Cameron Wiltsey

31 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Follower | @CamChristopher | My biggest dream would be to one day write articles in something as big as the LA Times for a living, hoping I could at least reach out to one person.

Spy program was suspended for being too aggressive

Persistent foreign spying threats prompted Canada's electronic-eavesdropping agency to embark on a counterespionage campaign so aggressive that its former chief says he "shut the place down" before it could be exposed to allegations of wrongful domestic surveillance.<p>The Communications Security …

Surveillance

Army imposes martial law in Thailand

It's tense in Thailand, where violence has spilled into the streets, people have died or been injured, and the army declared martial law Tuesday.<p>Underscoring the instability, the army's decision to take control of the country came as a surprise to acting Prime Minister Niwattumrong Boonsongpaisan, …

‘Over My Dead Body’: Spies Fight Obama Push to Downsize Terror War

The Obama administration concluded in 2012 that al Qaeda posed no direct threat to the U.S.—and has sought to scale back the fight ever since, over …

Crime
Africa

Nigeria bombings leave scores dead in city of Jos

No immediate claim of responsibility for twin city centre blasts, which bear hallmarks of Boko Haram<p>At least 118 people were killed in the central Nigerian city of Jos on Tuesday after two bombs ripped through a business district packed with commuters and traders.<p>There was no immediate claim of …

Syrian refugees in Lebanon face health care crisis - Amnesty

<b>Amnesty International says a shortfall in international support has left many Syrian refugees in Lebanon unable to access crucial medical care.</b><p>A new report says some refugees have resorted to returning to Syria to receive the treatment they need.<p>More than one million Syrians have fled to Lebanon to …

Health Care

Bitter divisions emerge within Pakistan's TV regulator

<b>Bitter divisions have emerged within Pakistan's Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) over moves to take the country's largest and most influential TV station off the air.</b><p>Five of Pemra's 12-member apex committee announced on Tuesday that they had agreed to suspend the licence of Geo TV.<p>But …

Pakistan

White House accuses Russia of anti-U.S. propaganda war in Ukraine

The Obama administration's dispute with the Kremlin over the unrest in Ukraine has turned to a new controversy: whether heavily armed men in a grainy image are trigger-happy American mercenaries in Ukraine or a police SWAT team in New Orleans after<p>Hurricane Katrina.<p>Russia has warned for weeks that …

Oil and gas fields in UK could become CO2 dumps, say MPs

<b>The UK's exhausted oil and gas fields in the North Sea could be transformed into a lucrative dump for Europe's CO2 emissions, MPs say.</b><p>The Energy and Climate Change Committee says nearby nations could capture the emissions from their power stations, then transport the CO2 offshore in pipes.<p>North Sea …

North Sea

Army deployed as riots mar Malawi election

Soldiers have been deployed in Malawi's commercial capital Blantyre after voters, angered by delays and mishaps at polling stations in the hotly contested presidential election, torched voting materials and blocked roads.<p>Polling stations had opened as much as 10 hours late on Tuesday, sparking …

Third Of South Sudan's Population Faces Starvation

By Gwladys Fouche<p>OSLO, May 20 (Reuters) - More than a third of South Sudan's population, 4 million people, will be on the edge of starvation by the end of the year as fighting rages on in the world's newest country, U.N. officials said on Tuesday.<p>Clashes between rebels and government forces have …