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  • U.N. votes to protect online privacy; Edward Snowden leaks credited

    U.N. votes to protect online privacy; Edward Snowden leaks credited
    United Nations member states unanimously adopted a symbolic resolution Thursday that declares a worldwide right of individuals to online privacy, a slap at the U.S. National Security Agency's massive surveillance programs that have angered Washington's...
  • La primera mujer en gobernar Brasil deja atrás imagen de dependiente de Lula

    La primera mujer en gobernar Brasil deja atrás imagen de dependiente de Lula
    Dilma Rousseff, la primera mujer en gobernar Brasil, comienza el último de sus cuatro años de mandato con una imagen propia, de gobernante técnica y eficiente, ajena a la de política inexperta y dependiente de su padrino y antecesor, Luiz Inácio Lula da...
  • Stadium deaths shine a spotlight on Brazil's World Cup preparations

    SAO PAULO, Brazil — When two workers were crushed by a crane in late November on the construction site of the Sao Paulo stadium due to host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup, the tragedy led to investigations of working conditions and the...
  • Brazil's president imports Cuban doctors to ease shortage

    Brazil's president imports Cuban doctors to ease shortage
    RIO BRANCO, Brazil — Dr. Alberto Asael Reyes speaks Portuguese carefully when talking to his patients. He arrived in the Amazon region only recently from Cuba, and his accent remains strong. But in an area where there has long been no available...
  • Angela Merkel fumes over NSA phone-tapping

    Remember "Reach out and touch someone"? Well, President Obama did reach out and touch someone. The only problem is, the person he touched just happened to be Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany. And she wasn't happy about it. When she learned from Der...
  • U.S. spying scandal straining ties with Europe

    WASHINGTON — The expanding transatlantic scandal over U.S. eavesdropping on Europe's leaders and spying on its citizens has begun to strain intelligence relationships and diplomatic ties between allies that call each other best friends, according to...
  • U.S. spied on Mexico's Felipe Calderon, leak reportedly shows

    MEXICO CITY — The U.S. habit of spying on Mexico extended to former President Felipe Calderon despite the close bonds he forged with his powerful northern neighbor, the German magazine Der Spiegel alleged Sunday. Der Spiegel said its report was...
  • France calls reported NSA spying on its citizens 'unacceptable'

    LONDON — France reacted angrily Monday to a news report of mass electronic surveillance of its residents by the U.S. National Security Agency, summoning the American ambassador to explain what it called unacceptable treatment by a close ally....
  • After Twitter parody goes viral, Brazil leader meets her doppelganger

    MESQUITA, Brazil — As Dilma Rousseff neared the end of her successful 2010 campaign to become Brazil's president, Jeferson Monteiro set up a parody Twitter account and began having fun at her expense. When Rousseff took office and abandoned her...
  • Brazil postpones state visit to U.S. over Snowden spying leaks

    WASHINGTON -- A state visit to the U.S. by the president of Brazil was put on hold Tuesday in the latest diplomatic fallout from leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden about U.S. spying tactics. Documents leaked by Snowden...
  • What to look for when President Obama goes to the U.N.

    What to look for when President Obama goes to the U.N.
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama travels Monday to New York for a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, where he is scheduled to sit down with world leaders and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He will also address the General Assembly, focusing...