Libyan Defense Minister Quits over Siege of Ministries by Gunmen

Libyan Defense Minister Quits over Siege of Ministries by Gunmen Libyan Defense Minister Quits over Siege of Ministries by Gunmen TEHRAN (FNA)- Libya’s defense minister resigned on Tuesday in protest at a siege by gunmen of two government ministries that he denounced as an assault on democracy almost two years after the fall of dictator…

3,500 European Council Workers on Strike against Austerity

3,500 European Council Workers on Strike against Austerity 3,500 European Council Workers on Strike against Austerity TEHRAN (FNA)- Around 3,500 employees at the Council of the European Union staged a strike in protest against the union’s austerity measures. The staff members at the council, which is one of the bloc’s key institutions, stopped work Tuesday…

Cuban agent begins renouncement of U.S. citizenship

Print View PhotoReuters/Reuters – Cuban agent Rene Gonzalez (R) walks next his lawyer Philip Horowitz (back C) outside the U.S. diplomatic mission in Cuba, United States Interest Section (USINT), in Havana May 6, 2013. REUTERS/Enrique …more  De La Osa  less  By Jeff Franks               HAVANA (Reuters) – A Cuban agent who served 13 years behind bars in the United…