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Aid groups slam secret US scheme in Cuba
Investigation by AP news agency finds US aid programme used an an HIV-prevention workshop for political purposes.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2014 10:00 GMT
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
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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Erosion of Hong Kong's core values
From a failed elite to a farce in Somalia
Abdi Ismail Samatar
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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