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US spying risk clouds referendum debate on Swiss fighter planes

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Ahead of a Swiss referendum on the country’s plan to buy 22 fighter jets from Sweden, a report has raised concerns that a US-made communication system could be used for spying. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Every day is April 1 for online tricksters

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A slick promotional video featuring two Heisenbergian CEOs. A hip website littered with buzzwords and trademarks. Press releases. Stickers. Posters. T-shirts. An auspicious, grass-roots buzz that began in Reddit’s technology forums and bubbled into the mainstream press. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Sergey Karaganov: The man behind Putin’s pugnacity

Prescient foreign-policy specialist fears the West and Kiev don’t realize the hell they are unleashing in the former Soviet empire

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Noah Succesfully Threads the Cultural Needle

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Midway through Noah, after most of humanity has been annihilated and the ark is floating lonely amidst the flood, the title character sits his children down and regales them with the story of Creation. With this flashback, writer-director Darren Aronofsky grasps the hand of science and forces it to shake … More »

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Kerry, Lavrov look for ways to cool standoff over Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State, Russian foreign minister meet in Paris to discuss de-escalation

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Do Lu Ping’s comments reveal Beijing’s hidden bottom line?

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The “carrot and stick” approach is common in negotiating and bargaining. It would not be exceptional for Beijing to use this tactic in its talks with Hong Kong’s pan-democrats on who may be eligible to run as the city’s leader in 2017, hopefully through universal suffrage. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Paris Elects Its First-Ever Female Mayor

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Paris has elected its first-ever female mayor, the Spanish-born Socialist Anne Hidalgo, even as elsewhere in the country more right-wing candidates won their races. Hidalgo received 54.5 per cent of the vote.Read more…

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Warmer temperatures can lead to warmer tempers, UN report to say

Top scientists are saying that climate change will complicate and worsen existing global security problems

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Bitter Washington DC mayoral election clouded by corruption claims

Mayor Vincent Gray faces possible federal indictment Muriel Bowser takes slim lead in Democratic primary pollsJust days before voters in Washington go to the polls to select their next mayor, the latest corruption scandal to hit the city boiled over in a television studio as Democratic mayoral candidates exchanged angry taunts during their final broadcast debate.The incumbent, Vincent Gray, faces possible indictment by federal prosecutors over allegations he received $400,000 (£240,000) in illegal campaign contributions from the billionaire city contractor Jeffrey Thompson, who was codenamed uncle Earl by the mayor.

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Ukraine’s ‘Chocolate King’ could edge new-look Yulia for president

Petro Poroshenko, a 48-year-old billionaire, emerges as leadership favourite

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Egypt presidential election set for May 26, 27

Country’s powerful former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is widely expected to win

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Brazil police relocate slums in ‘pacification’ effort ahead of World Cup

Massive complex gets pushed near airport in pre-dawn effort

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