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Obama surveillance pledge will change little: Assange

Obama surveillance pledge will change little: Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday dismissed President Barack Obama’s proposals to curb the reach of the National Security Agency (NSA), saying they would change very little. In a speech intended to quell the furor over surveillance programs leaked by Edward Snowden, Obama said spy taps on friendly world leaders would be halted while foreigners [...]

January 17, 2014 Reporters365 More News 0

US ‘troubled’ by Myanmar unrest

US ‘troubled’ by Myanmar unrest

The United States said Friday it was “deeply troubled” by a new wave of unrest in western Myanmar which has left several people dead, and warned security forces against “excessive force.” “We are deeply troubled by reports of violence in the Rakhine state,” said State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki. “We’re saddened to hear reports that [...]

January 17, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Third player charged in English fixing probe

Third player charged in English fixing probe

A third player has been charged as part of an ongoing investigation into match-fixing in English non-league football, Britain’s National Crime Agency announced on Friday. Moses Swaibu, 24, a former Conference South footballer from the Croydon area, south of London, was charged with conspiracy to defraud. He has been bailed to appear before magistrates in [...]

January 17, 2014 Reporters365 Sports 0

Qatar leaving no stone unturned in pursuit of sporting success

Qatar leaving no stone unturned in pursuit of sporting success

Increasingly under the international spotlight after earning the right to host the 2022 World Cup, Qatar is leaving no stone unturned in its quest to become a sporting super-power. The oil and gas-rich Arab emirate has set itself lofty goals for such a tiny country. With a population of around 2 million people, of which [...]

January 17, 2014 Reporters365 Highlight 0

Qatar leaving no stone unturned in pursuit of sporting success

Qatar leaving no stone unturned in pursuit of sporting success

Increasingly under the international spotlight after earning the right to host the 2022 World Cup, Qatar is leaving no stone unturned in its quest to become a sporting super-power. The oil and gas-rich Arab emirate has set itself lofty goals for such a tiny country. With a population of around 2 million people, of which [...]

January 17, 2014 Reporters365 Highlight 0

‘How you dey?’ Nigerian pidgin use ruffles purists’ feathers

‘How you dey?’ Nigerian pidgin use ruffles purists’ feathers

The chatter is fast-paced and the laughter infectious in the studios of Lagos radio station Wazobia FM. Programmes at the station are broadcast only in pidgin — the English-based patois that’s fast becoming Nigeria’s lingua franca. In a country of 170 million, with hundreds of local languages and dialects, pidgin, rather than official Standard English, [...]

January 17, 2014 Reporters365 Highlight 0

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January 17, 2014 Reporters365 Photo News, Photo3 0

Obama clips NSA’s wings but bulk collection to continue

Obama clips NSA’s wings but bulk collection to continue

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January 17, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Obama clips NSA’s wings but bulk collection to continue

Obama clips NSA’s wings but bulk collection to continue

President Barack Obama curtailed the reach of massive US National Security Agency phone surveillance sweeps Friday, but argued that bulk data collection must go on to protect America from terrorists. In a long-awaited speech designed to quell a furor over the programs exposed by Edward Snowden, Obama also said he had halted spy taps on [...]

January 17, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Nigeria’s Supreme Court orders Mohammed Abacha arrested and tried.

Nigeria’s Supreme Court orders Mohammed Abacha arrested and tried.

Nigeria’s Supreme court has ordered that Mohammed Abacha, son of Nigeria’s late military dictator Gen. Sani Abacha be arrested and returned to Abuja high court to face trial over allegations of theft instituted against him by the Federal Government . Mohammed Abacha is currently facing a 123-count charge leveled against him by the Federal Government [...]

January 17, 2014 Reporters365 Top News 0