Christos Bakirtzis

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Spying powers 'unacceptable in a democracy', say MPs

Home affairs committee calls for review of controversial 'Ripa' law used by police to obtain sensitive material from journalists and other professionals<p>Controversial snooping legislation which allows police to obtain sensitive communications records belonging to journalists, lawyers and other …

Family fears reprisals just days after sisters are hailed heroes for fighting off abusers

They are unlikely heroines, sitting in the barely furnished front room of their modest house down a narrow alley in a village in northern India. Slim-shouldered, almost frail, but outspoken and unafraid, even if they now say they fear for their lives.<p>Aarti and Pooja Kumar, 22 and 19 years old, …

Seven sentenced to death in Egypt

Seven men given death sentence for the killing of 25 policemen in Sinai peninsula.<p>An Egyptian court has sentenced to death seven men, including well-known fighter Adel Habara, for killing 25 policemen last year in an attack in Sinai near the border with Israel, judicial sources said.<p>The attack took …

IMF head warns of bumpy road for Latin America | Fox News

The head of the International Monetary Fund says Latin America faces a bumpy road ahead despite impressive social and economic achievements in recent years.<p>IMF director Christine Lagarde said Friday that the region's outlook will be influenced by shifting economic and financial conditions worldwide.<p>…

Protests after Eric Garner grand jury decision

Rare conjoined twins die at Georgia hospital a day after birth

(Reuters) - Conjoined twin boys sharing a heart, torso, arms and legs died in an Atlanta hospital on Friday, a day after being born, their parents said in a Facebook video.<p>The birth of the twins was a medical rarity, as many such babies do not survive delivery.<p>“I am so sad to say that my sons …

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5 foods that may make you feel happier now — and even better later

Some foods taste so good while we're eating them, but can leave us feeling blah, bloated and feeling guilty just moments after we've brushed away the crumbs. But other foods are scientifically shown to lift our spirits. Here are five foods that will make you feel good right away!<p>1. Raw walnuts and …