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Gaza rocket barrage strikes southern Israel

A barrage of at least 50 rockets from the occupied Gaza Strip struck southern Israel, Israeli police have said, a day after Israeli forces killed three Palestinian fighters in the enclave.<p>There were no immediate reports of casualties after the rockets hit on Wednesday, mainly around Sderot. "It's a …

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Snowden spy row grows as US is accused of hacking China

Edward Snowden, the former CIA technician who blew the whistle on global surveillance operations, has opened a new front against the US authorities, claiming they hacked into Chinese mobile phone companies to access millions of private text messages.<p>His latest claims came as US officials, who have …

The world must hear from Edward Snowden again | Mark Weisbrot

The White House and its media allies are gradually undermining the NSA whistleblower. The cause of liberty needs his advocacy<p>In the case of Edward Snowden and the secret surveillance abuses that he has exposed, it's us against them. But who is "us" and who is "them?"<p>This started out as a story of …

Snowden's Venezuela offer 'last chance' for political asylum – Russian official

Venezuela's offer of asylum could be NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's "last chance" to avoid extradition to the US, an influential member of the Russian parliament suggested Sunday.<p>Alexei Pushkov, who chairs the Duma's foreign affairs committee and is seen to have the ear of the Kremlin, made the …

Edward Snowden: 'The US government will say I aided our enemies' – video interview

In the second part of an exclusive interview with Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden contemplates the reaction from the US government to his revelations of top-secret documents regarding its spying operations on domestic and foreign internet traffic, email and …

NSA leaks: UK blocks crucial espionage talks between US and Europe

Britain has blocked the first crucial talks on intelligence and espionage between European officials and their American counterparts since the NSA surveillance scandal erupted.<p>The talks, due to begin in Washington on Monday, will now be restricted to issues of data privacy and the NSA's Prism …

NSA surveillance: French human rights groups seek judicial investigation

Two human rights groups have filed a lawsuit in Paris seeking an investigation into whether the US National Security Agency violated French privacy laws by secretly collecting massive amounts of personal data.<p>The legal complaint against persons unknown aims to prompt a judicial investigation that …

Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, including helping the National Security Agency to circumvent the company's own encryption, according to top-secret documents obtained by the Guardian.<p>The files provided by Edward …

Edward Snowden accuses US of illegal, aggressive campaign

Whistleblower uses first public appearance since surveillance leaks to defend decision and praise states that offered asylum<p>The American whistleblower Edward Snowden has accused the US of waging a campaign of "historically disproportionate aggression" against him during an extraordinary meeting …

Tech firms should be allowed to publish more data on US surveillance

Following the leaks about NSA surveillance, people demanded information about the scope and scale of the US government's data collection. In response, the administration offered internet companies a deal: they could publish the number of secret national security requests, but only if it was …

NSA surveillance: narrow defeat for amendment to restrict data collection

The first major legislative challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records from millions of Americans was defeated by only a narrow margin on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to the Obama administration that congressional anger about the extent of domestic …

Edward Snowden's father says FBI asked him to fly to Moscow

The father of the whistleblower Edward Snowden has said the FBI tried to persuade him to fly to Moscow so that he could encourage his son to return to the United States.<p>"I said: 'I want to be able to speak with my son … Can you set up communications?' and it was 'Well, we are not sure,'" Lon …

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

The NSA files,NSA,GCHQ,Surveillance,US news,World news,US national security,Privacy,Technology,Internet,Data protection,Data and computer security,UK news<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies …

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the 'pathetic' American media

Seymour Hersh has got some extreme ideas on how to fix journalism – close down the news bureaus of NBC and ABC, sack 90% of editors in publishing and get back to the fundamental job of journalists which, he says, is to be an outsider.<p>It doesn't take much to fire up Hersh, the investigative …

High-resolution Nasa images show magnetic braids of the sun - video

Nasa images of the sun's outer atmosphere, the highest resolution pictures ever achieved. The agency launched the High Resolution Coronal Imager, or Hi-C, on 11 July 2012 from White Sands missile range in New Mexico. Hi-C's image sequences show the twisting up or braiding of the magnetic field that …

Nasa Curiosity rover tests suggest life may have existed on Mars

An ancient network of rivers on Mars once made parts of the planet habitable for microbial life, according to the latest analysis from Nasa's Curiosity rover.<p>Rock dust drilled from sediments in the giant Gale crater on the red planet were found to contain clay minerals that can have formed only in …

Animal astronauts: the unsung heroes of space exploration

From intrepid turtles to pioneering jellyfish, a host of animals have made their mark as the unsung heroes of space exploration.<p>Early animal astronauts were used to test the effects of zero gravity and extreme pressure on the body, and their modern-day counterparts are used in experiments on board …

Mars Curiosity rover to continue roving after technical glitch

Nasa engineers have overcome a computer glitch that shut down the space agency's car-sized Mars rover, Curiosity, earlier this week.<p>The $2.5bn rover went into a precautionary "safe mode" on Sunday, when a command file failed a check by protective software on board the mobile science …

Mission to the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah – in pictures

Photojournalist Jim Urquhart always wanted to go into space. Here he comes close to his dream, documenting a team of scientists who are using the Utah desert as a dry run for future missions to Mars

Confusion over last known movements of missing Malaysia Airlines plane

The mystery, confusion and disarray surrounding the missing Malaysia Airlines plane worsened on Tuesday, after a military official suggested the aircraft had not only been turned around but had flown back across the Malay peninsula.<p>Flight MH370 was bound for Beijing when it vanished in the early …

Olympic Space Station Crew Returns to Earth

An American astronaut and two Russians who carried a Sochi Olympic torch into open space landed safely and on time on Tuesday in Kazakhstan, defying bad weather and ending their 166-day mission aboard the International Space Station.<p>"We have a landing!" read a huge TV screen at Russia's Mission …

North Korean Elections: Kim Jong Un Wins 100% Of Vote

Kim Jong Un has been unanimously re-elected to North Korea's parliament – via a ballot that featured his name only.<p>The North Korean leader was …

Afghan vice president's death leaves a political void, right before new elections

Afghans mourned the loss of Vice President Marshal Qasim Fahim on Tuesday.<p>Fahim's funeral, broadcast on Afghan state television, showed thousands of people paying their respects on a hilltop overlooking Kabul, where the political leader was laid to rest.<p>Mariam Aman of BBC Persian says Fahim's …

Angry Young Men Are Making the World Less Stable

Gender imbalances can fuel conflicts and revolutions, according to some analysts.<p>More emerging-market turmoil is coming in 2015, according to a recent note from Bank of America/Merrill Lynch research. And one likely source of short-term instability in particular is largely underappreciated: a huge …

4.2 million enrolled in insurance through February

Insurance enrollment makes up for the health care exchange's early problems, but much work remains.<p>WASHINGTON — More than 4.2 million people have signed up for private health insurance through the state and federal exchanges, Health and Human Services officials announced Tuesday.<p>The latest …

Oil slick spotted in sea in search for missing Malaysian plane

Vietnam air force planes spot two oil slicks suspected to be from missing Malaysian Boeing 777 jet, as it emerges at least two passengers were travelling on stolen passports<p>The fate of flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing remains unclear more than 12 hours after air traffic controllers lost …

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