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Opposition fury in FYR Macedonia as Ivanov halts phonetap inquiry

Protesters in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia surrounded the headquarters of the ruling party in Skopje, furious at the decision to drop

Protesters in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia surrounded the headquarters of the ruling party in Skopje, furious at the decision to drop

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Brooks returns to work as head of News UK

Just four years ago Rebekah Brooks was given a multi-million euro pay-off by Rupert Murdoch before standing trial in Britain’s phone-hacking scandal

Just four years ago Rebekah Brooks was given a multi-million euro pay-off by Rupert Murdoch before standing trial in Britain’s phone-hacking scandal

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British minister Brooks Newmark resigns over sex sting

A government minister has resigned amid reports he sent sexually-explicit images of himself over social media. Brooks Newmark, minister for civil

A government minister has resigned amid reports he sent sexually-explicit images of himself over social media. Brooks Newmark, minister for civil

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UK PM's ex-media chief jailed for tabloid phone hacking

The British prime minister’s former media advisor has been jailed for 18 months for plotting to hack phones while boss of the News of the World

The British prime minister’s former media advisor has been jailed for 18 months for plotting to hack phones while boss of the News of the World

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British phone hacking jury discharged

The jury in the British phone-hacking trial has been discharged after failing to reach verdicts on further charges against former newspaper editor

The jury in the British phone-hacking trial has been discharged after failing to reach verdicts on further charges against former newspaper editor

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British PM's former spin doctor found guilty in phone hacking scandal

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s former media chief Andy Coulson has been found guilty of being part of a phone hacking scandal that shocked

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s former media chief Andy Coulson has been found guilty of being part of a phone hacking scandal that shocked

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More phonetap revelations shake Polish government

The wiretapping scandal that may yet force early elections in Poland took another twist on Monday. Last week Wprost magazine published a bugged

The wiretapping scandal that may yet force early elections in Poland took another twist on Monday. Last week Wprost magazine published a bugged

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Police tape raid on a magazine condemned by Polish government

The Polish government has admitted that security forces went too far when they raided the offices of a magazine and tried to seize tapes that have

The Polish government has admitted that security forces went too far when they raided the offices of a magazine and tried to seize tapes that have

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Sarkozy decries 'Stasi' phone-tapping in France

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has denounced the phone-tapping conducted by magistrates investigating him. He likened the actions to those

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has denounced the phone-tapping conducted by magistrates investigating him. He likened the actions to those

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Obama bans spying on leaders of U.S. allies, scales back NSA program

President Barack Obama announced a ban on U.S. eavesdropping on the leaders of close friends and allies on Friday, and rein in the vast collection of

President Barack Obama announced a ban on U.S. eavesdropping on the leaders of close friends and allies on Friday, and rein in the vast collection of

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US judge rules that NSA phone surveillance is lawful

A US judge has ruled that the National Security Agency (NSA) program that collects the phone records of millions of American citizens is

A US judge has ruled that the National Security Agency (NSA) program that collects the phone records of millions of American citizens is

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Obama: US needs checks on NSA data gathering

Data collection in the US could be “refined” to give the public more confidence that their privacy is not being violated. President Barack Obama

Data collection in the US could be “refined” to give the public more confidence that their privacy is not being violated. President Barack Obama

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Brazil is not considering asylum for Snowden

Brazil has said it is not considering granting asylum to the fugitive former US security analyst Edward Snowden despite his offering to help

Brazil has said it is not considering granting asylum to the fugitive former US security analyst Edward Snowden despite his offering to help

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Snowden offers spying help to Brazil in exchange for asylum

US whistleblower Edward Snowden is willing to help Brazil’s government investigate NSA spying on its soil if the South American state grants him

US whistleblower Edward Snowden is willing to help Brazil’s government investigate NSA spying on its soil if the South American state grants him

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Judge questions legality of NSA surveillance programme

A US judge has ruled the government’s gathering of private Americans’ phone records is likely to be unlawful. He described the collection of

A US judge has ruled the government’s gathering of private Americans’ phone records is likely to be unlawful. He described the collection of

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth goes nuts over nibbles at Buckingham Palace

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth was allegedly left angered – by royal police officers stealing bowls of nuts from the corridors of Buckingham Palace! The

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth was allegedly left angered – by royal police officers stealing bowls of nuts from the corridors of Buckingham Palace! The

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Spain's intelligence chief probed over NSA collusion in spy scandal

The director of Spain’s National Intelligence Centre, Felix Sanz Roldan, has appeared before the county’s official secrets committee to clarify his

The director of Spain’s National Intelligence Centre, Felix Sanz Roldan, has appeared before the county’s official secrets committee to clarify his

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Snowden offers to address German parliament over US spy claims

The German government is reportedly keen to talk to whistleblower Edward Snowden about the United States spying on its allies. It comes after the

The German government is reportedly keen to talk to whistleblower Edward Snowden about the United States spying on its allies. It comes after the

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Spain and Germany probe US spy row as more claims emerge

Spain’s prime minister has said that if confirmed, allegations of widespread US spying on phone calls in his country would be “inappropriate and

Spain’s prime minister has said that if confirmed, allegations of widespread US spying on phone calls in his country would be “inappropriate and

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US-EU rift deepens over claims NSA spied on Spanish phone calls

The US ambassador to Spain arrived at the Foreign Ministry in Madrid on Monday with some awkward questions to face. Spanish newspaper El Mundo

The US ambassador to Spain arrived at the Foreign Ministry in Madrid on Monday with some awkward questions to face. Spanish newspaper El Mundo

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UK reporters go on trial over phone-hacking at Murdoch press

Two of Britain’s best known journalists are on trial today over phone-hacking carried out by one of the country’s most popular newspapers. Rebekah

Two of Britain’s best known journalists are on trial today over phone-hacking carried out by one of the country’s most popular newspapers. Rebekah