Tag Archives: United States

02Apr/15

Lithuanian prosecutors restart investigation into CIA jail allegations

Lithuanian prosecutors say they have relaunched a criminal investigation into accusations that state security officials allowed the CIA to run a secret jail in the Baltic state.

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01Apr/15

U.S. still cold on China-led infrastructure bank

(BVO) – Growing competition for political influence in Asia, as the U.S. pivot to the region hits a hiccup.

A long list of countries ranging from Denmark to Australia signing up to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank – leaving the U.S. and key ally Japan out in the cold.
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31Mar/15

Europe, U.S. division over China-led bank

(BVO) – A new clash between the U.S. and China in the bid for influence in fast growing Asia.

Beijing has taken the lead in jump-starting a new government-funded infrastructure bank – the AIIB – recently gaining the support of traditional U.S. ally Great Britain for the 50-billion dollar project.
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31Mar/15

China suspected of launching massive cyber attack against GitHub

China (Next Media) – US coding website GitHub says it is facing the largest cyber attack in its history. China is thought to be behind the attack, which began on Thursday and is ongoing.
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30Mar/15

Comedian Trevor Noah is named as Jon Stewart’s successor for ‘The Daily Show’

South African comedian Trevor Noah is tapped to take over The Daily Show seat from Jon Stewart.
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