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November 23, 2014, by VOANews

One of the world’s leading nongovernmental organizations dedicated to the protection of human rights has released a powerful software tool for deleting spy programs from computers. Amnesty International’s free software, […]

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Turkey sees surge in xenophobia

November 19, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Turkey, a NATO member and European Union applicant, is witnessing a surge in xenophobia, according to new research by Washington-based Pew Research Ce ...

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Bulgaria condemns fatal attack on Jerusalem synagogue

November 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned the attack on a synagogue and religious school in Jerusalem that left four Israelis dead and ...

Lander Philae is safely on the surface of Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

ESA: Comet probe is ‘game changer’

November 16, 2014, by VOANews

Hundreds of millions of kilometers from earth, a European spacecraft made history Wednesday by successfully landing on the icy, dusty surface of a spe ...

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    Russia to sharply extend bomber flights
    November 12, 2014, by VOANews

    Russia says it is sharply extending the range of its bomber flights from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, a new show of military […]

  • Artist impression of ESA's Rosetta approaching comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Spacecraft: ESA/ATG medialab; Comet image: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM
    ESA’s Philae lander headed to comet surface
    November 12, 2014, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    A landing vehicle launched from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta robotic space probe should land on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko today. The Rosetta was launched in 2004 and reached the comet 10 […]

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    IMF’s Lagarde sees disappointing world economic advance
    October 2, 2014, by VOANews

    The chief of the International Monetary Fund says the world economy is “still dealing with the legacies” of the severe downturn several years ago, with a disappointing global recovery. IMF […]