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FBI killing raises new questions as story changes

Michael Rezendes, investigative reporter for the Boston Globe, talks with Rachel Maddow about the complicated story of the death of Ibragim Todashev, friend of one of the suspected Boston Marathon bombers and suspect in a triple murder in Watham, Massachusetts, killed by the FBI under circumstances …

Can Technology Pave the Road for Peace in the Middle East?

New investments in technology may eventually help Palestinians flourish, but obstacles still loom large.<p>RAMALLAH, West Bank - At first glance, it is a tech utopian's dream. For the last two years, several dozen Palestinian entrepreneurs have been getting training from Israeli high tech experts …

Google ordered to hand private customer data over to FBI investigators

A US judge has ordered Google to comply with FBI secret demands for customer data, despite earlier ruling the warrantless orders …

Eurozone unemployment hits new record

The unemployment rate across the 17 European countries that use the euro has hit a record 12.2 percent in April, and the number of unemployed is on track to reach 20 million by year's end.<p>The worsening jobs crisis points to the recession that has gripped the euro alliance. Many countries are …

US and Germany slam Russia over Syria arms

The United States and Germany told Russia that arming President Bashar al-Assad's forces could jeopardise international efforts for a peace conference on Syria.<p>Secretary of State John Kerry, speaking after talks with his German counterpart Guido Westerwelle, said on Friday Russia's plans to deliver …

US accuses China of cyber espionage

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has accused Beijing of involvement in cyber espionage in a speech at a security forum attended by Chinese military officials.<p>Speaking at a security conference in Singapore on Saturday, Hagel openly blamed the Chinese government and military for "cyber intrusions" …

Turkey protests rage for second day

Police in Istanbul have fired tear gas and water cannons at protesters trying to reach a symbolic landmark during a second day of anti-government demonstrations.<p>Protesters chanted "unite against fascism" and "government resign" on Saturday as they tried to reach Taksim Square, which has long been a …

Anti-austerity protests held across Europe

Demonstrators across Europe have embarked on protests against government austerity measures.<p>Protesters took to the streets in Spain, Portugal and Greece on Saturday to direct their anger against the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission and the European Central Bank (ECB) while in …

Iraq claims foiling al-Qaeda nerve-gas plot

Iraq's defence ministry has said that it has intercepted an al-Qaeda cell working to produce poisonous gas for attacks within the country as well as in Europe and North America.<p>The group of five men built two facilities in Baghdad to produce sarin and mustard gas, using instructions from another …

UN wants safe corridor for Syrian citizens

Both sides fighting in the ongoing battle for Syria's western city of Qusayr have been called upon by the United Nations to let trapped civilians escape the war-ravaged town.<p>Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and rebels were warned on Saturday that they would be held accountable for the …