Cristina Fernández de Kirchner under pressure after vice-president charged | World news | NNW

With her popularity flagging, inflation cutting into wages and a technical default on Argentina's foreign debt looming in the next few days, the last thing President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner needed was for Amado Boudou to become the first sitting Argentinian vice-president to be formally charged with corruption.

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Bill Clinton defends Hillary: 'We were $7m in debt … she's not out of touch'

Bill Clinton defends Hillary: 'We were $7m in debt … she's not out of touch' | World news | NewsWire
Bill Clinton speaks to David Gregory, host of NBC's Meet the Press, in Denver. Photograph: Zuma/Rex

Former president Bill Clinton has defended his wife from Republican criticism about her personal wealth and whether it has put her out of touch with the general public.

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Benghazi attack suspect 'compliant but not cooperative' in federal custody

Benghazi attack suspect 'compliant but not cooperative' in federal custody | World news | NewsWire
A courtroom sketch depicts Ahmed Abu Khatalla, who pled not guilty in federal court to a federal terrorism charge in the 2012 Benghazi attack. Photograph: Reuters

A day after Ahmed Abu Khattala pleaded not guilty to charges regarding the 2012 attack on a US diplomatic facility in Benghazi in which four Americans died, Republican criticism of the decision to try the Libyan militia leader in civilian court mounted.

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