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PM Victor Ponta meets CIA Director John Brennan in Washington

Prime Minister Victor Ponta has had a meeting on Thursday with the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), John Brennan, where both underlined the progress recorded within the Romania-US Strategic Partnership, the Romanian Government informs in a press release sent AGERPRES.

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EP calls for CIA rendition case to be reopened

The European Parliament's civil liberties, foreign affairs and human rights committees will resume investigations into the CIA's alleged transportation and illegal detention of prisoners in EU countries, in the light of the US Senate's new revelations of the use of torture by the CIA, says a resolution passed on Wednesday.

Romania Urged to Probe Secret CIA Prisons

"European governments that cooperated with the CIA's secret detention, interrogation and torture operations as part of the USA's global 'war on terror' must act urgently to bring those responsible to justice following a US Senate report containing new details," Amnesty International said in a briefing paper published on Monday.

South Korea Concerned Over North Korea's Cyber Army, Nuclear Weapons

The Defence Ministry of South Korea expressed its concern over the growing cyber army of North Korea and the progress its rival has made in nuclear weapons.

According to the claims, North Korea has a 6000-strong cyber army dedicated to disrupting South Korea's government and military, the Guardian reports.