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An electronic monitoring ankle-bracelet. ©Reuters
Kazakhstan mulls production of monitoring ankle-bracelets

Kazakhstan is considering setting up production of electronic monitoring ankle-bracelets in one of its prisons.

Kazakhstan mulls production of monitoring ankle-bracelets
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Doctors complicit in torture at CIA, military prisons: study

Doctors and nurses tasked with monitoring the health of terror suspects were complicit in abuses committed at prisons run by the Pentagon and the CIA.

Doctors complicit in torture at CIA, military prisons: study
Europe stepping up Internet surveillance on lower scale than US
Europe stepping up Internet surveillance on lower scale than US

European governments' ability to monitor citizens' online activity on security grounds has increased significantly in recent years.

Europe stepping up Internet surveillance on lower scale than US
NSA presses on with Bush-era phone monitoring: report
NSA presses on with Bush-era phone monitoring: report

The US National Security Agency, during the Barack Obama administration has pursued wide-scale monitoring of the telephone records of millions of Americans.

NSA presses on with Bush-era phone monitoring: report
Obama feels heat over Syria chemical weapons claims
Obama feels heat over Syria chemical weapons claims

Growing speculation that the Syrian regime is using chemical weapons is turning up the heat on President Barack Obama, who has warned such a move would be a game changer.

Obama feels heat over Syria chemical weapons claims
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Google says FBI watching the Web

Google says the FBI is monitoring the Web for potential terrorist activity. But it can't confirm the extent of the surveillance.

Google says FBI watching the Web
French startup takes fork on road to health

If you come to a fork on the Internet, take it. It may end up being beneficial to your health.

French startup takes fork on road to health
Daan Everts, head of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (R). ©REUTERS
International observers cite 'concerns' in US vote

The 2012 US elections were conducted in a "professional manner," but "real concerns" remain, international observers said Wednesday.

International observers cite 'concerns' in US vote
International vote observers fanning out across US
International vote observers fanning out across US

International observers have fanned out across some 40 US states to monitor next week's elections, a State Department official said Friday, adding problems with some states were being ironed out.

International vote observers fanning out across US
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Texas warns it could prosecute OSCE poll monitors

The southern US state of Texas has warned it could prosecute election observers from the OSCE, a global body that regularly monitors voting around the world, if they try to visit polling stations next month.

Texas warns it could prosecute OSCE poll monitors
Japan's radiation monitoring unreliable: Greenpeace
Japan's radiation monitoring unreliable: Greenpeace

Government radiation monitoring in areas near Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is unreliable, Greenpeace charged on Tuesday, with heavily populated areas exposed to 13 times the legal limit.

Japan's radiation monitoring unreliable: Greenpeace
Unasur observers prepare for Venezuela election
Unasur observers prepare for Venezuela election

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and his rival Henrique Capriles are satisfied with logistical preparations ahead of the arrival of election monitors from the Union of South American Nations.

Unasur observers prepare for Venezuela election
We have no control over ecological situation at Caspian Sea: Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Minister
We have no control over ecological situation at Caspian Sea: Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Minister

We are more concerned over creation of a powerful monitoring system at the Caspian Sea, which we lack completely: Kazakhstan Minister.

We have no control over ecological situation at Caspian Sea: Kazakhstan Environmental Protection Minister
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