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2 years 4 months ago

Chinese activist leaves U.S. embassy

BEIJING (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng left the U.S. Embassy on his own accord and in keeping with U.S. values. After speaking with Chen by phone on his way to a hospital in Beijing on Wednesday, Clinton said in a...

4 years 3 weeks ago

US Army begins relief missions in Pakistan

U.S. Army helicopters have flown their first relief missions in Pakistan's flood-ravaged northwest. An Associated Press reporter saw four U.S. Chinooks evacuating hundreds of people stranded for days in a mountain town in the upper reaches of the Swat Valley. A U.S. Embassy spokesman said Thursday the choppers...

4 years 7 months ago

US and Britain close their embassies in Yemen

Both the U.S. and Britain have closed their embassies in Yemen, with American officials citing threats by the al-Qaida group linked to the failed bombing of a Detroit-bound plane on Christmas Day. In London, Britain's Foreign Office says the embassy in Yemen was closed Sunday for security reasons. She said...

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