Unprecedented UK Surveillance Law

In the name of cybersecurity British Parliament is now transgressing with the Investigatory Powers Bill privacy standards traditionally defended by liberal democracies. The new law permits warrantless interception and retention of individual personal data and communication and opens the door to government agents’ hacking into equipment to extract personal data or to install tracking software.…

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Xinhua Insight: China pushes for fair, inclusive global governance

BEIJING, March 14 (Xinhua) — During China’s annual parliamentary and political advisory sessions, discussions are not just confined to domestic issues, but also focus on China’s active involvement in global governance. Consensus has been reached on China’s growing role in reforming and enriching global governance, responding to the world’s need for mechanism innovation and bringing…

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Post-sanction Iran hosts 200 foreign trade delegations

Teheran Times By Mahnaz Abdi March 15, 2017 Iran has hosted 200 trade delegations from foreign countries since implementation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in January 2016, Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) Chairman Masoud Khansari told the Tehran Times in an exclusive interview. Of the mentioned 200 delegations, 80…

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