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NSA Fail: Massive Holes Exposed in US Spy Agency Security

(Sputnik) – Until the Snowden leaks, the United States had no idea how many people had access to its top secret files. Prior to the earthshaking revelations wrought by the disclosures of NSA-contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden, the security apparatus of the United States was ignorant as to…

China: Don’t Return 5 Refugees to North Korea

(HRW) – China should immediately release five North Korean refugees held in Chinese detention and agree not to return them to North Korea, where they would face grave danger, Human Rights Watch said today. China should protect the five refugees and let them travel…

Daesh Declares War on Taliban in Afghanistan

(Tasnim) – The Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group described Taliban militants in Afghanistan as “hypocrites and stooges of the unbelievers”, saying that they should be killed wherever they are. According to Tasnim dispatches, a Daesh commander, in a statement,…

Grizzly Bears may be in serious trouble

(SC) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today removed grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone region from the Endangered Species List. The decision comes despite serious concerns in the scientific community about a declining, isolated population with diminishing food resources…

Japan Can Do More On Refugee Resettlement

(HRW) – When looking for solutions to the global refugee crisis, Japan is often identified as a country that could do more. It contributes generously to the United Nations refugee agency but does very little in terms of recognizing asylum seekers in…