News Wire | Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022

Argentina’s Most Powerful Politician Found Guilty of Fraud

By Natalie Alcoba & Ana Lankes | The New York Times

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, a political titan in Argentina, was found guilty Tuesday and sentenced to six years in prison and banned from holding public office for a fraud scheme that directed public roadworks contracts to a family friend while she was the first lady and president.

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Germany Arrests Dozens Suspected of Planning to Overthrow Government

By Melissa Eddy & Erika Solomon | The New York Times

Special Forces in Germany have arrested 25 people suspected of supporting a domestic terrorist organization that planned to overthrow the government and form its own state, the federal prosecutor said Wednesday.

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