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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Lonmin Plc has significantly increased the number of security staff at its South African mines to manage growing labour tension, a senior executive said on Thursday. "There is an increased police presence in the area and Lonmin itself has significantly increased the amount of security personnel we have on the property," Mark Munroe, executive vice president for mining, told reporters on a conference call.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has been secretly collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order, according to a document disclosed by a British newspaper. The Obama administration defended the National Security Agency's need to collect telephone records of U.S. citizens, but critics said it was a huge over-reach.
By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - Britain expressed regret on Thursday about the abuse of Kenyans by colonial forces during the Mau Mau insurgency in the 1950s and announced a compensation package for more than 5,200 survivors worth a total of 20 million pounds. The deal, settled out of court after three elderly Kenyan torture victims won the right in October to sue the British government, could encourage people in other former colonies to press claims over grievances dating back to the days of Empire. ...