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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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