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Thousands Rally in Istanbul to Protest Government Crackdown After Failed Military Coup

Hundreds of thousands of people rallied in Istanbul on Sunday at the culmination of 25-day march that has grown into the biggest protest against a government crackdown following last July's failed military coup. (more…)

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Classified Documents Reportedly Show the Obama Administration Carried Out Controversial Searches On Americans for Years

The National Security Agency under former President Barack Obama routinely violated American privacy protections while scouring through overseas intercepts and failed to disclose the extent of the problems until the final days before Donald Trump was elected president last fall, according to once top-secret documents that chronicle some of the

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World Court Orders Pakistan Not to Execute Alleged Indian Spy

The World Court ordered Pakistan on Thursday not to execute an Indian citizen convicted of spying until it hears a case brought by India arguing that Islamabad violated a treaty guaranteeing diplomatic assistance to foreigners accused of crimes. (more…)

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China Charges U.S. Woman With Spying

An American businesswoman held in China since March last year has been charged with spying, China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, the latest development in a case that has added to U.S.-China tension. (more…)

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Private Information on Hundreds of People, Including Teenage Rape Victims, Exposed on Wikileaks’ Website

WikiLeaks' global crusade to expose government secrets is causing collateral damage to the privacy of hundreds of innocent people, including survivors of sexual abuse, sick children and the mentally ill, The Associated Press has found. (more…)

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Researchers Say Suspected Russian DNC Hackers May Have Targeted GOP as Well

Hackers linked to Russian intelligence services may have targeted some prominent Republican lawmakers, in addition to their well-publicized spying on Democrats, based on research into leaked emails published on a little-noticed website. (more…)

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FBI Wants Access to Internet Browser History and Other Electronic Data Without a Warrant in Terrorism and Spy Cases

The Obama administration is seeking to amend surveillance law to give the FBI explicit authority to access a person’s Internet browser history and other electronic data without a warrant in terrorism and spy cases. (more…)

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NSA Merging Cyber Offense and Defense Teams

The NSA is creating a Directorate of Operations over the coming months to fuse together its offensive and defensive cybersecurity teams, according to a speech given at the agency today. Essentially, the team that collects information about system vulnerabilities in order to exploit them for espionage purposes will work alongside

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U.S., UK Intelligence Reportedly Spied on Israeli Drones for Almost 20 Years

U.S. and British intelligence cracked the codes of Israeli drones operating in the Middle East and monitored their surveillance feeds for almost 20 years, according to documents leaked by an American whistleblower and published in international media on Friday. (more…)

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