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Burqa backtrack: Australia PM reverses parliament veil ban after public outcry
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott plans to scrap a ban that would enforce women wearing face veils to be separated from the public in Parliament House. The PM is to back down after an unprecedented backlash from the public and opposition parties.

03.10.2014 10:16

FBI informant organized Anonymous hackers’ attacks on government sites in 30 countries
Government websites in the UK, Australia and more than two dozen other countries were provided by an undercover FBI informant to a hacker involved with the group Anonymous as cybertargets to attack, according to previously unpublished documents.

02.10.2014 14:19

Struggle for independence: ‘it’s ridiculous’ to ban Catalonian referendum
By trying to stop Catalans voting in a referendum Madrid is showing it has no understanding of democracy and universal human rights, though Catalonia’s independence would benefit everyone, Anna Arque from European Partnership for Independence told RT.

02.10.2014 11:41

Egypt's pain: Paralysis vs. people power in the land of the Pyramids
When the CIA’s ex-Cairo station chief Miles Copeland penned his book ‘The Game of Nations’ in 1969, readers were shocked to discover the huge resources spent by Washington stage-managing the post-war politics of the Middle East and Egypt in particular.

02.10.2014 12:14

‘Killing Jews’: Pro-Israeli activist sues MTA after anti-Hamas ads turned down
A pro-Israeli group has filed a lawsuit against New York’s transportation authority after it refused a bus advertisement campaign that includes the phrase “Hamas Killing Jews.” It was rejected because of fears it could incite violence.

02.10.2014 08:24

FCC eyes punishing broadcasters for using ‘Redskins’ football name
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is considering whether or not to punish broadcasters for using the term ‘Redskins’ when referring to Washington, DC’s NFL football franchise.

02.10.2014 01:51

‘Death Doctor’ who ordered unnecessary chemotherapy could resume practice
A Michigan doctor facing upwards of 175 years in prison for fraud, conspiracy and money laundering could be practicing again in half a decade, and that is worrying to, among others, relatives of former patients who have since passed on.

01.10.2014 14:12

The Italian Job: British High Court revokes 180 ‘fraudulent’ divorces
Britain’s most senior judge has blocked 180 divorces involving Italian couples after it was found they were all fraudulently filed from two address in England.

01.10.2014 13:31

Less media, more sedatives: Oklahoma reviews capital punishment protocols after botched execution
Oklahoma announced that more sedatives and less media, among other measures, are part of the state’s new protocol for capital punishment after a botched execution in April left an inmate writhing in pain before dying 43 minutes after a lethal injection.

01.10.2014 14:09

Ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg walks free after 7 month custody
British prosecutors have dropped seven terrorism charges against Moazzam Begg a week before he was due to go on trial. Begg is a former Guantanamo Bay detainee and an advocate for the rights of terror suspects.

01.10.2014 12:41

Bahrain election protest: Opposition group 'occupies' capital's downtown
​Pouring oil on roads, opposition activists in Bahrain have attempted to occupy central areas of the capital Manama, media reported. In response police closed access to some central streets of the city while an upcoming rally was also banned.

30.09.2014 15:48

Extremists may face broadcast ban, social media vetting - home secretary
Powers banning extremists from appearing on TV and which allow police to vet “harmful” individuals’ social media activity would be enforced if the Conservatives return to power next year, Home Secretary Theresa May is set to announce.

30.09.2014 08:22

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