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Ukraine detains man wanted for 2004 murder of Forbes editor
Nov19

Ukraine detains man wanted for 2004 murder of Forbes editor

Ukraine’s intelligence agency said Saturday it has detained a man wanted for the high-profile murder of an American journalist in Russia 13 years ago. Paul Klebnikov, the US-born editor of Forbes magazine’s Russian edition, was gunned down outside his Moscow office in July 2004. The post Ukraine detains man wanted for 2004 murder of...

In first, Putin speaks with Ukraine’s separatist leaders
Nov16

In first, Putin speaks with Ukraine’s separatist leaders

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putinhas spoken to the eastern Ukraine’s rebel leaders to discuss a prisoner swap, his first publicly acknowledged direct contact with the pro-Russian separatist republics. The Kremlin said late Wednesday that Putin spoke by telephone with Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk...

Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrives for 31st Asean Summit
Nov12

Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrives for 31st Asean Summit

MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Razak arrived in the Philippines on Sunday for the 31st Association of Southeast Asian (Asean) Summit. Najib Razak arrived on board his official plane, which landed at the Clark International Airport in Clark, Pampanga at around 12:35 p.m. Razak will join other world leaders from Southeast Asia and, 10 other...

Trump slams ‘haters’ over Russia, takes dig at NKorea’s Kim
Nov12

Trump slams ‘haters’ over Russia, takes dig at NKorea’s Kim

US President Donald Trump unleashed a twitter storm from his Asia tour on Sunday, slamming “haters and fools” who question his efforts to improve ties with Russia and taking a sarcastic dig at North Korea’s “short and fat” leader Kim Jong-Un. Currently on the Vietnam leg of a five-nation sweep through the region, the US president, who has...

NATO to increase cyber weaponry to combat Russia
Nov09

NATO to increase cyber weaponry to combat Russia

US Defense Secretary James Mattis (L) talks with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg during a defense ministers meeting in Brussels, where the alliance agreed to up its cyber capabilities NATO members agreed Wednesday to increase the use of cyber weaponry and tactics during military operations, with the alliance also upgrading other...

UK queen’s offshore investments bared
Nov06

UK queen’s offshore investments bared

WASHINGTON, D.C.: 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...

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

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

Leaks show US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to a shipping firm linked to Vladimir Putin’s inner circle 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...

Ex-Trump aides charged in Russia probe
Oct31

Ex-Trump aides charged in Russia probe

WASHINGTON, D.C.: An investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election moved into a new and more perilous stage for the White House Tuesday after three aides to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, including a former chairman, were charged. Paul Manafort Ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort and another former Trump aide appeared...

US draws up list of Russian firms under sanctions law
Oct27

US draws up list of Russian firms under sanctions law

The US State Department on Thursday submitted to lawmakers a list of Russian companies with ties to the military and intelligence services that could face sanctions. A spokeswoman said the list would be made public in the coming days to allow American firms and individuals time to put an end to any business they are doing with the firms. In July,...

‘Bad Rabbit’ ransomware hits multiple countries in large-scale cyberattack
Oct25

‘Bad Rabbit’ ransomware hits multiple countries in large-scale cyberattack

MANILA, Philippines – A new ransomware attack is making its way across Russia, Ukraine, and other parts of Eastern Europe, security researchers explained on Wednesday, October 25. The ransomware, called “Bad Rabbit,” has affected a number of countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Germany, Turkey, and Japan. According to a...

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