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17 Jul 2020
We look at reactions in the French press after Emmanuel Macron's televised interview for Bastille Day celebrations. Also, a pro-independence Catalan politician demands an investigation over reports that Spanish authorities spied on his phone using Israeli-made spy technology. The New York Times says it'll be moving part of its operations from Hong Kong to Seoul in light of China's national security law. And a new scientific study shows that we're nearing peak human capacity of how many hot dogs can be consumed in 10 minutes!
8 Feb 2020
The often ruthless work of spy agencies like Israel's Mossad is justified when it saves hundreds or thousands of lives. That's the view of journalist Ronen Bergman, who's spent almost ten years researching and writing a book on Mossad. He tells us about the organisation's successes and failures, as he admits innocent people have died and that killing a man no longer requires even the prime minister's approval. It's a hard-hitting image of Mossad, but one he says is understandable for a country constantly battling terrorism. His book "Rise and Kill First" has just been published in French.
27 Aug 2019
Journalist and blogger Yang Hengjun has been in custody for more than seven months. Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Yang was being held in Beijing without access to his lawyers or family visits.
9 May 2019
The tame beluga whale which appeared in Norwegian waters may have previously served as a child therapy animal in Russia, according to Fiskeribladet. There had been media speculation that the whale was a Russian navy spy.
16 Jan 2019
Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of Huawei Technologies Co., broke a years-long silence to dismiss U.S. accusations the telecoms giant helps Beijing spy on Western governments.
1 Jan 2019
Russia has opened a criminal case against a US citizen for alleged spying. Relations between Moscow and Washington have soured since Russia's annexation of Crimea and allegations Russia interfered with US elections.
9 Mar 2017
For a company that has been mired in negative headlines for months, just about the last thing Samsung Electronics Co. needed was news its smart TVs could be used to spy on users.
13 Jan 2017
Britain papers focus on the former spy whose name has been linked to the explosive dossier on alleged links between Donald Trump and Russia.

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