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Latest update : 2010-07-21

Hundreds of thousands of private contractors work in US security and intelligence

The Washington Post has published the second and third parts in a three-part investigation into the out-of-control sprawl of security and intelligence agencies in the US since 9/11. Part Two focuses on the excessive reliance on private contractors for some of the government’s most sensitive activities. The third part details how intelligence operations are spread across the US in the greatest secrecy. This and other stories in today’s international press review: WEDNESDAY, 21st JULY 2010

 

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
Washington Post: “Top Secret America”
 
 
Newsweek: Reactions to the Washington Post report into US security and intelligence agencies
 
International Herald Tribune: “Cameron tries a new radicalism in government”
 
New York Daily News: Russians strap donkey into parasail in advertising stunt, police investigating animal cruelty claims (+ video)

 

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2017-07-26 Republicans (USA)

Western men 'less fertile' due to modern living, scientists warn

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, July 26: In today's show, we take a look at reactions after Senate Republicans finally push through a vote on discussing Trumpcare. Hezbollah...

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2017-07-26 Emmanuel Macron

A 'crazy gamble': Luc Besson's 197m€ blockbuster Valerian hits French cinemas

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Wednesday, July 26: The papers review Emmanuel Macron's success with key Libyan leaders after a fruitful Paris meeting. Commemorations begin for priest...

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2017-07-25 Jared Kushner

'Sleep tight beautiful boy': Charlie Gard's parents to take him off life support

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Tuesday, July 25: We take a look at reactions after Jared Kushner's appearance before the US Senate yesterday. Elsewhere, the Indian and Chinese press mount...

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2017-07-25 France

Building walls: French protesters block access to hotel migrant shelter

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Tuesday, July 25: We look at Emmanuel Macron's meeting with two key Libyan leaders outside Paris and the implications for France. The papers are also...

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2017-07-24 Jerusalem

Man vs Shark: Michael Phelps loses 'race' to great white

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Monday, July 24: We look at reactions to the ongoing security conflict at the al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem. In Turkey, 17 journalists go on trial for...

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