Akin Gump volunteers its lobbying services.
Akin Gump volunteers its lobbying services.
Passion or payola? A source describes being offered $500 for an article, and a consultant doesn’t deny payments.
Wisconsin man arrested following jailhouse visit with Irish nationalist dissident accused of plotting pipebomb attack.
Ama la vida.
File-sharing service pulls documents relating to Ecuador’s domestic spying program “because Scribd received a legally valid claim of copyright infringement pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA).”
“In Ecuador we do not listen to phone calls for political purposes,” says Serrano after a BuzzFeed report on the purchase of spy gear. Drones are “an alarming detail,” says a critic.
A blustery statement promises to kill the “thieving Americans” trying to get supplies into North Korea.
The country where anti-surveillance hero Edward Snowden wants to take refuge spent half a million dollars on an Israeli-made “GSM interceptor” in a deal brokered by a U.S. middleman. Seeking the capacity to “intercept text messages, falsify and modify the text messages” among other tricks.
“I can’t go into any details.” Glenn Greenwald doubts it. (Updated)
Meanwhile, the Wikileaks founder’s asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy is stretching into a second year. “I’m worried about the state of journalism.” (Updated below)
Is the Iranian presidency suddenly important, or less important than ever?
Successful Kazakh PR work?
U.S. has concluded Assad used chemical weapons, but no details yet on the specific military support that will be provided.
After the fizzling-out of the Occupy Wall Street movement in America, protesters from New York arrive in Tunis and Istanbul. Familiar tent cities, different goals.
“There is nothing special about the timing other than we have been aggressively pursuing Hezbollah’s financial networks and the facilitators for their financial activity in Lebanon for some time now,” officials says.
Kyrgyzstan cat shows are apparently the best.
A top U.S. envoy called Saturday for an independent investigation into the violence that has devastated southern Kyrgyzstan, as amateur video emerged of unarmed Uzbeks gathering to defend their town during the attacks.
Ethnic Uzbeks sheltering in squalid tent camps say they don’t have enough food or clean water but are terrified of going back to live alongside those they hold responsible for days of shootings, arson and sexual assaults.
Standing behind barbed wire with other Uzbek refugees, the woman tearfully raised her hands in a Muslim prayer for her dead husband. She had left his body at their burned-down house in southern Kyrgyzstan while fleeing ethnic riots that reduced much of a major city to ruins.
AP - Some 100,000 minority Uzbeks fleeing a purge by mobs of Kygryz massed at the border Monday, an Uzbek leader said, as the deadliest ethnic violence to hit this Central Asian nation in decades left entire blocks of a major city burned to the ground.
The leader of the Uzbek community in Kyrgyzstan says more than 200 Uzbeks have been killed in ethnic rioting in the Central Asian nation.
Sporadic gunfire has continued through the night in southern Kyrgyzstan as the Central Asian nation’s worst ethnic violence in decades shows no signs of abating.
Kyrgyz mobs burned Uzbek villages and slaughtered their residents Sunday in the worst ethnic rioting this Central Asian nation has seen in 20 years, sending more than 75,000 Uzbeks fleeing across the border into Uzbekistan.
Kyrgyz mobs burned Uzbek villages and slaughtered their residents Sunday as ethnic rioting engulfed southern Kyrgyzstan. The government ordered troops to shoot rioters dead but even that measure failed to stop the spiraling violence.
Ethnic violence is spreading across southern Kyrgyzstan, where at least 80 people have been killed and more than 1,000 wounded.
Uzbek neighborhoods in southern Kyrgyzstan were torched by mobs of armed men on Friday in ethnic clashes that officials said left at least 37 people dead and over 500 wounded. A state of emergency was declared in the Central Asian nation that hosts U.S. and Russian military bases.
I’ll say this about the rioters in Kyrgyzstan: They know how to dress. This Reuters photos shows a protester in Bishkek carrying a riot shield, shouldering an RPG and sporting APC jeans View Image ›