President Mohamed Morsi was removed from office and detained by the Egyptian military, who announced the constitution is suspended and new presidential elections will be held. Mass celebrations erupted across the country following the news.
A senior official of the African Union (AU) says the Union has suspended Egypt membership after the military ousted president, Mohamed Morsi. Admore Kambudzi, Secretary of AU Peace and Security Council, said on Friday that Egypt was suspended from all its activities until it restores constitutional order.
France has taken a swipe at the U.S. over allegations that its largest intelligence organization, the National Security Agency (NSA), spied on the European Union offices both in the US and Europe.
France’s secret services illegally have been spying on the citizens by monitoring their telephone and internet communications as well as internet searches, a report says.
Russia has blasted the European countries which barred the Bolivian presidential aircraft from entering their airspace as unfriendly action, adding that such moves could compromise passengers’ safety.
The President has also expressed appreciation for the support he has received so far from Latin American countries.
Icelandic Pirate Party, which is represented in the parliament, has proposed a bill on granting NSA leaker Edward Snowden citizenship of the island nation.