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Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

Feb 28, 2015

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition politician and former deputy prime minister who was an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead metres from the Kremlin in central Moscow late on Friday. Nemtsov, 55, was shot four times in the back, the Interior Ministry said. A police spokeswoman on the scene said he had been walking on a bridge over the Moskva River with a Ukrainian woman #United States #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
U.S., Cuba say progress made in talks; no date for diplomatic ties

Feb 28, 2015

U.S., Cuba say progress made in talks; no date for diplomatic ties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cuban and U.S. officials held a second round of talks on Friday toward normalizing ties and both sides said they made good progress, although they did not set a date for renewal of diplomatic relations that Washington severed 54 years ago. Going into the talks, Communist-ruled Cuba pushed to be removed from a U.S. #facebook #India #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Atheist U.S. blogger killed in machete attack in Bangladesh

Feb 28, 2015

Atheist U.S. blogger killed in machete attack in Bangladesh

DHAKA (Reuters) - Machete-wielding assailants hacked to death a blogger in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers who support freethinking values in the Muslim-majority nation. The attack comes amidst a crackdown on hardline Islamist groups, which have increased activities in recent years in the South Asian nation. Avijit Roy, a U.S. #facebook #United States #China #Japan #Brazil #Technology #Russia #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
North Korea steps up threats over drills; U.S. Congress advances sanctions bill

Feb 28, 2015

North Korea steps up threats over drills; U.S. Congress advances sanctions bill

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea ramped up threatening language against the United States on Friday, days before the start of annual joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises, while a bill to stiffen sanctions against Pyongyang advanced in the U.S. Congress. North Korea regularly protests the drills, which it calls a rehearsal for war and recently stepped up its own air, sea and ground military exercises, adding to tension between the rival Koreas. #Business #facebook #United States #India #Arabic #Russia #North Korea #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Mexico #opinion
N.Korea steps up threats over drills; U.S. Congress advances sanctions bill

Feb 28, 2015

N.Korea steps up threats over drills; U.S. Congress advances sanctions bill

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea ramped up threatening language against the United States on Friday, days before the start of annual joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises, while a bill to stiffen sanctions against Pyongyang advanced in the U.S. Congress. North Korea regularly protests the drills, which it calls a rehearsal for war and recently stepped up its own air, sea and ground military exercises, adding to tension between the rival Koreas #facebook #Brazil #Arabic #Russia #markets #North Korea #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #article

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Should media regulations also include social media?

Nov 28, 2012

Should media regulations also include social media?

You can be a reporter just with Twitter now, so what do you do with journalists who are not part of newspapers? Are they beyond new regulations? Are the websites belonging to newspapers held to the same standard of reporting? #social media #HowThisWorks #David Cameron #United Kingdom #Lord Leveson