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Varoufakis resigns as Greek finance minister 'to aid deal'

Published time: July 06, 2015 05:42Edited time: July 06, 2015 06:14 Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis.(Reuters / Alkis Konstantinidis) After securing a ‘no’ vote at…

Meet Jenya Yakut – Moscow’s celebrity homeless blogger

Published time: July 05, 2015 21:38 Screenshot from YouTube video by Jenya Yakut Homelessness is rampant in Russia, and the nation’s capital is no exception.…

Tentative agreement on sanctions relief for Iran reached in Vienna – sources

Published time: July 04, 2015 14:58 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd R) meets with the Iranian delegation including Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad…

Assange’s open letter was not ‘explicit’ application for French asylum – WikiLeaks

Published time: July 03, 2015 22:47 General view of the courtyard of the Elysee Palace in Paris (Reuters / Christian Hartmann) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s…

Pilot in wing suit makes 'craziest base jump ever' through tiny mountain hole (VIDEO)

Published time: July 02, 2015 06:25 Screenshot from YouTube.com video by GoProCamera An Italian pilot…

‘Mysterious’ sea creature with furry tail washes ashore in Russia’s Far East

Published time: July 01, 2015 21:11 Reuters / Maxi Jonas The enigmatic remains of a…

Research Shows Internet Shutdowns and State Violence Go Hand in Hand in Syria

EFF has noted and protested when authorities deliberately cut off Internet access in times of unrest.  As a…

Greek PM: We aim to seal deal with creditors after referendum

Published time: July 01, 2015 14:41 Screenshot from APTN video Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has…

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EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

More needs to be done to protect cyberspace and enhance computer security. But President Obama’s cybersecurity legislative proposal recycles old ideas that should remain where they’ve been since May 2011:…

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

By End the Lie Major Pentagon social media accounts were hacked Monday by a group that posted pro-Islamic State messages and threatened American troops. Read more: “Reports: woman hunted by…

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

By End the Lie Hayat Boumeddiene, the 26-year-old female suspect in the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and a Jewish supermarket, reportedly left France for Syria several days before…