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Russia wants Apple, SAP to cooperate against foreign spying
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has proposed that Apple Inc and SAP hand the government access to their source code to make sure their widely used products are not tools for spying on state institutions. | ... (photo: Public domain photo)
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Google removes half of requested links under the EU's 'right to be forgotten' ruling
Google has agreed to more than 50 per cent of requests to remove links from its search results under the European Union’s recently-introduced ‘right to be forgotten’ legislation.  | The US comp... (photo: AP /Mark Lennihan)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, and Italian Premier Matteo Renzi, right, are on their way for a group photo on the occasion of the German and Italian government consultations at the chancellery in Berlin, Monday, March 17, 2014.  The Irish Times 
Merkel may be planning exit strategy as she turns 60
A decade ago, when Angela Merkel turned 50, the birthday girl’s party guests were treated to a surprise. Not a singer or, heaven forbid, a stripper, but a science lecture. | Prof Wolf Singer, one of... (photo: AP / Axel Schmidt)
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Shortly before a cease-fire is announced between Israel and Hamas. Israel and the Hamas militant group agreed to a cease-fire Wednesday to end eight days of the fiercest fighting in nearly four years, promising to halt attacks on each other and ease an Israeli blockade constricting the Gaza Strip.The deal was brokered by the new Islamist government of Egypt, solidifying its role as a leader in the quickly shifting Middle East after two days of intense shuttle diplomacy that saw U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton race to the region.Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN  The Australian 
Bombing of Gaza intensifies
ISRAEL has intensified its bombing of the Gaza Strip and appears to be preparing for “a limited ground operation”. | Hours after Hamas rejected an Egypt-brokered ceasefire proposal, Israel... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
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Members of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's military parade today in Gaza on the anniversary of the assassination of Ahmed Jabari, a year ago and the war of 2012 the 8 days, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on November 14, 2013. an anti-Israel march as part of the celebrations marking the first anniversary of Israel's operation Pillar of Defence. on the first anniversary to assassinate Gaabary. Izz ad-Din Qassam Brigade organizes the strongest military parade in Gaza Strip. Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN The Australian
Hamas fighters reject truce deal
HAMAS’s military wing last night rejected a ceasefire with Israel after the deal brokered by Egypt won the backing of the Israeli security cabinet. | Soon after the... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
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** FOR USE WITH AP WEEKLY FEATURES ** Singer Rihanna models a dress by designer Zac Posen during a final fitting Monday, Aug 28, 2006 in New York. Rihanna will be performing in the "Fashion Rocks" show which kicks off Fashion Week on Friday, Sept 8, 2006. London Evening Standard
Rihanna, the Beckhams and Shakira party at World Cup final
The stars were out in force to celebrate the World Cup final. | Rihanna was leading the party, tweeting pictures with Germany shirts and posing for selfies with Mario Got... (photo: AP / Seth Wenig)
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English: football player Reggie Bush and actor/film producer Josh Wood TMZ
Reggie Bush -- INSANE WEDDING MENU ... Drunk Food Included!
No wonder Reggie Bush's wedding is costing a fortune -- the NFL star is going ALL OUT for his guests ... loading up an insane menu that includes TONS of shellfish, booze ... (photo: Creative Commons / Josh Wood)
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Opposition leader Tony Abbott makes a speech to party supporter in Sydney, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 The Australian
Abbott’s not the radical in debate over Japan relations
THIS week Tony Abbott put his personal stamp on a deepening of Australia-Japan ties in a firm decla­ration that Australia will be a player in the greatest challenge ... (photo: AP / Rick Rycroft)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel prepares to answer questions after her speech at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. CNN
Germany tells top U.S. spy official to leave the country
July 11, 2014 -- Updated 0732 GMT (1532 HKT) | (CNN) -- Germany's government has asked America's top spy chief stationed in the country to leave. | It's a punitive gestur... (photo: AP / Ng Han Guan)
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Afghan election commission workers sorts ballot papers for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at a election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, July 18, 2014.
Afghanistan presidential vote audit on again
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Denis Menchov of Russia speeds down Galibier pass during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Embrun and l'Alpe-d'Huez, French Alps, Wednesday July 23, 2008.
Drug ban for Giro winner
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A man is seen through a Cuban flag after a minute of silence in respect of Cuba's Commander of the Revolution, Juan Almeida Bosque, at a protest to demand the release of five Cubans imprisoned in the U.S. outside the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009.
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