Stories tagged: Political defections
Wed., Dec. 5, 2012, 11:55 a.m.
US aware of Assad asylum offers
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday that several countries in the Middle East and elsewhere have informally offered to grant asylum to Syrian President Bashar Assad and his …
Mon., Nov. 19, 2012, 11:31 a.m.
APNewsBreak: FBI releases Stalin’s daughter files
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Newly declassified documents show the FBI kept close tabs on Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s only daughter after her high profile defection to the United States in …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2012, 7:02 p.m.
NYC lawyer: Iranian cameraman seeks US asylum
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a cameraman who was accompanying Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (ah-muh-DEE’-neh-zhahd) to the U.S. for the United Nations General Assembly in New York says …