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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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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.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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In Pictures: Lebanon's land mine survivors
While unexploded land mines still pepper many areas of Lebanon, amputees are rebuilding their lives.
In Pictures: Ramadan in Aleppo
Syrian opposition fighters spent the holy month of Ramadan fasting while fighting regime forces.
In Pictures: West Bank anger
Deadly clashes erupt as thousands of Palestinians protest against mounting death toll in Gaza.
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