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Global wave of cyber attacks hit India’s largest port
Jun28

Global wave of cyber attacks hit India’s largest port

MUMBAI (AFP) – A wave of cyberattacks wreaking havoc across computer systems worldwide disrupted operations at India’s largest container port, the government said Wednesday.India’s shipping ministry said a private terminal run by Danish sea transport giant A.P. Moller-Maersk at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Mumbai...

Two alpinists go missing on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’
Jun28

Two alpinists go missing on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’

ISLAMABAD: Two alpinists, a Spaniard and an Argentinian, have gone missing while attempting to summit a peak in northern Pakistan nicknamed “Killer Mountain”, mountaineering experts said Tuesday. “Alberto Zerain, a Spanish alpinist, and Mariano Galvan, an Argentinian national, went missing while trying to climb Nanga Parbat,” the world´s ninth...

New wave of cyberattacks spreads from Russia across globe
Jun28

New wave of cyberattacks spreads from Russia across globe

KIEV (AFP) – A wave of cyberattacks hit Russia and Ukraine before spreading to western Europe and North America on Tuesday, in the second global outbreak of so-called ransomware in less than two months.Ukraines central bank, Kievs main airport, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site, and a string of multinational companies, including US...

Kiev car bomb kills colonel in Ukrainian military intelligence
Jun27

Kiev car bomb kills colonel in Ukrainian military intelligence

Investigators work at the scene of the explosion. Photo: Reuters A colonel in Ukraine’s military intelligence was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev on Tuesday, the defence ministry said, describing the incident as a “terrorist act”.Police said an explosive device in the vehicle blew up at 0516 GMT while the car was moving,...

Britain´s May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit
Jun23

Britain´s May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: AFPBRUSSELS: British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday to let EU citizens stay after Brexit as she met sceptical European leaders for the first time since her disastrous election gamble.Under pressure from all sides since losing her parliamentary majority in the June 8 vote, May held out an...

US sanctions against Moscow ‘threaten whole relationship’: Russian FM
Jun23

US sanctions against Moscow ‘threaten whole relationship’: Russian FM

MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday attacked new US sanctions against his country, saying they seriously threaten the whole relationship between Moscow and Washington.The measures are vain attempts to pressure Russia, Lavrov said in a statement published by the foreign ministry after a phone call with US...

Tennis: Kvitova reaches first quarter-final of comeback
Jun22

Tennis: Kvitova reaches first quarter-final of comeback

BIRMINGHAM (AFP) – Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was cheered as if she had been the home player, after a straight-sets win over Britains Naomi Broady in Birmingham on Wednesday carried her into a first quarter-final in eight months.The applause was not intended as any slight to Broady, but as acknowledgement of an encouraging...

Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea
Jun21

Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its nuclear program have failed, ratcheting up the rhetoric over the death of an American student who had been detained by Pyongyang. Trump has held high hopes for greater cooperation from China to exert influence over North Korea, leaning heavily on...

Boeing announces latest plane at Paris Air Show
Jun19

Boeing announces latest plane at Paris Air Show

LE BOURGET (AFP) – Boeing announced Monday what it claims will be the most efficient jet yet in the highly competitive civil aviation market as it tries to claw back market share from rival Airbus.Today, it is our pleasure to officially announce the newest member of our 737 family, the 737 MAX 10, Kevin McAllister, head of the companys...

Putin says US sanctions will ?complicate relations?
Jun18

Putin says US sanctions will ?complicate relations?

MOSCOW: New US sanctions on Russia approved by the Senate will complicate the countries’ relations, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a TV interview on Saturday. “Of course this will make Russia-US relations more complex,” Putin said in an excerpt from an interview due to air in full at 1700 GMT on Rossiya-1 television....

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