US envoy says activist not forced to leave embassy

US envoy says activist not forced to leave embassy
BEIJING (AP) — The US ambassador to China says the blind activist caught in a struggle between Washington and Beijing after taking refuge in the US Embassy was not forced to leave the diplomatic building. Gary Locke said at a news conference Thursday …
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Saudis Close Embassy in Egypt
CAIRO — Saudi Arabia closed its embassy here on Saturday and recalled its ambassador, setting off a diplomatic crisis that seemed to catch Egypt's military rulers off guard and left them struggling to repair a rift with a financial benefactor and a …
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Romney hits Obama administration over departure from US Embassy of Chinese
By KASIE HUNT | AP | 4 minutes ago in Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney criticized the Obama administration Thursday for allowing a blind Chinese dissident to leave the US Embassy in Beijing and suggested political motivations were at hand.
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