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Syria, Snowden top topics for Kerry-Lavrov meeting

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei—The Syrian crisis and National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden were hot-button topics Tuesday at U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of an Asian summit in Brunei. Lavrov declined to sum up his more-than-90-minute meeting with Kerry, telling reporters only that their discussion was…

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Syria, Snowden top topics for Kerry-Lavrov meeting

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei—The Syrian crisis and National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden were hot-button topics Tuesday at U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of an Asian summit in Brunei. Lavrov declined to sum up his more-than-90-minute meeting with Kerry, telling reporters only that their discussion was…

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Egypt on edge after army’s ultimatum to president

HAMZA HENDAWI Associated Press= CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was on edge Tuesday following a “last-chance” ultimatum the military issued to Mohammed Morsi, giving the president and the opposition 48 hours to resolve the crisis in the country or have the army step in with its own plan. Protesters seeking the ouster of the Islamist president remained camped out at Cairo’s ...

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Egypt on edge after army’s ultimatum to president

HAMZA HENDAWI Associated Press= CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was on edge Tuesday following a “last-chance” ultimatum the military issued to Mohammed Morsi, giving the president and the opposition 48 hours to resolve the crisis in the country or have the army step in with its own plan. Protesters seeking the ouster of the Islamist president remained camped out at Cairo’s ...

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11 killed as Taliban attack NATO supply base in Kabul

KABUL, July 2 (Xinhua) — At least 11 people were killed early Tuesday morning when Taliban launched an attack on a NATO supply base in the eastern part of the Afghan capital, the seventh massive attack in Kabul within two months, said police. The killed included two civilian drivers, four Nepalese guards, one Afghan guard and four militants. “A truck ...

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11 killed as Taliban attack NATO supply base in Kabul

KABUL, July 2 (Xinhua) — At least 11 people were killed early Tuesday morning when Taliban launched an attack on a NATO supply base in the eastern part of the Afghan capital, the seventh massive attack in Kabul within two months, said police. The killed included two civilian drivers, four Nepalese guards, one Afghan guard and four militants. “A truck ...

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Bank of England’s Mark Carney greeted by signs of recovery

New governor is expected to maintain rates as report shows evidence of economic growth, increased exports and confidence New Bank of England governor Mark Carney arrives at 11 Downing Street in London to meet chancellor George Osborne. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Mark Carney enters his first rate-setting meeting as Bank of England governor this week armed with further evidence of Britain’s ...

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Bank of England’s Mark Carney greeted by signs of recovery

New governor is expected to maintain rates as report shows evidence of economic growth, increased exports and confidence New Bank of England governor Mark Carney arrives at 11 Downing Street in London to meet chancellor George Osborne. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Mark Carney enters his first rate-setting meeting as Bank of England governor this week armed with further evidence of Britain’s ...

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Kerry shifts focus from Mideast to Asia

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry swapped his Mideast peace portfolio for issues in emerging Southeast Asia and road bumps in U.S. relations with Russia and China when he landed Monday in Brunei for a regional security conference. The tiny sultanate in the South China Sea, where he is attending the Association of Southeast ...

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