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US aid chief defends 'Cuban Twitter'
Head of overseas aid agency tells Congress that network was not designed to undermine government of Cuba.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2014 03:04 GMT
US politicians criticise Obama's Egypt stance
"Aid to the Egyptian military should cease unless they restore democracy," said Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2013 13:35 GMT
Snowden, Greenwald and Wikileaks are winning
Americans are becoming more concerned that government 'anti-terror' programmes are actually restricting civil liberties.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2013 11:33 GMT
Creating a military-industrial-immigration complex
How to turn the US-Mexican border into a war zone.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2013 14:37 GMT
US spy chiefs admit snooping on Americans
Deputy director says NSA has ability to read phone records of millions of citizens while looking for one terror suspect.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2013 03:05 GMT
US declassifies data gathering documents
Papers reveal authorisation of bulk telephone data mining as NSA deputy is grilled at hearing over whistleblower.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2013 18:18 GMT
The next step for Egypt's democracy
After the coup that overthrew president Mohamed Morsi, questions remain about the road ahead.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2013 15:22 GMT
FBI says drones used to monitor people in US
Domestic surveillance rarely happens and the necessary guidelines are being explored, agency's head tells senators.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2013 01:08 GMT
NSA chief says surveillance stopped attacks
Director of National Security Agency says controversial US spy programmes have prevented "dozens" of potential attacks.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2013 02:32 GMT
US immigration bill moves one step forward
Senate Judiciary Committee approves potentially historic legislation following weeks of marathon hearings.
Last updated: 22 May 2013 02:51 GMT
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Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Infographic: How India forms a government
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
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The ineptness of geopolitics
S Korea and the accidental spy
The revolutionary dials spin in Egypt
East Ukraine: Lessons from other breakaway 'republics'
Hong Kong's refugee shame
Human rights don't stop at the border
In Pictures: Migrants brave the sea for Italy
In the first three months of the year, 10,962 migrants made the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean Sea to Italy.
In Pictures: Palestinians recall Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
In Pictures: Myanmar's census bars Rohingya
Muslim Rohingya are excluded from political representation as a result of not being counted.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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