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EXCLUSIVE EU found evidence employee phones were compromised with spyware letter

July 27 (Reuters) – The European Union has found evidence that smartphones used by some of its staff have been compromised by spy software from an Israeli company, the bloc’s top justice official said in a letter seen by Reuters. In a July 25 letter to European lawmaker Sophie in ‘t Veld, EU Justice Commissioner …

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Myanmar executes four democracy activists, UN rights expert ‘outraged’

Executed among others democracy figure, former legislator Activists were convicted in January after closed-door trial Death sentences a vicious attempt to instill fear – UN experts July 25 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military authorities have executed four democracy activists accused of helping to carry out “acts of terror,” state media said Monday, the first executions in …

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Three killed in shooting at top Philippine university

Former Mayor of Southern Philippines Killed – City Police Chief President Marcos promises to bring justice MANILA, July 24 (Reuters) – Three people were killed in a shooting Sunday at a university graduation in the capital of the Philippines, including a former mayor from the unstable south of the country, police said. Quezon City Police …

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Al-Shabaab group in Somalia carries out rare attack near Ethiopian border

MOGADISHU, July 21 (Reuters) – Militants from Somali Islamist group al-Shabaab attacked two villages near the border with Ethiopia, killing 17 people, including three civilians and Ethiopian police officers on Somali territory, while 63 of its fighters were killed, an Ethiopian security commander at the scene said. The rare attack in the border area took …

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With Japan’s ex-Prime Minister Abe pale and lifeless, a doctor on site prayed for a miracle

TOKYO, July 19 (Reuters) – The moment he saw Shinzo Abe’s ashen face, Shingo Nakaoka knew any attempt to revive the former Japanese prime minister would likely be in vain. By the time the 64-year-old doctor arrived at the scene from his nearby clinic within minutes of Abe’s July 8 shooting, the stricken lawmaker’s face …

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Canadian police confirm ‘high profile’ murder of Sikh businessman Malik

Sikh activist Ripudaman Singh Malik (C) smiles as he leaves a Vancouver courthouse on March 16, 2005, after being found not guilty of the 1985 bombing of an Air India flight off the Irish coast. Malik and his co-defendants were both released after a Supreme Court judge ruled that the testimony against them was not …

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Mourners crowd Abe’s wake as his party secures dismal election victory in Japan

Ruling coalition increases majority vote in Senate Hundreds of tributes to murdered ex-prime minister in temple Abe shot Friday in the crime that stunned the nation Controversial church says suspect’s mother is a follower TOKYO/NARA, July 11 (Reuters) – Mourners poured into a temple in Tokyo on Monday to pay their respects to slain former …

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Oath Keeper Brought Explosives To DC Ahead Of Jan 6 Attack, Prosecutor Says

Members of the Oath Keepers ensure safety at the Patriots Day Free Speech Rally in Berkeley, California, USA April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 9 (Reuters) – A member of the extremist group Oath Keepers brought explosives to the Washington, DC area, ahead of the …

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Suspect in murder of Abe’s mother is a member of the Unification Church, church says

TOKYO, July 11 (Reuters) – The mother of the man arrested for the murder of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is a member of the Unification Church, the head of the Japanese branch said Monday. Tetsuya Yamagami, an unemployed 41-year-old, has been identified by police as the suspect who approached Abe and opened fire …

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