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By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - The outgoing head of Britain's eavesdropping agency GCHQ issued a stout defence on Tuesday of the work of his spies who have faced criticism following revelations by Edward Snowden, saying they would rather quit than carry out mass surveillance. Privacy groups and some lawmakers accused GCHQ of the widespread illegal monitoring of electronic communications after Snowden, a former U.S. intelligence contractor, leaked documents in June last year disclosing details of its activities and those of its U.S. counterpart the National Security Agency (NSA). ...
SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec (AP) — A man who was shot and killed by police after he struck two members of the Canadian military with his car was "clearly linked to terrorist ideology," officials said Tuesday.
Pretoria (AFP) - 13:18 GMT - AFP is closing its live report on the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius after a dramatic conclusion to his seven-month trial at South Africa's High Court in Pretoria. The ruling in brief: