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Indian Embassy Knew About Devyani Khobragade's Arrest, says US

US deputy spokesperson revealed in a press briefing that the Indian Embassy was aware about the arrest of Indian deputy Counsel General Devyani Khobragade, on charge of fraudulent visa document and misleading statements, in September. Dec 18, 2013
Edward Snowden's NSA revelations have highlighted security concerns to the world.

Snowden's Letter to Brazil: Seeks Asylum, Slams US

Snowden, who is a computer specialist, took asylum in Russia back in June after leaking details to the media on extensive internet and phone surveillance by the National Security Agency. Dec 17, 2013
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North Korea Purge: Kim’s Father Remembered, Uncle Forgotten

North Korea staged a large memorial in Pyongyang to mark the second death anniversary of Kim Jong Un's father, Kim Jong Il, brushing aside the execution of Chang Song-theak which is looming large as a 'provocative act' in the international community. Dec 17, 2013