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Crackdown In Egypt Shows Shift In Military's Approach

Supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi clashed with authorities in one of the country's deadliest days in years. Though each side tells a different version of what caused the violence, analysts say it signals a change in how the military will handle the Muslim Brotherhood.
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More Than 1,000 Prisoners Escape In Massive Libyan Jailbreak

It wasn't immediately clear if the incident was related to a day of nationwide protests against the assassination of a prominent political activist.
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Train Driver Held In Spain Following Deadly Derailment

Authorities says the man, released on Saturday from a hospital, is being detained on suspicion of negligent homicide.
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Scores Killed As Egypt Demonstrations Turn Deadly

Protests escalated into a bloody standoff with security forces overnight, with the Muslim Brotherhood saying protesters were shot by police.
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Egypt Demonstrations Turn Deadly

Dozens of supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi were shot by security forces Saturday. Guest host Linda Wertheimer talks to NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson about the latest from Egypt.
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Public Opinion May Give Russia An Edge In Snowden Case

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden remains in diplomatic limbo in the transit zone of Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, an irritant to Russian President Vladimir Putin. He has little sympathy for Snowden, but doesn't want to appear to cave in to U.S. demands for his return.
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When It Comes To Extraditions, Russia Often Cooperates

Moscow has refused to extradite NSA leaker Edward Snowden to the U.S., but the country cooperates with former Soviet states. Russia has also cooperated with Western governments in some cases.
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Morsi Supporters Fear Nearing Crackdown On Islamist Groups

There have been more mass protests in Cairo and other cities. Analysts fear more violence amid expectations of a crackdown on Islamists by the army and police.
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Church Invested In Pay Day Loan Companies It Admonished

The archbishop of Canterbury says he is embarrassed by revelations that the Church of England indirectly invested in a payday loan firm that he had pledged to put out of business.
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Fight Brews Over Who Will Pay To Clean Up Quebec Train Crash

More than two weeks after a fiery train crash left 47 dead in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, the town's center remains in shambles, while a criminal investigation and lawsuits are underway.

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