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U.S. Warns Countries Against Snowden Travel

Fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was seeking asylum in Ecuador on Sunday after Hong Kong allowed his departure for Russia in a slap to Washington’s efforts to extradite him on espionage charges. In a major embarrassment to …

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Obama to defer to Mandela family on possible visit

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will defer to Nelson Mandela’s family on whether he will visit the ailing anti- apartheid icon during his trip to South Africa next week, a top aide said Friday. The possibility of a meeting between …

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First Afghan female pilot explains her challenges

Col Latifa Nabizada, the first female pilot in the Afghan air force, has battled prejudice, the Taliban and personal tragedy – but her ambitions for her young daughter soar even higher. My sister and I always talked about the stars …

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‘Standing man’ inspires Turkish protesters in Istanbul

A Turkish protester dubbed the “standing man” has led a vigil on Istanbul’s Taksim Square days after the authorities evicted demonstrators. Performance artist Erdem Gunduz stood silently for eight hours, facing a portrait of Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern, …

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Deadly Blast Targets Funeral In Pakistan

A bomb attack has killed at least 20 people, including a provincial legislator, and wounded about 30 others at a funeral  in northwestern Pakistan, police have said. The attack took place in the town of Sher Garh in Mardan district …

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Global wealth grows faster in 2012

Global wealth grew faster in 2012 than in the previous two years, boosting the number of millionaires and improving the outlook of the wealthy, according to new studies. Private investable assets increased 7.8 percent last year, compared with being up …

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Death on the Nile

As Ethiopia diverts the river to build a dam, we examine the impact on water supply for Egypt’s growing population. The River Nile has been a source of life for millions over the centuries. Now Ethiopia is diverting water to …

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Cameron To Crack Down On Preachers Of Hate

David Cameron is to attempt to launch a crackdown on the preachers of hate blamed by the Government for the extremism that led to the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich. The Prime Minister’s fightback will come with the …

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