Tag: Lawmaker

‘No parliament support’: Lithuania drops CIA prison inquiry

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The Lithuanian legislature decided against a new inquiry into a secret US torture facility in the country, despite a damning US Senate report released three months ago which indicated its existence. “No new inquest will be considered, because there is

Australian Parliament passes counterterror laws

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CANBERRA, Australia — The Australian Parliament on Wednesday passed a raft of counterterrorism laws that extend secret service powers despite concerns about its impact on press freedom. The National Security Legislation Amendment Bill gives greater search and surveillance powers to

German intelligence agents paid $240,000 to neo-Nazi informer linked to murder suspects

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BERLIN — Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has come under fire for paying almost a quarter of a million dollars to a neo-Nazi informer linked to a far-right terror group. Opposition lawmakers and anti-Nazi campaigners criticized the payments made over 18