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Italian software company abets Syrian authorities' surveillance

Beirut: Today, the regime of Bashar al-Assad is freely using surveillance equipment over a network provided by Area SpA to spy on [its fellow] citizens. So claims a Lebanon-exiled Syrian hacker who, being sought by the police, had to flee f

Russian expert talks on Syrian crisis, Moscow's "marginalization" in Middle East

[Interview with Fedor Lukyanov, editor in chief of Russia in Global Affairs and member of the Russian Council on Foreign and Defence Policy, by Gabor Stier; place and date not given: Al-Asad's Days Are Numbered - Syria Is the Last Place Whe

Russia says US idea of Syria Group of Friends illegal

The Russian Foreign Ministry believes that the US idea of setting up an international Group of Friends to support Syrian opposition is illegal. We are apprehensive of various formats which we do not regard as legal in international law, off

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China pledged on Friday [15 July] it will abide by World Trade Organization rules and apply same policies to both domestic and overseas companies in rare earth production, processing and export.

China to abide by WTO rules in rare earth production

China pledged on Friday [15 July] it will abide by World Trade Organization

The US has denied Wednesday [13 July] that it backed Lebanon's version of maritime border demarcation with Israel submitted to the UN last August. Earlier this week Haaretz newspaper reported that

USA denies endorsing Lebanese version of maritime

The US has denied Wednesday [13 July] that it backed Lebanon's version of

A partner of CDH Investments recently disclosed that the company was now raising a venture fund totaling USD 300 million-350 million and would finish funding before the end of this year. The new fund

CDH Investments to Raise USD350mn New Fund

A partner of CDH Investments recently disclosed that the company was now

The town of Wuyuan in China's Jiangxi province recently released a new version of Nostalgia, a short film shown on CCTV's China News program promoting tourism to the heritage-rich town. Pastoral

Wuyuan: The Ancient Village In China That Brings Back

The town of Wuyuan in China's Jiangxi province recently released a new version

Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad has criticized Western sanctions against his country, saying that they will not be able to impede Iran's progress. The main purpose of those who sanctioned Iran

Iranian economy developing despite Western sanctions

Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad has criticized Western sanctions against

China has played a significant role in the economic progress of Pakistan ever since the establishment of diplomatic ties between them. The first major initiative in this regard was the setting up of

Pakistan to "greatly benefit" from increased

China has played a significant role in the economic progress of Pakistan ever

The commander of the Military [Persian: Artesh] Navy Rear-Admiral Habibollah Sayyari has announced: Two Ghadir-class light submarines have joined the Military Navy. These submarines are completely

Iran launches two new light submarines

The commander of the Military [Persian: Artesh] Navy Rear-Admiral Habibollah

The last decade has seen an increase in the number of Malaysians taking up eco-friendly practices and ways of life. Malaysians have become increasingly aware of the environment and the potential

Eco-friendly trends in Malaysia

The last decade has seen an increase in the number of Malaysians taking up

At least this is what Edita Tahiri, head of the Kosova delegation to the technical talks with Serbia, claims. In a statement for Express on Sunday, she said that everything could be finalized on 2

Kosovo envoy reveals deal with Serbia on free

At least this is what Edita Tahiri, head of the Kosova delegation to the

Montserrat is set to dig deeper towards an economic windfall it is hoping to gain by exploiting geothermal energy from the active volcano that has laid waste to two-thirds of the island. The British

Montserrat invites geothermal energy developers

Montserrat is set to dig deeper towards an economic windfall it is hoping to

The Party and State highly appreciated the contribution of the Joint Venture Vietsopetro in nurturing the traditional Vietnam-Russia relationship, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. Mr. Dung made

Vietnamese PM praises role of joint oil venture with

The Party and State highly appreciated the contribution of the Joint Venture

Beirut: Today, the regime of Bashar al-Assad is freely using surveillance equipment over a network provided by Area SpA to spy on [its fellow] citizens. So claims a Lebanon-exiled Syrian hacker who,

Italian software company abets Syrian authorities'

Beirut: Today, the regime of Bashar al-Assad is freely using surveillance

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant said Thursday it started to inject nitrogen into the No. 3 reactor to reduce the risk of further hydrogen explosions, a move marking

Nitrogen injected into crippled Japan reactor to

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant said

The number of Internet users was up 1,750 per cent in Turkey in the last decade. According to International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the number of Internet users reached 35m from 2m in the last

Turkey says number of Internet users reaches 35m

The number of Internet users was up 1,750 per cent in Turkey in the last

The Komsomolsk-na-Amure Aviation Production Association (KnAAPO) will complete the manufacturing of six Sukhoi Su-35 fighter aircraft in 2011 for test flights and final joint tests, a source in the

Russian plant to produce six Su-35 fighters in 2011

The Komsomolsk-na-Amure Aviation Production Association (KnAAPO) will complete

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