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Mandela's Health Still Described As "Perilous"

Posted: 07/04/2013 - Court papers filed in a disupte over burials call Mandela's health "perilous.." Mandela's family had weighed taking him off life support, according to a document.

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Ousted Morsi, Barred From Leaving Egypt

Posted: 07/04/2013 - Morsy said to be detained at Ministry of Defense, under investigation for allegedly inciting violence and killings, state media says. New order under way after Egypt's military deposes Morsy, suspends constitution.

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Egyptian Military Continues Detaining Morsi

Posted: 07/03/2013 - U.N.'s Ban Ki-moon calls for "calm, non-violence, dialogue and restraint..'' 8 people are reported dead in the coup Wednesday. Morsi remains under "house arrest," a Muslim Brotherhood spokesman says, while President Obama says U.S. is reviewing its aid package.

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Snowden Rumors Ground Plane of Bolivia's President

Posted: 07/03/2013 - Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane leaves Europe, heads toward Brazil. Brazil's president says she is outraged, European countries' behavior "unacceptable." The plane leaves Austria after officials check it and say Edward Snowden isn't on board.

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Egypt's Generals Oust Morsy

Updated: 07/03/2013 - Egypt's military deposed the country's first democratically elected president Wednesday night after he failed to meet demands to share power with opponents who thronged the streets of Cairo, state-run media reported.

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With Egypt On The Brink, Morsi Refuses To Leave

Posted: 07/03/2013 - Egypt's president refused to bow to a military ultimatum that he find a solution to the deadly protests rocking the country. Already at least 16 people are dead and 200 are hurt in clashes.

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Egypt's Military Warns President Morsi, Going Into 2nd Year

Posted: 07/01/2013 - Egypt's Foreign minister resigns, while the president's office says Egypt won't "go backwards.. Everyone is talking as if Morsy is officially out of power," one protester says. An Egyptian military spokesman says there's no coup in Cairo.

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Why George W. Bush Won't Criticize President Obama

Posted: 07/01/2013 - In Zambia on a humanitarian mission, the former president tells CNN that Edward Snowden has hurt U.S. security. He refrains from criticizing President Obama, who he says has a "hard job."

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Accused Leaker Edward Snowden Seeking Asylum In Russia

Posted: 07/01/2013 - The U.S. State Department says Snowden "should be expelled" from Russia, while Russia's state-run news agency says documents for Snowden were submitted. Snowden admits leaking classified U.S. documents revealing surveillance details.

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Tensions Easing In The South China Sea?

Posted: 07/01/2013 - China has agreed to hold formal talks with its southeast Asian neighbors about establishing a "code of conduct" to ease maritime tensions in the South China Sea, a major step forward in the long-running dispute.

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European Officials Lash Out At New NSA Spying Report

Posted: 06/30/2013 - A top German official accused the United States on Sunday of using "Cold War" methods against its allies, after a German magazine cited secret intelligence documents to claim that U.S. spies bugged European Union offices.

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Massive Protests In Egypt Begin

Posted: 06/30/2013 - Thousands of opponents and supporters of Egypt's Islamist president began massing in city squares in competing rallies Sunday, gearing up for a day of massive nationwide protests that many fear could turn deadly as the opposition seeks to push out Mohammed Morsi.

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Obama Meets With Nelson Mandela's Family As Global Icon Remains In Hospital

Posted: 06/29/2013 - As former South African President Nelson Mandela remains in the hospital, President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama visited with his daughters and grandchildren in Johannesburg Saturday, the first full day of the president's two-day trip through South Africa.

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American Tourist Stabbed, Killed In Egyptian Unrest

Posted: 06/28/2013 - An American teaching English was stabbed, family says. Egyptian troops deploy nationwide to curb unrest, a military spokesman says. President Morsy, who is closely tied to that group, just completed his first year in office.

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Poor, Middle Class Unite In Brazil Protests

Posted: 06/28/2013 - During the past two weeks, millions of Brazilians have taken to the streets to protest years of dissatisfaction and discontent with their government. What started as a student mobilization transformed day by day to incorporate professionals, the middle class, and residents of the favelas, or slums.

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No Sanctuary For Syria's Female Refugees

Posted: 06/28/2013 - To be born a girl in Afghanistan is often to be ushered into a life of servitude, where girls have very little worth and very dim futures. Amina is forced to marry at 12, to bear a child though still a child herself -- while her own brother is given her dowry money to buy a used car. But Amina, whose name was changed and story portrayed by an actress out of concern for her safety, has had enough, and she is fighting back.

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