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Yahoo Takes Heat for Role in Chinese Case

Congressman calls company 'spineless' for surrendering email

(Newser) - Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang suffered intense criticism from a senior Democratic congressman today for not being entirely forthcoming about the search engine's role in the imprisonment of a Chinese dissident, the Financial Times reports. Yahoo had told the House foreign affairs committee it didn't know why Chinese authorities wanted information... More »

Turkey Enraged by Genocide Bill

NATO ally says 'political games' will greatly injure relations

(Newser) - Turkey erupted today over a US bill that would officially recognize the 1915-1917 mass killings of 1.5 million Armenians in Turkey as genocide. Turkey’s president said the House Foreign Affairs Committee, which passed the resolution 27-21, “sought to sacrifice big problems for small domestic political games.”... More »

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