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    New cyber-attack spreads across globe
    Jun28

    New cyber-attack spreads across globe

    Hospitals and government offices paralyzed by data-scrambling software apparently started in Ukraine …read more Source: Gulf...

    Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27
    Jun27

    Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27

    Ukraine’s international airport, global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk and the world’s biggest advertising agency WPP hit …read more Source: Gulf...

    Kiev car bomb kills Ukrainian colonel
    Jun27

    Kiev car bomb kills Ukrainian colonel

    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, killing the driver and wounding a passer-by. “As a result of...

    How the Fed serves US foreign intelligence
    Jun26

    How the Fed serves US foreign intelligence

    The Federal Reserve’s little-known role housing the assets of other central banks comes with a unique benefit to the United States: It serves as a source of foreign intelligence for Washington.Senior officials from the US Treasury and other government departments have turned to these otherwise confidential accounts several times a year to...

    Ukraine protests Putin’s visit to annexed Crimea
    Jun25

    Ukraine protests Putin’s visit to annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula Moscow annexed in 2014, yesterday on a trip quickly denounced by Kiev as a violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty.He made a stop at the legendary Artek holiday camp for young people, dating from Soviet times, on the shores of the Black Sea, the Kremlin said in a...

    Is that grain really organic? US rules get tightened amid fraud
    Jun24

    Is that grain really organic? US rules get tightened amid fraud

    It’s no secret that US consumers have a seemingly insatiable appetite for organic food. What they might not realise is some of the product doesn’t always live up to its billing – and that’s driving regulators to tighten rules on incoming shipments.While the US is the world’s largest corn and soybean producer, only a small...

    Gazprom smells opportunity as UK’s top gas store shuts
    Jun24

    Gazprom smells opportunity as UK’s top gas store shuts

    Gazprom PJSC is in talks to ramp up natural gas sales in the UK as coal plants are shuttered and the nation’s biggest storage site is closed for good.“We see an appetite from major players in the UK for additional volume of contracted gas,” deputy chief executive officer Alexander Medvedev said in an interview in Prague on Thursday,...

    Macron puts national security at heart of foreign policy
    Jun24

    Macron puts national security at heart of foreign policy

    President Emmanuel Macron is starting to realign France’s foreign policy, setting out plans to be less interventionist in conflicts abroad and putting his country’s national security at the heart of diplomacy.When Macron, 39, took office just over a month ago, he was widely expected to put the emphasis on continuity in foreign policy,...

    Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks
    Jun23

    Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted yesterday that the EU’s future take priority over Brexit talks as Prime Minister Theresa May met European leaders for the first time since a disastrous election gamble.Under intense pressure on all sides since losing her parliamentary majority, May said her task at the Brussels summit would be to set...

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

    Trump says China tried but failed to help on N 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...

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