United States President Barack defended the surveillance tactics used by the National Security Agency during a rare press conference from the White House on Friday in which he denied allegations that the NSA has abused those programs.
Canada’s Supreme Court struck down three of the country’s anti-prostitution laws on Friday, including bans on brothels and street solicitation, finding that they violated the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and violated sex workers’ safety.
The pardon for Mikhail Khodorkovsky has divided experts over the economic implications of his release, while some consider it to be insignificant for the business climate; others claim that investment in Russia would increase.
Once Russia’s richest oil execs, Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been released from prison, cutting his sentence short. The move signals President Putin is serious about returning foreign investment to Russia and cracking down on capital flight.
Sochi Olympics, a PR stunt, a response to calls within society, or even a mistake: RT spoke with analysts to find out possible reasons behind Putin’s decision to pardon Khodorkovsky – and its likely consequences.
The world’s most famous torrent website, the Pirate Bay, is continuing it’s forced "world tour" and has moved for the fourth time in a week. The site popped-up in Guyana a day after Peru suspended the site’s domain name without prior notice.
A former head of the Central Intelligence Agency has said that anyone thinking about granting NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden amnesty is out of their mind and that Snowden should be “hanged” if he is ever convicted of treason.
A review board established by the White House to investigate the National Security Agency’s controversial surveillance operations believes that the NSA should make drastic changes to its bulk phone data collection program.
A Yemeni national accused of helping plan the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks was ejected three times from a courtroom at the United States military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba this week during pretrial hearings.