Crackdown on Albanian marijuana village after fatal shooting
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Crackdown on Albanian marijuana village after fatal shooting

LAZARAT, Albania (AP) — About 400 Albanian police officers, backed up by two army helicopters, started to move late Wednesday into a major illegal marijuana-growing village after gunmen there fatally shot one policeman and wounded two others. Local media said gunfire was heard coming from the southern village of Lazarat throughout the day, but an … Continue reading

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Anger, no surprise as US newly accused of spying in France
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Anger, no surprise as US newly accused of spying in France

PARIS (AP) — Embarrassed by leaked conversations of three successive French presidents and angered by new evidence of uninhibited American spying, France demanded answers Wednesday and called for an intelligence “code of conduct” between allies. France’s foreign minister summoned the U.S. ambassador to respond to the WikiLeaks revelations, while President Barack Obama spoke by phone … Continue reading