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Said she had received a passport and can travel abroad
The latest anti-Kremlin march comes after President Vladimir Putin signed off on a measure that introduced a blanket ban on US adoptions in reprisal for Washington legislation targeting Russian officials who have allegedly committed rights abuses.
“My clients have been forced to confess to crimes that they did not commit.”
The NRA said Tuesday it would send a representative to the White House on Thursday “to hear what they have to say,” following an invitation last week from the Obama administration for input on ways to confront gun violence
Public challenges to the authorities on press freedom are rare in China and the affair is seen as a test for the new Communist Party leadership
Some 3,000 people were killed in the three decades of sectarian bombings and shootings in Northern Ireland known as “The Troubles.”
Scores of people, some carrying mourning flowers, gathered outside the Guangzhou offices of the Southern Weekly
Obama is also expected to announce who he has chosen to replace David Petraeus at the helm of the CIA, with acting director Michael Morell and counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan seen as the frontrunners
“Her vital signs are deteriorating with signs of severe organ failure,” Kelvin Loh, chief executive officer of Mount Elizabeth Hospital, said.
And a string of celebrities including Jeremy Renner, Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyonce launched a video to back a campaign to clamp down on gun sales following the Newtown school massacre
The number of rape cases in New Delhi has risen 17 percent from 2011 to 661 this year
The killings of 26 people, including 20 children, at a Newtown elementary school sent the US into shock
Scores of activists are facing jail time for taking part in 6 May protests on the eve of Putin’s inauguration
Russian police cracks down on opposition rally, arrests prominent figures
At least 26 people, including 20 young children, were killed when a gunman assaulted a US primary school
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Despite the warnings, observers say the Doha talks have become stuck
Japan goes to the polls on December 16, with most commentators expecting no party to gain overall control of the powerful lower house
Rice said the assault appeared to have started from a “spontaneous” reaction by protesters
Polls show the overwhelming majority of French voters and UMP supporters would like to see the party run the election again
US aid to Egypt could be in jeopardy
The party has faced ridicule over the leadership debacle
Victims of press intrusion are calling for the introduction of an independent regulator with the backing of the law
Kills 36 people across the country on one of the deadliest days of violence claimed by the Taliban in months
The affair came to light as the FBI was investigating whether a computer used by Petraeus had been compromised
Balestrazzi, 58, became a police commissioner in France in 1975 and was already vice-president for Europe on Interpol’s executive committee
Many flights were to be cancelled or rescheduled as traffic controllers held a three-hour work stoppage.
The central message of Obama’s campaign has been that he saved America from a second Great Depression after the economy was on the brink of collapse when he took over from President George W. Bush in 2009.
The campaigns have already assembled an army of lawyers prepared to fight it out if any of those scenarios play out
Experts warn that the unfortunately typical attempts to keep a rival’s supporters from the polls or sway voters with flat out lies could end up deciding the outcome