There were thirty city traffic lights reportedly out of service while many neighbourhoods were still being affected by power cuts following the storms that affected the Capital last night. President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner contacted Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri by phone, to offer any help he needed in dealing with effects of yesterday’s floods.
The US dollar stood at AR$4.31/AR$4.35 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.
Protesters laid siege to Egypt's Interior Ministry, extending a rally against the military-led government into a second day in a show of anger triggered by the deaths of 74 people in the country's worst ever soccer disaster.
The Paris prosecutor's office opened a preliminary inquiry today into the causes of the Costa Concordia cruise ship disaster in Italy last month, following a decision to group together legal complaints by relatives of French victims.