MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police fingerprinted and photographed former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on her hospital bed Saturday over electoral fraud charges her lawyer says were brought with "indecent haste."
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NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) - The White House said on Saturday that Iran is facing an …Continue
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Written by Reuters Wednesday, 09 November 2011
The News of the World, the now-defunct tabloid at the centre of the News Corp phone-hacking scandal, paid a private eye to spy on Prince William and a host of other high-profile people, said the BBC.
The report, based on an interview with the detective, is yet another damaging revelation for News Corp's British operation and comes in the week Rupert Murdoch's son…
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NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks to reporters in Tripoli, Libya, Monday, Oct. 31, 2011. NATO's top official is praising the Libyans for their "courage, determination and sacrifice" to oust dictator Moammar Gadhafi, and says they have transformed Libya and…Continue
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By Khaled Yacoub Oweis | Reuters
AMMAN (Reuters) - The Arab League handed Syrian officials a plan for ending seven months of increasingly violent unrest againstPresident…Continue
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's president on Sunday ordered the expropriation of 716,590 acres belonging to a British-owned company amid a disagreement over compensation for earlier takeovers of ranchland from the firm.
President Hugo Chavez announced the…Continue
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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has banned entry to U.S. officials allegedly involved in killings and abductions, a strong response to Washington's blacklisting of Russian officials involved in the prison death of…Continue
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By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN - Associated Press
BEIJING (AP) — Russia and China talked up their burgeoning but still fraught ties Wednesday, with Prime…Continue
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American militants like Anwar al-Awlaki are placed on a kill or capture list by a secretive panel of senior government officials, which then informs the president of its decisions, according to officials.
There is no public record of the operations or decisions of the panel, which is a subset of the White House's …Continue
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By LOLITA C. BALDOR - Associated Press
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel must find a way to resume negotiations with the Palestinians and has a…Continue
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Police reopened the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday evening after more than 700 anti-Wall Street …Continue
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BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday denounced a decision by the United States to upgrade Taiwan's F-16 fighter jets, summoning the U.S. ambassador and warning that relations overall and recently warming military ties will suffer.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement on its website that Vice Minister Zhang Zhijun summoned U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke in Beijing to deliver the protest.…Continue
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By BRIAN MURPHY and SAEED AL-NAHDY - Associated Press
MUSCAT, Oman (AP) — After more than two years in Iranian custody, two Americans convicted as spies took their first steps toward home Wednesday as they bounded down from a private jet…Continue
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Monday, September 19, 2011
China expressed its opposition Monday to a reported deal between the United States and Taiwan to upgrade Taiwan's existing fleet of F-16 fighter jets, even though the U.S. apparently rejected the island's bid for a more advanced version of the…Continue
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's top leader is warning Arab nations that were swept up in uprisings against autocratic regimes not to trust the U.S. or NATO when they form their new governments.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's remarks came during the opening Saturday of an international Islamic conference in Tehran.
Khamenei says the U.S. and NATO will try to dominate the future governments in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya. He…Continue
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AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian forces shot dead 20 people on Friday and flooded rural areas around Damascus with troops to try to end six months of demonstrations against President Bashar al-Assad, activists said.
Despite the heavy deployment, activists reported protests on the edges of the capital, the northern province of Idlib bordering Turkey and other parts of Syria. Banners proclaimed protesters were "on course to…Continue
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LONDON (AP) — Britain amended a law Thursday to make it tougher for ordinary citizens or activist groups to get arrest warrants against suspected war criminals or torturers — a move that angered some human rights activists but pleased Israel, whose visiting officials had been under frequent threat of detention.
Britain's universal jurisdiction law allows British courts to prosecute foreigners accused of crimes against…Continue
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark elected its first female prime minister Thursday, ousting the right-wing government from power after 10 years of pro-market reforms and ever-stricter controls on immigration.
Near complete official results showed a left-leaning bloc led by Social Democrat Helle Thorning-Schmidt would gain a narrow majority in the 179-seat Parliament.
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MANILA, Philippines - Libyan diplomats and students smashed portraits of Moammar Gadhafi, shouted "Game over!" and raised the rebel flag at their Manila embassy Wednesday as part of defections at missions worldwide underscoring the leader's rapid fall.
As rebels stormed the Libyan capital and Gadhafi's power and influence abroad crumbled, Libyan consul Faraj Zarroug in the Philippine capital said about 85 per cent of his country's 165 diplomatic missions now recognized the interim…Continue
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