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Argentine judge dismisses criminal case against President Fernandez

Argentine judge dismisses criminal case against President Fernandez

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. Federal Judge Daniel Rafecas determined that the case, which has roiled the country for weeks, lacked sufficient evidence to warrant further investigation of the president, the Argentine judiciary said in a statement. In his ruling, the judge said “there is not one single element of proof” behind the charges originally presented...

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