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csmonitor.com — Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed hundreds of thousands of his cheering supporters in Istanbul saying, 'My patience has run out' with anti-government protests. Turkey's largest city was divided on Sunday by competing shows of force, between Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who staged a mammoth rally of loyalists, and anti-government demonstrators, who clashed with police on Istanbul's streets once again to protest his rule.
guardian.co.uk — Foreign politicians and officials who took part in two G20 summit meetings in London in 2009 had their computers monitored and their phone calls intercepted on the instructions of their British government hosts, according to documents seen by the Guardian.
washingtonpost.com — CAIRO - Egypt's president has appointed 17 new provincial governors, including seven members of his Muslim Brotherhood, adding to its power. Mohammed Morsi's appointments Sunday come before the June 30 anniversary of taking office, when the liberal and secular Egyptian opposition plans mass demonstrations to demand his ouster. Colorado wildfires, U.S.
english.ahram.org.eg — BREAKING: Egypt's Morsi appoints 17 new governors, including Alex, Port Said Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi issued a decree Sunday evening appointing 17 new provincial governors countrywide. The gubernatorial reshuffle includes the appointment of new governors for the Alexandria, Port Said, Ismailia and Luxor governorates. More details to follow...
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