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    Russian hackers suspected in blackout in Ukraine
    Jan06

    Russian hackers suspected in blackout in Ukraine

    U.S. Homeland Security and intelligence agencies are analyzing computer code from what appears to be one of the first known cyberattacks that resulted in an electrical power outage — this one in Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Malaysia Airlines lifts baggage ban on Europe flights
    Jan06

    Malaysia Airlines lifts baggage ban on Europe flights

    The airline said it recently had to operate a longer route to Europe, via Egyptian airspace, for safety reasons. (File/AP Photo) Malaysia Airlines said Wednesday it has lifted a ban on check-in baggage on flights to Paris and Amsterdam after the move angered many passengers who slammed the airline on social media. The U-turn came less than 24...

    Malaysia Airlines lifts baggage ban on Europe flights
    Jan06

    Malaysia Airlines lifts baggage ban on Europe flights

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines said Wednesday it has lifted a ban on check-in baggage on flights to Paris and Amsterdam, after the move angered many passengers who slammed the airline on social media. The U-turn came less than 24 hours after the airline announced that passengers cannot check-in baggage for Tuesday and Wednesday...

    IT experts say Ukraine blackout caused by a cyberattack
    Jan06

    IT experts say Ukraine blackout caused by a cyberattack

    KIEV: A power failure that plunged parts of western Ukraine into the dark last month was caused by a cyberattack, IT experts said Tuesday, and one source called it a world first. The blackout, which hit a large part of the western region of Ivano-Frankivsk on Dec 23, was due to a computer virus, they said. The local electricity company,...

    Ukrainian immigrants to be celebrated throughout Saskatchewan in 2016
    Jan06

    Ukrainian immigrants to be celebrated throughout Saskatchewan in 2016

    REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says 2016 will be marked as the Year of Ukrainians in the province. The declaration is to acknowledge the 125th anniversary of the first wave of Ukrainian immigration to Canada and Saskatchewan. Premier Brad Wall says more than 13 per cent of provincial residents trace their ancestry back to Ukraine. He says...

    Tennis: Nadal survives scare in Doha
    Jan06

    Tennis: Nadal survives scare in Doha

    DOHA (AFP) – Former world number one Rafael Nadal survived a first-round scare in the Qatar Open on Tuesday, winning in three sets against fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta.Nadal lost the first set in a tie-break and looked set to follow defending champion David Ferrer out of the tournament, who lost earlier in the day to Ukraines Ilya...

    Tennis: Serena insists she will make Aussie Open
    Jan06

    Tennis: Serena insists she will make Aussie Open

    PERTH (AFP) – The Australian Open preparations of Serena Williams suffered a potentially significant blow when she was forced to retire with a knee injury during the United States 3-0 Hopman Cup loss to Australia Gold on Tuesday evening.The world number one retired due to soreness in her left knee during her singles match against Jarmila...

    Coca-Cola upsets first Russia then Ukraine with New Year greeting
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola upsets first Russia then Ukraine with New Year greeting

    Warring neighbours furious at drink giant’s maps depicting the disputed territory of Crimea …read more Source: The...

    Sensitivity key for Canadian foreign service, says religious freedom envoy
    Jan06

    Sensitivity key for Canadian foreign service, says religious freedom envoy

    Canada’s ambassador for religious freedom says the explosive rift between Saudi Arabia and Iran highlights religion’s growing influence on global affairs — and a potential “blind spot” for Canadian diplomats. In an exclusive interview, Andrew Bennett said Canadian foreign service officers and other government officials need more...

    Igor D. Sergun, Chief of Russian Military Intelligence, Dies at 58
    Jan06

    Igor D. Sergun, Chief of Russian Military Intelligence, Dies at 58

    General Sergun managed Russia’s military intelligence service, known as the G.R.U., which has been accused of playing a crucial role in the 2014 takeover of Crimea. …read more Source: The New York...