Fernando Sabag Montiel and his girlfriend Brenda Uliarte are accused of trying to assassinate Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner "with planning and prior agreement," says judge.
Cristina Kirchner, 69, has survived an attack outside her Buenos Aires home after a loaded handgun aimed directly at her face at close range apparently failed to go off.
Vice President Cristina Kirchner denies allegations and says prosecutors, who sought 12 years in jail and a politics ban, have already "written the sentence."
Argentina's prosecutor alleged the influential left-wing Kirchner of defrauding the state and involvement in a scheme to divert public funds while president between 2007 and 2015.
Argentina on the cusp of legalising abortion over the objections of its influential Roman Catholic Church, with the Senate preparing to vote on a measure backed by the ruling party that has already passed in the lower house.
Ever since Juan Doming Peron first came to power in 1943, his style of politics has been interwoven into Argentina’s social fabric, as a Peronist party comes to power again, what does this mean for the country?
With 93 percent of the ballots counted from nearly 34 million eligible voters, Fernandez received 47.9 percent of votes. The Peronist leader will serve as president until 2023.
Former Argentine president and current Senator Cristina Kirchner enjoys partial immunity shields her from imprisonment, as she faces another corruption investigation in which she is accused of having received tens of millions of dollars in bribes.
Cristina Kirchner, who is now a senator, has been accused of orchestrating a bribe scheme in the granting of public works contracts that has ensnared many of Argentina's former officials and business elite.
The opposition argues the overhaul would negatively impact about 17 million retirees, as formula used to calculate benefits would be altered.
Former President Cristina Kirchner is wanted on a charge of treason for allegedly covering up the role of Iranians in a 1994 bomb attack on a Jewish centre.
Leftist Argentine President Cristina Kirchner is the latest former leader in South America to be charged with corruption.
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