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By MICHAEL D. SHEAR
The move reflects frustration with the Russian government for refusing to send Edward J. Snowden to the United States to face charges of leaking national security secrets.
By NASSER ARRABYEE and ALAN COWELL
Yemeni security officials said that they had thwarted a plot to kidnap or kill foreigners working at an oil terminal, but the claim aroused skepticism among terrorism analysts.
By JULIA WERDIGIER
The Bank of England said Wednesday that it planned to keep interest rates at a record low until unemployment falls to at least 7 percent.
By REUBEN KYAMA and NICOLA CLARK
The blaze was contained after several hours and the airport was partly reopened for domestic and cargo flights, but international traffic was still suspended.
By HWAIDA SAAD and ALAN COWELL
Government forces attacked a group of insurgents near the Syrian capital, Damascus, killing more than 60, according to both state media and rebels.
By MARTIN FACKLER
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for the intervention Wednesday as concern grew over new contamination from the Fukushima Daiichi plant into the Pacific Ocean.