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NSA, CIA spy on German officials from US embassy -- report

That's the claim from German news outlet Spiegel, which paints the US embassy as a "nest of espionage."

By October 28, 2013

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U.S. embassy Facebook video sparks anger from Pakistanis

After a video on how the U.S. ambassador spends his day off was posted to Facebook, hundreds of citizens take to the social network to voice their thoughts on the U.S. presence in Pakistan.

By June 13, 2013

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Tweet tussle between U.S. embassy, Egypt over 'Daily Show' clip

The office of Egypt's president disses American embassy's decision to retweet a link to an episode of the comedy news show tweaking the government.

By April 2, 2013

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Israeli embassy axes 'Christmas Thought' Facebook comment

Israel's embassy in Ireland posts a message on Facebook that Jesus might not survive in Bethlehem were he alive today. The post subsequently disappears.

By December 17, 2012

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What next for WikiLeaks' Julian Assange?

The WikiLeaks founder has vowed to exit "soon" from a small pocket of Ecuador in Britain's capital, but little has changed diplomatically and legally that would spur his eventual release.

By August 19, 2014

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Russian PM's Twitter account hacked: 'I am resigning'

Dmitry Medvedev's Twitter account issues a surprising series of tweets criticizing the Russian government and President Putin.

By August 14, 2014

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Battling Ebola: Information is the most powerful tool

Although the West African nations stricken by the Ebola outbreak are not tech-savvy, text messaging, phone calls, and even radio are helping educate the most at-risk people.

By August 9, 2014

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How Microsoft's Cortana came by its human touch

Microsoft's Sogol Malekzadeh talks about her journey from artist in Iran to designer who helped create Windows Phone's marquee virtual assistant.

By July 21, 2014

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Wikileaks' Julian Assange: I'm still here

Two years after he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, lawyers for the controversial Wikileaks honcho rally for another attempt to secure his freedom.

By June 18, 2014

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Julian Assange, fashion model?

The WikiLeaks founder has reportedly been asked to work the runway in an upcoming menswear show by designer Ben Westwood, son of the legendary Dame Vivienne.

By June 27, 2014