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  • Fugitive Edward Snowden applies for asylum in Russia

    Date: 2013-07-16 17:05:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:203409

    Russia/Snowden Fugitive Edward Snowden applies for asylum in Russia MOSCOW, July 16 (MENA) - Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has applied for temporary asylum in Russia, the BBC quoted officials as saying. The Federal ....

  • Senior US diplomat says Washington does not back a side in Egypt, supports democracy - paper

    Date: 2013-07-16 12:30:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:202739

    US/Egypt Senior US diplomat says Washington does not back a side in Egypt, supports democracy - paper CAIRO, July 16 (MENA) - The most senior U.S. official to visit Egypt since its elected president was ousted said Monday that Washington ....

  • US pushes for quick Egypt transition

    Date: 2013-07-16 11:50:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:202740

    US/Mideast/Politics US pushes for quick Egypt transition NEW YORK, July 16 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry, seeking to promote a quick political transition in Egypt, will face a gathering of Arab leaders this week who have ....

  • Russia/US 2 last Moscow

    Date: 2013-07-15 23:15:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:112 - ID:202336

    Russia/US 2 last Moscow Putin accused Washington of preventing the fugitive from leaving Russia after he arrived from Hong Kong on June 23. "He arrived in Russia without an invitation. He intended to fly in other countries through ....

  • Edward Snowden to leave Russia soon: Putin

    Date: 2013-07-15 23:13:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:111 - ID:202290

    Russia/US Edward Snowden to leave Russia soon: Putin MOSCOW, July 15 (MENA) - Russia’s President Vladimir Putin stated that ex-CIA contractor Edward Snowden will leave Russia as soon as he has such an opportunity, but now the situation is ....

  • US steps up public diplomacy in Egypt crisis

    Date: 2013-07-15 18:10:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:202089

    US/Egypt/Politics US steps up public diplomacy in Egypt crisis NEW YORK, July 15 (MENA) - A senior United States official arrived in Egypt Monday for meetings with the new military-led government as it tries to end a standoff with tens of ....

  • Fulham's new owner Shahid Khan told to keep Michael Jackson statue

    Date: 2013-07-15 12:16:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:25 - ID:201270

    UK/Club Fulham's new owner Shahid Khan told to keep Michael Jackson statue LONDON, July 15 (MENA) - Mohamed al-Fayed has told Fulham's new owner, the US billionaire Shahid Khan, he will be "in big trouble" if he tries to remove the statue of ....

  • S. Korea sends protest letter to NTSB over plane crash probe: sources

    Date: 2013-07-15 10:54:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:201100

    S.Korea/US S. Korea sends protest letter to NTSB over plane crash probe: sources SEOUL, July 15 (MENA) - South Korea has sent a letter to the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in protest to what it views as excessive ....

  • N. Ireland's First Minister calls for end to violence

    Date: 2013-07-14 22:43:16 GMT - Ireland - World - SN:96 - ID:200897

    Ireland-govt N. Ireland's First Minister calls for end to violence BELFAST, July 14 (MENA) - Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson has appealed for an end to violence following two nights of rioting in north Belfast. Almost ....

  • Zimbabwe early voting starts amid chaos

    Date: 2013-07-14 21:50:58 GMT - Zimbabwe - World - SN:92 - ID:200848

    Zimbabwe-Election Zimbabwe early voting starts amid chaos HARARE, July 14 (MENA) - Officials of Zimbabwe's election commission say early voting has started for police and security personnel who will be on duty during the nation's crucial ....

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