Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden appears in New York City via video link from Moscow to promote a new global treaty against mass surveillance.
China Central Television (CCTV)- The Tanzanian government has recently set up anoher special school to protect albino children to bring the total number up to ten, but many more albino children need proection.
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France rejects an asylum request made by the founder of transparency website WikiLeaks, Julian Assange.
(REUTERS, I-TELE, BFMTV) – French counter-terrorist forces have been deployed to the plant belonging to Air Products, a U.S.-based industrial gases technology company.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says time has come for France to take legal action against the United States while French people say they are not worried by new revelations on spying practices.
David Anderson, Britain’s independent reviewer of anti-terrorism laws, says the framework overseeing the interception of emails, phone calls and online activity by police and spies needs a major overhaul.
Dallas Police Chief David Brown says a motive for the attack on police headquarters in which shots were fired from what was described as an armored van is not yet known.
U.S. (Next Media) – Hackers with suspected links to the Chinese government appear to have accessed personal information on US intelligence and military personnel, US officials said.
A bill to end U.S. spy agencies’ bulk collection of Americans’ telephone data, called the “USA Freedom Act”, is blocked in the United States Senate. A follow-up vote to extend for two months the current “USA Patriot Act” program which authorizes the collection of so-called telephone “metadata” also fails to pass.