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The future of fake news? | TBIJ

One of the XY-Einzelfall (XYE) social media followers tweeted over 80 times as new crimes were added to the map: "The time's coming when Germans will need to carry guns for self-protection."

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Leaked Pakistani report confirms high civilian death toll in CIA drone strikes | The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Pakistan officially denied that 81 civilians including children died in this 2006 CIA drone strike – but a leaked document says otherwise. (photo: Getty Images).

A secret document obtained by the Bureau reveals for the first time the Pakistan government’s internal assessment of dozens of drone strikes, and shows scores of civilian casualties. The United States has consistently claimed only a tiny number of non-combatants have been killed in drone attacks in Pakistan – despite research by the Bureau and others suggesting that over 400 ...

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Was this 16-year-old, killed by a US drone, really a terrorist? | TBIJ

Every day, remotely piloted Predator and Reaper drones, manufactured by the secretive General Atomics Corporation, hover over towns and villages in the northern Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Operated remotely by the CIA from the US, but launched from secret bases in Pakistan, they watch for “patterns of life” feeding back hundreds of hours of infra-red imagery via satellite ...

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