Microsoft victory in overseas data privacy case stands

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Báo Đầu Tư English 8 month(s) ago

SAN FRANCISCO: A federal appeals court on Tuesday (Jan 24) reaffirmed Microsoft's legal right to refuse a US government order to hand over data stored overseas in a case with important privacy implications.

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Cracks show inside Islamic State's shrinking caliphate

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 month(s) ago

Cracks show inside Islamic State's shrinking caliphate

It was barely more than a squiggle, but the mark of a single letter sprayed overnight on a wall in the heart of Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliphate was a daring act of dissent.

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Justice Department opposes new Obama proposal on Guantanamo

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 month(s) ago

Justice Department opposes new Obama proposal on Guantanamo

President Barack Obama is again facing dissent from within his administration – this time from Attorney General Loretta Lynch - over his plans to shutter the Guantanamo Bay military prison, according to senior administration officials.

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Obama, despite dissent on Syria, not shifting toward strikes on Assad

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 month(s) ago 1 related news

Obama, despite dissent on Syria, not shifting toward strikes on Assad

The U.S. administration sought on Friday to contain fallout from a leaked internal memo critical of its Syria policy, but showed no sign it was willing to consider military strikes against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces called for in the letter signed by dozens of American diplomats.

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Bangladesh's top blogger gets death threat

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Báo Dân Trí English 18 month(s) ago

Bangladesh's top blogger gets death threat

Bangladesh's best-known blogger said Monday he has become the latest secular activist threatened with murder, a warning which he suspected was linked to his recent scathing criticism of the government.

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Saudi Arabia says 47 executed on terrorism charges, including Shi'ite cleric

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Saudi Arabia says 47 executed on terrorism charges, including Shi'ite cleric

Saudi Arabia executed 47 people on Saturday for terrorism in an apparent message to both Sunni Muslim jihadists and Shi'ite anti-government protesters that the conservative Islamic kingdom will brook no violent dissent.

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US Supreme Court gives nod to assault weapons ban

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Báo Thanh Niên English 23 month(s) ago

US Supreme Court gives nod to assault weapons ban

The US Supreme Court appeared on Monday to back lawmakers who want to restrict the type of guns such as semi-automatic assault weapons used in recent mass shootings.

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Protesters bring Johannesburg to standstill

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Báo Thanh Niên English 24 month(s) ago

Thousands of so-called Economic Freedom Fighters in pursuit of economic justice march through South Africa's richest square mile, the latest sign of anti-government dissent, as South Africans vent frustration over high unemployment and political corruption.

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Turnout low in Egypt's long-awaited parliamentary election

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VOV News English 25 month(s) ago

Turnout low in Egypt's long-awaited parliamentary election

Many Egyptian voters shunned the first phase of a parliamentary election on October 18 that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has hailed as a milestone on the road to democracy but his critics have branded as a sham.

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Putin visits Italy with one eye on EU sanctions

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VOV News English 29 month(s) ago 2 related news

Putin visits Italy with one eye on EU sanctions

President Vladimir Putin will be on the lookout for signs of dissent over European Union sanctions on Russia when he visits Italy on June 10, but he is likely to be disappointed.

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Global funds aren’t buying Thai junta’s Year of Happiness

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Báo Thanh Niên English 30 month(s) ago

Global funds aren’t buying Thai junta’s Year of Happiness

Thailand’s army chief pledged to return happiness to the country after seizing power a year ago. Foreign investors aren’t buying it.

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Malaysia’s Parliament passes anti-terrorism law

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VietnamPlus English 32 month(s) ago 1 related news

Malaysia’s Parliament passes anti-terrorism law

Malaysia's parliament has passed the 2015 Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) by 79 to 60 votes.

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Life without LKY clouds outlook of Singapore's ruling party after 50 years in power

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Báo Thanh Niên English 32 month(s) ago 2 related news

Life without LKY clouds outlook of Singapore's ruling party after 50 years in power

Singapore’s ruling party, marking an unbroken half-century in power this year, faces a more uncertain future without its founder and the city’s longest-serving leader, Lee Kuan Yew.

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Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew's condition worsens

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 32 month(s) ago 1 related news

Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew's condition worsens

The health condition of Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who has been in hospital with severe pneumonia since Feb. 5. has worsened, the government said on Tuesday.

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China's top court says no to West's model of judicial independence

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Báo Thanh Niên English 33 month(s) ago

China's top court says no to West's model of judicial independence

China's top court has urged officials from the ruling Communist Party to shun Western-style judicial independence and reject "erroneous Western thought", state media said on Thursday, as controls over the media, dissent and the Internet are tightened.

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