At first the video depicts a seemingly calm, sun-drenched sea from aboard the Avocet, until a pale blue skiff appears in the distance, cutting rapidly across the Indian Ocean toward the bulk ship’s starboard side.
Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff will decide by mid-year on a fighter plane for her country, a contract for as much as $4 billion that Boeing Co. is vying to win, according to a U.S. State Department official.
Egypt’s 2020 dollar bonds fell, pushing the yield up the most in a week, after the U.S. said it may cut off military aid if the North African nation prosecutes American workers in non-governmental organizations.
The U.S. Congress shouldn’t restrict aid to Egypt over concerns that the Muslim Brotherhood is regaining political influence after the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak, a State Department official said.
The “Friends of Syria” gather tomorrow in Tunisia to seek ways to oust President Bashar al- Assad, who has dug in with increasing violence against civilian opponents after two failed UN Security Council measures.
An Egyptian military delegation visiting Washington canceled talks with U.S. senators because the group was called home amid a dispute over charges against American pro-democracy workers, according to three U.S. senators.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the U.S. “strongly condemns” the leak of more than 250,000 diplomatic cables as she sought to reassure nations, civic groups and individuals who might be affected.