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    OPCW confirms UK findings on nerve agent
    Apr12

    OPCW confirms UK findings on nerve agent

    File photo shows personel take photographs as they swab railings near a bench covered in a protective tent at The Maltings shopping centre in Salisbury, southern England. — AFP photo LONDON, United Kingdom: The world’s chemical arms watchdog yesterday said it had confirmed Britain’s findings that a nerve agent used in an attack on a...

    Indonesia seizes alleged ‘slave ship’ wanted by Interpol
    Apr10

    Indonesia seizes alleged ‘slave ship’ wanted by Interpol

    Interpol tipped off Indonesian authorities the stateless STS-50, a vessel with a notorious maritime rap sheet, would be entering its waters with authorities concerned the crew were being forced to work. AFP photo JAKARTA: Indonesia seized an alleged “slave ship” following a dramatic high seas chase sparked by an Interpol alert after the vessel...

    Britain shared ‘unprecedented’ intel over spy attack
    Mar28

    Britain shared ‘unprecedented’ intel over spy attack

    LONDON: Britain shared ‘unprecedented levels’ of intelligence about a spy poisoning it blamed on Moscow, which has led at least 25 countries to expel Russian diplomats, a senior UK government official said Tuesday. This week’s coordinated expulsions have echoed Britain’s action in response to the March 4 attack on former Russian...

    US expels 60 Russians as allies back Britain in spy row
    Mar27

    US expels 60 Russians as allies back Britain in spy row

    Countries that have expelled diplomats following the poisoning of former Russian spy Serguey Skripal on March 4. AFP WASHINGTON: The United States joined Britain’s allies in Europe and around the world Monday in expelling scores of suspected Russian spies in an unprecedented response to a nerve agent attack. At least 114 alleged agents...

    US expels 60 Russian ‘spies’ over UK nerve attack
    Mar26

    US expels 60 Russian ‘spies’ over UK nerve attack

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has ordered the expulsion of 60 alleged Russian spies from the United States in response to a nerve agent attack on an ex-spy in the English city of Salisbury. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the move, part of globally coordinated retaliation against Moscow, was taken “in response to...

    Military pilot blamed by Russia for MH17 crash ‘kills himself’
    Mar20

    Military pilot blamed by Russia for MH17 crash ‘kills himself’

    People put candles in front of the Dutch embassy in Kiev on July 17, 2015 in memory of the people who died in the MH17 crash -© AFP/File A Ukrainian military pilot blamed by Russia over the 2014 downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 has killed himself, Ukrainian media reported. According to the BBC, reports had said Capt Vladyslav Voloshyn...

    Russia votes with strongman Putin set for fourth term
    Mar18

    Russia votes with strongman Putin set for fourth term

    Vladimir Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, is polling at around 70 percent ahead and is expected to win a historic fourth term in the presidential election on Sunday. – AFP photo Russians headed to the polls Sunday in elections set to hand President Vladimir Putin a historic fourth Kremlin term, as the country faces increasing...

    EU summit to send ‘clear message’ on ex-spy poisoning
    Mar17

    EU summit to send ‘clear message’ on ex-spy poisoning

    EU leaders will discuss a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy in Britain at a Brussels summit next week, with president Donald Tusk saying the bloc would send a “clear message”. AFP file photo BRUSSELS: EU leaders will discuss a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy in Britain at a Brussels summit next week, with president Donald Tusk saying...

    US hits Russia with sanctions for election meddling
    Mar16

    US hits Russia with sanctions for election meddling

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s administration levied sanctions against Russia’s top spy agencies and more than a dozen individuals for trying to influence the 2016 US presidential election and two separate cyberattacks. The announcement follows a lengthy delay, which had caused anger on Capitol Hill and raised questions about President...

    Singapore starts landmark public hearing on fake news
    Mar14

    Singapore starts landmark public hearing on fake news

    SINGAPORE: Singapore yesterday began a public hearing on how to tackle the threat of fake news, with speakers suggesting measures ranging from blocking websites to balancing the interests of national security and free speech. The wealthy city state is among the countries looking to introduce legislation to rein in fake news, a trend that has...

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