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AbbVie rounds on US tax laws over Shire

US pharma group’s chief executive says ‘tax inversions’ are symptom of problems in tax system and urges politicians to consider reform Asia homepage

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Britain unveils emergency laws to keep email, phone data for security

By Michael Holden and William James LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Thursday it would rush through emergency legislation to force telecoms firms to retain customer data for a year, calling the move vital for national security following a decision … Continue reading

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NSA pressed EU states to ease privacy laws

Whistleblower tells European parliament in a written testimony that US spy agencies’ success in pressuring EU members allowed spies to tap into data Asia homepage

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Ukrainian Premier Resigns as Parliament Repeals Restrictive Laws – New York Times

IBNLive Ukrainian Premier Resigns as Parliament Repeals Restrictive LawsNew York TimesPrime Minister Mykola Azarov at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum on Jan. 23. Denis Balibouse/Reuters. KIEV, Ukraine — Mykola Azarov, the prime minister of Ukraine, resigned on … Continue reading

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Ukraine MPs repeal anti-protest laws after Prime Minister quits – The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription) Ukraine MPs repeal anti-protest laws after Prime Minister quitsThe Times (subscription)Ukrainian MPs today voted to annul a package of repressive laws that provoked the worst peacetime violence in the country's history when they were pushed through parliament … Continue reading

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Yanukovych agrees to scrap harsh protest laws – Irish Examiner

Irish Examiner Yanukovych agrees to scrap harsh protest lawsIrish ExaminerBeleaguered Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych says he has agreed to scrap harsh anti-protest legislation that sparked violent clashes. By Richard Balmforth. The statement on his website came after he met top … Continue reading

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Yanukovich defies west on anti-protest laws

The moves stoked fears among protesters in Kiev that Ukraine’s authorities may be preparing for a crackdown to stop anti-government demonstrations Asia homepage

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Yanukovich defies west on anti-protest laws

The moves stoked fears among protesters in Kiev that Ukraine’s authorities may be preparing for a crackdown to stop anti-government demonstrations Asia homepage

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Ukraine MPs pass ‘anti-protest’ laws – BBC News

BBC News Ukraine MPs pass 'anti-protest' lawsBBC NewsMPs loyal to Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych have rushed through sweeping legislation apparently aimed at curbing continuing anti-government protests. The changes include a ban on unauthorised tents in public areas and criminal responsibility … Continue reading

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Dutch data protection agency says Google is violating privacy laws

The privacy policy that Google implemented in March of 2012 violates Dutch privacy laws, the country's data protection agency has found. In a report issued today, the DPA said that Google has "no legal ground" to use things like tracking … Continue reading

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