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Biden: US 'deeply concerned' by China's air zone

<b>The US remains "deeply concerned" about China's new air defence identification zone (ADIZ), Vice-President Joe Biden has told Japanese PM Shinzo Abe.</b><p>Following their meeting in Tokyo, Mr Biden said the zone increased the risk of accidents and miscalculations.<p>He called on China and Japan to improve …

China

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China needs to fix trade practices, according to White House<p>Video shows rhinoceros ramming car in safari park<p>Pakistan's new prime minister faces …

North Korea

Ukraine unrest: Protesters blockade government sites

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1033000/1033114_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534433675_31af52e5cf659eff76a7f56f76388b6c<p><b>Demonstrators are blockading government buildings in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, as they step up their campaign for the resignation of the …

Russia

China pushes for greater investment in UK, including HS2 and nuclear power

Premier Li Keqiang responds to David Cameron's overtures by foreshadowing 'indispensable and equal' partnership<p>China wants involvement in Britain's first high-speed rail line and an increased role in civil nuclear power, the country's premier said in Beijing after talks with David Cameron on the …

What now for the surveillance state?

To most visitors, Cheltenham is a charming spa town on the edge of the Cotswolds. They admire its handsome regency terraces, visit its racecourse and throng to a thriving festival scene. Less visibly, Cheltenham is also a company town built around one industry: spying.<p>The Government Communications …

From Dishfire to Wabash: a quick guide to 21st-century spy speak

<b>Blackfoot</b> <br>Name of an operation to bug the French mission to the UN.<p><b>Blarney</b> <br>See Upstream.<p><b>Boundless Informant</b> <br>The National Security Agency's internal analytic tool that allows it to monitor surveillance country by country and program by program.<p><b>Bruneau (or Hemlock)</b><br>The codenames given to the Italian …

Decoded: the main stories from the Snowden files explained

Revelations about mass surveillance by the NSA and GCHQ have shocked some and embarrassed others. Here we outline the main stories, what they mean and why they matter<p>Verizon<p>The Story<p>The first revelation from the NSA files shows the agency continuing a controversial programme to collect the phone …

Online privacy: how secure are you?

It's impossible not to be charmed by Sheila Hancock singing Coming Down from Aldermaston, a merrily satirical 1962 protest song that feels perfectly of its time. Back then, Hancock was starring in the riotous BBC comedy The Rag Trade and was only too happy to lend her popularity and her voice to …

Defiant Thai PM rejects protesters' demands

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has rejected the demands of anti-government protesters, who are attempting to topple her government and replace it with a "people's council', saying the demonstrations are unconstitutional.<p><b>In depth</b><p>"Anything I can do to make people happy, I am willing to do... …

Obamacare Improvement Deadline Looms

The government assured that HealthCare.gov would be fully functional by the end of November.