John Burns

New York Times

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London Bureau Chief, and former Baghdad Bureau Chief and chief foreign correspondent, for the New York Times

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Julian Assange of WikiLeaks fame has been holed up in Ecuador's London embassy. Diplomatic principle and British law say a foreign embassy is equivalent to the soil of another country.

Julian Assange and the British-Ecuadorian Standoff

Julian Assange of WikiLeaks fame has been holed up in Ecuador's London embassy. Diplomatic principle and British law say a foreign embassy is equivalent to the soil of another country.

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There were a thousand boats and a million onlookers braving a cold rain yesterday on the Thames for the  Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II .

Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee

There were a thousand boats and a million onlookers braving a cold rain yesterday on the Thames for the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II .

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After its embassy in Tehran was vandalized this week,  Britain withdrew its ambassador  to Iran and reduced ties to what's being called "the lowest level of diplomacy."

Fraying Diplomatic Ties between Iran and Britain

After its embassy in Tehran was vandalized this week, Britain withdrew its ambassador to Iran and reduced ties to what's being called "the lowest level of diplomacy."

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