- Documents seen by the German newspaper Der Spiegel reveal that German intelligence works with the NSA and uses American software.
- A study published by the RAND Corporation suggests that Al Qaeda is growing but that its primary focus is not on carrying out operations against the U.S.
- Police in Bulgaria have broken through a blockade protesters set up outside the parliament building.
- An overnight bombing at the security headquarters in the north of Egypt has left one dead and 28 injured.
- Japan scrambled jets after a Chinese military plane flew through international airspace near its southern islands.
- The rover Curiosity drove 329 feet on Mars, its longest drive yet.
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