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Fugitive ex-CIA station chief returned to US

Fugitive ex-CIA station chief returned to US

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Ex-CIA station chief Robert Seldon Lady, who was sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment for his involvement in the 2003 abduction of an Egyptian cleric in Milan, will not be returned to Italy to begin his sentence after being arrested in...
Two rights officials in Russia plan to meet Snowden

Two rights officials in Russia plan to meet Snowden

Moscow, AP—Two prominent Russian human rights officials say they plan to meet on Friday with Edward Snowden, who recently leaked of US National Security Agency secrets, after receiving an invitation calling them to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport....
Venezuela offers asylum to U.S. fugitive Snowden

Venezuela offers asylum to U.S. fugitive Snowden

Caracas, Reuters—Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro offered asylum to former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden on Friday in defiance of Washington, which is demanding his arrest for divulging details of secret U.S. spy programs. Snowden, 30, is...
British fugitive nabbed by pool in Spain

British fugitive nabbed by pool in Spain

Madrid, AP—Spanish police have arrested a British fugitive who had been on the run since he assaulted and escaped from security guards during a 2009 armed robbery trial in the United Kingdom, officials said Sunday. Spain’s Interior Ministry said in a statement...