Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who exposed the US government's top-secret surveillance programs, fought back against his critics on Monday and denied allegations that he was a spy for China.
Snowden told an online forum run by Britain's Guardian newspaper that he revealed the programs in part out of ... Read More
Alleged mastermind of the hijacked plane attacks on the US, Khalid Sheikh Mohammad, is seen flipping through documents during pretrial deliberations at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. - Reuters pic.
Thailand and Laos have stepped up bilateral cooperation on practical responses to any possible outbreak of the new deadly A (H7N9) strain of avian influenza, the Thai News Agency reported.As part of the ... Read More
Primary school children from Middle-Eastern and Asian backgrounds are significantly more overweight than children from English-speaking backgrounds and have lower levels of physical activity and ... Read More
A jury in cleared a doctor of negligence in a lawsuit filed by a Delaware truck driver who underwent a penile implant procedure and ended up with an erection that lasted eight months."We're stunned," ... Read More
A Greek court in Athens has ordered the state broadcaster back on air while it is restructured, allowing squabbling coalition leaders to move towards a compromise that avoids early elections.The ruling ... Read More
Sporadic clashes between police and protesters flared up in Istanbul overnight after a weekend in which Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan sought to steal back the agenda, rallying his supporters and expelling ... Read More
A Cairo court sentenced an Egyptian Muslim preacher to 11 years in jail for blasphemy on Sunday for burning a Bible during a protest last year outside the US embassy.Convictions for insulting Islam are ... Read More
President Robert Mugabe accused political rivals of seeking to delay elections in Zimbabwe because they fear defeat, after regional leaders urged his ruling coalition to ask the courts to extend a July 31 ... Read More
MEXICO CITY, June 16 - Power outages hit the Mexican capital of Mexico City on Sunday after an earthquake struck the centre of the country, and officials said there was no other damage reported.Some ... Read More
DUBAI, June 16 — Moderate cleric Hassan Rohani won Iran's presidential election on Saturday with a resounding defeat of conservative hardliners, calling it a victory of moderation over extremism and ... Read More
ISTANBUL, June 16 — Thousands of people took to the streets of Istanbul overnight on Sunday, erecting barricades and starting bonfires, after riot police firing teargas and water cannon stormed a park at ... Read More
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