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Documents reveal illegal NSA intercepts
Declassified court files show US agency illegally collected 56,000 US citizen emails annually, but has now purged them.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2013 08:18 GMT
Epic fail: The neocon attempt to destroy the anti-Iran war movement
NIAC has increasingly troubled the war crowd, "so much so that it has become one of their favourite targets".
Last updated: 07 May 2013 10:41 GMT
Obama inherits and embraces a 'legal mess'
From Guantanamo to Bagram prison in Afghanistan, Obama has broken his promise to end torture and illegal detention.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2011 15:04 GMT
The 'War on Terror' goes to court
For a majority of Guantanamo detainees, US judges have found flimsy evidence linking the suspects to 'terror' groups.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2011 16:55 GMT
US targeted killings 'allowed'
A judge upholds US plans to kill American citizens like Anwar al-Awlaki outside of war zones in certain circumstances.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2010 19:00 GMT
US judge blocks Awlaki killing case
Judge dismisses lawsuit to prevent US from targeting Anwar al-Awlaki, the US-born, Yemen-based cleric linked to plots.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2010 18:55 GMT
US court rejects Afghan prison suit
Appeals court rules prisoners have no right to challenge imprisonment at Bagram air base.
Last updated: 22 May 2010 04:56 GMT
Bagram detainees win court ruling
Foreign detainees held at US base in Afghanistan can challenge their detention.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2009 19:23 GMT
Judge dismisses CIA leak lawsuit
Ex-CIA operative had accused Dick Cheney and others of conspiring to leak her identity.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2007 00:18 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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