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Kerry flies to Tel Aviv despite FAA ban to broker Gaza truce

Jul 23, 2014

Kerry flies to Tel Aviv despite FAA ban to broker Gaza truce

Kerry stopped short Tuesday of advocating a new round of peace talks. Still, he left the door open for broad negotiations between Israel and Palestinian officials once a cease-fire is in place. #World #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry
Why has the Modi govt avoided taking a stand on Gaza?

Jul 23, 2014

Why has the Modi govt avoided taking a stand on Gaza?

So far, the government has managed to circumvent taking a stand on the Gaza conflict, even as it worked with world leaders under the global glare at the recent BRICS summit. #India #BJP #US #sushma swaraj #Hamas #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Israel #Jawaharlal Nehru #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #Two-state solution #Diplomatic ties #Oslo Accords #One-state solution
Snoop Dogg admits he smoked cannabis at White House

Jul 23, 2014

Snoop Dogg admits he smoked cannabis at White House

Rapper Snoop Dogg admits he smoked cannabis in the bathroom of the White House after tricking security guards. #White House #Barack Obama #US #BeatThis #Washington #Entertainment #Snoop Dogg #Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr
Russia struggling with half million refugees who fled Ukraine fighting

Jul 23, 2014

Russia struggling with half million refugees who fled Ukraine fighting

Widely viewed by the West as having fomented the conflict by supporting pro-Russian separatists, Russia now faces the growing challenge of caring for the refugees. #World #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #Russia #Vladimir Putin #Ceasefire #Ukraine #refugees #Crimea #Pro-Russian rebels #Crimean crisis #Ukrainian crisis

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Not dharna, here's 5 ways police reform can actually be done

Feb 05, 2014

Not dharna, here's 5 ways police reform can actually be done

The events that unfolded in Delhi last month culminating in the dharna, could have provided a great platform for all right-minded citizens, legislators, journalists and opinion-shapers to fix the spotlight firmly on the issue of police reforms. #US #Delhi #Arvind Kejriwal #Q&A #UK #States #Indian Police Service #AAP #constabulary #Police reform
Why Devyani Khobragade should face action

Jan 16, 2014

Why Devyani Khobragade should face action

While strong position taken by India is correct from the perspective of upholding the diplomat's immunity, this in no way should be seen as justifying the alleged irregularities committed by Devyani Khobragade. #India #US #LetterstoFP #Devyani Khobragade

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Why Devyani Khobragade should face action

Jul 23, 2014

Google has to face US privacy suit over new user data policy

A California court has allowed a privacy class action suit against Google to continue, though only in part. After evaluating each claim of each sub-class in the suit, Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal has allowed two claims of the “Android Application ... #California #Google Inc.
Why Devyani Khobragade should face action

Jul 22, 2014

U.S. Officials Lay Out Case Against Russians

U.S. intelligence officials presented their most detailed case yet Tuesday that Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists shot down a Malaysia Airlines jetliner last week... #California #Google Inc.
Why Devyani Khobragade should face action

Jul 23, 2014

Zero-day flaws in Tails aren't for sale, vulnerability broker says

A company that specializes in selling information on software vulnerabilities has reignited a debate over the handling of such information, especially when it pertains to privacy-focused tools. Exodus Intelligence , based in Austin, Texas, tweeted on... #Texas #Austin, TX