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Ecuador says it blundered over Snowden travel document

Ecuador is not considering Edward Snowden's asylum request and never intended to facilitate his flight from Hong Kong, president Rafael Correa said, as the whistleblower made a personal plea to Quito for his case to be heard.<p>Snowden was Russia's responsibility and would have to reach Ecuadorean …

Barack Obama seeks to limit EU fallout over US spying claims

Barack Obama has sought to limit the damage from the growing transatlantic espionage row after Germany and France denounced the major snooping …

Jury hears tapes of Zimmerman's first accounts to investigators of confrontation with Martin

The jury in the George Zimmerman trial heard his first accounts given to investigators of the deadly confrontation with Trayvon Martin when tapes of police interrogations were played in court Monday.<p>The audio and video content had been made public before the trial, but this was the first time …

Snowden applies for political asylum in Russia, rants against Obama administration

Professed NSA leaker Edward Snowden has applied for political asylum in Russia, but President Vladimir Putin says he can stay only if he stops "damaging our American partners." Only hours later, Snowden released a statement railing against the U.S. government.<p>Russia was one of about 20 countries …

President Mohamed Morsi rejects Egypt army's ultimatum, as ministers resign

President Mohamed Morsi rejected an army ultimatum to force a resolution to Egypt's political crisis, saying that he would keep to his path even as his foreign minister added to the resignations from his cabinet.<p><b>Analysis: Egyptian politics not confusing, just a symptom of decade of oppression</b><p>The …

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Croatia's Beauty Is Overwhelming (PHOTOS)

Croatia joined the European Union Sunday with the hope of bringing lasting stability to a region which was defined by conflict 20 years ago. Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, said: "It is fitting that the Union, itself born from the ashes of the Second World War, becomes now a …