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Los Angeles cops quiz alleged anti-Islamic film-maker

The alleged maker of a provocative anti-Islamic movie that has sparked violent protests across the Muslim world was briefly taken early on Saturday to a California police station for questioning by his probation officer. Nakoula Besseley Nakoula was “given a ride” by sheriff’s deputies from his Cerritos, California, home shortly…

Al-Qaeda says ‘meticulously executed’ Benghazi attack ‘revenge’ for number two’s death

Al-Qaeda said the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya was in revenge for the killing of the network’s number two Sheikh Abu Yahya al-Libi, SITE Intelligence Group reported Saturday. “The killing of Sheikh Abu Yahya only increased the enthusiasm and determination of the sons of (Libyan independence…

Anti-Putin protestors mass in Moscow test of strength

Thousands marched through Moscow on Saturday to protest against the rule of Vladimir Putin in a test of the opposition’s challenge to the Russian president four months after his inauguration. Waving nationalist flags, brandishing placards calling for early elections or wearing T-shirts in support of jailed members punk band Pussy…

Berlin rejects Israeli pressure over submarine sales to Egypt

German Defence Minister Thomas de Maiziere dismissed Israeli pressure not to sell two submarines to Egypt, while acknowledging the country was “not as stable” as he would like in an interview published Saturday. “No country in the world has the right of veto to decisions taken by the German government,”…

Americans should not be dismayed by protest images: Obama

US President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to be disheartened by images of anti-American violence in the Islamic world, expressing confidence that the ideals of freedom America stands for will ultimately prevail. “I know the images on our televisions are disturbing,” Obama said in his weekly radio and…

British royals take legal action over Kate topless photos

An angry Prince William and his wife Catherine launched legal action on Friday against a French magazine that printed topless photographs of her. The publication of the pictures of the former Kate Middleton, taken while she and the second in line to the throne were on holiday in the south…

Israeli plan for West Bank university fuels boycott debate in British academia

Israeli plan for West Bank university fuels boycott debate in British academia Relations between Israel and one of its closest European allies dipped this week when Britain joined Washington and the European Union in trying to stave off a unilateral strike by Israel against Iran’s nuclear program. But it isn’t…

Senators Lieberman and Collins ask for security review after attacks

US senators called for a comprehensive probe into security protocols at US facilities worldwide Friday after protests that left four Americans dead and several missions torched or breached. Two different sets of lawmakers wrote letters to US officials, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, seeking investigations into security operations, and…

Protests target U.S. symbols across Muslim world

Furious protesters targeted symbols of US influence in cities across the Muslim world, attacking embassies, schools and restaurants in retaliation for a film that mocks Islam. At least six protesters died in Egypt, Tunisia, Lebanon and Sudan as local police battled to defend American missions from mobs of stone-throwers, and…

‘Messiah’ mourned at elaborate Sun Myung Moon funeral

More than 30,000 mourners, many weeping openly, attended the elaborate, flower-strewn funeral in South Korea of their “messiah” and Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon. In a ceremony on Saturday that had all the trappings of a state funeral, Moon’s carved, red-lacquer coffin was carried by men in military-style uniforms…

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