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British Embassy In Syria Quietly Under Construction As UK Concedes Assad To Stay

Syria’s President Assad is fast “coming in from the cold” a recent AFP headline concluded. This not unlike the history of Libya’s Gaddafi, suddenly going from international pariah status to being courted by the Bush administration starting in 2004, culminating in Condoleezza Rice sharing a late night dinner with the late Libyan dictator during an official visit in September 2008

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Vladimir Putin threatens to BAN British media from Russia if RT loses UK licence over spy poison plot

Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for Russia’s foreign ministry, was quoted by the state-run RIA news agency as saying: “Not a single British media outlet will work in our country if they shut down Russia Today (RT)”. It is unclear whether the threat to ban British media will extend to World Cup coverage on television, radio and newspapers. Meanwhile in a

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British judge to decide next month on Assange’s bid for possible freedom

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for over five years because he fears extradition to the United States, will learn next month if he has succeeded in having a warrant for his arrest dropped. Assange, 46, fled to the embassy in the wealthy Knightsbridge district of the British capital in 2012 after skipping bail

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Brit teen hacker posed as CIA boss to access secret military files – and sent lewd rape threats to Homeland Security chief

A BRIT teen hacker posed as a CIA boss to access secret military files – and sent lewd rape threats to a Homeland Security chief, a court has heard. Kane Gamble, 18, hacked into intelligence head John Brennan’s email account, made hoax calls to his family home and even took control of his wife’s iPad, judges were told. FOLLOW THE

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