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    More governments manipulate media with ‘bots,’ trolls, says study
    Nov14

    More governments manipulate media with ‘bots,’ trolls, says study

    WASHINGTON: More governments are following the lead of Russia and China by manipulating social media and suppressing dissent online in a grave threat to democracy, a human rights watchdog said Tuesday. A study of internet freedom in 65 countries found 30 governments are deploying some form of manipulation to distort online information, up from 23...

    Trump says Putin ‘means it’ with election meddling denials
    Nov12

    Trump says Putin ‘means it’ with election meddling denials

    DANANG: President Donald Trump said Saturday he believes Vladimir Putin is being sincere when he denies meddling in the US election that propelled Trump to power, adding that the Russian leader felt “very insulted” by the allegations. But in Washington, the director of the CIA said he stood by the US intelligence community’s assessment that...

    Documents reveal offshore deals with Apple, others
    Nov07

    Documents reveal offshore deals with Apple, others

    WASHINGTON: New revelations Monday from the “Paradise Papers” shed light on Apple’s tax avoidance strategy which shifted profits from one fiscal haven to another as well as loopholes employed by Nike and Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton. They are the latest disclosures from a trove of documents released by the US-based International...

    Leaks show US commerce chief, UK queen’s offshore investments
    Nov06

    Leaks show US commerce chief, UK queen’s offshore investments

    WASHINGTON: US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to a shipping firm linked to Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, according to a vast leak of financial documents that also revealed Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II’s investments in tax havens. It was also revealed that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top...

    Who are Paul Manafort and Rick Gates?
    Oct31

    Who are Paul Manafort and Rick Gates?

    WASHINGTON: Paul Manafort, a businessman and longtime Republican Party operative, surrendered on Monday to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to face the first charges produced by a special counsel investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. Manafort and his associate Rick Gates were indicted by a federal...

    Trump ex-campaign Manafort charged with conspiracy
    Oct30

    Trump ex-campaign Manafort charged with conspiracy

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged Monday with conspiracy against the United States and money laundering, in the first indictment stemming from a sprawling probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Manafort, 68, and business partner Rick Gates, 45, were charged with...

    Researchers: NotPetya hackers likely behind BadRabbit attack
    Oct27

    Researchers: NotPetya hackers likely behind BadRabbit attack

    MOSCOW: Technical indicators suggest a cyber attack which hit Russia and other countries this week was carried out by hackers behind a similar but bigger assault on Ukraine in June, security researchers who analyzed the two campaigns said on Wednesday. Russia-based cyber firm Group-IB said the BadRabbit virus used in this week’s attack...

    New wave of cyber attacks hits Russia, other nations
    Oct25

    New wave of cyber attacks hits Russia, other nations

    KIEV/MOSCOW: Cyber attacks using malware called “BadRabbit” hit Russia and other nations on Tuesday, affecting Russian Interfax news agency and causing flight delays at Ukraine’s Odessa airport. While no major outages were reported, the US government issued a warning on the attack, which followed campaigns in May and June that used similar...

    Foreigner killed in car explosion in central Kiev, police say
    Sep09

    Foreigner killed in car explosion in central Kiev, police say

    KIEV: A Georgian man was killed and a woman was injured in a car explosion in the center of Kiev, Ukraine’s capital, in Friday evening’s rush hour, police said. Artem Shevchenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s interior ministry, said the police had launched investigation into the killing. “An unidentified explosive device exploded...

    FBI raided former Trump campaign manager’s home in Russia probe
    Aug10

    FBI raided former Trump campaign manager’s home in Russia probe

    WASHINGTON: A July FBI raid on the Virginia home of President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, confirmed on Wednesday, showed that a federal investigation of possible ties between Trump’s campaign and Russian meddling in the 2016 US election was intensifying. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents executed a search warrant at...

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