters, she had suggested that rogue intelligence agents may have orchestrated the death of the prosecutor hours before he was to give potentially explosive evidence to politicians on the alleged cover-up.

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  8. Argentina Under Fire for Revealing Trip of Fleeing ReporterRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Bloomberg

    Argentina 's government faced criticism for publishing the travel details of a journalist who said he fled the country in fear of his life after breaking the news of the death of a prosecutor in a politically charged case. The official Twitter account of the presidential palace published Jan. 24 Damian Pachter's voucher for a flight to Uruguay, highlighting that he was due to return to Argentina on Feb. 2. Pachter, a journalist for the Buenos Aires Herald, was first to report the death of Alberto Nisman, who had accused President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of graft.

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  9. Argentina's government tweeted journalist's flight itinerary when ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | National Post

    Argentina's government faced criticism after publishing the travel details of a journalist who said he fled the country in fear of his life after breaking the news of the death of a prosecutor in a politically charged case. The official Twitter account of the presidential palace published Jan. 24 Damian Pachter's voucher for a flight to Uruguay, highlighting that he was due to return to Argentina on Feb. 2. Pachter, a journalist for the Buenos Aires Herald, was first to report the death of Alberto Nisman, who had accused President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of graft.

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  10. Journalist Who Broke News Of Prosecutor's Death Flees ArgentinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Switched

    The first journalist to report on the death of a Argentine state prosecutor, who was investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, said on Saturday that he had fled Argentina fearing for his life. "I'm leaving because my life is in danger.

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  11. Reporter who broke news of prosecutor's death arrives in Israel after fleeing ArgentinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Jerusalem Post

    Damian Pachter, who holds dual Argentine-Israeli citizenship, said he had "quickly" fled South American country fearing for his life following threats to his security. The first journalist to report on the death of a Argentine state prosecutor , who was investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, arrived in Israel on Sunday after fleeing the South American country.

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  12. UPDATE 1-Journalist who broke news of prosecutor's death flees ArgentinaRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Reuters

    The first journalist to report on the death of a Argentine state prosecutor, who was investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, said on Saturday that he had fled Argentina fearing for his life. "I'm leaving because my life is in danger.

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  13. Argentina suspects rogue agents were behind death of prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Jewish Journal

    Sara Garfunkel, mother of late prosecutor Alberto Nisman, leaves the office of prosecutor Viviana Fein, who is investigating Nisman's death, in Buenos Aires January 22, 2015. Photo credit, Marcos Brindicci/Reuters Argentina suspects rogue agents from its own intelligence services were behind the death of a state prosecutor investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.

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  14. Argentina Demands Answers: The Death of Alberto NismanRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | PressReleasePoint

    On Sunday January 18, 2015, special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment in Buenos Aires from what appears to be suicide. He was leading the investigation of the 1994 terror bombing of the Center for Argentine Jewish Mutual Aid Association Jewish Community Center, in Buenos Aires, in which 85 people were killed.

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  15. Argentina: Rogue agents are behind death of prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Daily Star

    Picture taken on January 22, 2015 of the Audi of late prosecutor Alberto Nisman in a parking lot of the Torre del Boulevard of the Le Parc residential complex in Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires, where he lived and a sign that reads "Justice" hanging from a fence. AFP PHOTO / ALEJANDRO PAGNI BUENOS AIRES: Argentina suspects rogue agents from its own intelligence services were behind the death of a state prosecutor investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.

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  16. Did 'rogue agents' lead to death of Argentine prosecutor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Christian Science Monitor

    Argentina's Jewish community called for "truth and justice" Wednesday, convening a demonstration at the site of a 1994 bombing in the wake of the suspicious death of the prosecutor investigating the attack. Duration: 01:03 Argentina suspects rogue agents from its own intelligence services were behind the death of a state prosecutor investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.

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  17. Argentina's Bad BetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Real Clear Politics

    They came with the cruelest of intentions. On the morning of July 18, 1994, terrorists parked a van packed with more than 600 pounds of explosives in front of a Jewish community center in central Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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  18. Argentina suspects rogue agents were behind death of prosecutor probing '94 bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Jerusalem Post

    Nisman claimed last week that President Fernandez opened a secret back channel to Iran to cover up Tehran's alleged involvement in the bombing. Rescue workers search for survivors and victims in the rubble left after a powerful car bomb destroyed the Buenos Aires headquarters of the Argentine Israeli Mutual Association , in this July 18, 1994 file photo.

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  19. Mystery deepens in Argentina; President 'convinced' prosecutor didn't kill selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Stars and Stripes

    BOGOTA, Colombia - The mystery surrounding the death of an Argentine special prosecutor deepened Thursday when President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner declared the investigator's death "was not a suicide." Alberto Nisman's body was found Sunday in his Buenos Aires apartment, a single gunshot wound to the head, days after he issued a report alleging that Fernandez, Foreign Minister Hector Timerman and others in her government made an illegal deal in 2013 with Iranian officials absolving of them of blame in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.

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  20. Argentina Eyes Rogue Security Agents in Alberto Nisman DeathRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Forward

    Argentina suspects rogue agents from its own intelligence services were behind the death of a state prosecutor investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment late on Sunday, a gunshot wound to his head and a 22 caliber pistol by his side along with a single shell casing.

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