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Turkey arrests suspected UAE spies in Istanbul

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Links between the alleged spies and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi are being investigated Turkey has arrested what it says are two intelligence operatives who confessed to spying on behalf of the United Arab Emirates. Turkey is investigating whether there may be links to the murder last year of Saudi […]

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Mueller report: Subpoena issued for unredacted version

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Mueller report – in 60 seconds A subpoena demanding the release of the full report into Russian meddling during the 2016 election has been issued, amid claims the current version “leaves most of Congress in the dark”. Democrat Jerry Nadler, chairman of the House judiciary committee, […]

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Notre-Dame fire: Millions pledged to rebuild cathedral

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA look inside fire-ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral Hundreds of millions of euros have been pledged to help rebuild Notre-Dame after a devastating fire partially destroyed the French cathedral. The fire, declared fully extinguished some 15 hours after it began, ravaged the 850-year-old building’s roof and caused its spire […]

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EU gives ‘high-level’ protection to whistleblowers

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The legislation would mark the first time whistleblowers have been given EU-wide protection Whistleblowers across the European Union have won greater protection under landmark legislation aimed at encouraging reports of wrongdoing. The new law, approved by the European Parliament on Tuesday, shields whistleblowers from retaliation. It also creates “safe channels” […]

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Swedish Social Democrats’ Twitter account hacked

Image copyright TwitterImage caption Hackers also added the Bitcoin symbol to the political party’s logo Sweden’s ruling Social Democratic Party is investigating after its official Twitter account suffered a hacking attack overnight. Social media users were alerted to the hack by a stream of unusual activity, including anti-Muslim and anti-immigration rhetoric. One post also claimed […]