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Democracy Now! – June 17, 2013

Iran Elects Moderate President Hassan Rouhani — Will U.S. Respond by Easing Crippling Sanctions? As World Awaits U.S. Reaction to NSA Leaks, Movement Emerges to Support Edward Snowden in Hong Kong; Long Before Helping Expose NSA Spying, Journalist Laura Poitras Faced Harassment from U.S. Agents; Turkish Unions Hold National Strike as Protesters Face Worst Crackdown to Date.

June 17, 2013

    NSA: Less Than 300 Phone Records Probed in 2012
    Supporters Rally for Edward Snowden in Hong Kong
    Leaked Docs: U.K. Spied on Foreign Diplomats at 2009 G20; U.S. Monitored Russian Leader
    G8 Summit Opens Amid Spying Disclosures; Protesters March in Ireland
    Protesters Call for Gitmo Closure Ahead of Obama Speech
    Bombing Kills 10 Soldiers in Damascus
    Putin Rebukes U.S. on Aiding Rebels as G8 Begins
    U.S. to Keep Warplanes, Missiles in Jordan
    Egypt Cuts Diplomatic Ties to Syria
    Turkish Unions Stage National Strike as Crackdown Grows
    Bombings, Attacks Kill Dozens in Iraq; 2,000 Killed Since April
    Massive Turnout Elects Hassan Rouhani to Iranian Presidency
    North Korea Offers Talks with U.S.
    U.S. to Appoint New Envoy for Gitmo Closure
    Ecuadorean Foreign Minister in U.K. for Talks on Assange
    Explosions Erupt at 2 Chemical Plants in Louisiana
    36 People Shot in Chicago over Weekend, 7 Killed


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