World Bulletin / News Desk
The Wikileaks anti-secrecy website said on Sunday it helped a former contractor for the U.S. National Security Agency, charged by the United States with espionage, to leave Hong Kong and find "political asylum in a democratic country".
Edward Snowden, 30, left for Moscow on Sunday and his final destination may be Ecuador or Iceland, the South China Morning Post said.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said last week he would not leave the sanctuary of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London even if Sweden stopped pursuing sexual assault claims against him because he feared arrest on the orders of the United States.
The election is expected to be one of the most closely fought in modern British history
Arms approved for Saudi Arabia included six weapons systems for testing and electronic surveillance equipment.
The kidnapping of Armel Ningatoloum Sayo follows the kidnapping earlier this week of a U.N. staff member and a French charity worker
Police said the deadliest explosion took place near Tahrir Square when a bomb placed in a plastic bag exploded near a popular restaurant
Barack Obama begins a historic India trip where he will become first US president to be chief guest at India's Republic Day parade
Parliamentary sources said that the postponement of the session is intended to make room for further negotiations among all factions to reach a political solution
A protestor was killed in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, a security source said, on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
Muslim cleric called for protests in Egypt on the anniversary of the country's Jan 25 uprising against Hosni Mubarak and said Mohamed Mursi is Egypt's "legitimate" leader
Abdullahi Bego, spokesman for the state governor, said the militants released young men, women and children who were kidnapped on Jan 6
"Russia have just blocked a (Security Council) statement by refusing to include condemnation of recent provocative public statements by the separatists," a council diplomat said
The government says Nisman's allegations and his death were linked to a power struggle at Argentina's intelligence agency and agents who had recently been fired.
European leaders eye the results fo the elections closely as a Syriza victory may generate a clash with the Troika -- the EU, European Central Bank and the IMF -- which could possibly start a new crisis between the nation and its creditors, with the euro in the balance.
Several hundred demonstrators gather in Manhattan to protest Egypt's president Sisi on fourth anniversary of Jan. 25 Revolution.
Rope attached to lifting bag connected to fuselage snaps in waves of 2-3 meters, the section of the plane returning to the seabed.
The bodies of the five troops were found on a road between the southern districts of Abu Najim and Jufra, near the site where they had been kidnapped