Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil was sacked on Tuesday while on a visit to Moscow. He tells France 24 he heard he had lost his job through media reports. He acknowledges having made political contacts outside Syria, claiming he is independent of the government.
The NSA scandal has focused largely on governments spying on world leaders and allies. But according to the latest media reports, US internet giants Google and Yahoo have seen their cables hacked by the NSA. What can companies and individuals like you and I do to protect sensitive data? Douglas Herbert puts the question to Denis Gadonnet, the head of South Europe operations for FireEye, a cybersecurity company based in the US.
India’s economic growth has allowed a new generation of entrepreneurs to take centre stage, but few of them are women. Stephanie Antoine meets Meena Ganesh, the founder and CEO of Portea Medical, to discuss the challenges of starting a business in India as a woman.
Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas have become the biggest target for US drone strikes. Last week, in highly publicised reports, both Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch questioned the legality of US drone strikes and denounced the large number of civilian casualties in Pakistan and Yemen. But the US government rejected their findings.