Mon, Jul 1, 2013 4:12 PM EDT 1:03
Germany's Der Spiegel and Britain's The Guardian have published stories with new claims about U.S. surveillance, citing NSA documents leaked to them by Snowden. Basking in an exuberant welcome in Tanzania, President Barack Obama declared a new era in U.S. relations with Africa based on strategic investment as opposed to charitable aid. Obama's visit to Tanzania, the last stop on a three-country tour of the continent, offers him a unique opportunity to meet with a fellow U.S. president hailed for his Africa aid programs. Former President George W. Bush plans to be in the same capital city for a conference on African women organized by his institute. Egypt's powerful armed forces issued a virtual ultimatum to Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, calling on the nation's feuding politicians to agree on an inclusive roadmap for the country's future within 48 hours.