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2006-06-27 09:09:59

By Gilbert Reilhac STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - The Council of Europe on Tuesday urged action over a report stating several European countries have colluded with the CIA in a "global spider's web" of secret flights of terrorist suspects. Council investigator Dick Marty called on states to set up "a world legal order, with the United States, but built on sound values, especially those upheld by the Council of Europe." "This is not about condemning someone ... But we want to put an...

2006-06-07 14:09:24

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - More than 20 mostly European countries colluded in a "global spider's web" of secret CIA jails and flight transfers of terrorist suspects stretching from Asia to Guantanamo Bay, a rights watchdog said on Wednesday. Council of Europe investigator Dick Marty said the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's well-oiled system did not involve torture but amounted to a form of "legal and judicial apartheid" that could exacerbate Muslim anger and spawn new...

2006-06-07 11:56:47

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - More than 20 states colluded in a "global spider's web" of secret CIA prisons and transfers of terrorist suspects stretching from Central Asia to Guantanamo Bay, a European rights watchdog said in a report on Wednesday. Council of Europe investigator Dick Marty said the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's well-oiled system fell short of torture but amounted to a form of "legal and judicial apartheid" that could exacerbate Muslim anger and spawn new...

2006-06-07 06:20:27

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - More than 20 states, mostly in Europe, colluded in a "global spider's web" of secret CIA prisons and transfers of terrorism suspects, a European rights watchdog said in a report released on Wednesday. Middle Eastern and Central Asian nations played a role in the network run by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and European governments were aware or participated in the operation, the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe said. "It is now...

2006-06-07 06:00:52

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - More than 20 states, mostly in Europe, colluded in a "global spider's web" of secret CIA prisons and transfers of terrorism suspects, a European rights watchdog said in a report released on Wednesday. Middle Eastern and Central Asian nations played a role in the network run by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and European governments were not unwitting victims of the operation, the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe said. "It is now...

2006-06-07 04:05:28

By Jon Boyle PARIS (Reuters) - Fourteen European countries colluded in a "global spider's web" of secret CIA prisons and transfers of terrorism suspects, a European rights watchdog said in a report released on Wednesday. European states played an active or passive role in the network run by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and were not unwitting victims of the operation, the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe said in the report on its Web site. "It is now clear --...

2006-03-01 06:35:41

By Jon Boyle STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - European states need tougher laws to guarantee oversight of their spy services and better controls over foreign agents operating on their territory, a European human rights watchdog said on Wednesday. But the report by the Council of Europe produced no "smoking gun" evidence that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency had run secret jails in Europe for al Qaeda suspects. "The existing legislation and administrative framework for the...

2006-01-26 06:40:00

BRUSSELS -- European Union lawmakers vowed on Thursday to press U.S. and European ministers to appear before an inquiry into alleged secret CIA prisons in Europe but acknowledged they had no authority to compel them. Speaking as a specially created European Parliament committee held its first session, members said they would try to use political pressure to uncover the truth about allegations that the U.S. intelligence service carried out abductions and "rendition" flights and ran secret...

2006-01-24 16:54:41

By Jon Boyle STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - The United States flew detainees to countries where they would be tortured and European governments probably knew about it, the head of a European human rights investigation said on Tuesday. But Swiss senator Dick Marty said in a preliminary report for the Council of Europe human rights watchdog that he had found no irrefutable evidence to confirm allegations that the CIA operated secret detention centers in Europe. His report kept...

2006-01-24 12:28:50

By Jon Boyle STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - The United States flew detainees to countries where they would be tortured and European governments probably knew about it, the head of a European human rights investigation said on Tuesday. But Swiss senator Dick Marty said in a preliminary report for the Council of Europe human rights watchdog that he had found no irrefutable evidence to confirm allegations that the CIA operated secret detention centers in Europe. His report kept...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.