Alberto Nisman

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 Former president of Argentina Cristina Fernández de Kirchner:  elected to the senate in October, which gives her parliamentary immunity from prosecution. Photograph: Simela Pantzartzi/EPA

The legal net closing in around Cristina Kirchner tightened this week after a judge charged the former Argentine president with treason. In an unprec(...)

Federal judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado, former wife of late Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, speaks during a news conference in Buenos Aires. Independent forensic tests show that Mr Nisman was murdered, the deceased prosecutor’s ex-wife said on Thursday.  Photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

The former wife of a federal prosecutor who died of a gunshot wound to the head after making explosive accusations against Argentina’s president charg(...)

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has had cover-up charges against her dismissed. Photograph: Jose Tantessio/AFP/Getty Images

An Argentine judge has dismissed charges filed against president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, a week after more than a quarter of a million took to(...)

A group of prosecutors and judiciary workers lead a march under heavy rain in Buenos Aires on Wednesday to pay tribute to  prosecutor Alberto Nisman a month after his  death in mysterious circumstances. Photograph: Agustin Marcarian/Reuters

Hundreds of thousands of Argentines took to the streets on Wednesday night to demand justice for prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who died in mysterious cir(...)

The charges against Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner are the latest developments in a political crisis in Argentina. Photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

An Argentine prosecutor has formally charged the country’s president Cristina Kirchner with attempting to cover up Iran’s involvement in the 1994 t(...)

Argentine president Cristina Kirchner waves to  children as Chinese president Xi Jinping accompanies her during a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China,  on February 4th, 2015. Photograph: Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images

A federal judge in Argentina has been appointed to investigate accusations made by Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor who died in mysterious circumstances(...)

The draft of an arrest warrant for Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was found at the home of a prosecutor, the New York Times has reported. Photograph: Getty Images

Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor whose mysterious death has gripped Argentina, had drafted a warrant for the arrest of President Cristina Fernandez de K(...)

A woman holds up an image of Alberto Nisman at his funeral in Buenos Aires. The Argentinian public prosecutor died in mysterious circumstances the day before he was to testify about allegations against the president. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

When he ran to be its president back in 2003, Néstor Kirchner promised to transform Argentina into “a serious country” if elected. He said he wanted a(...)

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez said “we need to make the intelligence services more transparent because they have not served the interests of the country”. Photograph: EPA

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez plans to disband their intelligence agency amid suspicions that rogue agents were behind the mysterious death o(...)

Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment late last Sunday, a gunshot wound to his head and a  pistol by his side along with a single shell casing. Photograph: 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 o(...)

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