Europeans' rights still threatened by massive surveillance: MEPs

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Europeans' rights still threatened by massive surveillance: MEPs 

STRASBOURG, Oct. 30 — European citizens' fundamental rights are still under threat from mass surveillance techniques, Members of European Parliament (MEPs) said in a resolution adopted Thursday during a plenary session here.

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Snowden may get Bjornson prize at Russia-Norway border

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Snowden may get Bjornson prize at Russia-Norway border 

OSLO, Aug. 28 — Former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden may receive the Bjornstjerne Bjornson prize at the Russian-Norwegian border, the head of Norway’s Academy of Literature and Freedom of Expression said on Friday.

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Obama hails 'new, more ambitious chapter' in U.S.-Brazil relations

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Obama hails 'new, more ambitious chapter' in U.S.-Brazil relations 

WASHINGTON, July 1 — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's visit to the U.S. "marks one more step in a new, more ambitious chapter" in the relationship between the two countries, U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday.

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